Celebrated every November around the world, the wine that pauses for only a few weeks between the vine and the wine glass – Beaujolais Nouveau is quaffed at special occasion where wine aficionado wait for wine deliverd by horesback, courier bike, jets and speed boat.
And, while experts will argue whether the newly corked bottle of Beaujolais is fine wine or a marketing trick by a very clever Frenchman, no one will deny that the convivial gatherings which use this wine as their Raison d'etre have become an established event on the world’s culinary calendar.
The 2009 Vintage Report quotes Georges Duboeuf as saying that the 2009 vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau is full of charm and character – a quintessential Primeur.
Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!
The comité des fêtes du consulat de France in partnership with Restaurant METIS have announced that the Beaujolais Nouveau will land in Bali on Friday, December 4, 2009. The arrival of this newest of wines will be celebrated at Restaurant METIS Jalan Petitenget No. 6, Kerobokan. Festivities get underway at 8 pm and include a traditional French Grand Buffet. Tickets cost Rp. 400,000 (US$40) and include the buffet and 2 glasses of Beaujolais Nouveau wine.
Tickets are on sale in the French Consulate in Sanur – telephone ++62-(0)361-285 485; Alliance Française in Renon – telephone ++62-(0)361-234143; Café Moka in Seminyak; Global Chiropractor at the Kuta Istana Galleria - telephone ++62-(0)361-769 279; Rendez-vous doux in Ubud; Restaurant The Junction in Seminyak; Restaurant METIS in Kerobokan – telephone ++62-(0)361- 737 888.
[Comité des fêtes du consulat de France],
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