This is a chance to taste wines, cheeses, various meats and music in a festive atmosphere.
Having paid your 2€ admission (7€ after 18:00), you will be given a glass which entitles you to a free glass of INAO wine, a taste of a wine in most stands and bread, meats and cheeses on the others.
INAO is the French organization charged with regulating French agricultural products with Protected Designations of Origin (PDOs). Controlled by the French government, it forms part of the Ministry of Agriculture.
There are workshops for children and adults, competitions, musical entertainment all day and at 21.30, you have the opportunity of watching a live show if you can manage to keep awake after all the wine intake!!
Lunch can be bought at one of the several mobile restaurants on site. Choices range from seafood through to duck and steak and the quality has always been excellent. Equally, there are stands selling aperitifs if your hunger is not that great! If you fancy dinner, it is advisable to book at lunch time as this festival is very popular.
This year, the evening concert at 21:30 is given by Michael Jones, a Welsh-French rock and blues singer, guitarist and song writer who lives in France. He has made several hit albums and toured with Jean-Jacques Goldman, the American singer Carole Fredericks and even better Status Quo!
Check him out on YouTube here
Meeting and Directions
There is a large car park but even if full, one can find parking within walking distance.
We shall meet at the entrance in Allee Marines at 10.30 and everyone can then discover the numerous attractions the park has to offer at their own leisure. Alternatively, if you prefer to come later in the day, please remember that after 6pm, the entrance fee is 7 euros.
The GPS co-ordinates of the entrance are N 44.555791, W 0.243393 Please click here for a map.
Please click here for the program
Please reserve direct with Colette or book online.
When using the on-line booking form, please note the following:
- Do not forget to press ‘Submit’
- If you do not receive a confirmation from the organiser within 48 hours then your booking has not been recorded and we ask you to contact the organiser direct for your booking confirmation