Beaujolais & Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza

by Nannette Eaton on July 16, 2012

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greetings from chicago Beaujolais & Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Chicago deep-dish pizza is legendary. Ooey-gooey deliciousness that takes nearly an hour to bake and a single slice is a meal. After the Wines of France Across America Team descended on Chicago we made a bee-line for deep-dish. Of course, we were told when we phoned in the order, “twenty-minutes.” When we arrived a half-hour later, we were told another “twenty-minutes.” (“Twenty-minutes” is the theme of the trip so far — all distances are “twenty-minutes” ). While we waited, we kept working on our phones. But the pie was worth the wait — see the cheesy awesomeness below.
pizza Beaujolais & Chicago Deep Dish PizzaIn the near triple digit heat-wave sweeping the Midwest, we chose a lightly chilled Beaujolais, a juicy, fruity affordable wine from gamay grape from the Beaujolais wine region just north of Lyon in Northern France. Beaujolais is a perfect summer red wine, light and refreshing. You might have to wait for your pizza, but Beaujolais is waiting for you, all across America.

Lou Malnatis Pizzaria Chicago 2012 Beaujolais & Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Nannette Eaton of Wine Harlots is employed as the Official Blogger/Social Media Correspondent on the Wines of France Across America 2012 promotional tour.

photo credits:
vintage chicago postcard, uncredited.
pizza; Maureen Hautaniemi & Nannette Eaton by Brandon Cummins ©2012 on assignment for Lush Life ©2012

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Bill Eyer July 19, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Fantastic, I love this post, great deep-dish pizza Chicago-style and a tasty chilled Beaujolais on a warm day, sounds so fab, I think I have to order a pizza right now!! Keep on rocking in the real world Nannette!

Cheers,

Bill

Katie - Wine Chic July 19, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Oh wow, I can’t think of the last time I had a Beaujolais unfortunately. I’ll pick up a bottle for the next time we pull out the pizza!
Happy Trills!

The Wine Harlot August 13, 2012 at 9:28 am

And if you can’t be in Chicago — any ol’ pizza will do just fine!

Cheers!

Nannette Eaton

The Wine Harlot August 13, 2012 at 9:30 am

See?
I AM an influencer!
Thanks so much for your kind words, it means the world to me.

All the best,

Nannette Eaton

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