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International wine and grapes days calendar 2022

05/01/2022
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We have put together a handy calendar with the key international wine and grape days for 2022.

If you are looking for new wines or tasting inspiration our ever-growing wine and grapes days calendar should guide you through the dates throughout the four seasons.  

Whether you are a Furmint fanatic or a maniac for Merlot, we have you covered. In addition, we have also included some of the most used hashtags.  

Show us what you’re drinking on Instagram: either tag as at @WSETglobal or use the hashtag #WSET  

Happy tasting for 2022! 

  • 1 February - International Furmint Day - #FurmintDay 
  • 16 February - International Syrah Day - #SyrahDay 
  • 18 February - Global Drink Wine Day - #DrinkWineDay 
  • 3 March - International Mulled Wine Day - #MulledWineDay; #MulledWine 
  • 13 March - International Riesling Day - #RieslingBirthday; #RieslingDay 
  • 21 March - World Vermouth Day - #VermouthDay      
  • 14 April - Tannat Day - #TannatDay  
  • 17 April - World Malbec Day - #MalbecWorldDay; #WorldMalbecDay; #MalbecDay 
  • 27 April - World Marselan Day - #WorldMarselanDay 
  • 29 April - International Viogner Day - Celebrated on the last Friday of April #InternationalViognierDay 
Viognier grapesMiss out on our blog? "Understanding grapes: spotlight on Viognier". Tap the image above to read more. 
  • 6 May - International Sauvignon Blanc Day - #SauvignonBlancDay; #SauvBlancDay 
  • 9 May - World Moscato Day - #WorldMoscatoDay 
  • 26 May - International Chardonnay Day - celebrated on the Thursday before Memorial Day (US) at the end of May #ChardonnayDay #InternationalChardonnayDay 
  • 10 June - World Verdejo DayHeld on the second Friday of every June #WorldVerdejoDay 
  • 11 June – National Rosé DayCelebrated on the second Saturday of June #NationalRoseDay 
  • 18 June - Drink Chenin Blanc Day - #DrinkCheninBlancDay
  • 21 June - World Lambrusco Day - #WorldLambruscoDay #LambruscoDay 
  • 12 July - International Cava Day - #CavaDay  
  • 22 JulyShiraz Day - #ShirazDay 
  • 1 August World Albariño Day - #AlbarinoDay #WorldAlbarinoDay 
  • 13 August - International Prosecco Day - #ProseccoDay 
  • 18 August - International Pinot Noir Day - #PinotNoirDay 

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Casablanca Valley, ChileChile, the coastal sub-region of Casablanca Valley to the north of Santiago which is well suited to the production of very good Pinot Noir.
  • 1 September - Cap Classique Day - #CapClassiqueDay 
  • 1 September - International Cabernet Sauvignon Day - On the is the first Thursday of September #CabernetDay; #CabernetSauvignonDay 
  • 2 September - National Chianti DayNormally celebrated on the first Friday of September. #ChiantiDay 
  • 16 September - International Grenache Day - Always held on the third Friday of September. Discover Grenache in-depth here. #GrenacheDay 
  • 5 October World Vranec DayCheck out our blog on the North Macedonian variety here. #WorldVranecDay 
  • 6 October Orange Wine Day #OrangeWineDay 
  • 8 October - International Pinotage Day - Held on the second Saturday of October #PinotageDay 
  • 14 October – Prokupac DayThis is a red grape variety from Serbia #ProkupacDay  
  • 26 October - International Mavrud Day - Saint Dimitrov’s Day in Bulgaria #MavrudDay 
  • 28 October - World Champagne Day - Held on the fourth Friday of October each year #ChampagneDay; #WorldChampagneDay 
  • 27 October - International Carignan Day - The last Thursday in October #CarignanDay 
Bulgarian vineyardsMavrud is indigenous to the Balkan region but mostly associated with Bulgaria
  • 1 November - International Xinomavro Day - #XinomavroDay; #InternationalXinomavroDay 
  • 7 November - International Merlot Day - #InternationalMerlotDay; #MerlotDay 
  • 10 November - International Tempranillo Day - Is typically celebrated on the second Thursday of November #TempranilloDay; #InternationalTempranilloDay 
  • 16 November – National Zinfandel Day - Held on the third Wednesday of November #ZinfandelDay 
  • 17 November - Beaujolais Nouveau Day - Always on the third Thursday of November #BeaujolaisNouveauDay 
  • 24 November - International Carménère Day - #CarménèreDay 
  • 1 DecemberInternational Maratheftiko Day - #MaratheftikoDay 
  • 4 December - International Cabernet Franc Day - #CabFrancDay; #CabFranc; #CabernetFrancDay; #CabernetFranc 
  • 10 December - World Aszú Day - #AszúDay #WorldAzsuDay 
  • 16 December - Pinot Meunier Day - #MeunierDay 

This calendar is constantly expanding but please get in touch if you discover any extra international wine or grape days! 

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Tap here to find out more.  


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