Holly Madison Ushers in the 2009 Harvest of Beaujolais Nouveau at Paris Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrating the classic French tradition at Paris Las Vegas, blonde bombshell Holly Madison and a Lucille Ball impersonator kicked-off the resort’s 3rd annual Georges DuBoeuf Beaujolais Nouveau celebration with a traditional grape stomp, reminiscent of the iconic “Lucy” scene.
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According to French Law, Beaujolais Nouveau is released on the third Thursday of November. The time-honored event is celebrated at midnight throughout the world as people anxiously await the current year’s vintage. The Las Vegas festivities were held at 3 p.m., coinciding with midnight in Paris, France. Holly Madison, “Lucy” and Yann Bourigault, North America Export Director of Les Vins Georges DuBoeuf were on hand at Paris Las Vegas to unveil this year’s custom designed bottle and were among the first to sample the 2009 harvest.
Paris Las Vegas will celebrate this year’s festivities with five days of special events, tastings and unique Beaujolais Nouveau pairings at eateries such as Mon Ami Gabi, Les Artistes Steakhouse and the Sterling Brunch at Bally’s Steakhouse. A full schedule of events is available at www.ParisLasVegas.com/pariswine.
Beaujolais Nouveau is made from hand-harvested Gamay grapes. The fresh, fruity red wine is a perfect accompaniment to many holiday dishes. In the last harvest report, Georges DuBoeuf proclaimed that the 2009 harvest was one of the best in the last 50 years.
About Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas is a Harrah’s Entertainment resort. From its dramatic 50-story replica of the Eiffel Tower to authentic architectural reproductions, Paris Las Vegas features elegant decor, European-inspired boutiques and a distinctive array of fine cuisine. The resort celebrates the romance, excitement and savoir-faire of the European City of Light. In the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, the passion and sophistication of Paris Las Vegas transports guests to Europe‘s most romantic city.
About Les Vins Georges DuBoeuf
Georges DuBoeuf, a premium producer of award-winning French wines from the Beaujolais and Maconnais regions of Burgundy and the South of France, is the number one French wine brand in the U.S. DuBoeuf currently works closely with hundreds of growers (over 400 winegrowers in the Beaujolais region alone) in order to always source the highest quality fruit from each region. A self-made entrepreneur, he formed “Les Vins Georges DuBoeuf” in 1964, which he now oversees with his son, Franck. The wines are renowned for their quality, value and consistency. For Beaujolais Nouveau information visit www.duboeufnouveau.com.
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