Ep 022 – Beaujolais is Back, Baby!


This week is all about a light-bodied red wine that’s similar in taste to Pinot Noir made in Beaujolais region in France!


Listen as we discuss:

  • The history of Beaujolais wine making
  • The purple-colored grape variety used to make red wines called Gamay
  • Special wine making technique used in Beaujolais called Carbolic Maceration
  • Categories of Beaujolais wine
  • Beaujolais Nouveau
  • Flavor profile and food pairings


Check out the always funny Vinepair for an article on Beaujolais Crus


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