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Beaujolais Nouveau 2016 in Portland

The 15th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau festival will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016, at 6pm at the Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland.

New this year is culinary partner, Headwaters at the Heathman, under the leadership of Executive Chef Ken Norris and James Beard award-winning chef Vitaly Paley. Headwaters is a brand new seafood-themed restaurant opening in October in the space previously occupied by the Heathman Restaurant & Bar.

This event is recognized as one of the largest on the West Coast, drawing up to 500 guests each year. Revelers will enjoy sumptuous buffets arranged throughout the hotel’s vast Mezzanine space, as well as the elegant Tea Court.

The event will feature tastings hosted by prestigious French-connected vintners and importers, including Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2016, WillaKenzie Estate, Pacific Rim, Eola Hills, Ruby Vineyard, Domaine Divio SE Wine Collective, Terroirs Originels, M. Chapoutier, Piper-Heidsieck Champagne. Guests will enjoy spirits including Hardy Cognac and Balinoff Vodka, and more.

Advance tickets are now on sale for the event – click here to reserve.

Ticket options include General Admission (non-reserved seating), Young Professionals (price discount for those under 35), VIP Reserved table for eight persons (SOLD OUT!), and individual reserved seating. Some categories are limited – reserve early.

The event will feature a raffle of two Main Cabin tickets on Delta Air Lines, for Seattle-Europe on Delta-operated flights. The raffle is administered by the FACC and will benefit the nonprofit event partners. Other popular features of the event are the “Wall of Wine” and live music by Heather Keizur. Explore online albums

Event guests have the option to “Take the Elevator Home” on the night of the event, by reserving a room at the Heathman Hotel directly with the Sales Manager, enjoying the Club Heathman discount of 15% off the best available rate for the night of November 18.  Email ghamano@heathmanhotel.com.

Photos here are from last year. Explore online albums here.

This event benefits the nonprofit missions of the French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest and the Alliance Française of Portland. Event support is gratefully acknowledged to Quintessential Wines, Perrier / Nestlé Waters USA, The Oregonian, Young’s Market Company, the Heathman Hotel, Headwaters at the Heathman and many more. Interested in sponsoring? Email info@faccpnw.org.

Friday, November 18, 2016 6:00 PM
Friday, November 18, 2016 10:00 PM
The Heathman Hotel
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1001 SW Broadway at Salmon, Portland, OR, United States, 97205

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