Le Millésime, 22nd Annual Wine Tasting and Music festival, Grenoble
1-16 October 2016: Erik Satie & Languedoc wines
For two weeks the region of Grenoble will hum to the rhythm of a program designed for wine and music aficionados, during a festival unique in France.
The events not to miss in 2016:
Starting from 1 October: Grenoble and surroundings
A selection of Langudeoc wines on the menu of the participating restaurants
1-16 October: Grenoble and surroundings
Wine tasting and musical events dedicated to Erik Satie, Gioachino Rossini, Jean-Féry Rebel, Manuel de Falla, György Ligeti and Miles Davis. Oenophile and culinary rendez-vous featuring wines from the land of Languedoc but also from other French regions. Free access to a number of day-time musical performances.
13-16 October: Village Vigneron (Winegrowers’ village) Place Victor Hugo (downtown)
Wine tasting program: 60 wine tasting workshops proposing not only Languedoc vintages but also presenting wineries from a variety of French regions such as Ardeche, Savoy, Blaye, Burgundy, Corsica as well as vineyards from other parts of the world.
Introductory tasting workshops for newcomers. Wine aroma and bouquet exhibition and educational activities around wine growing presented by Languedoc.
Musical program: 30 concerts by renowned musicians from the Rhône-Alpes region (chamber music, jazz, world music...)
Wine market: 50 wineries from different French regions (Ardeche, Savoy, Corsica, Rhône Valley, Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace, Provence, Sud-Ouest, Loire...) and regional culinary products : foie gras, ravioles, cold cuts, cookies...
Meals available at the restaurant on site and in partnering restaurants in town.
Fun activities for children during the week-end.
With over 16 000 visitors expected, the festival Le Millésime brings together curious newcomers and devoted connoisseurs from all generations. Whether you come to chill out with your colleagues in the evening, to spend the day with your friends or the entire week-end with your family, you will enjoy the easy going and friendly atmosphere.