Take part in the harvest on the
Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route, Photo: Jean-François Bergeron
Discover the 22 vineyards of the
Brome-Missisquoi region, the cradle of wine-making in Quebec.
Located within a 25-km (15-mi.) radius of one another, and less
than a one-hour drive from Montreal, these vineyards are in full
bloom and ready for the grape harvest. Don’t wait to plan your
trip on the Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route. This part of the
Eastern Townships is home to passionate wine makers and
craftspeople – not to mention splendid landscapes of valleys and
The Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route is a
pleasure to discover by car or bicycle. Benefitting from an
ideal grape-growing climate, this region is where you’ll find
all sorts of vineyards, from pioneers like the Vignoble
de l’Orpailleur, celebrating 35 years in the business, to newcomers
like the Vignoble
La Belle Alliance, open since July 17 of this year.
Have a picnic in the vineyard, Photo:
Take part in
From September 9 to October 1, 2017,
Brome-Missisquoi will be in the mood for a party with the
harvest season in full swing. There’s no better time to visit
the Wine Route, and the vineyards will be hosting a bunch of
activities! Some will offer guided tours or gourmet feasts,
while others will invite you to actually stomp the grapes. See
all the activities available for the harvest.
picnic among the grapes
Tastings of wine, cider and
microbrews are a must, but there’s a lot more to do when you
visit the Wine Route. Stock up on one-of-a-kind products, have a
picnic in one of the vineyards and admire the beautiful
surroundings. Most of them provide picnic tables for you to use.
While you’re there, you’re sure to learn a thing or two about
grape-growing and wine-making!
Raise your glass to marvellous