The QC Scene: Beaujolais Festival

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  The Charlotte International Cabinet promotes Charlotte as an international city and serves as a resource to foster international relationships, highlighting Charlotte’s eight sister city partnerships.  The CIC is the Charlotte Region’s leading resource for promoting international business and international communities.

     Recently, they held their 20th Annual Beaujolais Festival.   Annually, the Charlotte International Cabinet and Alliance Française celebrate the “Les premières vendanges” or first grape harvest of the year. This is an authentic French tradition celebrated around the globe.  Charlotte is honored to be one of 16 cities in the United States recognized as an official Beaujolais city by the Union Interprofessionelle des Vins du Beaujolais, the association governing this wine producing region of France.