The Wine is Ready! Are You?

It is Beaujolais Thursday, and there are places in San Diego to enjoy the French custom.

Beaujolais is a light, fruity and heavily marketed wine that's a big seller around the world. It is produced from the gamay grape grown in the Beaujolais region of France.

The most popular "Vin de Primeur" is fermented for just a few weeks. It is officially released for sale on the 3rd Thursday in November.

This year's crop is the smallest since 1975.


Where:  The Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave., San Diego
What: The Westgate presents a festive French tradition of celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau with California style & flair.
When: Friday, 6:00 PM - 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $ 52 per person

Where: Bacchus Wine Market & Tasting Room, 647 G Street, San Diego
What:  Taste a nice mix of red and white wines from around the globe.
When: Friday, 4:00 PM - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person

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