- a wine-growing region in E France, in Rhône department.
- a dry, fruity red Burgundy wine from this region that does not age and usually must be drunk within a few months after it is made.
Examples from the Web for beaujolais
The day we were supposed to shoot this, the Beaujolais Nouveau comes out.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper
July 27, 2014
There was only one letter addressed to Beaujolais, and it bore a foreign postmark.The Albert Gate Mystery
"Those are a few of my brother's names," whispered Henri of Beaujolais to Molyneux.
Do you remain here and keep the attention of Beaujolais and de Mirepoix.
The health of Beaujolais soon began to suffer, and it was evident that he must die unless he could have fresh air.Louis Philippe
John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
At Bouchet, for instance, I uncorked my bottle of Beaujolais, and asked the host to join me.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition
Robert Louis Stevenson
- (sometimes capital) a popular fresh-tasting red or white wine from southern Burgundy in France
Word Origin and History for beaujolais
type of Burgundy, 1863, from name of a district in the department of Lyonnais, France, which is named for the town of Beaujeu, from French beau "beautiful" + Latin jugum "hill."