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Category: Community Events

Start: Nov 15, 2018 7:00 PM

End: Nov 15, 2018 10:00 PM

J.W. Marriott Hotel New Orleans


NEW ORLEANS, LA - The French American Chamber of Commerce-Gulf Coast will host its annual fundraiser the 2018 Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration with French wine tasting on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the JW Marriott New Orleans. The New Orleans Mayor, LaToya Cantrell, is expected to give a brief presentation on how trade and investment in the wine business has an impact on our city. The public is invited to enjoy this FACC-GC event celebrating the much-anticipated harvest of the Beaujolais Nouveau, a fruity red wine from the Beaujolais region of France, in addition to various French wines.

To compliment the libations, attendees will have the opportunity to taste delicious cuisine from the kitchens of many favorite New Orleans restaurants, including Breads on Oak, Café Degas, Café NOMA, Custom Catering, Degas House, Fournet Creole Dips, JW Marriott New Orleans, La Louisiane, Lakeview Burgers & Seafood, Maurice French Pastries, Vyonne's and more. Additionally, there will be an auction with a variety of items to bid on, including items from local hotspots. Sha'On and the Girls Band will be the entertainment.

Tickets for the Beaujolais Celebration Advance tickets are $75.00 for members and $85.00 for non-members. All individual tickets at the door are $100.00. A limited number of $750.00 reserved tables (seating 10) and $500.00 reserved tables (seating 4) are available. Tickets can be purchased in advance at

Honorary Chairs: Consulate of France in Louisiana, Vincent Sciama and wife YuanYuan, and Bernie Ralston. Generous Sponsors: Air Liquide, Airgas, Transdev, Cox, Dorignac's Wine & Spirits, Fleur de LA Imports, Georges Duboeuf, Meyer The Hatter, Page & Jones and Provosty & Gankendorff to name a few.

Event proceeds will go toward supporting FACC-GC programs that promote trade and investment between France and Louisiana, Mississippi and southern Alabama. For more information about the Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration, visit


About the Beaujolais Nouveau in the U.S. French-American Chambers of Commerce across the U. S. produce Wine & Beaujolais Nouveau Festivals, gathering members and local business communities to celebrate France's world-renowned wine and Beaujolais Nouveau traditions. Visit

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