Small-Group Quebec Wine Tour from Montreal with Optional Gourmet Lunch and Cheese Tasting

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Small-Group Quebec Wine Tour from Montreal with Optional Gourmet Lunch and Cheese Tasting information and booking

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$93
Duration
Varies
Departs from
Downtown Montreal (Stop 1) & Old Montreal (Stop 2)
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Full-Day Tour8:45am (Stop 1) and 9am (Stop 2); Saturdays and select Sundays from May - NovemberHalf-Day Tour12:45pm (Stop 1) and 1pm (Stop 2); Tuesdays and Fridays from June - November
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Tour description provided by Viator

Delight your taste buds on this small-group wine-tasting tour from Montreal to Quebec wine country. Choose either the afternoon tour or the full-day tour, and receive royal treatment as you are welcomed by vineyard owners and led on exclusive winery tours at two or three wineries. Start with an educational wine-tasting workshop to learn how to identify flavors and then enjoy a blind-tasting experience. The full-day tour includes a gourmet lunch and cheese tasting. The half-day includes a local cheese tasting only. This small-group tour ensures a welcoming and personalized experience with a bilingual English- and French-speaking guide.

After meeting your guide, who will distribute complimentary bottled water, board your comfortable minibus or van for the one-hour drive to Quebec’s vineyard-covered countryside. On the way, admire the enchanting landscapes of Montreal’s south shore while your guide explains the basics of Quebec wine.

Sample Full-Day Tour:

Head first to the first winery, located on a hillside with an amazing view. Explore the vineyard on a guided walk before touring the winemaking installations and laboratory and taking a lesson on wine tasting basics followed by a blind tasting experience with the winery owner.

Head to your second wine estate, and sit on a beautiful terrace for a gourmet boxed lunch (see below for a sample menu) and a glass of white wine. Then enjoy a full tasting of Val Caudalies’ wines and ciders, followed by some leisure time to relax. A short drive will then take you to your last estate, where you will learn about winemaking techniques and have another full wine tasting.

Sample Half-day Afternoon Tour:
Head to your first winery, located on gorgeous Rougemont hillside, where you’ll be welcomed by the vineyard owners and taken on a guided tour of the estate and the wine cellar. Learn about the culture of vines in Quebec’s challenging climate, then enjoy a full tasting of exclusive wines and ciders paired with a local cheese tasting.

Enjoy the drive to your second stop, a small family owned winery located on the side of Mont-St-Hilaire with breathtaking views. The vineyard owner will welcome you and tell you about the estate and its history and take you on a visit of the winemaking facilities and hear about their special techniques. Then savor a full tasting hosted by the winemaker, who will teach tasting techniques.

What's included

  • 5- or 8-hour tour of quebec's wine country
  • Wine tasting at 2 or 3 vineyards (depending on option selected)
  • Professional and knowledgeable bilingual guide (english and french)
  • Gourmet boxed lunch (full-day tour only) and cheese tasting

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)