Classical guitar concert followed by a tasting of wines of Quincy and Reuilly.
Music festival (rock, pop, reggae, jazz manouche,...) in the center of Sancerre during the period of the grape harvest.
On Sunday, discovery workshops will be proposed for children in the city.
Start of Fantastic Picnic at 11am in the vineyards. We will reveal you the place of the picnic until then kept secret, during your registration! A picnic basket full of good local produce will be waiting for you.
Walk through the vineyards, to discover the AOC of Menetou-Salon. The wine professionals will give you their stories, talk about their landscapes and their know-how.
On arrival in the courtyard of the Château de Maupas, you can lunch and taste the wines of Menetou-Salon on a background of traditional music.
Different animations will punctuate the day.
The lunch is full but it is always possible to register for walks.
Sancerre, Pouilly and Giennois appellations present their wines through guided walks and tastings.
The tastings will take place at 6.30pm:
- On Thursdays on the Loire beach
- On Fridays in places in historical places
- On Saturdays in the vineyard
For 40 years, Quincy has been celebrating the union of its white wines and the produce of the sea (from Ile d’Oléron).
A winegrower is popping by La Maison des Sancerre to let you discover his wines.
free included in the visit.
A visit to the cathedral of Bourges (UNESCO world heritage) with a guide to discover the vine and wine represented in the stained glass windows. The tour will end with a discovery and tasting of the appellations Center-Loire.
Every Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm (7, 14, 21 and 28 August).
During two days you meet wine producers from all the France's vineyard...Alsace, Cotes du Rhône, Champagne...
Also, come and taste the local products.
In Pouilly sur Loire, the winegrowers propose you to taste their wines and to discover wines and products of the region.
La Sabotée Sancerroise, a traditional group, propose a day to the discovery of folklore of the world ... and the Sancerre.
A famous artist of barrel organ will be present in each of the participating cellars and will offer mini concerts to the public.
Saturday at 3pm: concert and songs in the church of Morogues
Saturday at 8.30pm: concert by Pierre Charial, founder of the group "l'Orgue de Barbarie"
Sunday at 8pm closing evening, village square.
Various activities and restauration are also on the programme in Menetou-Salon.
The Night of Sorcerers in the country of Birettes in Bué is the oppertunity to participate to the folklore animations, dinner and ball on the theme of the Devils and other Lucifers.
A traditional village festival in Verdigny. Show, goat race, country dinner and dance for a pleasant day in Sancerre region.
Summer market, country dinner, concerts animate throughout the summer the village of Crézancy-en-Sancerre.
A festival of music and dance, marrying art and culture, landscape, heritage and economy... All these activities are proposed in Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé, Coteaux du Giennois and Côtes de La Charité vineyards.
The winegrowers of Sancerre organize a great race. Three different races: the "Magnum of Sancerre" (35km, 1100 meters in altitude), "la Fillette of Sancerre" (15km) and a new "la Démarrante" of 8km.
The city of Bourges invites you to discover and taste local products in the presence of producers.
In the convivial setting of the “Caves de la Mignonne”, the 14 villages of the Sancerre appellation as well as the 5 other appellations of Centre-Loire present their wines.
Two days where you can taste, choose and understand the terroirs that make this appellation a unique vineyard.
Free Admission - 5€ glass for tasting
3 races are proposed: 8, 13 and 23 km, throughout the vineyards, forests, orchards of Terres du Haut Berry. Races for children are also planned.
On the occasion of 60 years of their appellation, the winemakers of AOC Menetou-Salon will offer a tasting of their wines throughout the day.
This 1st wine fair invites you to discover confidential grape varieties from the region: Le Genouillet, Romorantin and Pineau d'Aunis through conferences and tastings.
The winegrowers of the Châteaumeillant AOC invite you to discover the new vintage.
Open from 2pm to 6pm - Closed on Mondays
Every January 22, the winemakers celebrate their patron saint : Saint Vincent with religious ceremonies, brotherhoods processions, tastings... A traditional day for all the villages of the vineyard.
Conference by Yves COPPENS, discoverer of "Lucy" on the theme of "Origins of man, origins of a man - how we became human".
The Tour du Pouilly-Fumé offers a gourmet and artisan Christmas market with nearly 25 exhibitors: tasting local specialties, gift ideas, ... Free access from 10am to 8pm.
Culinary demonstration animated by a chef "Toque Nivernaise", and a domain of the AOC Pouilly Fumé.
This workshop includes the culinary demonstration of an appetizer, a dish and a dessert made from seasonal products. The tasting is accompanied by different Pouilly-Fumé.
Guided visit of the AOC Coteaux du Giennois vineyard with a guide interpreter. Discovery of wine landscapes, grape varieties and local terroirs.
Beginning of the visit in the village Saint Père at 11am.
Three races of 8, 13 and 28 km are organized for this new edition in the heart of the vineyard of Quincy.
At the end of the visit of the scenographic area, the terrace of the Maison des sancerre welcomes you to discover the Berry Brunch. Local, homemade and terroir products are accompanied by a glass of Sancerre.
12 euros in addition to the visit.
Guided tour of the vineyard to discover the vineyard landscapes, grape varieties and local terroirs. At the end of the visit, a tasting is offered directly at the winemaker. He will present his domain and his know-how.
The Jazz Club des Palais festival offers an evening including a jazz concert with a tasting of the wines of the Central-Loire valley by a winemaker.
For the evening of Monday, April 23th: concert of Yonathan Avishai Modern Times Trio in 2 parts, with the tasting of the wines of Coteaux du Giennois proposed by the winemaker Mathieu Coste .
During the week of taste, the Maison des Sancerre offers a tasting of the three colors of Sancerre wines at the end of the visit.
The Tour du Pouilly-Fumé and the Château de Tracy propose to their visitors to participate in manual harvesting.
This workshop includes a walk through the vineyards of Pouilly, an introduction to the grape harvest, a visit to the cellars of the Château de Tracy and a tasting of its wines.
The winemakers of Reuilly invite you to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the AOC. 3 days of festivities to discover the Reuilly white, red and rosé.
On the program: wine-tasting, gourmet tasting in partnership with the Tables Gourmandes du Berry, rally from cellar to cellar (open doors and track game)
And also exhibition of photos competition "A glass A monument of Berry or elsewhere", music with the "Mitaines Vertes", Ulm overflight of the vineyard.
32 photos produced by the Agora Photo Club on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Pouilly Fumé and Pouilly sur Loire appellations will be exhibited in the villages from 15 April to the end of the summer.
The winemakers of Pouilly celebrate the 80 years of their two AOC (Appellations d'Origine Contrôlée), obtained in July 1937. The festivities will take place over two days of activities, guided tours of the vineyard, fireworks or treasure hunt.
The opportunity to live an unforgettable experience and discover the vineyards and wines of Pouilly in a convivial atmosphere.
The program :
Beautiful encounters and tastings: the vineyard village and gourmet village, culinary workshops with the Toques Nivernaises, demonstrations of arts and crafts, photo exhibitions
Unforgettable experiences with family and friends: treasure hunt, helicopter tour of the vineyard, guided tours of the vineyard, musical fireworks
Various animations: street shows, exhibition of old cars, rides ...
On-site catering with local restaurateurs and food-trucks (gatronomic burgers, shushis and vegan)
For more information about the event: www.80anspouillyfume.com
To celebrate its 10 years, Villa Quincy comes alive for 3 days:
June 23 : Inauguration of the exhibition "10 ans, 10 bougies, 10 bouquets" and the exhibition "Archives de la Villa"
June 24 : Concert by Johann Ledoux followed by a tasting of wines of the AOC Quincy
June 25 : Open house of the Villa Quincy all day