The 14th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau festival will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015, at 6pm at the Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland. Presented by the French-American Chamber of Commerce and the Alliance Française of Portland with their partners, the Heathman Hotel and the Heathman Restaurant & Bar, the event is the largest on the West Coast, drawing 450-500 guests each year. Click here for tickets.
Wine & Spirits Tastings:
Guests at the Beaujolais Nouveau event on November 20 at the Heathman will experience three samples of the 2015 vintage of Beaujolais nouveau from Georges Duboeuf, Joseph Drouhin, and Jean Foillard. The event will also feature select wines from Oregon and Washington, including WillaKenzie Estate, Cooper Mountain, Eola Hills, Ruby Vineyard and Pacific Rim. Featured French imports from Terroirs Originels Beaujolais-Villages Chardonnay from Lucien Lardy and Chenas ‘Vignes de 1939′ from Pascal Aufranc. Terlato wines will feature the ever-popular Côtes-du-Rhône Belleruche Rouge as well as Blanc from Michel Chapoutier. Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy Hardy Cognac, Balinoff Vodka, and other premium French spirits.
Bountiful Buffet and Live Entertainment: Tickets include access to the bountiful gourmet buffet that covers the entire Mezzanine and Tea Court levels of the hotel. The menu, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Stanton of the Heathman, competes with the wines as the most popular element of this festival (click here for menu). Live entertainment will include Portland’s Heather Keizur, followed by the Bobby Torres Band.
Ticket Reservations: Buy Early (this event sells out!) Ticket options include standard guest tickets at $70, a limited number of Young Professionals tickets at $60, new individual “Gold” reserved seating at round tables in the elegant Opus room at $110, and VIP tables (reserved seating for eight) in the premium VIP/Library Mezzanine space, starting at $1350. Click here now to reserve.
Raffle of Two Roundtrip DELTA ONE Tickets, Portland to Europe: Our exclusive airline sponsor, Delta Air Lines, is offering an outstanding raffle in support of the nonprofit education missions. Raffle tickets are available for sale on the event ticketing page. Raffle participants do not need to be present to win.