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Over the years, Beaujolais Nouveaux wines have suffered from many rumors and stereotypes: “Every year, there’s a taste of banana”, “Yes, it’s a good pre-dinner drink, but no good at all with a meal!”, “and it’s best if you drink it straight away otherwise it just tastes like dishwater”...
More than anything else, Beaujolais Nouveaux wines are victims of their own success - everyone has an opinion on them, whether they know them or not...
Forget all the preconceived ideas. Stand out from the crowd and become a connoisseur of these wines by reading the article below.
Winter is here, the festive season is just around the corner and your diary is filling up with family get-togethers and other parties. Whether you’ve got guests for lunch or dinner, there’s plenty to prepare. As well as devising the menu, you need to decide which wines to serve to accompany your dishes.
This year, why not choose a Beaujolais wine? They are excellent accompaniment to festive meals, as you’ll see below...
Unlike other appellations, don’t try looking for a place called “Moulin à Vent” on the map because you won’t find it! The vineyards that produce this appellation are in the villages of Romanèche-Thorins and Chénas. So, where does the name come from?
Let’s look back at the history of Moulin-à-Vent wines, a rather special Beaujolais cru.