- a light, fruity red wine from the Beaujolais district in S Burgundy
- a similar type of red wine made elsewhere
A hilly region of east-central France west of the Saône River between Mâcon and Lyon. It is noted for its wine.
A light red table wine made from the gamay grape.
Origin of BeaujolaisAfter Beaujolais 1
- The Burgundian region, including Cte dOr and the valley of the Sane (Beaujolais, Mconnais).
- In height, extends, under the name of the mountains of Charolais, Beaujolais and Lyonnais, from the Col de Longpendu (west of Chalon-sur-Saone) in a southerly direction to the Col de Gier.
- In the Vivarais cattle are reared, while on the slopes of the Beaujolais excellent wines are grown.
- She died in 1531, and Francis reunited to the crown her domains, which comprised the Bourbonnais, Beaujolais, Auvergne, la Marche, Angoumois, Maine and Anjou.
- The comte de Beaujolais was ill of the same disease and in 1808 the duke took him to Malta, where he died on the 29th of May.