Beaujolais and Beyond Celebration
Friday, November 22, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PST)
**Online ticket sales are now CLOSED. Starting at 8:00pm you may purchase General Admission tickets at the door for $5.00 more than the original price.**
We cordially invite you to this year’s Alliance Française de Washington and French-American Chamber of Commerce Beaujolais and Beyond Celebration at La Maison Française. This adored French fête will be held in commemoration of the popular tradition of uncorking the Beaujolais Nouveau wine which launches the annual wine harvest in France.
Join us for a joyous, elegant evening featuring
- Light fare from leading DC restaurants
- French breads, cheeses, pâtés and pastries
- Free-flowing Beaujolais Nouveau
- Additional selection of wines
To complement the libations, festivities will include a local Washington DJ and dancing, a blind tasting contest, trivia quiz, silent auction, and a raffle.
Visit our online auction page to bid in advance on some extraordinary items!
Win a trip to Paris thanks to our exclusive Raffle Sponsor!
The theme of the evening will be taking inspiration from the Roaring 20s - dressing accordingly is highly encouraged!
Special Ticketing Information:
VIP ticket holders will enter the heart of the Embassy from 7:00pm-8:00pm to enjoy a private tasting event with respected members and personalities from Washington’s political and professional circles.
AFDC and FACC Members will find their MEMBER PRICE Access codes on their organization's websites.
PRESS interested in attending the event can email firstname.lastname@example.org with their credentials to recieve a PRESS access code.
Feel free to bring either a paper copy of your ticket, or be prepared to show your smartphone with your ticket confirmation.
Thank you to our event sponsors!
When & Where
French-American Chamber of Commerce (DC Chapter) & Alliance Française de Washington
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.
The Alliance Française de Washington, DC is dedicated to providing the highest quality of French language training through a multi-faceted approach that promotes lifelong learning and cultural dialogue in an increasingly multicultural society. For more than 60 years, the Alliance Française has been proudly serving the local community, offering quality programs, services and events in close partnership with community, educational and cultural DC partners.