Calendar of main events

This page lists in chronological order the notable events accessible to all our members, organized or proposed by them or by the FICB, likely to interest our brothers and sisters, whatever their geographical location. It also indicates other international events related to vine and wine that may be of interest to our members.

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"Beaujolais Nouveau" Celebration

November 21st worldwide

This festival has existed in France since 1985 but corresponds to an ancient tradition of opening the cellars of monasteries to the people of Saint-Martin, around November 10th. Many events are organized around the world by wine merchants and brotherhoods.

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Christmas Muscat arrival festival

November 23rd 2019 In Perpignan (Roussillon, France)

Proposed by the Commende Majeure du Roussillon (France)

 

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Grand Conseil de l'Echansonnerie des Papes

December 7th 2019, Palais des Papes d'Avignon

 On the occasion of its 330th Chapter, Echansonnerie des Papes invites us to participate in a gourmet dinner prepared and served by its historic caterer Helen Traiteur, in the historic location of teh Palace of the Popes.

Detailed information

Informations / Booking : confrerie@echansonnerie-despapes.com

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Saint Vincent

January 22nd

Saint Vincent, patron saint of winemakers, is celebrated in many villages in France mainly, generally the week-end following the 22nd of January.

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St Vincent of the Fins Gousiers d’Anjou

January 18-19 2020 à Coutures près d’Angers

more information available at contact@finsgousiers.fr

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FICB general Assembly

February 22nd, 2020 at 10:00 am, a Maison des Associations du 16ème arrondissement à Paris.

detailed information

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Cocorico 20th Anniversary, Saint Vincent in Ile de France

February 22nd, Paris

Organized by the Coordination of the Brotherhoods of Ile de France (Cocorico), in partnership with the FICB  
  • Afternoon (15-16h): Mass-anniversary in the Church Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois     
  • Evening (19h-24h): Gala dinner preceded by an aperitif in the 16th arrondissement City Hall. Tastings and wine competitions, performances of the Souffle de Bacchus (Bacchus choir), and Bourrée Montagnarde (Auvergne dances)
 
Detailed information

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 FICB Congress

June 4-7th  in Alba,  Langhe-Roero region (Piemonte Italy)

The Congress is organized by the Ordine dei Cavalieri del Tartufo and dei Vini d'Alba. It will be followed by an optional extension on 8 and 9 June with visits to Asti and Turin.

Detailed information