Posts Tagged ‘Beaujolais Nouveau’

November Newsletter: Jules Chauvet Revisited, New Arrivals from Benevelli, Alsatian Riesling, Champagne Sale!

The November newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… 2014 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU NOUVEAU IN BERKELEY What is it that gets us excited each year for the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau? Is it foggy memories of Nouveau celebrations from the past? NO! It is the yearly update we receive […]

Beaujolais Nouveau

The beauty of Beaujolais Nouveau is that on the third Thursday of November, around the world, this wine inspires revelry. In Japan, pools and hot tubs are filled with the stuff. In Las Vegas, the fountains run red once a year with Nouveau. In France, bistros open their doors at 8 a.m. and old and […]

Into the Eye of the Strike: Beaujolais Nouveau

Monday, October 25 Greetings to all from the Rhône Valley. A technical problem has prohibited me from uploading video footage so far. Violent winds around Ampuis limited my wireless signal to a point that heavy uploads were impossible to execute. I hope to bring you more footage soon. The 2010 Nouveau at Domaine Dupeuble surpassed […]

Beaujolais Nouveau 2009

I just drove back up to Beaune from the old hamlet of Le Breuil, deep in the south of the Beaujolais region, where Domaine Dupeuble sits perched above a narrow stream.  Our annual Nouveau tasting took place bright and early this morning, a crisp October morning it was at 0° Celsius.  I gathered in the […]