Running along the border of Switzerland and France, the stunning Lake Geneva is more than just a pretty body of water. This scenic locale also happens to be smack-dab in the middle of a diverse wine-growing region — with fine grapes and a fun festival to prove it.
The Fête des Vignerons, or the Winegrower’s Festival, is hosted July 18–Aug. 11, and offers any level wine connoisseur an excuse to visit. Plan a summer only sommeliers would dream of and enjoy the incredible region, weather and endless natural beauty blended with small-town charm.
It consists of a theatrical performance, paying tribute to regional winegrowers; symbolizes love and hope; and honors the earth, Man and cultural traditions.
More than 20,000 guests are expected to visit the open-air, lakeside arena, located in the heart of Vevey, boasting more than 20 performances with thousands of dancers, singers and actors — all organized by Confrérie des Vignerons, the Brotherhood of Winegrowers.
After the show, guests take to the streets and enjoy more live music, open wine cellars and food stalls. Eat, drink, be merry is essentially the plan.
Since the festival is such a rarity, it’s a hot commodity for wine lovers. Celebrate the local culture and historic tradition while walking through vineyards, sipping wine and tasting seasonal fare.
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