Sauveterre-de-Guyenne, fete du vins

One of The « Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux » series.

Sauveterre, Fete du vins

Sauveterre, Fete du vins

art by Gordon Frickers 61 x 915 cms (24″ x 36″), oils, available

The painting

Developing here, a new painting inspired by one of the most spontaneous craziest afternoons I’ve enjoyed, a design for a new painting worked up from sketches, memory and a collection of photographs.

The plan is to keep this ‘impossible’ picture loose, colourful with a minimum of detail

The Fete du Vin at Sauveterre-de-Guyenne.

This usually quiet town Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is the principal settlement of the Entre Deux Mers region of Bordeaux.

The afternoon started innocently enough with sampling, speeches and awards.

As people settled to their meals and wine began to flow the pace quickened, it was not long before people started to dance while many of the band climbed onto tables …

The excellent very bombastic, very Mediterainean band who in 3 hours never once repeated themselves were Los Musaicos, Banda du Canton de Targon from Bayonne,

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