The Wine Festival 2019 is one of the main tourist animations of Madeira Island, which runs from August 25th to September 8th.
As a habit, the Wine Festival 2019 takes place at the time of the harvest, and seeks to recreate the old habits of the Madeiran population associated with vines.
It starts in Funchal and includes the European Folklore Week, decorations, exhibitions and living paintings allusive to wine and its tens and various shows of light and traditional music.
To conclude this festival, is held in the Strait of Câmara de Lobos the Harvest Festival.
2019 Wine Festival: activities and poster
European Folklore Week – 25 to 28 August
An initiative by the folklore and ethnographical group of Boa Nova, the European folklore Week is a folklore festival that aims to promote intercultural coexistence and to make known ethnographic realities, and has the participation of national groups and Foreign.
Wine & Film Weekend – August 30th and 31st
In the renovated space of Quinta Magnolia, the initiative “Wine & Film Weekend” With free entry, includes not only the projection of films related to the theme of wine, but also a lounge space, where will be held tasting of wine DOP of Madeira, in an environment that is always allusively to the central theme of the Wine Festival 2019.
Grape and Farmer Festival – 31 August and 1 September
This parish with great wine tradition, celebrates annually the Grape and Farmer Festival, serving as a pretext for a great popular animation, in which stands out an allegorical parade that gathers many cultural aspects of this locality.
Harvest Festival – September 7
In the Strait of Câmara de Lobos, the usual Live Harvest Festival takes place again, in a typical Madeiran farm, picking the grapes, followed by an ethnographic procession with the participation of a large number of folklore and ethnography groups.
After the procession, it is recreated the grape treading, free participation, one of the great attractions of this event, in a traditional mill all wrapped in a festive atmosphere where there is no shortage of musical animation and regional gastronomy.
7M Rent a Car and the Wine Festival 2019
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