Alliance Française

The 2021 Charlotte Beaujolais Festival - 28th edition

 

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BEAUJOLAIS FESTIVAL 28th Edition

Friday November 19th at 6pm

 

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PAST EVENT



   

November 20, 2020 | 7 PM 

Join us at the virtual Festival for French wine, delicious French gourmet cheese and chocolate desserts, Trivia on French cheese & French wine, raffle and online silent auctions! Your Alliance is bringing together the perfect pairings of 3 French wine from the Loire Valley with both 3 French cheeses & 3 French chocolate desserts. Fun, French, perfect pairing from home with friends and family! Our trivia and raffle would give you the opportunity to win the 2020 Beaujolais Nouveau bottle, the special wine releases and celebrates every year worldwide, on the third week of November.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VIRTUAL BEAUJOLAIS FESTIVAL EVENT IN FEW EASY STEPS

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WHICH KIT TO PURCHASE

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When you register you receive the link to the zoom event. But do not worry the link will be sent again prior to the event, so you will have it handy for the event.

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKET

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(icon that goes to our safe online purchasing Square link)

Early bird tickets available. Sale Cutoff date: November 15th at 11:59pm.

HOW TO PICKUP THE KITS Please click on the icon to find out more.

 The AF cooler and bottles will be delivered at AF location & 2 locations at our participant partners shops – South Park and Raleigh- one near to your home for easy and convenient pick up, just in time to celebrate with us our virtual Beaujolais Festival.  

 

     

TIPS AND ADVICE TO ENJOY THE FESTIVAL 

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE TO THE SILENT AUCTION AND THE FUNDRAISING

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Enjoy all the items donated by our friends, members and sponsors on the website.

The auction will start November 1st at 0:01am and will end during our event November 20th at 8:45pm.

 

 OUR GUEST OF HONOR 2020 Please click on his picture to find out more.

AF de Charlotte is proud to present his guest of honor 2020 : Jean Philippe BOURGEOIS

Jean Philippe Bourgeois is a highly specialized wine importer of French wines, focusing solely on handcrafted, sustainably farmed or certified organic wines. He knows and understands WINE, its world. AF has been a partner with him for most of our Beaujolais Festivals and it was about time we recognize and thank him. We get what only a Frenchman from wine country can bring us: the most proficient, personal, “terroir-oriented” service we can receive. JP Bourgeois will be talking about his passion for wine during the virtual event, and of course about our Beaujolais Nouveau 2020! 

 


WHICH PROGRAM FOR THE EVENT

Online TRIVIA & RAFFLE during the event - Please click on the icon to find out more. 

Enjoy the short questions about France and French cheeses & French wines. Remember where your favorite cheeses come from, where your favorite wine areas are, what are the best pairing cheese & wine you have ever tasted and more.

Fun, entertaining and every one could play from the safety of your home. Not so easy to answer? You could still win the Beaujolais Nouveau bottle. Every AF kit will have raffle tickets that allow you to participate and win one or more wine bottles! Participants need to be connected on line at the time of the event to win.

 

Proceeds benefit French Education and French Culture in the Charlotte, NC area.

Want to sponsor the next Beaujolais Festival? The Alliance Française de Charlotte depends on the generosity of sponsors to make the Beaujolais Festival a success. Please review the sponsor letter and complete the form and send it to info@afcharlotte.org if you are interested in being a sponsor for the 2020 edition.