Home / EntertainingWednesday, December 11, 2013 6:00 AM
The first wine of the harvest!
Just launched last month, 2013 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau ($9.99) is the perfect holiday wine choice (it’s always launched annually on the third Thursday of November). Flavorful, versatile, and affordable it holds all the key ingredients to make for unforgettable dinner and cocktail occasions and we can’t wait to keep popping open more bottles!
The new bottle has a Nouveau Retro theme - we love the Gatsby twist and the fun colorful bottle - and the exceedingly drinkable wine works particularly well to kick things off. To that end the brand has offered us 5 Ways to Bring Revelry Back to Holiday Entertaining à la Nouveau Retro
1. Skip the flowers, and create some drama with eye-catching centerpieces of feather plumes draped in long strands of faux pearls to pay homage to the flapper style.
2. String gold paper lanterns from the ceiling and pepper the room with delicate accents that sparkle to create a rich and glamorous atmosphere, mirroring the dazzling taste and celebratory feel of Beaujolais Nouveau, the first wine of the harvest.
3. Illuminate the room with plenty of votive candles and the smooth sounds of Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller and Bessie Smith to recreate the warm and stirring atmosphere popular to speakeasies of the age.
4. Bring the party to life with this season’s most celebratory and easy to drink wine, the 2013 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais [...]