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Le Beaujolais Nouveau Est Arrivé! The New Beaujolais Has Arrived!

Today, the third Thursday of November, marks the 60 year French tradition of unveiling the first wine of the harvest season, Beaujolais Nouveau. Beaujolais is located in the region of Burgundy, France, where winemaking traces back to the Roman times. There are 2,500 Beaujolais growers in the region. By law, Beaujolais grapes must be harvested [...]

Wine Pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

It's that time of year. Thanksgiving dinner shopping and choosing wines to serve with it. There's lots of advice out there this week on-line so thought I'd share my pairing guidance. Whether you chose red or white wine, I recommend serving both, the general advice is pair simple wines (lighter and less complex) with complex [...]

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau Day… Join the Celebration!

As they say in France on the third Thursday of November each year, Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé,  the Beaujolais  [pronounced BOE-zjoh-lay] Nouveau has arrived! This 60 year tradition celebrating the first wine vintage of the year to celebrate the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau, a red wine made in less than 10 weeks from the Gamay [...]

Beaujolais Nouveau Day

At midnight tonight, the third Thursday of November, France celebrates their annual tradition...the uncorking of the new Beaujolais Nouveau wine and the beginning of "Beaujolais Nouveau Day." Beaujolais Nouveau (pronunciation) is a red wine made from the Gamay grapes, first planted by the Romans in the Beaujolais Province south of the Burgundy region/north of Lyon. [...]

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