During the harvest period, which stretches from September to October, a country stroll punctuated by visits to vineyards is a delightful experience for the taste buds and the couple. Throughout Quebec, many vineyards welcome you warmly and share with you the fruit of their know-how. This fall, enjoy the harvest and discover Quebec wines and vineyards while encouraging this thriving industry. For a successful outing as a couple, the Québec wine tour is a must!
The tourist destination of Quebec City: Domaine l'Ange-Gardien vineyard
With an impressive view of Quebec City, Mont Saint-Anne, Île d'Orléans and the St. Lawrence River, this vineyard is the home of 25,000 feet of vineyards! On a 6.4 km long estate and a view of Quebec City, the Mont Saint-Anne, the St. Lawrence River and the Île d'Orléans, the Domaine l'Ange-Gardien vineyard is the home of approximately 25,000 feet of vine. Located on the Côte-de-Beaupré, Domaine l'Ange-Gardien vineyard stretches 6.4 kilometres.
It is a popular destination for tourists arriving in Quebec City by cruise ship and caravan clubs. It is even possible to get there by bicycle since the vineyard on the edge of the Marie-Hélène Premont. Create your own wine route where you can admire fantastic scenery for a successful couple outing. There is so much to see and taste! Rosé wine, ice wine and ice cider await you to share a paradise tasting moment! Visitors who dip their lips in a cup filled with one of these nectars appreciate their beautiful balance. Take advantage of the harvest period to learn more about this magnificent Quebec vineyard!
Wealth and know-how at the Domaine de Lavoie vineyard
Many times praised for the exceptional quality of its products, the Domaine de Lavoie vineyard is known for the richness of its technique. Located in Montérégie, on the north side of Mont Rougemont, you will find wines and ciders with unique attractions made from fruit grown on one of the richest lands in Quebec. During the harvest period, try their surprising sparkling white wine or their cider Hugues apples pineapple! They will surely become your favorite!
Go for nectars, but also for the interpretation of the vine, participation in the harvest, formulas 5 to 7 and for the whole range of events (weddings, country celebrations, business meetings and corporate events) that you can organize if, like us, you fall in love with this Quebec vineyard! This vineyard, thanks to its enchanting decor, makes it a peaceful place to plan its next outing for a successful moment as a couple!
Exceptional landscape at the Couchepagane vineyard
The Couchepagane vineyard is located on the outskirts of the Belle-Rivière and Lac St-Jean in Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix. The vineyard mainly cultivates vandal-cliche and adalmiina for their white wine, as well as radisson and stte-croix for their rosé wine. The owners also produce a late harvest wine, perfect to accompany foie pâtés and cheeses. During the harvest, a race is organized every year at the vineyard to raise funds for muscular dystrophy.
The riders travel the enchanting site for 1.5, 3 or 5 kilometers. Otherwise, you can simply take advantage of your stop for a small guided tour of the vineyard or to appreciate the beautiful scenery on the edge of the Belle-Rivière! And if the heart tells you, you can even pick raspberries in season. You can discover, as a couple or with friends, a variety of Quebec wines.
Les Vents d'Ange vineyard — a must-see in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac
Valérie, Catherine, Marie-Rose and Alexandra: at the Vignoble Les Vents d'Ange in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, the wines bear the names of important women in the family of producers. During autumn and harvest, the wine tasting is completed with a self-picking activity of squash and pumpkin.
The Lauzon family owns the Squash Interpretation Centre, on the same agrotourism site as the vineyard, where it is good to walk through the orange fields and fill their wheelbarrow with cucurbits. Recently, there are also brewing craft beers from Quebec! Back home, we savour pumpkin soups and gratins accompanied by wines from the estate. For a successful outing as a couple, the vineyard Les Vents-d'Ange is a must.
The biological and biodynamic principles of the vineyard Les Pervenches
The vineyard Les Pervenches de Farnham started planting in 1991 and since the spring of 2000 offers the grape varieties Chardonnay, Seyval blanc, marshal foch, frontenac and Zweigelt entirely organic. The owners have followed the biological and biodynamic principles to the letter since 2005.
The site is one of the only sites to offer a tour tour in Quebec, allowing you to walk the vineyards at your own pace while not missing any explanations on the grape varieties and harvesting techniques. The vineyard Les Pervenches is open only during the summer and until the harvest in the autumn. Also make sure the products are available before you go there for a successful couple outing.
Tasting and modern decor at Domaine St-Jaques vineyard
Country style isn't your cup of tea? Take a trip to Domaine St-Jacques, in St-Jacques-le-Mineur. With its stainless steel countertops, black accents and modern decor, the tasting room is worthy of a magazine! We taste wines from different grape varieties, including a chardonnay, a riesling, a pinot rouge and a pinot gris!
Over the years, the producers of this Quebec vineyard have perfected methods to maximize the hatching of the primary buds giving the most generous juices before being harvested during the harvest. Working hard to protect the vine in cold weather, they probably get the best of it when the weather comes back! For a unique couple outing, this vineyard with a modern look will amaze you during your discovery of the wine route.
Whether located on the Wine Route or elsewhere in the province, each vineyard has something different to offer to its visitors: guided tours, picnics, tastings, country tables, outdoor activities, in short, the discoveries are numerous... and tasty! Plan next weekend to discover the wines and vineyards of Quebec and enjoy this wonderful period of harvest!