Marking one of French wine’s most anticipated moments of the year, the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC), in collaboration with the General Consulate of France in Guagnzhou, celebrated the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau on November 17 at the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich hotel.
The new red wine, produced by Les Vins Georges Duboeuf, attracted over 600 guests, including the consul general of France, Bertrand Furnor, and the vice president of CCIFC, Vaizoue Huynh.
The arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau is a tradition celebrated by numerous countries. The wine’s sale is strictly regulated by the French government and cannot be released before the third Thursday of November.
The festival mingled wine tasting with dinner spectacle. To accompany the wine, a traditional French menu was served, accompanied by some baguettes on the buffet tables in Guangzhou.
A fashion show, created and presented by the designer of Single Life DS, has charmed all guests. Then guests won numerous prizes like one round-trip ticket from Canton to Pairs, buffet coupon from Crowne Plaza, one night hotel accommodation from Garden Hotel and Sofitel Guangzhou, and others attracting prizes.
The Beaujolais Nouveau event is the place for many companies willing to expand their activities. Gathered together on banquet tables, many enterprises, international firms and SMEs, had the opportunity to represent their industry and exchange efficiently.