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News - On 23 May, the Bourgogne wine region is celebrating Chardonnay Day!

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On 23 May, the Bourgogne wine region is celebrating Chardonnay Day!

On Thursday 23 May, the world of wine comes together on social media to celebrate Chardonnay, a varietal native to the Bourgogne region! 

Chardonnay Day 2019 in Bourgogne

Chardonnay Day is an international celebration that sets out to create a global moment of conviviality over a glass of Chardonnay, bringing together its fans worldwide via social media. The Bourgogne wine region is the birthplace of this varietal, so it will naturally be at the heart of festivities.

Despite being planted around the world, it is still in its native Bourgogne that Chardonnay best expresses its subtlety and nuances.

The Chardonnay experience in digital format!

This year, the Bourgogne wine region will mark Chardonnay Day by offering participants a digital photo booth to personalize their content. With the help of this app, you can take photos and customize them however you like using graphics on the theme of Bourgogne wines, especially Chardonnay. These can then easily be shared on Facebook. It will also be possible to save them and share them on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat.

Try it right here:

On 23 May, a great deal of content will be published on Bourgogne-wine-related social media, accompanied by the hashtags #Bourgogne and #ChardonnayDay.

You are ambassadors of Bourgogne wines, so share your photos of your favorite Bourgogne Chardonnay using these hashtags!

Live the Chardonnay experience in the heart of the village of Chardonnay

The village de Chardonnay, located in the Haut-Mâconnais, is organizing this renowned celebration for the fourth year running. And this year’s edition once again promises many surprises. Alongside the traditional tasting held throughout the day, a “Chardonnay Go” will be organized in the middle of the village, featuring guest star Dena Blizzard.

The program for the day:
• From 10am to noon: Professional tasting: “The nuances of Chardonnay in the Mâcon-Chardonnay appellation”. Invitation only.
• From 1.30pm to 5pm: Press and tour operators welcomed behind the scenes of Chardonnay Day.
• 5pm: Launch of Chardonnay Day, a public event running until 10pm.
• Tastings offered by winemakers.
• Entertainments, workshops and exhibitions.
• Food available.
• From 5.30pm to 8.30pm: Chardonnay masterclass, back to basics: Two wine-tasting training sessions run with the École des Vins de Bourgogne. Registration required.
• Tastings and meetings with winemakers.

To find out more about Chardonnay Day in Chardonnay, visit the official Facebook page.
More information follows soon.

For further reading, discover the history of Chardonnay in the Bourgogne wine region.

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