Gamay Soirée AKA Beaujolais Nouveau!

Our Favorite time of year is quickly approaching! (don't accuse us of being haters, we also love Christmas). But... our favorite-most-favoritest time of year is the release of Beaujolais Nouveau! Is this because we love Beaujolais Nouveau? Of course not! At best, this wine is a simple quaffer, crafted to drink by harvest workers while celebrating the end of harvest in Beaujolais. This overhyped wine, does however, give us an excuse to celebrate one of the most overlooked grapes of the world, Gamay! The wine made from Gamay (especially those from the region of Beaujolais) are delicious and … [Read more...]