Chapter Meeting is a public and festive event at which members
of the confraternities meet and present their local produce.
Our Chapter Meeting is held every third Sunday in July. We
welcome approximately 45 confraternities from all over France
and, occasionally, abroad.
A) A Chapter Meeting begins with a traditional Church mass.
B) It continues with a parade through the village and the Wine
C) Then we proceed with the inauguration ceremonies. This is the
moment we acknowledge and celebrate individuals' contributions
to culture, arts, heritage, or gastronomy. The inauguration of
confreres to the Chapters also takes place.
D) The Chapter Meeting concludes with a convivial meal at which
Confreres discover the wine and gastronomy of Bergerac.
The Chapter's Habit
The cape is composed of two colours
refers to the colour of the wines of Bergerac.
The GOLDEN LINING symbolises the
colour of sweet wines as they age.
The TASTEVIN (Wine Cup)
Ambassadors wear a SCARF composed
of the two colours.
Ambassadors in various regions of France, Australia, England and
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