How to Pronounce Beaujolais? Best of French Wine Pronunciation


What is up guys? I’m Julien the French
way making guy who makes wine videos here on YouTube. Yes! wine videos. So
welcome back to another wine video welcome to your new wine pronunciation
video today we are looking at how to pronounce the name of one of the most
beautiful and one of the most famous of all French wine regions we are looking
at how to pronounce the name Beaujolais Beaujolais so how do we go about
pronouncing sing this weird-looking name unless you are French speaker and French
reader. Well, it’s in the end relatively
straightforward so first you have to say Beau which in French stands for
beautiful actually both very pretty Beau note that you don’t necessarily want to
say bow all that much but more like Beau and then simply JHOE, BOJO and finally
LAY. note that in English many would insist on the why here on the
I hear saying Beaujolais Beaujolais well if you really want to pronounce it the
true French way just say leg not necessarily the I all that much don’t
really say Beaujolais but rather pozole note that Beaujolais is this beautiful
stunning wine region that is located right in between two of the very famous
French wine regions that are the round and burgundy it is actually located in
the center of France on the eastern part right in between burgundy and the Rhone the
grape variety and the wines from Beaujolais the red wines are made from
Gamay and they make some chardonnays as far as what wines are concerned the
great the main grade in Beaujolais is called Gamay. Note that Beaujolais is often made in a style that is called Nouveau I will
make a separate video about this and this is a style of En Primeur wine meaning
this is a wine that is released about a month and a half after harvest, so
very very early on one of the first ones of the current year that is released on
the market saying we are now in 2019 it’ll be the grapes will be harvested in
September and the wine will be released early on the 2019 vintage early on in
October I hope this was a useful video on how to pronounce the name of
Beaujolais and I will see you soon in the wonderful world of why make sure to
have a look around my channel if you like learning more about wine and I will
make more and more videos about how to pronounce those silly French Spanish and
Italian why names that we all love to enjoy and pronounce correctly I will see
you soon in the wonderful world of wine Adios . Au Revoir! *music*

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