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Unreserved Wine Talk

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The Unreserved Wine Talk podcast features candid conversations with the most fascinating people in the wine world. Your host, award-winning journalist Natalie MacLean, dives into how it feels to compete in the nerve-wracking World's Best Sommelier Competition, the shadowy underground of wine forgery… read more


155: Should You Celebrate (and Drink) Beaujolais Nouveau Wines This Year?

What’s all the fuss about Beaujolais Nouveau on the third Thursday of every November? Should you stay up until midnight to taste the new release? How is Beaujolais Nouveau different from the Beaujolais Cru wines?

In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I'm going solo to answer those questions and share more wine tips on Beaujolais Nouveau.

You can find the wines we discussed at



When is Beaujolais Nouveau released?

How has Beaujolais Nouveau’s popularity spread?

Why did the Duke of Burgundy order a purge of Gamay grapes?

Should you save a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau for your cellar?

What do you need to know about the different types of Beaujolais Nouveau?

Which Beaujolais Nouveau labels should you try?

Are Nouveau-style wines produced outside of Beaujolais?


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