The official release of the new Beaujolais in Sri Lanka was a resound success at MLH

Bistro Lavinia

Mr ANura Dewapura with Mr and Mrs Anoop Kundanmal and family

The Lillimarch Jazz quartet sponsored by Qatar

Mount Lavinia Hotel celebrated the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau 2010 with a night French culinary extraordinaire and indeed re-creating the French ceremony in the heart of Colombo: Bistro Lavinia. The frenzy the Beaujolais Nouveau’s arrival generated a guest count of over 300 is almost as high as the build up for a major award show. The hotel featured French culinary delicacies, and live music by Lillimarche and French Connection. Mr Dewapura avers, “Guests were not only able to taste the Beaujolais Nouveau 2010, but also explore great food, dance, have fun, and enjoy what Mount Lavinia Hotel loves to boast wine, food and ambiance.”

A variety of dishes ranging from the Burgundy region will scintillate your senses Les escargots de la region (Burgundy Snails with melted butter spiced with garlic), Le Potage du Vigneron(wine harvesters style vegetable soup), traditional specialties of Bourgogne like Le Boeuf Bourgnignon(Traditional Burgundy beef stew), and even La Charcuterie Montaguard de Bourgogne – Selection of local ham, salami and sausages from the region and much more will be yours to fancy and it indeed calls for celebration with wine and great food.

The wine supplier France Earl Pierre Durdilly was awarded the grande medaille d’or in Lyon on 14th Nov for the wine in domaine les gryphees cuvee 1.

The event partners were Alliance Francaise de kotte and Qatar Airways.

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