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.
"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.
Christmas Muscat arrival festival
November 23rd 2019 In Perpignan (Roussillon, France)
Proposed by the Commende Majeure du Roussillon (France)
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.
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Saint Vincent, patron saint of winemakers, is celebrated in many villages in France mainly, generally the week-end following the 22nd of January.
St Vincent of the Fins Gousiers d’Anjou
January 18-19 2020 à Coutures près d’Angers
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FICB general Assembly
February 22nd, 2020 at 10:00 am, a Maison des Associations du 16ème arrondissement à Paris.
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)
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.