Beaujolais & Beyond

November 17, 2011

Beaujolais & Beyond - A French Wine and Food Celebration

Beaujolais & Beyond
A French Wine & Food Celebration



Thursday, November 17th

Maison Francaise, Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

7:00 – 10:00 pm Beaujolais & Beyond

This year, the Beaujolais Nouveau celebration will take place on the evening of November 17th, the 3rd Thursday of November, in accordance with popular French tradition and custom. The theme and title for this year’s event is “Beaujolais and Beyond.” The event will welcome 500 wine lovers, Francophiles and party goers at the Maison Francaise, Embassy of France in Georgetown. French gourmet foods and pastries will be accompanied by free-flowing Beaujolais Nouveau and wines from different regions in France, including Bordeaux, Alsace and the Loire Valley. The festivities will include a jazz ensemble, D.J. and dancing, raffle drawing and games, and more.

The fete will last for 3 full hours. Beaujolais & Beyond is a must for lovers of French savoir-vivre!


6:00 – 7:00 pm VIP Tasting Reception

As an exclusive event, the FACC is hosting a VIP Tasting Reception to take place in the heart of the Embassy of France in a privatized area. One hundred of our top-tier members and well-known personalities from Washingtonian political and professional circles will be in attendance. Guests will arrive an hour in advance of the Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration, and be ushered into a private setting with the decorum befitting esteemed guests of the VIP Tasting Reception. High-end wines, champagne and libations will be served with light appetizers. A pianist will play classical interludes to foster an elegant and soothing mood for the reception.


FACC Members:  click here to purchase tickets

Beaujolais & Beyond $40.00

Beaujolais & Beyond PLUS VIP Reception $65.00

Block of 20 tickets to Beaujolais & Beyond:  $600 ($30 each; a $200 savings)

Non-Members:  click here to purchase tickets

Beaujolais & Beyond $50.00 

Beaujolais & Beyond PLUS VIP Reception $85.00

Block of 20 tickets to Beaujolais & Beyond:  $800 ($40 each; a $200 savings)


Event Sponsors

Wine Sponsor
W.J. Deutsch and Sons Ltd.

Starter & Entree Sponsor
Cuisine Solutions

Bread & Pastries Sponsor
Paul USA 

French Country Pate Sponsor

Beverage Sponsors
Brands within Reach
Food Expression

VIP Cocktail Sponsors
Paul Bakery & Cafe
W.J. Deutsch & Sons Ltd.

Raffle Sponsors
Institut Esthederm
W.J. Deutsch and Sons Ltd.

Venue Sponsor
La Maison Francaise

Logo Sponsor
Design on Moss


This is a fund-raising event organized and hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce – Washington, D.C. Chapter. Funds generated at Beaujolais and Beyond go towards our mission to promote French-American business development in the Greater Washington D.C. region and improve commercial and financial relations between France and the United States. FACC-Washington, D.C. is a private, non-profit, member-driven organization. Our Chapter is one of 19 French-American Chambers of Commerce in the U.S.

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