About This Festival

Location

Columbia Tower Club|701 5th Ave Seattle, WA
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From the Organizer

The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest will host the 24th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Festival at the prestigious Columbia Tower Club on Friday, November 16, 2018. ​ This is one of the largest festivals of its kind in the United States, drawing close to 500 attendees each year to enjoy the closing of the harvest season and the opening of the holiday season, in a unique, French-themed ambiance. ​ The Tradition The festival is a tribute to the French harvest of welcoming the arrival of the first 2016 "new wines" of the famous Beaujolais region of France. The area boasts some of the oldest vineyards in France, with vines first planted during the Roman era. This annual ceremonial uncorking of the wine, which originated in the cafés of France, is now celebrated all over the world. Wine Bars & French Buffet ​ Guests at the event enjoy the following amenities:​ -Excellent French Wines including Beaujolais Nouveau -A bountiful buffet featuring fine French-influenced cuisine -French music -Silent Auction of rare treats including wine, hotel, and restaurant certificates ​ Supporting Nonprofits Proceeds from this event support the nonprofit missions of the French-American Chamber of Commerce 501(c)(6) and France Education Northwest 501(c)(3)