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wine blessing

See below Martini,

Term for a church festival that takes place in Central Europe, especially in Bavaria, Thuringia and Austria on the funeral day of the saint Martin of Tours (316-397) is committed. The day is characterized by numerous customs such as Martin goose dinner (Martinigansl), Martinszug and and Martinssingen. In Austria, on this day the wine is made from the one made this year vintage as Winery served for the first time; the previous one vintage it becomes a so-called "age". This church festival, celebrated as a "martini", replaced the Germanic autumn festival. The baptism of wine...

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