Tag Archives: New Hampshire Liquor Stores

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2014: Sneak Peek At The Possible Georges Duboeuf Label Design.


Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.
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Related posts:
>> 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau Day:
>> November 20
— Sep. 12, 2014.

>> N.H. Liquor Store Portsmouth still has
>> Beaujolais Nouveau — Dec. 27, 2013.
>> Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 REVIEW
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Nov. 21, 2013.

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2014 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau
review.


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Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2014 Is Thursday November 20 — I, With Relish, Kick Open This Year’s Season.


Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.
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Related posts:
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N.H. Liquor Store Portsmouth still
>> has Beaujolais Nouveau — Dec. 27, 2013.
>> Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 REVIEW
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Nov. 21, 2013.
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Click to access the official page for the French festivities.


Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 Anura GurugeI can’t hardly wait. I am all set. I can already feel that warm, fruity, somewhat earthy, very satisfying flavor in my mouth.

I contacted Georges Duboeuf a couple of weeks ago and got two e-mails yesterday saying that I have been added to the list that will updates on the progress of the Beaujolais Nouveau. I am psyched. So I will be in a position to keep you abreast even better.

So heads up. The season is upon us. Let us enjoy. Life is short, Beaujolais Nouveau is a joy.


Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 Should Still Be Good In January, February Or Even Into March 2014.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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Anura Guruge


Related posts:
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N.H. Liquor Store Portsmouth still
>> has Beaujolais Nouveau — Dec. 27, 2013.
>> Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 REVIEW
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Nov. 21, 2013.
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On Monday of this week I was surprised to see that Market Basket in Concord had about 6 bottles of the 2013 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau tucked away on one of their end-cap shelves. Wow. It was still marked at the original $10.99 price.

Got me thinking. There is NO REASON not to buy a bottle or two even now.

I drank my second bottle earlier this week. It was still outstanding. IF anything it wasn’t as tart, i.e., it was real gentle on the palate.

That Beaujolais Nouveau turns to vinegar in a few months is not really the case. As I just said I drank a 2013 bottle earlier this week — and it was FINE, just as I had expected it to be. This is NOT the first time I have drunk Beaujolais Nouveau in January or February.

In some past years the N.H. Liquor Store would start discounting the Nouveau come the next year. IF I happened to see such a mark-down I was known to typically grab some. I have never been disappointed. But, yes, this can be vintage dependent — though I am fairly sure that today’s vinters do put some amount of ‘preservatives’ into the Nouveau to keep it stable on the long, bumpy trip over the U.S. of A. So, I think that helps.

Bottom line, if you see a bottle grab it, especially if it has been discounted. It is worth the risk. I can’t see it getting too ‘tart’ this quickly. Have a glass and say ‘Cheers to the Good Life’.

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Portsmouth, N.H. Liquor Store Has A TON Of Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 — IF You Still Have A Hankering.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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Related posts:
>> Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 REVIEW
>>Nov. 21, 2013.

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P1090165I happened to stop by yesterday when we were in Portsmouth and was amazed to see that they still had this much left.

That is good, though I was very surprised.

The Wolfeboro N.H. Liquor Store had been sold out for weeks.

I tried to get some sense out of the employees but, alas, they are not Beaujolais Nouveau experts. To them it is just another brand that they stock. They can’t remember whether these are cases left over from the original shipment in November or whether they got a recent shipment. If they got a second shipment — that seems strange. You would have thought that they would have got everything out for THE DAY.

But this is good news. Storm the store. Buy it all up while they have some in store.

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 May Already Be SOLD OUT In New Hampshire, If Not The U.S. High Demand, Less Stock.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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Related posts:
>> Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 REVIEW
>>Nov. 21, 2013.

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On Thursday, December 5, 2013, while in Wolfeboro for Devanee’s Clearlakes Chorale practice I swung by the New Hampshire Liquor Store there to see how the Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 was doing. I was even planning to buy two more bottles given how much I enjoyed the bold taste of this year’s pressing.

I was foiled.

They were sold out.

They were sold out on the DAY. But, for Wolfeboro that meant November 22, 2013. Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 day + 1.

Appears that that they didn’t get their shipment delivered till Friday. Dear, dear, dear.

I am so glad that I bought mine, on the day, in Portsmouth.

Also appears that they ONLY got 2 cases.

They had got 14 cases last year. This year, citing production restrictions due to a smaller harvest, which I had heard about, Wolfeboro was told that they would only get 5 cases.

In the end they got 2.

Somebody came and bought a complete case. That left one. The bottles from that were gone that very day.

This is good — in a way. I am glad.

It was a good wine. I still have an unopened bottle. I will check around to see if any are still available in N.H. or the Web.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: November 15, The Celebrations Started In Paris At Midnight. 6 Hours Ago.


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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by Anura Guruge


Related posts:
Beaujolais Nouveau 2012: At NH Liquor Stores, Nov. 15, $9.99
Nov. 14, 2012.
Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: November 15 — Nov. 12, 2012.
Beaujolais Nouveau 2012, Georges Duboeuf & Others
Nov. 13, 2012.





Our turn tomorrow.

Cheers.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: Georges Duboeuf Will Be Available At NH Liquor Stores, November 15, $9.99.


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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by Anura Guruge


Related posts:
Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: November 15 — Nov. 12, 2012.
Beaujolais Nouveau 2012, Georges Duboeuf & Others
Nov. 13, 2012.

Click to access the ‘NH Liquor Store’ official Website.


My favorite Beaujolais.

I just called the Gilford, NH ‘Liquor Store’ (the nearest to me) to check on the status of Beaujolais Nouveau.

The lady I spoke to, was very nice, but had never heard of Beaujolais Nouveau. But, she very kindly went off to find out and came back with a treasure trove of information. Wow.

They already have cases in the store BUT cannot sell them till tomorrow.

I had wondered about that. It appears that what they have is indeed from Georges Duboeuf. So it would appear that Georges Duboeuf get early shipments from France — which kind of debases the whole thing. Hhmmm. I will have to look into this.

They weren’t sure of the price, but given that I can be very persuasive I got them to open a case and scan a bottle. It scanned at $9.99. I think that is par for the course; the online $7.99 price not including shipping.

While looking for the phone number for the Liquor Store I happened to stumble upon the official NH November 2012 price list.

This is what they had for Beaujolais.

Click to access the full ‘NH Liquor Store’ 2012 Price List as a PDF … from their site.


They have the G.D. ‘Villages‘ for sale at $7.99. That is a decent price for a bottle of this. ‘Villages’ is basically the ‘generic’ Beaujolais, the name itself denoting a large, diverse wine growing region.

If you want to try some ‘fancy’, but still affordable, ‘Beaujolais’ there is the ‘Brouilly’ (at the top). That is a decent wine, but not my favorite ‘Beaujolais’. ‘Fleurie’ is my favorite, though, of course, it changes from vintage to vintage, and taste is a very personal thing. I am AMAZED that they don’t have ‘Fleurie’ on the list. I even did a search on it. Nada! Wow. Must be a reflection of us in NH. ‘Fleurie’ is slightly upscale, but not that upscale.

Anyway, enjoy. Rejoice. Doing these posts is making me thirsty. I have to be in Wolfeboro tomorrow to take Devanee for her ‘Clearlakes Chorale‘ practice. The Liquor Store there is open till 9pm. I might pop down and get a bottle as a treat — for winning the election. I will keep you posted.

Cheers.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day, November 15, 2012, From Georges Duboeuf And Others.


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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by Anura Guruge


Related post:
Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: November 15 — Nov. 12, 2012.


Click to access Georges Duboeuf’s special 30th anniversary 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau. Kind of cool.


Per this online ad. Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2012 is being offered for $7.99. That is a good price. I haven’t checked shipping. I am assuming that the NH Liquor Stores will have it by this Friday for $9.99. I will let you know. Click to access this online wine store.


Not just from Georges Duboeuf, from others too. This is what I love about what I ‘do’. I get to learn new stuff every day, sometimes every few minutes. I was under the impression that ‘G.D.’ had the U.S. import rights for the ‘Nouveau’. Would appear not. Click to access the list.


Update on where you should be able to get 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau as of Thursday, November 15, 2012. I will keep you posted re. the NH Liquor Stores.

Cheers.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: November 15. Another Great November Tradition.


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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It is always the 3rd Thursday in November — at least that is the day that the bottles of the new pressing are released for sale in France.

The ‘nouveau‘ is French for ‘new‘ and that is what it is all about. The new red wine made from the Gamay grapes from the Beaujolais grape growing (and thus wine producing) region of France.

It is typically produced 6 to 8 weeks after the grapes have been picked. There is usually very little tanin and the wine is invariably ‘fruity’, those the taste and palatability varies from year to year; this, the unexpectedness, being very much a part of the tradition. Most years it is very light and easy on the tongue. You can drink large amounts in a short period of time.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day is a very big deal in the U.K., especially in London. There are ‘friendly’ races, involving trains, planes, automobiles, hot air balloons and helicopters, to see who can get the first bottle to London, on the day. I think they manage to get it into London by 11 a.m. (the one hour time difference with France helping) — and definitely by lunch time. When I worked in London it was obligatory to go to a pub that evening to celebrate the ‘nouveau‘.

Stop Press

I just looked up the NH Liquor Stores to see what their plans were for this year’s ‘nouveau
and discovered that they are having a complimentary [i.e., FREE] wine tasting!
But, undated as you can see, might be OLD. So check.

Click to read Press Release.

So we should be all set. Noting close to us. I will keep you posted.

Cheers!