16th edition of ART & WINE
This summer meet lots of artists in the wine estates of Var!
From July 1st to August 31st, 2014, as every summer for 16 years, the Federation of Independent Winegrowers Var organizes Art & Wine. This event aims to be freely accessible and to transform Wineries and Châteaux in the Var region places into artistic performances. Spotlights on an edition that looks promising and full of emotion!
Art & Wine brings architecture and wine heritage in the spotlight
The 2014 edition of Art & Wine will be focused on architecture and heritage of Châteaux and Domaines that contain an incomparable architectural treasures but also the evocation of the urban and landscape architecture under the eye of photographers like David Dahan and Just Cage at Chateau Thuerry (Villecroze), Nicolas Lambert and Tatiana Beaufils at Chateau Matheron (Vidauban) or painters and sculptors as Alejandro Tobon and José Fernando Munoz at the Château Saint-Martin (Taradeau).
Many renowned artists will be expo
For this 16th edition of Art & Wine exhibit 48 artists in different areas of the department. Among them well-known artists, like sculptor Bernar Venet at the Chateau d’Astros (Vidauban) or Jean-Pierre Rives at Domaine Saint-Hilaire. International artists will also be present as the Bolivian painter Alfredo Lopez at Chateau Mentone (Saint Antonin du Var) or a Colombian group at the Château Saint-Martin which will be presented by Luz Elena Montoya gallery “Lem Art Gallery.”
Art & Wine is also during all the year
Enotourist its mission led Federation of Independent Winegrowers of Var also develop
other activities throughout the year. Alongside summer exhibitions, independent winemakers occasionally organize their castles artistic encounters:
- concerts, theater evenings, storytelling, dance …
- conferences themed walks in the vineyards, wineries picnics …
- “off-season” art exhibitions
The whole seasonal program and the annual Art & Wine agenda is available online on the official site. In particular you can find exhibitions by artist, estate or simply find all the artistic meetings by geographic area on a map.
Enjoy your visit!
Jonathan Choukroun Chicheportiche
Website of “Vignerons Indépendants”