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  1. Also, International Prokupac Day has been celebrated for 6 years already… Prokupac is the flagship grape of Serbia … #ProkupacDay is celebrated always on 14th October

  2. Hi Casey,
    Was just checking on the upcoming days to see what I had to look forward to while in lock-down and noticed an error. World Lambrusco Day is on the 20th June, 2020 according to their Twitter feed.
    Happy Malbec drinking for today though… 🙂

  3. Hi Sacha, thank you so much for that – I am going to update it right now – most appreciated 🙂 Cheers, Casey

  4. The Wine Geek’s International Rose Day on the 14th August is no longer promoted and your website link goes to an error page.
    The National Rose Day on the 2nd Saturday in June is only celebrated in the USA and is more of a promo for the Bodvar brand.
    However the Organisation Internationale du Rose have launched an International Rose Day on the fourth Friday of June each year. Perhaps this is more relevant to everyone?
    See more info below:
    https://www.provencewinezine.com/an-international-rose-day-is-launched-from-provence/
    http://www.rose-day.fr/organisation-internationale-du-rose/

    Time to update your list again perhaps? 🙂

  5. Casey Thank you!)
    Carignan Renaissance has proclaimed the last Thursday of October to be Carignan Day.

  6. Thanks for providing the list of wine days to celebrate, very convenient. Just an FYI, there is a typo for March 2019.

  7. Thanks for your comment Maike and I am so glad you ended up finding my post 🙂 Your International Cabernet Day sounded fantastic!! I’ll do some research regarding Syrah Day and see what I can dig up. Thanks for the heads up and cheers!

  8. I read about International Cabernet Day on facebook yesterday, googled it and ended up here 🙂 I live in Germany and of course, my family decided to join in the celebration. To make it even more international we had one bottle from South Africa and one from Chile. Thanks for the inspiration and your list! My husband was looking for a Shiraz Day. I found a facebook-post saying that International Syrah Day was on Feb 16th. Maybe you’d like to add this to your list. (I counldn’t really find out who started it though)

  9. Oh my, how terrible of me not to already have that on the list! Thanks for much for that JME – adding it now 🙂

  10. What about National Rosé Day? It is the second Saturday of June. This year it is June 10, 2017. Is it an international declaration?

    National Rosé Day was submitted to and approved by the registrar of National Day Calendar in October of 2014 by Bodvár – House of Rosés – a Rosé House specializing in Rosé wines to raise awareness and give Rosé lovers a day to celebrate with “summer’s water”.

  11. Thanks for sharing this list of important holidays! One correction: Chardonnay Day is May 25th this year (2017); it is defined by creator Rick Bakas as the Thursday before Memorial Day (U.S.) each year (similar to #CabernetDay in the autumn). Cheers!

  12. Hmm…I’m seeing Chardonnay Day on May 21, and National Wine Day for May 25 in 2017…if Chard day changes as everyone says, then yes, it would be the 25th. Can anyone clarify?

  13. Hey Casey! Do you know if all these days are the same each year or if they change? Or are you looking at putting together a 2017 list at all?

  14. Rick Bakas, who actually created International Cabernet Day back in 2010, says it’s the Thursday before Labor Day meaning Thursday 1st September this year, FYI.

  15. International Chardonnay Day is the Thursday before the last Monday in May (Thursday before American Memorial Day), so it will be May 25 in 2017.