As part of the national celebration Nouveau Expression, French Beaujolais winemaker and longtime arts supporter Georges Duboeuf is bringing a party of the senses to Annapolis at a Nouveau Expression food and wine tasting on Thursday, November 17thfrom 11am to close.
Presented by Red Red Wine Bar, the party will kick off with Mayor Joshua J. Cohen making a cérémonial delivery of the first case of Beaujolais Nouveau. He will escort the case as it arrives by speed boat and deliver it by electric car from the docks to the restaurant. Starting at 10:30pm, local band Breaking Laces, will be providing live music. Reservations are not needed.
The event also celebrates the first taste of the 2011 vintage as it coincides with the arrival of the 2011 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, a fresh and fruity red wine made from the local Gamay grape that is released after midnight annually on the third Thursday in November. The 2011 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, with a first-ever graffiti-inspired label designed by renowned Brooklyn artist “Kaves,” will be available nationwide at a retail price of $10. Nouveau is a very popular wine for serving during the holidays; its ripe berry aromas and flavors are food-friendly and versatile with many dishes.
Nouveau Expression is a celebration of creativity, self expression and enjoying the moment. It’s a fun, vibrant new way for Duboeuf to connect with its Beaujolais Nouveau’s enthusiasts through art and for people to connect with each other through social media and celebrations around the U.S. We’re planning Nouveau Expression parties around the nation and are delighted to be celebrating in Annapolis, said Franck Duboeuf, co-proprietor of Les Vins Georges Duboeuf.
Date and Time: November 17, 2011, 11am.
Address: Red Red Wine Bar , 189 Main St B, Annapolis, MD
Admission price: NONE