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Vinzenz

The saint, also known as Vincentius of Valencia, was, according to legend, the deacon of Bishop Valerius of Valencia in Spain. The name means "the winner", his feast day is January 22nd. He died a cruel martyr's death in 304. Vincent usually becomes one with grape pictured in hand. He is protective tararon of the roofers, winegrower, Sailors and lumberjacks. There are many calendar sayings about the saints:

To Vincenzen Sonnenschein - brings lots of grain and wine.
If Vincent goes in the snow, there is a lot of hay and clover.
As the weather was like in Vincent, it will be all year round.
There is sunshine at St. Vincent, fills the barrel with good wine.
On the day of Vincent, every vine must grow.
If Vincent has a flood of water, it is not good for the wine
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St. Vincent is also the patron saint of French winegrowers. He was also chosen because the first three letters of his name (vin) mean "wine". After Vinzenz is the traditional wine festival Saint-Vincent Tournante named in Burgundy. But there are festivals in many other Burgundian communities, including in Givry, See also under Bauernregeln. wine Saints and wine gods, as well as under Customs in viticulture,

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