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Grape juice is grape juice!

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Beaujolais Nouveau (Traditional Red) is not sweet and dry.

Beaujolais Nouveau (Red and Rose Sparkling) is sweet and not dry.

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@zichi…Beaujolais Nouveau is not a « sweet » wine at all ! Not a good wine anyway :)

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Ah yes, I remember the first time decades ago when someone first asked me if I was happy about Beaujolais Nouveau coming soon.

She was pretty cute, so I smiled and said, "もちろんです。"

It's all about priorities.

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I'd rathe rhave Welch's grape juice. Better tasting and priced for its value.

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I wonder what kind of visa exception these botles were granted :-)

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Oh no! I haven't ordered my strawberry cake for Xmas. Curse you, FOMO!

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Japan's Nouveau Thanksgiving - 3rd Thursday of November.

Frankly surprised that this annual "event" still exists.

Decades ago, buoyed by the Bubble Years, Japan was a target for the World's All & Sundry.

Now the wine market has matured in comparison to those gawdy days, but the Pantomine persists.

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I remember in the 80’s, the Yupies were very keen on this and there was a hullabaloo each year over its arrival just like now in Japan. Haven’t heard anything for decades, absolutely nothing in the news here about it.

Was over priced and not very good then and hasn’t improved in the decades since.

I drink wines from all over the world but wouldn’t waste money on this.

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The only point really wrong with Beaujolais are the overinflated prices people are willing to pay. I don't like sweet wines myself.

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i’d rather drink vinegar than this …

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Just like the KFC Christmas bucket, something you have to try once. And I mean once.

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Beaujolais do actually make some nice wines but Nouveau isn't one of them.

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When I was a young man I lived in an area that seemed to make a big deal about Beaujolais Nouveau....so I bought a few bottles and is was a "one and done" event. Once I tasted them I realized it was nothing but hype and marketing.

Still drink wine now and again, but never Beaujolais Nouveau

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It takes some clever marketing to turn a cheap, boring wine into "an event".

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I remember a Japan in the days before this stupid tradition started. Sorry, but this drink is just average. Nothing newsworthy at all.

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Yeah, right .... packed in plastic bottles (for that special bouquet / favor).

One bottle .... how much? Definitely overpriced again.

No thanks, no need!

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