BC Liquor Stores has 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau


VANCOUVER – Thursday, Nov. 21 marks the official release of 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau – a renowned red wine from France – in BC Liquor Stores across the province.


Beaujolais Nouveau is available in limited quantities for a short period of time. The BC Liquor Distribution Branch has secured 800 cases of this year’s release. By international agreement, Beaujolais Nouveau is released worldwide on the third Thursday of November each year.


This is a very popular release each year, so to avoid disappointment, lovers of this wine are encouraged to make their purchase as soon as possible.


Quick Facts:

• Beaujolais Nouveau is a young, red wine made from Gamay grapes in the Beaujolais region of France. Beaujolais Nouveau is intended for immediate drinking and not for keeping. The wines show definite variation between vintages, and as such are eagerly anticipated as a first indicator of the quality of the year's regional wine harvest.

• Of the 800 cases of 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau are available in BC Liquor Stores, there are 500 cases of Georges Duboeuf Paper Label ($15.99) and 300 cases of Mommessin ($15.49).

• Visit www.bcliquorstores.com or check with your local BC Liquor Store location for more information about product availability and store hours.


Media Contact:
Tarina Palmer
BC Liquor Distribution Branch
604 252-3028
604 362-4984 (cell)