lovers wait with anticipation every year for the third Thursday
in November, when the latest vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau
becomes available. This year, our annual Beaujolais Nouveau
Fête will take place in Tinker Auditorium and the FIAF
Gallery. Wine stations will be set up throughout the rooms,
allowing you to sample wines from different companies while
enjoying accordion music from Nicole Renaud. Pâtés
and breads will be served, and there will be a raffle to
win special prizes.
Wines courtesy of Joseph
Drouhin, imported and distributed by Dreyfus Ashby; Georges
Duboeuf, imported and distributed by W.J. Deutsch & Sons
Ltd.; and Labouré-Roi, imported and distributed
by Palm Bay Imports.
Leaders of the NY
Chapter of Les Compagnons des Beaujolais: Jacques
Capsouto, President; Jacques Rameckers, Grand
Tabellion; Bill Deutsch, Chairman & CEO of W.J.
Deutsch & Sons Ltd and Grand Argentier will induct Pascale
Richard, Editor-in-Chief of France-Amerique; Adam
Gopnik, New Yorker contributor and author; and Rudolph
Chelminski, author, into “The Brotherhood of the
Rudolph Chelminski will
sign copies of his book, I'll Drink to That: Beaujolais
Nouveau and the French Peasant Who Made it the World's Most
Popular Wine [Gotham Books, Oct 2007] and discuss the
Beaujolais Nouveau phenomenon.
22 East 60th Street
Must be 20 or older
FIAF Students Free
FIAF Members $40
Limited space available.
Advance tickets recommended.