Things You Need to Know About Beaujolais Nouveau

Today is Beaujolais Nouveau Day. The Telegraph breaks down the Beaujolais Nouveau tradition with a list of important historical facts (and a photo of Japanese people swimming in a pool filled with Beaujolais) including the origin of drinking “new” wine, its rise to popularity in the 1960s and ’70s and the French partying that ensues on this Thursday each year. [The Telegraph]