Cab Franc Day is an annual celebration held on December 4th of every year. Booze lovers have got yet another holiday this year. Cabernet Franc is one of among the major black grape varieties grown worldwide. Cab Franc Day is all about the wine made out of the Cabernet Franc. The wine celebration wouldn’t get completed without the Cabernet Franc wine blend.
“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.” – Benjamin Franklinory
History of Cab Franc Day
The first celebration of Cab Franc Day was observed in the year 2015. It is otherwise called Cabernet Franc Day. Cab Franc is one of the important black grape species grown in all parts of the world. It is one of the three most important grape varieties used in wine manufacturing. They are mainly grown for blending with the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the Bordeaux style and can also be vinified alone, as in the Loire’s Chinon. In addition to being used in blends, it is made into ice wine.
Cabernet Franc is usually lighter than Cabernet Sauvignon. It makes a bright pale red wine that contributes finesse and lends a spicy perfume that blends with more robust grapes. Cabernet Franc is believed to have been founded in the Libournais region of southwest France sometime in the 17th century. The records of Cabernet Franc in Bordeaux dates back to the end of the 18th century. However, it was planted in the Loire earlier in this period.
Other Celebrations on December 4
December 4 is also celebrated as
- Wear Brown Shoes Day
- World Wildlife Conservation Day
- National Dice Day
- National Cookie Day
- Indian Navy Day
How to Celebrate Cab Franc Day
The best way to celebrate the day is by sipping a glass of Cabernet Franc wine. Get to know more about Cabernet Franc, its origin, winemaking history in detail. Learn to make homemade wine with the Cabernet Franc grape variety. You can organize a party for your friends on this day to treat them to the world-famous Cabernet Franc drinks. Raise your glasses filled with the Cabernet Franc and enjoy this celebration Day. You can share your wine day celebration and thoughts using the hashtag #CabFrancDay on social media.
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