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What better way to celebrate the end of the 2020 wine harvest in style than with the French-American Chamber of Commerce.


What better way to celebrate the end of the 2020 wine harvest in style than with the French-American Chamber of Commerce.

The (online) Music, Food and Wine Celebration:

- Classic French songs with Jennifer Bergamot-Rose
- National Anthems performed by the Rochambeau Choir
- Welcome from French Embassy diplomats
- French food tasting and cooking demo with French Chef Hughes Cossard: Poached Pears in Red Wine - Perfect recipe for Thanksgiving
- Wine tasting with Jeffrey King of Quintessential Wines.

- Wine trivia: win a bottle of wine
- DJ Blakfyre to finish the night
- More to come

4 Types of Tickets:

  • Premier Cru Tickets: Attend the Online Event and participate in the festivities
  • Grand Cru Package:
    • Attend the Online Event
    • 1 bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau
    • 1 bottle of Chateau Julienas (Gamay - Red Wine)
    • 1 bottle of Macon Village (Chardonnay - White Wine)
    • An assortment of French products: includes candies (Fraises Tagada), Confiture Bonne Maman, Cookies Lu, etc*
    • Beaujolais schwag (tie, hat, etc.)**
  • Grande Cuvée Package:
    • Everything in Grand Cru package plus:
    • 1 bottle of real Champagne from Champagne (Champagne Pierre Mignon, the preferred Champagne of the French Foreign Ministry)
  • Chateau Package (Only 10 Available)
    • Everything in Grande Cuvée package plus:
    • $100 Gift Certificate at La Ferme Restaurant

* We reserve the right to substitute depending on stocks available
** Supplies are limited


  • This is a fundraiser: please help the FACC continue to organize great events
  • It is also an excellent opportunity to stock up on excellent wine and food for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays
  • FACC Members get 20% off on all packages. Please use discount code BEAUJOLAISFACC2020
  • Packages that include wine, food and schwag will be available for pick up at the French Embassy in Washington, DC between Friday, Nov 20 and Monday, Nov 30 (excluding holidays - Times to be announced)
  • Track where Beaujolais Nouveau is today



Les Vins Georges Duboeuf:

Georges Duboeuf is a premium producer of award-winning French wines from the Beaujolais and Mâconnais regions of Burgundy and the South of France. His legendary palate, his ability to spot great wine and his enthusiasm made him a celebrated figure in the wine industry. The company that he founded, Les Vins Georges Duboeuf, brings to market wines renowned for their quality and value. They work closely with hundreds of small family wine growers to procure the highest quality fruit throughout the region, as well as export many small Chateau and Estate-produced wines that would otherwise not be able to brings their wines to the US. Georges’ son, CEO Franck Duboeuf, has taken on the tradition of leading the family winery and company, helping to navigate Les Vins Georges Duboeuf through the world’s wine markets as they continue to thrive in the 21st Century. Les Vins Georges Duboeuf is imported by Quintessential Wines, based in Napa, California.

La Ferme:

Located in the heart of the Chevy Chase villages, the staff at la Ferme restaurant welcomes you to celebrate "joie de vivre" and make sure you will enjoy a great dining experience.

We offer fine French cuisine in an elegant country-farmhouse décor, complete with a large fireplace, year-long outdoor covered porch seating , live piano music and ample free parking. Over the years la Ferme has become a staple of the restaurant scene in the Washington DC area, where neighbors, friends and local celebrities and decision makers enjoy themselves.

"Cognac" le bar at la Ferme is a great place to unwind after a day at work or meet friends and neighbors in a more casual setting.


Quintessential Wines:

Founded in 2002 by father and son, Stephen D. and Dennis Kreps, Quintessential is a family-owned-and-operated import, marketing and sales company headquartered in Napa, California. It is dedicated exclusively to representing other multi-generational, family-owned-and-operated producers who have the same passion for winemaking that Quintessential has for strategically marketing and selling those wines. These producers, from top wine regions around the world, create wines that offer the best, most authentic expression of the grapes from their respective vineyards.

November 21st, 2020 7:30 PM   through   11:00 PM
United States
Event Fee(s)
Premier Cru Tickets (Online event only) $15
Grand Cru Package (inlcudes online event + 3 bottles of wine + French food products + Beaujolais schwag $99
Grande Cuvee Package: includes everything in Grand Cru + a bottle of Champagne from Champagne $149
Chateau Package: includes everything in Grande Cuvee + $100 Gift Certificate at La Ferme Restaurant (only 10 packages are available) $229
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