There is so much more to Beaujolais than Beujolais Nouveau!

28th October 2019 by Rachel Wallhouse

Beaujolais isn’t just about Beaujolais Nouveau, it has so much more to offer!  The Beaujolais region stretches 34 miles from the granite-based hills just south of Macon (which is the southern end of Burgundy) to the much flatter land northwest of Lyon. In total, Beaujolais produces almost as much wine as the rest of the Burgundy wine regions put together. In “Bas” Beaujolais the soil is clay over granite and limestone, notably in the area of the Pierres Dorees, the…

Beaujolais isn’t just about Beaujolais Nouveau, it has so much more to offer!  The Beaujolais region stretches 34 miles from the granite-based hills just south of Macon (which is the southern end of Burgundy) to the much flatter land northwest of Lyon. In total, Beaujolais produces almost as much wine as the rest of the Burgundy wine regions put together. In “Bas” Beaujolais the soil is clay over granite and limestone, notably in the area of the Pierres Dorees, the…