Latest Beaujolais nouveau Stories

2011-08-01 17:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- French wine producer Georges Duboeuf today launched a collaboration with renowned Brooklyn artist Michael McLeer, a.k.a. "Kaves," to encourage consumers to make a statement through art. Nouveau Expression-Be Heard is a multi-media art contest that asks consumers to share a personal artistic expression for a chance to win a place in the Nouveau Expression Art Exhibit in New York City, on November 16-17, 2011. A grand prize winner will win a trip for...

2010-11-16 09:00:00

BEAUNE, France, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- While four great-grandchildren of Joseph Drouhin run the family-owned Burgundy wine producer, a member of the fifth generation, CEO Frederic Drouhin's 12-year old daughter Romane, has contributed the image for the label of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau which uses one of her flower watercolors. Like her father, who is an avid gardener and rose-grower, Romane loves flowers - but likes them best on paper. (Photo:...

2010-11-05 17:12:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Acrobats, jugglers and performance artists will welcome guests at Nouveau Cirque on November 18 in Orlando to celebrate the arrival of Georges Duboeuf 2010 Beaujolais Nouveau. The party starts at 6 pm at Funky Monkey Wine Company at I-Drive Pointe Orlando, 1901 International Drive. Tickets for the public are $15. For reservations please visit www.feedhopenow.org (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101105/NY96446) (Photo:...

2010-11-05 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a dazzling display of aerial acrobatics, the first bottles of Georges Duboeuf 2010 Beaujolais Nouveau will be delivered into the hands of Actress Molly Sims and Franck Duboeuf for the official uncorking of this festive red wine on November 18 at New York City's new District 36 club. The wine's dramatic arrival is part of Duboeuf's nationwide Nouveau Cirque celebration, featuring theme parties with jugglers, acrobats and other artistic...

2009-11-19 05:00:00

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. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2009-10-22 11:29:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a hot year with some rain in June and very little in July and August, healthy vines were able to produce grapes of impeccable quality and optimum ripeness in Beaujolais. This combination of deliciously sweet, small, thick-skinned berries -- displaying a perfect balance of sugar and acidity -- and extremely low yields, has winemakers and producers anticipating that 2009 will be one of the greatest vintages Beaujolais has ever known. The...

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