News 2019

After the conference TheWebConf 2019 that was held from May 13th to May 17th in San Francisco, a few days of travel in the Napa and Sonoma valleys.

A vineyard in Sonoma valley
A vineyard in Sonoma valley
The Buena Vista winery in Sonoma
The Buena Vista winery in Sonoma

Then an escape in the wonderful National Park of Yosemite valley.

The great fall of Yosemite
The great fall of Yosemite


Beeing back to France, on June 9th Chapitre des compagnons du Beaujolais at the city hall Villefranche sur Saône where I was the representative of the Devoir de San Francisco.

Oath taking of future inducted
Oath taking of future inducted
I was representing the Devoir de San Francisco
I was representing the Devoir de San Francisco

During this ceremony, Chloé Prost (Miss Beaujolais 2019 and Miss Rhône 2019) has been inducted in the order. She has also been elected Miss Rhône-Alpes 2019 on October 19th and she’s going to compete for the title of Miss France 2019 on December the 14th.


From 12th of September to 6th of October took place the fortieth edition of the Festival d’Ambronay.

web page of the Festival (in French)


On Saturday Novembre 23rd, for the “mise en perce du Beaujolais Nouveau” at Villefranche sur Saône, a wonderful performance of “sounds and lights” illuminated the facade of the City Hall.

Sounds and lights at Villefranche sur Saône City Hall
Sounds and lights at Villefranche sur Saône City Hall
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