This year the first bottles of Georges Duboeuf 2010 Beaujolais Nouveau in the U.S. will be delivered into the hands of Actress Molly Sims and Franck Duboeuf for the official uncorking on November 18 at New York City's new District 36 club. The wine's dramatic arrival is part of Duboeuf's nationwide Nouveau Cirque celebration, featuring theme parties with jugglers, acrobats and other artistic performances.
"This year we celebrate Nouveau Cirque parties in a contemporary circus spirit to capture the excitement of Nouveau and the limitless possibilities for its enjoyment," said Franck Duboeuf, co-proprietor of Les Vins Georges Duboeuf.
The celebrations this year take place around the country. For Nouveau Cirque Boston, Georges Duboeuf and wine group Second Glass will host a party at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts on November 18 at 6:30 p.m. Nouveau Cirque Chicago will start at 10 p.m. on November 17 with a midnight uncorking party at Vertigo Sky Lounge at the Dana Hotel and Spa. Nouveau Cirque Orlando benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank will take place on November 18 at Funky Monkey Wine Company, 901 International Drive, at 6:30 p.m. For Nouveau Cirque Savannah, Garibaldi's Cafe, 315 W. Congress Street, will host a masquerade ball on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego will host Nu Beau San Diego, a block party with many of the Gaslamp Quarter's retailers and restaurants offering Georges Duboeuf Nu Beau special promotions.