Provence celebrates the wine!

For the pleasure of gourmands and wine lovers, Provence celebrates the wine to announce the beginning of the wine harvest. Mark your calendar, here is the list of events around the theme of wines and vineyards in Provence.


Whether you prefer a red, white or rosé wine, a dry, fruity or sweet wine, Provence honors the wine from June to September. Between tastings, rendezvous with top chefs, discovery of Provençal vineyards, training courses in wine making and trampling, and guides visits, everyone gathered to spend some friendly, warm and festive moments. This is the program: music, concerts and entertainments for young and old around the magic of wine, from Cassis to Camargue, via some nice Provencal cities and villages. Below is a review of the Provence Wine Festival. Treat your taste buds!

8 Vineyard walks in bouches-du-rhône

Puyloubier, Rognes, Auriol, Trets – From May to September

Every first Saturday of each month, find 8 dates under the sign of discovery: walk in a vineyard around the local heritage and visit of the cellar. For the treat of your taste buds, a wine tasting will await you.

« Thursday I say Rosé ! »

Pertuis – From 26th June to 26th August

« Le jeudi je dis rosé ! », every Thursday night in summer. The restaurant l'Olivier offers you a tasting of the best rosés wines to complement your dinner around the pool, in a lounge, relaxed and friendly atmosphere!

Art & wine

Arles, Puyricard, Rousset – From 1st July to 31st August

This year, Art & Wine will be on the theme of the color, with a highlight on the rosé. Enter artistic and wine-tourim routes in several vineyard estates of the department. In the program: artists’ exhibitions, concerts, theater evenings, tales, dance and magic, thematic conferences, wine trails, wine-grower picnic… Yearly, Art & Vin welcomes young talents but also experienced artists who will introduce you to original and unusual technics and themes.


Châteauneuf Le Rouge – 3rd July 2016

The Provencal Gastronomy Festival is a key event in the regional gastronomic universe of the department. Every year, this event gathers starred chefs, restaurateurs, owners-growers and local products from our region.


Walk in the vineyards of Alpilles

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Wine aperitif

Rosé and tapenade

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Wine harvest

Wine harvest near Aix-en-Provence

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Vinômusic festival

Rousset – 8th and 9th July 2016

Through a musical festival, Vinômusic aims to enhance the agricultural heritage of Provence and one of its town, Rousset. There, you can meet Jazz, Blues Soul renowned artists and taste producers’ wines.

Musics in vines

Rognes – 11th August 2016

«Les Musicales dans les vignes» offers you a privileged encounter with passionate winemakers. You shall enjoy the summer in Provence and an exceptional moment with the tasting of their best wines, with delicacies, concerts and sharing of history of the cultivation of vines and biodynamic wine heritage.

« Les chikoulades »

Lambesc – 28th August 2016

The Chikoulades, a great harvest celebration, invites young and old to discover grape growing crafts and local products. In the program: show in the street around the theme of the magic of wine, parade and grape trampling, wine cabinet and wine tasting, concerts, barrel-rolling contest, dedicated space for children, gourmand producers market ....


Arles – From 9th to 11th September 2016

During the rice Feria, home produce festival of Arles, «Camargue Gourmande» offers you to discover producers and artisans of the Pays d'Arles. Three days to awaken your taste buds and discover the Camargue!

Wine Estate of Pey-Blanc in Aix-en-Provence

Wine Estate of Pey-Blanc in Aix-en-Provence

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Provençal tasting

Provençal tasting between cherished friends

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Wine harvest

Wine harvest

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Wine and vine festival

Venelles – 10th September 2016

In partnership with the “Cellier des quatre tours”, the wine and vine festival offers a festive and joyful afternoon to announce the beginning of the wine harvest. In the program: involvement in (false) wine harvest, return to nature, involvement in winemaking process, discovery of grape juice making for children…

« Starry harvest » of cassis

Cassis – 24th and 25th September 2016

Between land and sea, between vineyards, coves and Canaille, the « Vendanges étoilées » is an unmissable event for gourmets and gourmands. There you shall learn to sublimate the regional products with the Cassidains wines, discover exceptional recipes and products, taste chefs’ dishes but also share a friendly moment in the heart of Cassis.

Wine Harvest

Wine Harvest

Tasting and seashells

Tasting and seashells

Vineyards of Rousset

Vineyards of Rousset

Serving tourism

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The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.