SOURCE: The French-American Chamber of Commerce

The French-American Chamber of Commerce

November 03, 2014 15:25 ET

FACC Presents "Wine Down on the French Riviera" Nov. 21, 2014

Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival Celebrates 31 Years in Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - November 03, 2014) - Wine lovers from all over the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex will gather for the long-awaited 31st Annual Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival November 21st at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, with nearly 2,000 guests in attendance. Sponsored by the French American Chamber of Commerce Dallas/Fort Worth (FACC), the festival includes French and American wines, as well as the traditional uncorking of the 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau. 

Upon arrival, guests will be transported to the French Riviera circa 1960 where they can stroll in Cannes or St. Tropez. Guests may sample signature delicacies offered by local gourmet chefs. Specialties include, Baboush, Bánh Shop, Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie, Cadot Restaurant, Delice Chocolatier Selection, Empire Baking Company, Henry's Homemade Ice Cream, la Madeleine, Lavendou Bistro Provençal, Le Bilboquet, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Les Trois Petits Cochons, Mainstreet Bakery and Bistro, Mercat Bistro, Mozzarella Company, Parigi, Sambuca, Scardello Artisan Cheese, Sissy's Southern Kitchen, Souk, Village Baking Company, Urban Comfort Catering, and more. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to bid on select silent auction items.

Thanks to signature Sommelier Sponsor, Goody Goody Wine & Spirits, guests can become their own personal wine experts. An impressive collection of wines will be provided including French wines from Alsace, Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire Valley, Provence, Rhône Valley, and American wines from California, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

Tickets are $65 per person; parties of 4 or more are $60 each. Tickets at the door are $70 each, and all tickets can be purchased with MasterCard/Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, cash or checks through the French-American Chamber of Commerce. Call 972-241-0111 to order tickets or register online at www.faccdallas.com.

Checks can be mailed to 6060 North Central Expressway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206. Every ticket holder will receive a commemorative wine glass to remember the smelling, swishing and spitting process known as "degustation."

About the FACC
The French-American Chamber of Commerce is a bi-national, non-profit service organization committed to the development and improvement of economic, commercial, and financial relations between France and America. The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter serves as the area's principal forum for French and American business leaders to network.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Aude Sun
    Executive Director
    French-American Chamber of Commerce
    (972) 241-0111