IFCCI Beaujolais Nouveau 2016
    Category: Forbes Life By : Forbes Indonesia team Read : 933 Date : Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:39:13

    Courtesy of The Indonesian-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Beaujolais Nouveau is a wine party tradition in France celebrated all over the world held every year on the 3rd Thursday of November. Over 65 million bottles, nearly half of the region's total annual production, distributed and drunk around the world. It has become a worldwide race to be the first to serve to this new wine of the harvest.

    The Indonesian-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI), with support from the French Embassy, organized the Beaujolais Nouveau in Jakarta at the Grand Ballroom, Intercontinental Jakarta Midplaza on Friday, 18 November 2016.

    In a grand atmosphere, IFCCI gathered dear friends, members and distinguished guests to cherish this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau and celebrate French culture and tradition. The event commenced with speeches by IFCCI’s Chairman, Mr. Philippe Augier, and French Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Jean-Charles Berthonnet, who welcomed everyone and made the first toast along with ambassadors and representatives of EU countries.