Beaujolais Nouveau arrived onto the market yesterday. We drew a winner last night to our competition for a case to be delivered to your door! Happy times.
First of all, a very big thanks for all of your entries. Wine Central here at firstpress was impressed. Every day, since the competition was announced, brought fresh entries. Lots of readers or readers with lots of addresses!
Keep an eye out for future chances to win, dine and wine.
Today's winner is a regular reader who has in past told us that he has a 'throat like a sewer for fruity reds'. As we have no idea what that means we cannot comment. What we would like to point out though is that Georges Duboeuf's Beaujolais Nouveau is amongst the best fruitiest (is that even a word?) wines in the world. One hopes therefore that
DENIS McAULIFFE who is OUR WINNER
will enjoy his prize in time honoured fashion and toast the 2011 vintage with humour, thanks and admiration.
Thanks to all at Febvre and Co for making this competition happen. The correct answer was a direct quote from Febvre's press release which stated that, 'The wine is dominated by juicy, fruit flavours of strawberries, raspberries, bananas and pear drops'.
I have to be scrupulously fair. Squeaky clean means that I must only take the correct answer. Then I assign a random number to each answer. These numbers are entered into a draw where a series of numbers are drawn and the first number correlating to one of the entries is deemed the WINNER. Then, I delete all of the info that I have collected for the competition. That is, after I have arranged for delivery of the wine ....