Festivals, traditions and marathon
The Saint Vincent Tournante du Chablisien

The Saint Vincent Tournante du Chablisien

Chablis and the surrounding area celebrates the patron saint of winemakers for one weekend each year. The event involves wine tastings, street theater, marching bands and traveling musicians.

La Saint Vincent Tournante is hosted by a different winegrowing village each year.

 

The next Saint-Vincent won't take place in 2021 because of the sanitary crisis, but in 2022. The village of Fleys will host the 52nd edition of the Saint-Vincent tournante du chablisien on the 5th and 6th of February 2022. Find out more

 

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The Fête des Vins de Chablis

The Fête des Vins de Chablis

On the weekend of the fourth Sunday in October, wine lovers, connoisseurs, professionals, tourists and consumers come together in the heart of Chablis to celebrate its new vintage. This is also the occasion to take out some older vintages, to receive distinguished guests and to rediscover the human warmth of the people of Chablis.

The program includes tastings of the different appellation of Chablis and a range of vintages offered by the producers in the streets of Chablis, local gastronomy stands, a concert, the parade of the brotherhood of the Piliers Chablisiens, the swearing-in ceremony….

The 2020 edition will be special! This year, the Fête des Vins de Chablis won't take place in the heart of Chablis, but directly in the wine cellars on the 24th and 25th of october! A wine glass will be gifted to you and free tastings will be proposed by the winemakers. Click here for more information. 

Fête en Caves 2020: Click here to have the list of the participant estates and the festivities (the list is regularly updated). 

 

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Fleurs de vigne

Fleurs de vigne

Organized by Auxerre’s Tourist Office in partnership with Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB), Fleurs de Vigne is a real showcase of the rich wine-growing heritage in northern Bourgogne.

Every two years, on a Sunday in the month of May, all the Bourgogne wines produced in the Yonne department can be tasted, with fifty or so producers spread out along the Auxerre quays. Many oenological activities are proposed all day long during this celebration.

 

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Chablis Marathon

Chablis Marathon

After a successful first edition in 2019, the Chablis Marathon has been turned into an annual event. It takes place on the Saturday of the Fête des Vins de Chablis. The organizers propose circuits for young and old, in addition to the marathon through the vineyards.

The Festival du Chablisien

The Festival du chablisien

This event takes place every summer in Chablis and its neighboring communes. This musical event, which runs over several days, has become the perfect occasion to strike a chord between music, gastronomy and wine.

Discover all information on the Festival du Chablisien here.

The balade gourmande

The Balade Gourmande

Gourmet strolls through the vines on a Sunday in springtime with stops to enjoy some wonderful food and wine combinations were introduced by the CHABLIS BOUGE SON CRU…A Fond La Treille association in 2012. But book early, since numbers are limited.
 

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Marché des Vins de l’Yonne and Marché aux Fleurs

Marché des Vins de l’Yonne and Marché aux Fleurs

On the first Saturday in May, winegrowers and producers all across the Yonne put their production on sale. They showcase their output alongside local artisans on the same day as the flower market.

For more information:  Chablis tourist office

 

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Marché Nocturne de l'Artisanat et des Terroirs

Marché Nocturne de l'Artisanat et des Terroirs

On the first Friday in August, the Chablis Tourist Office organizes an evening market for local artisans and producers, complete with a fun aperitif.

For more information:  Chablis tourist office

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