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Vincent

The saint, also known as Vincentius of Valencia, was according to legend the deacon of the bishop Valerius of Valencia in Spain. The name means "the victor" and his day of remembrance is 22 January. He died a cruel martyrdom in 304. Vincent is usually depicted as someone holding a grape in his hand. He is the protective tectaron of roofers, winegrowers, sailors and lumberjacks. There are especially many calendar sayings about the saint:

Sunshine for Vincenzo - brings plenty of grain and wine.
When Vincent walks in the snow, there is plenty of hay and clover.
As the weather was to Vincent, so it will be the whole year.
If there is sunshine on St. Vincent's, fill the barrel with good wine.
On this day of St Vincent, every vine must sprout.
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If St Vincent has a flood of water, it's not good for the wine.

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