I LOVE JAPAN ❤ 日本の今を伝えたい! ボジョレーヌーボの面白情報!


~A few interesting facts about Beaujolais Nouveau~

Beaujolais Nouveau is a fresh red wine made in the Beaujolais region of France.


Credit: Geoff Wong

Did you know that Japan is the biggest consumer of this wine in the word?

Credit: Agne27

Here are some facts for you to get up to speed on the most famous wine in japan:

1.Every year, it can only be opened at midnight on the third Thursday of November.

1. 毎年、11月の第3木曜日に解禁されます。

2. In 2012, 603,000 cases , or about 7.23 million bottles were shipped to Japan

2. 2012年には603,000箱、723万本ものボジョレーヌーボが日本に輸入されました。

3. The price range of a single bottle is usually between 2,000 and 2,500 yen.

3. ボジョレーヌーボは一本2000~2500円くらいの価格で販売されています。

Credit: Hajime Nakano

4. Beaujolais Nouveau is best served slightly cold. Unusual for a red wine.

4. ボジョレーヌーボは多くの赤ワインと違い、少し冷やして召し上がるのがオススメされています。

5. When the wine is released and the bottles are opened, parties start all around the world.

5. ワインが解禁されると同時に、世界中で数多くのパーティーが行なわれます。

Sounds interesting! This year, it can be bought and opened on Thursday 20th of November. Over 800,000 bottles have been imported to Japan. So there is plenty of the wine to go around!

興味深いですね! 2014年の解禁日は11月20日(木)です。今年は80万本ほどのボジョレーヌーボがフランスから輸入されたので、たくさんの人に楽しんで頂けますね!


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