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November 17, 2016

Where to drink Beaujolais Nouveau in Philadelphia

The wine is released on the third Thursday of each November

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Beaujolais Nouveau is Nov. 17, 2016. According to French law, the wine is released on the third Thursday of each November. Pictured is a bottle from 2014.

Thursday, Nov. 17, marks the release of this year's batch of Beaujolais Nouveau. According to French law, the wine is released on the third Thursday of each November.

The special wine is made from Gamay grapes, which are only grown in the Beaujolais region of France.

Celebrate by drinking (and eating) at these locations:

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

The restaurant will be celebrating by hosting a prix-fixe, five-course dinner accompanied by wine pairings from the Beaujolais region. The dinner will be served at all Harvest locations at 6:30 p.m.

The meal includes striped bass and coq au vin. A vegetarian option is also available. Reservations are encouraged, as seating is limited.

6:30 p.m. | $59-$79 per person
Multiple locations, including 200 S. 40th St.


Drink this year's vintage of Jean-Paul Brun's Terres Dorées at all three Tria Cafe locations. A speciality Beaujolais Rosé also will be available.

All day
123 S. 18th St.


1137 Spruce St.


2227 Pine St. 

South Philly Tap Room

The restaurant will be pouring $9 glasses of Domaine Terres Dorées Beaujolais Nouveau from winemaker Jean-Paul Brun. Light fare inspired by the celebration also will be available.

Starting at 4 p.m.
1509 Mifflin St.

Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro

Vintage will host its annual Beaujolais celebration, beginning at 5 p.m. There will be complimentary pours of Beaujolais Nouveau and passed hors d'oeuvres. Be on the lookout for free berets, too.

5-9 p.m.
129 S. 13th St.