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Beau·jo·lais 1

A hilly region of east-central France west of the Saône River between Mâcon and Lyon. It is noted for its wine.

Beau·jo·lais 2

A light red table wine made from the gamay grape.

[After Beaujolais1.]


(Brewing) (sometimes capital) a popular fresh-tasting red or white wine from southern Burgundy in France


(ˌboʊ ʒəˈleɪ)

n., pl. -laises (-ˈleɪz)
1. a winegrowing region in E France.
2. a red wine of this region.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Beaujolais - dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is madeBeaujolais - dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made; from the Beaujolais district in southeastern France
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Burgundy wine, Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
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March French Regional Dinner: Beaujolais will feature classic country dishes from Beaujolais; menu: Pt Maison (terrine of pork with pistachios), Salade Lyonnaise (frise, warm bacon vinaigrette and a poached farm egg), Morue Noire aux Champignons Sauvages (black cod with wild mushrooms, shallots and thyme) or Poulet au Beaujolais (chicken braised with beaujolais, bacon, mushrooms and onions) and Piquenchgne (rustic comice pear tart with crme fra"che).
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Every third Thursday of November, in the Beaujolais region of France, a red wine made from Gamay grapes fermented for just a few weeks is shipped all over France.
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