promo fête du massif 2016

Varied events take place on the Massif de Saint Thierry and its surroundings.

- Fête des Vendanges - Grape picking Celebration

This is the celebration of the traditional grape picking. It takes place every two years in October in the Massif de Saint -Thierry. This is an important wine and traditional event. Harvest, pressing and old way of wine-making, show of tonnellerie (barrels' manufacturing), excursions on horse-drawn carriage, folkloric groups and music give rhythm to these historical and festive week-end …



- La Saint Vincent
Patron Saint of the winemakers, Saint Vincent is honoured every year on the 22 january, day of the Saint Vincent. Every village of Champagne owns its brotherhood. A stick of the Saint Vincent is transmitted from winemaker to winemaker. That represents an honour to get it. These celebration is very popular. Some villagers wear traditional costumes and attend to a Mass followed by a banquet and by the certificates' delivery.

- Les Vendanges
The grape harvest is still made by hand in Champagne. Most of the time the grape picking is in September.

- Art et Jazz dans ma cour
These festival takes place evey two years during June in Hermonville. Through the roads of this charming village, different concerts, exhibitions (paintings, sculptures, photograph, ...) are proposed to you.

- Le chemin des Crèches
Many creches with different sceneries in several villages of Champagne.

- Le Marché de Noël
From the end of November to the end of December, the famous Christmas Market takes place in the city of Rheims.