A special Grapes Festival is celebrated in Siggiewi, Malta at the end of August. to celebrate the annual grape harvest or vendemmia, from vineyards in the Siggiewi area. The event is family oriented and is being held from 18:00 until late on Sunday 25th August this year. Traditional grape pressing using bare feet was among the features of a grapes festival held by siggiewi local council. The festival at the height of the grape harvesting season included a wine making competition, the sale of grapes and grape products including many varieties of wine. The hundreds of people who turned up could also enjoy traditional food and entertainment. Meanwhile, a wine festival will be held in Qormi next Friday and Saturday evening. An exhibitions of the traditions of wine making has opened in an old windmill near St. George’s Church.