Quebec Wine Tour from Montreal with Lunch or Cheese Tasting

Day Trips & Excursions in Old Montréal

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from$74.78
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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 flavours and then enjoy a blind-tasting experience. The full-day tour includes a gourmet lunch. The half-day includes a small food pairing session composed of artisanal products. This small-group tour ensures a welcoming and personalized experience with a bilingual English- and French-speaking guide.
After meeting your guide, board the minibus 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 enjoy a delicious European lunch with and a glass of sparkling wine. Then enjoy a full tasting of Chateau de cartes’ 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 wine tasting. Sample Half-day Afternoon Tour: Head to your first winery, located on gorgeous Rougemont hillside, where you’ll be taken on a guided tour of the estate. Learn about the culture of vines in Quebec’s challenging climate, then enjoy a 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 a breathtaking view. The vineyard owner will welcome you and tell you about the estate and its history and take you on a visit to the winemaking facilities and hear about their special techniques.

What’s included

  • 5- or 9-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 lunch (full-day tour only)

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Lunch included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free snacks included
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