Friday, November 18, 2011

It's Wine O'Clock!

Corks were popping all across France yesterday as it was the third Thursday in November, also known as "Beaujolais Nouveau Day." It's the release date a purple-pink young wine that is bottled six to eight weeks after harvest. It's intended to be drunk within the year.


I still have the Pisse Dru from last year in the cave downstairs, so I put this one back. You're supposed to uncork some with friends, so why did they put it on a Thursday? Many cities often plan special festivities for this day...

Maybe we'll finally crack open that bottle tonight... 

Happy Vendredi (Friday) everyone!

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