Today is just that day and throughout Manhattan retail stores and restaurants will be sampling this year's offerings.
Click below the jump for a list of local events: September Wines (100 Ludlow @ Stanton); a free tasting of Cru Beaujolais v. Beaujolais Nouveau. (This is a unique chance to see the difference between the two.)
Thirst Wine Merchants (187 De Kalb, Brooklyn); a free tasting of Beaujolais Nouveau.
The French Institute Alliance Francaise is offering a comprehensive walk around food and Beaujolais tasting. Tickets are $40 for members and $55 for non-members
Le Jardin Bistro (25 Cleveland @ Kenmare St.) is offering all you can drink Beaujolais for $12 plus the purchase of one entree. In addition, they have a delightful prix fixe tonight for $45/plate.
Other prix fixe menus can be found at: