By Ilona Kauremszky

Q: How can I participate in grape harvesting in France?

A: According to the France Tourism Office Maison de la France, you need a work visa to harvest the grapes in France. To obtain a work visa and to learn more about working in France you need to book an appointment by email with the France Consulate’s Visa Section. They can be reached at Ensure you book at least 6 weeks in advance of your visit to allow sufficient time for processing.

You can also visit the France Consulate’s web site at or


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