noun (plural pronounced same)
(In France) the grape harvest.
- Vintners are busy with an early vendange, the annual grape harvest that normally does not start until mid-September.
- After a long, hot and indolent summer, Europe's winemakers enter a short period of frenetic activity, known in France as the vendange.
- When les vendanges have been completed, the harvest is celebrated by individual wine producers, who throw lavish parties featuring local gastronomy such as foie gras and escargots.
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