Bon Beaujolais Nouveau les amis!

Bon Beaujolais Nouveau les amis! It’s that time of year again! The 3rd Thursday of November  at exactly 12:01 AM marks the launch of the new harvested wine the French call “Beaujolais Nouveau”  just in time to enjoy  and celebrate with the  Thanksgiving meal! In the US , the most popular Beaujolais Nouveau is George Duboeuf! It is a young wine bottled just 6-8 weeks after harvest and to be enjoyed immediately and a bit chilled.  It is made from the Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc grape  known as Gamay from the Beaujolais AOC  region. Beaujolais Nouveau is so popular , it even … Continue reading Bon Beaujolais Nouveau les amis!

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

Passions Productions presents “Le Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 est arrivé!” à Los Angeles au Beverly Hills Country Club! Celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau 2011’s release with FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 12:00 midnight at the Beverly Hills Country Club Enjoy Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 wine, Fine French Cuisine, Live Entertainment, Dancing, Networking with European Dignitaries, plus a chance to win fabulous prizes! Join the Club Culinaire of French Cuisine, Georges Duboeuf, French and Foreign Dignitaries and Passions Productions to celebrate the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 with a night of BEAUJOLAIS PASSIONS, re-creating the French ritual in the heart of Los … Continue reading Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

An American in Paris…Champagne, French Wine, France and the French

Los Angeles Wine Tasting is hosting An American in Paris: a class about Champagne, French wine, France and the French on October 13, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Buzz Wine Beer Shop in downtown LA. Want to live la vie en rose in Los Angeles or during your next trip to France? Come enjoy authentic Champagne & French wines, paired with artisan breads, cheeses and charcuterie!In the company of other wine & food aficionados, you will  visit the key wine-producing areas in France (Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Loire & Rhone Valleys, Provence, etc.), understand the French paradox and the healthy benefits of drinking French wines, know … Continue reading An American in Paris…Champagne, French Wine, France and the French

Chez Monsieur Marcel

Chez Monsieur Marcel “ La Vie Est Belle“!  We just happened to be in Santa Monica on 3rd Street Promenade few weeks ago and the fresh sea air made us very hungry. We had a leisurely bite at Marcel’s. Marcel Café  is a French outdoor bistro  (with several locations in LA ) we had lunch on  3rd street promenade  in Santa Monica. We sat in the back patio and entertained throughout lunch by a twosome of  awesome blues players. It’s amazing how they whip out great dishes from their tiny portable kitchen. I liked that they also have for example ” des merguez!” … Continue reading Chez Monsieur Marcel