Swiss Wine Festival
Indiana wines, twirling batons and culinary delights that will tempt your taste buds await as the Swiss Wine Festival celebrates as well as salutes the cultural heritage of Switzerland County, Indiana. Now in its 48th year, the four-day event, held on Vevay's riverfront, uniquely blends tradition and fun for the whole family.
Midwest Championship

Grape Stomp

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Please read the rules to enter sign the waiver and return it, with the $5 entry fee, to the Festival. Competitions are highly encouraged between businesses, organizations, friends, schools and preregistration is strongly recommended.

Each team shall consist of one stamper and one swabbie. The stamper stands in the barrel and flattens the grapes. The swabbie stands below the barrel and catches the juice.

The winning team from each stomp will receive an official T-shirt after stomping. All participants will become members of the Order of the Purple Foot.


Adult Team


Child Team


In order to promote the festival and support local businesses, winners will receive the first $100.00 in prize money in the form of festival bucks. The festival bucks can be used at participating vendors within the festival or can be redeemed at any of several local participating sponsors. Festival Bucks do not expire until October 31st, 2018. The balance of the prize money will be issued in the form of one check made out to both team members.