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Beaujolais – Everything Old is Nouveau Again

Today is the third Thursday of November – which for wine lovers is a day to stay inside and avoid the hype of “Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivee”. But I’ve always loved nouveau, and I wrote about it in November … Continue reading

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Weygandt’s Beaujolais “Primeur” 2009

Wine lovers tend to frown upon Beaujolais Nouveau as a cynical marketing gimmick, but we really should think of it as a fun celebration of the recent harvest. It€™s Thanksgiving time, after all, and what is the National Day of … Continue reading

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A Tight-Knit Cru – Beaujolais as it Should Be

If you think Beaujolais is just grapey Nouveau or insipid plonk, think again. It’s time to discover the delicious, mineral and food-friendly wines of the Beaujolais crus, the 10 appellations that give added expression to the gamay grape. You can … Continue reading


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