Champagne Damien-Buffet harvest grapes 2017 in Sacy

HARVEST 2017 IN CHAMPAGNE REGION, ON SACY’S TERROIR, IN MONTAGNE-DE-REIMS, CHAMPAGNE DAMIEN-BUFFET’S HOUSE

The year 2017 was with a contrasted weather, and for some french wine growers (vignerons), from Champagne and from other french vineyards, some vines have been damaged by climatic hazards. Hail and/or frost in Spring damaged beginning of chardonnays buds in Champagne AOC.Summer was scortching with storms at the end of August. Wine growers were a bit afraid and prayed for not more damages and a good harvest grapes. The manual cut of the grapes in Champagne area helps to choose the beautiful grapes and cut the bad parts to keep out the rotten parts.

Sugar content was good and the harvest has been good and began at the end of August and ended at the end of first week of September for the team of harvesters of Champagne Damien-Buffet’s House. Thanks God all ended well under the sun of Sacy !

Click here if you want to see more picutres of the harvest with the team of harvesters with members and regular harvesters of Damien’s family.Champagne Damien-Buffet choose to use the equipments of the cooperative of Sacy village, but vinify and elaborate the cuvees of champagnes with the members of the family, producing some “champagnes de vignerons”.If you want to share moments of our family business life and work and news of the vineyard of Champagne follow our news of the blog of Champagne Damien-Buffet’s House.PS : If you want to come for a trip and stay in Champagne at 8 kms from Reims in the village of Sacy think to the guests rooms of Champagne Damien-Buffet’s House, you’ll benefit of a warm and quality welcome , the same if you want to visit the cellar, have a tasting champagne or buy some bottles of our champagnes premier cru.Véronique & Henry DAMIEN and their children and relatives
Cellar of Champagne DAMIEN-BUFFET’s House
12 Châtillon’s street
51500 Sacy, France
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Sacy’s wine-makers celebrate Saint-Vincent

Champagne DAMIEN-BUFFET family celebrated Patron Saint of vignerons, wine-makers in Sacy on February 21.

Long life to Saint-Vincent and wine-growing traditions !

It’s in Champagne’s region that you can find the village of Sacy, on the touristic road of the champagne. Sacy is between the villages classified first cru of Champagne, he is situated at a few ks from Reims, in the heart of Natural Regional Parc of Montagne de Reims, this forest is labellise exceptionnal forest.

Since 4/7/2015, the 320 cities and villages of ‘AOC Champagne move and do things to be worthy of World Heritage inscription by Unesco judges with Hillsides, Houses and Cellars of Champagne

So it’s more important yet to maintain and let people know and share our traditions and terroirs of Champagne.

Saint-Vincent celebration is one of the most importants of the tradition in Champagne and in all the vineyards of France, Each Sunday around January 22 janvier the wine-growers, wine-makers, honoure their Patron Saint. They organize a celebration by village, et invite all want to discover and share this moment around wineproducers, vineyards, terroirs, and wines of Champagne.

21/2/2017 in Sacy beginning of the celebration by a glass all together and starting the procession from the house of the man who wear the stick to the church.

The church Saint-Rémy of Sacy has been built around XII siecle Romanesque fortified architecture. She is listed historical monument since 10/12/1919. She is a top of the hill in the village. So the procession of the winegrowers and their children costumed, carrying the symbols of the vine, the press, the barrel, the breads, and the stick in front of it, stick symbol of the guild, walking with music had to climb the hill to access to the church.

During the Mass, the priest bless the symbols of the vine, the bread and the wine and also all the people who are there and by thoughts all the winegrowers and winemakers. Each pray to have a good year, to nourrish their children and help the vines to grow in good health and give a good harvest grapes at the next harvesting Autumn.

Start from the church of Sacy, this time by Châtillon’s street to arrive to the cooperative of the village.

The procession pass in front of Champagne DAMIEN-BUFFET cellar,and then to the cooperative who it’ll have exchange of the stick to an other winegrower for this year and to award diplomas and for a champagne tasting. Cheers !

Click on the link to see all the photos (173 images) of the album Saint-Vincent of Sacy winegrowers.

It’s a pleasure to share our traditions and terroirs of Champagne.

Véronique & Henry Damien
Cellar of the House of Champagne Damien-Buffet
12 Châtillon’s street
51500 Sacy, France
Phone or SMS : +33 (0)3 26 05 98 17 ou +33 6 08 93 66 87
Email : champagne.damien.buffet(at)wanadoo.fr
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