Saint Vincent 2022

Every year, in January 22nd, Saint Vincent is celebrated in Sancerre

The Sancerrois winemakers celebrate their Patron Saint Vincent.
Deacon and martyr of Zaragoza (Spain) in the IV century, he is the protector of the workers of the vineyard. History has it that during the siege of Zaragoza in 542 by Childebert, King of Paris, and Clotaire, King of Soissons, touched by the piety of the inhabitants entered in penance and processioning behind the body of Saint-Vincent, the assailants negotiated the relics of this saint against the lifting of the siege. These were then deposited in Paris, at the abbey of Sainte-Croix-Saint-Vincent….