From October 11 to 15, 2017, the famous Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival is back. With colorful shows, walks and exhibitions open to all, festivities are always happier and richer in many discoveries and beautiful surprises. This year, Portugal, its gastronomy and unique wines are given pride of place.
From October 11-15, 2017, Paris 18th arrondissement celebrates culinary art and freedom during Montmartre 84th Grape Harvest Festival. Since 1934, wine from Clos Montmartre is celebrated in October for 5 joyful days of popular celebration during which taste and gastronomy are given pride of place. This is the third Parisian most popular event after the Nuit Blanche and Paris-Plages. Over 400,000 visitors are expected again in the streets of Montmartre.
Exhibitions, concerts, parades, artisan and local products tastings and various animations will be provided this year again for children and adults, Parisians and tourists’ greatest pleasure. This year, Montmartre celebrates grape harvest by giving Portugal pride of place. 5 unknown regions of Portugal unveil their heritage and their uniqueness at the foot of the Sacré Coeur:
This year, the “Parcours du Goût” (taste tour) will introduce you to mountain wines, vihno verde, olive oil, cheeses such as the famous Queijo da serra, Leito, Chanfana, charcuteries and pastéis de nata of course. We’re about to stuff our faces!
The Montmartre 84th Grape Harvest Festival is sponsored by Hugues Aufray and Sarah Biasini. Romy Schneider’s daughter will succeed to singer Camélia Jordana, actress Sandrine Bonnaire, singers Nolwenn Leroy, Anaïs, Olivia Ruiz, actresses Firmine Richard, Victoria Abril, model Naomi Campbell, actress Carole Bouquet, singer Angunn as well as to singer Mistinguett who’s been the first sponsor of the Festival back in 1934.
We can’t talk about Portugal without mentioning Fado. Of course, fado music will be played for the official concert. Head to Les Trois Baudets on Thursday October 12 for ALEM FADO performance. Artist Lizzie and Nuno Estevens musicians and Filipe de Sousa will mix texts from great French poets with a “saudade” tune, they will be accompanied by traditional Portuguese guitar.
Included in the program of this year’s edition:
HIGHLIGHTS YOU SHOULD NOT MISS
In short, here is a lovely program for a beautiful event!
The Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival 2017 (website in French)
From Wednesday October 11 to Sunday October 15, 2017
Several venues in the 18th arrondissement
Official Facebook Page
Pcitures: The Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival
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