Alliance Francaise Washington DC Events

Friday, November 21, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Beaujolais & Beyond 2014

An International Wine and Food Celebration!

Friday, November 21 at 8:00pm
La Maison Française
at the French Embassy

7:00– 8:00 pm VIP Tasting Reception
As an exclusive event, the FACC is hosting a VIP Tasting Reception to take place in the heart of the Embassy of France in a privatized area. A hundred of our top-tier members and well-known personalities from Washingtonian political and professional circles will be in attendance.

Guests will arrive an hour in advance of the Beaujolais & Beyond Celebration, and be ushered into a private setting with the decorum befitting esteemed guests of the VIP Tasting Reception. 

An elegant and sooth atmosphere to kick start your evening.
The calm before the storm... 

8:00 – 11:00 pm Beaujolais & Beyond Celebration!
The Beaujolais & Beyond Celebration is a French cultural “Fête” that will take place on the evening of Friday, November 21st, in accordance with popular French annual tradition and custom for uncorking the Beaujolais Nouveau wine. “Beaujolais & Beyond” will welcome wine lovers, foodies, Francophiles and party goers to the Maison Francaise, Embassy of France in Georgetown.

We will serve light fare from leading DC restaurants, accompanied by French breads, cheeses, pâtés and pastries. Guests will be treated to free-flowing Beaujolais Nouveau by Georges Duboeuf and a selection of wines from France, but not only!

The festivities will include a well-known Washingtonian D.J., dancing, blind-tasting contest, trivia quiz, silent auction and a raffle drawing for round-trip tickets to Paris. The Fête will last for 3 full hours. 

Beaujolais & Beyond is a must for lovers of savoir-vivre!

You may also have a look at the other 18 French-American Chambers of Commerce Beaujolais initiatives throughout the country here!

Win a trip to Paris thanks to our exclusive Raffle Sponsor!

IMPORTANT: Public Parking is available on Reservoir Road, and accross the street at Georgetown University Hospital's pay lot. 
Only VIP guests will be granted access to the Embassy's parking providing they sent their car details (license plate number, state of registration and brand) upon completion of their purchase, and before Nov. 15th.

 -Pricing and Registration-

EARLY BIRDS until Oct. 1st= 10$ discount on every ticket!

Member Pricing:
(FACCWDC Members Promocode: FACCMEMBER14 - evidence of membership will be asked on the day of the event; AFDC Members use Promocode: AFDCMEMBER14 - evidence of membership will be asked on the day of the event.)

FACC WDC & Alliance Française members

Beaujolais & Beyond $50.00 

Beaujolais & Beyond PLUS VIP Reception $90.00

Block of 10 tickets to Beaujolais & Beyond: $450 - i.e. $45 each, a $50 savings- 

Non-Member Pricing

Beaujolais & Beyond $65.00

Beaujolais & Beyond PLUS VIP Reception $110.00 

Block of 10 tickets to Beaujolais & Beyond:  $550 - i.e. $55 each; a $100 savings-   



Exclusive Wine Sponsor 

French Country Pate Sponsor

Logistics and Service

Bread & Pastries, & VIP Cocktail Sponsor

Logo Sponsor
Design on Moss


Ch Cruzeau Red
Enza Prosecco
The Calling Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
The Calling Dutton Ranch Chardonnay


 Duboeuf Nouveau
Duboeuf Macon Village
Duboeuf Descombes
Duboeuf Pouilly Fuisse
SKYFALL Pinot Gris - Washington State
SKYFALL Cabernet Sauvignon - Washington State
Josh Cellars Legacy Red - California
Josh Cellars Sauvignon Blanc - California
Barone Fini Pinot Grigio - Italy
Barone Fini Merlot - Italy

Click here for descriptions of the wines. 



This is a fund-raising event organized and hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce – Washington, D.C. Chapter, the Alliance Française, Washington DC. Funds generated at Beaujolais and Beyond go towards our respective missions. 

FACC-Washington, D.C. is a private, non-profit, member-driven organization. Our Chapter is one of 19 French-American Chambers of Commerce in the U.S.

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