4. May 2024

The CHF 90.– package includes unlimited tasting, a 140cl Vaudois pot, lunch, a Vaudois sausage, a portion of cheese and a souvenir glass.

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Come taste the 2023 Epesses vintage, tickets online

The village is located in the heart of the vineyards of Lavaux. For only CHF 90.-, you will enjoy the full experience of wine tasting in the many cellars of the village, you will take away with you a traditional 1822 bottle (know as a pot) of 140 cl, and you will reminisce about your wonderful day with the Vaudois sausage, the portion of cheese and the souvenir tasting glass, which are all included in the your package.

Take advantage of a combined offer of participation in the festival + hotel or simply book your day in advance on the Montreux-Vevey Tourisme website.

 

The CFF/SBB RailAway offer

This year again, the winegrowers of Epesses and the neighboring villages of Cully, Puidoux and Riex proudly welcome you to their annual wine festival and wine tasting. Come by train and stroll through the village from 9 AM to 5 PM and taste our wines.

If you are making an outwart/retourn journey by public transport, you benefit from 10% discount on the tasting package and 20% reduction on the train journey by purchasing an SBB RailAway offer. From 15.03.2024, The RailAway combined offer is available at railway station ticket counters, from the Rail Service Helpdesk 0848 44 66 88 (CHF 0.08/Min.) or online on sbb.ch/en/epesses

ACTIVITIES

Numerous activities, such as traditional wine bottling by yourself as well as, new, guided tours  in the vineyard, will be offered throughout the day on Saturday May 4, 2024.

If you just want to taste the wines of the winegrowers, the glass of the festival is CHF 30.-. book online or at the ticket office.

.. on the way to Lavaux «Terroirs de Lavaux»

Every hour from 10:00 to 4:00: Guided tours of the terroir by a heritage guide, duration 45 minutes please refer to the schedule
Electric bikes rides in the vineyard trails

Animations

Traditional bottling
Walk with LPm
Bike ride with Alpi'Trail
« After-Bar » until 11 p.m.

Musical animations

Traditional Pipe band of Lausanne
Alpenhorn Ensemble of FEVIGNE and its soloist,$nbsp;Fabien Crausaz
Macadam Jazz Band
Les Fifres & Tambours of Basel

INFORMATION

Cellars and tasting rooms openings
From 9 am. until 5 pm., the winegrowers invite you to come and visit their cellars.

Information stand
The “point i” stand welcomes you throughout the event to answer your questions.

Cash desks
They are located at the entrances of the village. Packages are on sale until 4 pm.

Lavaux Express
Departure from the postbus stop in front of the school.
10:45 am / 12:15 pm / 1:45 pm / 3:15 pm / 4:45 pm
Dézaley tour, duration about 40 minutes. Price CHF 5.-.

Walk with LPm
departure: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.

Activities for children
Organised by the Lavaux Scout Brigade from 10 a.m. to around 5 p.m.

Lunch by Héritier traiteur

From 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m., lunch will be served in the central car park, included in the package. Meal vouchers available at the bar on the festival site or at the ticket office. You can enjoy Papet Vaudois, Risotto with asparagus or Suprême de volaille, sauce vierge, risotto and baby vegetables.

For those with a sweet tooth, the Bidlingmeyer bakery and the Lavaux scouts are waiting for you on the festival square.

Bottled wine
Bottle a Pot Vaudois 140cl 1822 d’Epesses 2023 yourself, the old-fashioned way.

Inn and wine bars
A. The Auberge du Vigneron
B. Les 11 Terres
C. Le Verre Gourmand

Musical groups during the day
Les sonneurs de Diablerets
Carlos Montegudo

Musical groups in the evening
Les Vendangeurs Masquées
DJ: ALX Production

Bar
Street Cellar bar in the centre’s covered car park, from 9am to 5pm
Street Cellar “After-Bar” in the courtyard from 3pm to 11pm with snacks and festive wine

Wine bottling
Traditional wine bottling made by yourself of a Pot Vaudois 140cl 1988 of Epesses 2023.

Restaurant and wine bars
A. L’Auberge du Vigneron
B. Les 11 Terres
C. Le Verre Gourmand

Musical groups during the day
Macadam Jazz Band
Les Fifres & Tambours of Basel
Alpenhorn Ensemble of FEVIGNE and its soloist, Fabien Crausaz
Traditional Pipe band of Lausanne

Groupes musicaux le soir
Les Vendangeurs Masquées
DJ: ALX Production

Bars
Bar Street Cellar on the covered car park in the center, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
« After-Bar » Street Cellar in the courtyard from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

WINEGROWERS

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