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Holiday season comes early for French wine-lovers when the Beaujolais region releases its new vintage on the third Thursday of November.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2018 falls on Nov. 15. Fans should anticipate another excellent vintage. The climate this year included more than enough spring rainfall to counteract a summer heat wave. Winter was frost-free. Altogether this made for an early ripening vintage, like in 2009-11, 2015 and 2017 .

The 2018 is super fresh and fruity with low acidity.