While driving today, I had heard this on the radio. Normally, I might think..." who really give's a s#!?" But having interacted with you cool folks and knowing the common grounds we share, even though I ain't ever eatin' kangaroo, I am passing this along. Beaujolais Nouveau: History Behind the Third Thursday in November /#content-header At one past midnight on the third Thursday of each November, from little villages and towns like Romanèche-Thorins, over a million cases of Beaujolais Nouveau begin their journey through a sleeping France to Paris for immediate shipment to all parts of the world. Banners proclaim the good news: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! "The New Beaujolais has arrived!" One of the most frivolous and animated rituals in the wine world has begun.