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Grape-picking Festival

Learn about the Villafranca de los Barros vine-growing culture and enjoy the fiestas in honour of its patroness.

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Villafranca de los Barros , Badajoz (Extremadura)
  • Learn about the Villafranca de los Barros vine-growing culture and enjoy the fiestas in honour of its patroness.

    Coinciding with Extremadura Day on 8 September, Villafranca de los Barros celebrates its patroness's, the Crowned Virgin fiestas, a festivity that also makes known the district's, vine-growing tradition.

    So, if you find yourself in the vicinity of Villafranca de los Barros in the first days of September you could do no better than come along to celebrate this Velá religious ceremony and take part in the Wine Harvest Fiesta, where you will discover how tradition and modernity come together to endow each year's wine with its inimitable body. The grape picking, the staging of the “quea”, the traditional grape crushing, the vintner's job, "bacalao del borracho" (the drunk's cod), the "mmanijeras"… are just some of the wine harvest characters and popular activities that have been recovered for the delight of local and visiting public alike to make known this region's vine-growing tradition.

  • Type:
  • Festivity of National Tourist Interest
  • Event subject:
  • Gastronomy
  • Popular traditions
  • Start date:
    01/09/2016
    End date:
    11/09/2016

    Theme:

    • Events

    Target audience:

    • Families
    • Young people
    • Single people
    • Senior citizens
    • Children
    • Couples
    • Single people

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