[WINE] [FESTIVALS] Album official de la Fete des Vignerons Vevey 1889 5-9 Aout

[WINE] [FESTIVALS] Album official de la Fete des Vignerons Vevey 1889 5-9 Aout

Lausanne: Loertscher & Fils, Jacot Guillarmod, F. Payot, 1889. Hardcover. 24 interconnecting folding accordion plates. 17.5 x 25.5 cm. Official souvenir of the long-established traditional Swiss wine festival inaugurated in 1779, honoring the Vevey Winegrowers' Festival. This multi-week event is the world's most unique wine festival is marked by an elaborate pageant that involves the local community, from children to octogenarians, taking over the entire city, with a celebration that lasts for weeks. Held once every twenty years, last celebrated in 1999, this celebration will be held again in the summer of 2019. Includes a colorful wedding procession of vintners, farm workers, musicians, the goddesses of the harvest, Bacchus' chariot, and costumed villagers. Expertly repairs to three joints. Boards lightly rubbed. Illustrated boards, cloth spine. Very good. Item #682

Price: $125.00