Le Printemps des Beaujolais, 8th June 2013.
On 8th June 2013, Villefranche is celebrating Beaujolais wines!
On the programme, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.:
- Tasting of the Beaujolais Greats along Rue Nationale – the main shopping street – and in over 50 partner cafés and restaurants.
- Explore Villefranche’s heritage.
- 4 p.m.: Café waiters’ race.
- 4.30 p.m.: Big parade along Rue Nationale.
Entertainment throughout the town.
More info from www.printempsdesbeaujolais.com
We look forward to seeing you all!
Presenting the all-new Beaujolais wine route. Follow the guide!
You are you looking for a great holiday idea?
The Beaujolais wine tourism guidebook (2013) is hot off the press! Made with you in mind, the route will transport you from each of the region’s main attractions to the next, helping you to explore Beaujolais to the full.
Meander through the heart of the 10 Beaujolais Crus, visit Beaujeu, our historic capital, Vaux-en-Beaujolais a.k.a. “Clochemerle”, Salles-Arbuissonas and Villefranche-Sur-Saône, never forgetting the not-to-be-missed Pays des Pierres Dorées (golden stone country) including Oingt, which is classified as being one of the most beautiful villages in France to name but a few. The course selected for this new route brings you the highlights of each of our 12 appellations.
In this bilingual French/English guidebook you will find a wealth of information including 177 tasting cellars that meet the "Beaujolais: une terre, des vins, un accueil privilégie" (beaujolais: one land, a range of wines, choice welcome) charter.
Through our vineyards, all along the wine route, you will meet men and women with varied backgrounds and approaches to vinegrowing and winemaking that are sometines different but who all have a passion for Beaujolais vines and wines that is one and the same. They are committed to passing this passion on to you, acting as a perfect relay for the spirit of Beaujolais that has its foundations in exchange and conviciality, the key to a very Beaujolais welcome.
Feel free to contact them, they will be delighted to welcome you and show you round their universe. In store for you are free commented tastings, cellar visits, walks through the vineyards, accommodation in the heart of the vinegrowing area and discovery of local culinary traditions to name but some... Ambassadors of an exceptionnal winemaking land, your hosts will unveil the secrets of Beaujolais that are well worth finding out, to you.
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