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The saint also named as "Vincentius of Valencia" was, according to legend, deacon of Bishop Valerius of Valencia in Spain. The name means "The Victor", his day of commemoration is 22 January. He died a cruel martyr's death in 304. St. Vincent is usually depicted holding a bunch of grapes. He is the patron saint of roofers, vintners, sailors and woodcutters. There are many calendar sayings about the saint:

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

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