On the road to discover Quebec’s vineyards

Attractions to discover, September 14, 2020 2020-09-14
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Visit Quebec's vineyards!

A drive out to the country dotted with visits to vineyards is an exquisite experience. Whether you’re heading into the most popular wine-growing regions or you’ve got your sights set on a place off the beaten path, you’ll discover that every vineyard in the province has something different to offer: guided tours, picnics, tastings or homegrown food and drink. Expect delicious discoveries and welcoming people on your trails!

A universe of wine-making to explore in the Townships!

Start your journey into this region at The Orpailleur vineyard, a must-see located on magnificent grounds covering more than 30 acres. A museum about vines and wine-making, tours and interpretation trails and a restaurant can all be enjoyed on site. Learn more about the job of a wine-grower!

Another noteworthy vineyard is Léon Courville, known for its highly acclaimed wines. They include reds, whites, rosés, ice wine and wine produced using champagne-making methods, and all of them can find their place on your table to give your dishes finesse or character – and always with elegance. A superb vineyard with spellbinding scenery and incomparable vintages!

If your travels lead you to the Magog area, take the time to tour the Cep d’Argent, offering an unrivalled foray into the world of champagne. A wine-making pioneer in Quebec, this vineyard serves up high-quality refined products applauded by sommeliers and critics, and it offers an exceptional view of Magog Lake to boot!

Can’t-miss destinations for wine afficionados

Did you know there was a vineyard in Laval? And what a vineyard it is! Château Taillefer Lafon is the largest producer of grapes from noble vines in Quebec and the first vineyard in the authorized to use the Château designation. Learn the history of this vineyard and about the white and red wines produced there.

Vignoble Saint-Gabriel, located near the Maskinongé Lake, specializes in organic wine. Have a seat on the terrace overlooking the mountains and pair your wine of choice with a plate or homegrown delicacies. On site you can also visit the museum of old tractors and enjoy a walk on the pedestrian trails.

À votre santé!

If you’re planning to visit the picturesque Île d’Orléans, don’t forget to stop by Vignoble Sainte-Pétronille, run by the Denault Family. These passionate wine-makers specialize in dry whites, which you can sample as you admire the wonderful view of the vines and the Montmorency Falls… Pure bliss!

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