Beaujolais Nouveau Day – 3rd Thursday of November

Beaujolais Nouveau Day is marked in France on the third Thursday in November with Fireworks, Music and festivals. Under french law the wine is realeased at 12:01am, just weeks after the wines grapes have been harvested. Parties are held throoughout the country and further afield to celebrate the first wine of the season.

The Gamay grapes that go into Beaujolais Nouveau are handpicked in the Beaujolais province of France. The wine actually originated about a century ago as a cheap and cheerful drink produced by locals to celebrate the end of the harvest season.

 


 

Join us to celebrate Beaujolais Day – wenches will be at your service – from 12pm.