Beaujolais Nouveau Day is a tradition that takes place on the third Thursday of every November to celebrate the arrival of the season’s first fruity red wine from the Beaujolais region of the eastern France. Now it's more of a great excuse to stay up late on a Thursday and sip wines. We round up five spots in Shanghai where you can have a take part in the Beaujolais Nouveau celebrations.
Gubei wine bar Cube start their annual celebration a day early with a count-down to Beaujolais’s official launch at midnight on Wednesday 20 November. Wines 50RMB/glass and 220RMB/bottle.
Cube 483 Guyang Lu near Yaohong Lu. See full address details.
The relaxed, affordable wine bar is celebrating the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau at all of its three branches in Shanghai from 6pm on Thursday 21 November.Get free-flow Beaujolais Nouveau for 250RMB/person and enjoy complimentary French buffet while listening to live
Enoterra all three locations (Jingan, Anfu Lu, Taicang Lu). See full
The wine bar at Dagu Lu offers an all-you-can-drink Beaujolais Nouveau night for 200RMB/person on Thursday 21 November from 5pm to midnight.
Patachon 600 North Shaanxi Lu, near Xinzha Lu. See full address for details.
Vins Descombe on Dagu Lu hosts a wine tasting of
the Beaujolais region.
50RMB for members, 100RMB for presale, 150RMB at the door. Price
Vins Descombe 390 Dagu Lu, near Chengdu Bei Lu.
See full address details.
Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day Italian style at relaxed Danshui Lu Mediterranean restaurant Luccio's where you can get a bottle of wine for free when you buy a selection of tasty Italian bites including pizza, parma salami, Parmesan cheese and home made bread.
Luccio's 240-242 Danshui Lu, near Fuzing Zhong Lu. See full address details