Today’s vintage is a shared programme for families, relatives and acquaintances but in the 18th -19th centuries, a vintage was celebrated by much larger communities. It was the shared activity of the whole community, which was ended with a vintage ball at the end of the day.
During vintage schools were closed, jurisdiction was suspended and soldiers were on their permissions of absence. It was a special occasion, an unmissable event, a very important part of social life and a very important scene for making acquaintances.
It was natural to hear cheerful songs in the area during the work. At wine-growing places, large-scale vintage balls and processions were organized.After working hard at the vintage, people enjoyed wine-drinking, dancing and having a good time.