The Alsatian Wine Route goes festive

Captivating, colourful and different, the Alsatian Wine Route beats to the rhythm of a festivity-packed calendar all year round. Blending age-old tradition and modernity, they are an invitation to get a taste of an incomparably convivial, festive art de vivre.

Pique-nique - Vin d'Alsace ©ChezElles - ConseilVinsAlsace 1
May

A picnic at the winery

Celebrate the return of the hot summer days with at picnic at the winery! Nothing could be simpler: you bring along your food and the winegrower will treat you to the wine. A festive occasion and an ideal opportunity to learn more about the vines and the wine, in a spirit of discovery and sharing.

Taste
Apéro gourmand - Alsace ©ChezElles-CIVA 2
May

A foody aperitif

A flavour-filled experience with some surprising food and wine pairings, as you discover the variety of Alsatian wines and their many aromas. A great way to acquaint yourself with Alsatian wines and to learn first-hand about what it means to be an independent winegrower.

Slow Up Alsace ©ADT-C.FLEITH 3
June

The SlowUp Alsace

Enjoy the delightful festive atmosphere of the SlowUp Alsace - relaxation and good humour guaranteed! Come on foot, rollerblades or your bike, take the Alsatian Wine Route at your own pace, soaking up the atmosphere of a truly enchanting setting.

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Marathon du vignoble ©Marathon du vignoble 4
June

The Vineyard Marathon

On your marks, get set, go! A unique race and a great day out among the vineyards and picturesque villages. Sport, gastronomy and conviviality are the operative words when it comes to describing an unmissable event that fizzes with fun!

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Fête du vin Eguisheim ©Vincent Muller 5
June - July - August

The wine festivals

Every summer, the villages on the Alsace Wine Route get into a festive mood! The winegrowers open their doors to visitors and organise original wine-tasting events, while parades and village dances revive the traditions of yesteryear.

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Festival Foire aux Vins Colmar ©Benoit Facchi 6
July

Alsace Wine Fair

The Alsace Wine Fair is the most rousing event in the calendar of Alsace's wine capital! An unmissable event for every Epicurean: 10 days of fun and festivities packed with wine tastings, original activities and supercharged concerts!

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Pfifferdaj ©31 Photography 7
September

The Fiddlers’ Festival - Pfifferdaj

Musicians, street performers, jugglers and fire-eaters: immerse yourself in a uniquely medieval ambiance. Marvel at a multitude of activities, events, street performances and the big parade of floats with a thousand participants.

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Vendanges à Riquewihr ©Benoit Facchi 8
October

Wine harvest festivals

As soon as autumn is upon us, the villages along the Alsatian Wine Route start to celebrate the grape harvest with a whole series of friendly festive events. An ideal opportunity to discover wine-growing traditions that go back centuries and taste the vin nouveau, accompanied by walnuts, bacon and country bread or other traditional dishes.

Noël à Colmar ©Nis&For 9
December

Christmas on the Alsace Wine Route

When Advent comes around, indulge in the magic of an authentic Alsatian Christmas along the Alsace Wine Route. Nestling in among the vineyards, the villages deck themselves out in their finest finery whilst the wine cellars welcome you in a warm, friendly atmosphere.

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