Beaujolais UNESCO Global Geopark
Très Beaujolais

Call for creativity - 2021 Edition

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The Geopark Beaujolais is calling upon the creativity of the bakers, pastry chefs, chocolate makers, confectioners and biscuit makers of Beaujolais for the creation of unique and authentic "gourmet geological souvenirs".

In 2018, the Beaujolais region was awarded international recognition from UNESCO in becoming a "UNESCO Global Geopark" thanks to its rich geological heritage and commitment to the protection, awareness and sustainable development of the area. In the Beaujolais region, the local geology is a great source of inspiration thanks to its fossils, rocks and minerals. In combining geology and delicious treats, visitors and locals of the region will be able to enjoy gourmet delights while learning about the unique characteristics of the Beaujolais region.

In the document below, you'll find all the information you need to participate,

and an illustrated list of the geological elements of the Beaujolais.

Deadline: 14 March 2021

Winners will be announced during 2021

Geopark Beaujolais

Famous throughout the world for its wines and vineyards, the Beaujolais is also a region shaped by man, who has reaped the benefits of the soil's diversity. Its past is literally written in stone: in the golden, red, white, grey or black rocks and stones that have visibly been put to good use in local construction. This remarkable geology has given rise to great diversity, not only in the landscapes and heritage, but also in terms of human activity, in the culture and traditions that form the identity of the Beaujolais region.