A little later the idea of the race became fashionable.
If you’re not in France, you can officially buy the wine at 12.01am on the day of release.to make this possible, it's shipped earlier and held in bonded warehouses until that time. Beaujolais Nouveau is produced from the Gamay grape and should be drunk young and certainly by the following May after the harvest.If it's a very good vintage, the wine can be drunk until the following harvest in September or October. It's a wine for light meals, not regarded by wine buffs as a great wine, but it's very quaffable.It was first produced in the early 19 It was also seen as a way of celebrating the end of the harvest, to be drunk immediately.
The long-awaited release of each year's Beaujolais Nouveau comes at the stroke of midnight on the third Thursday in November, which will be November 17th in 2016.This is a glorious time to visit this part of France as so many celebrations are taking place in towns and villages and in many restaurants.