Wine Lover's Calendar 2017

From grape variety days to state wine months, the 2017 Wine Lover's Calendar gives you almost 30 reasons to open that bottle!




The wine holidays and months in the graphic above are also listed below (grouped by type). When possible, the holiday is linked to a site that provides additional information about the holiday. If you know of any that we missed, let us know in the comments section below. For a listing of 2017 wine festivals and events, please visit our events page.

State and Region Wine Months

February
Delaware Wine Month (Delaware wineries)

March
Maryland Wine Month (Maryland wineries)
Washington Wine Month #WAWineMonth (Washington wineries)

May
Oregon Wine Month (Oregon wineries)
Michigan Wine Month (Michigan wineries)
Finger Lakes Wine Month (Finger Lakes wineries)

June
Idaho Wine Month (Idaho wineries)
Ohio Wine Month (Ohio wineries)

September
California Wine Month (California wineries)
Illinois Wine Month (Illinois wineries)
Missouri Wine Month (Missouri wineries)
North Carolina Wine Month (North Carolina wineries)

October
Pennsylvania Wine Month (Pennsylvania wineries)
Texas Wine Month (Texas wineries)
Virginia Wine Month (Virginia wineries)
Champagne Day (10/21/16)


Grape Variety Holidays
Variety holidays provide a great excuse to open a bottle of your favorite varietal or try something new. With thousands of fellow wine lovers participating in each holiday, you're never drinking alone!

April 17 - World Malbec Day #MalbecWorldDay
May 6 - International Sauvignon Blanc Day #SauvBlanc (tenative)
May 26 - National Chardonnay Day #ChardDay
August 31 - Cabernet Day
September 15 - Grenache Day #GrenacheDay
November 7 - International Merlot Day
November 15 - National Zinfandel Day
December 4 - Cabernet Franc Day #CABFRANCDAY


General Wine Holidays

February 18 - Drink Wine Day#NationalDrinkWineDay
February 25 – Open That Bottle Night #otbn
May 16 – Granholm v. Heald Anniversary
May 24 – Judgment of Paris Anniversary
May 25 – National Wine Day #wineday
December 5 – Repeal Day


Published: Feb. 13, 2017

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