Discover the following Eastern Townships wine route and vineyards
Eastern Townships Wine Route links 22 Quebec wineries through a scenic tour. Be sure to make these four stops along the wine route to experience the beauty and diverse flavors of the Eastern Townships. You will be delighted to know what many of these vineyards produce not only great local wines, but also cultivate organic and GMO-free grapes. We strongly believe in a healthier lifestyle and a healthier food choice. That is why from the very beginning, we have always offered dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarian homemade breakfast options to our guests.
Here are four vineyards to discover in the Eastern Townships
Vignoble Domaine Bresee
Nestled in the Sutton mountain range, Domaine Bressee vineyard is also tied to a pasture that raises organic, hormone-free beef. Visit here for a local meal that is artfully paired with the perfect wine.
Address: 303 Draper Hill, Sutton, Quebec, JOE 2K0
Telephone: (450) 538-3303
Wine Specialties: Rosé Nessa 2013, Bressoc White 2014, Bressoc Red 2011, Mackenzie Parker 2012, Voilà Sweet Red 2008, Gavin – Late Harvest 2012
Tours and Activities: This vineyard features public picnic tables as well as private hammocks and gazebos for rent. Children and families are encouraged to visit the lake and feed the fish. $15.00 grape-picking packages are available during harvest season.
Additional Information: Cottage for rent on a private lake.
Vignoble Pigeon Hill
The couple who founded this vineyard is committed to sustainable practices in every aspect of their grounds and business.
Address: 395 Chemin des Érables Saint-Armand, QC J0J 1T0 Canada
Telephone: (450) 248-2531
Wine Specialties: Sparkling Brut, Rosé, Le Chai, and the eponymous Pigeon Hill (similar to pino noir, made from Marquette grapes).
Tours and Activities: Take note of the “organic architecture” in place, which makes a low impact on natural wildlife and refrains from any pesticide use.
Additional Information: All products from this vineyard are organic and GMO-free.
The only vineyard in North Hatley. Domaine Bergeville is a recent addition to the local flavor of our village. Every wine from this vineyard is sparkling. Raise your glass to toast with sparkling reds, whites and rosés.
Address: 1030, chemin Sherbrooke, Canton-de-Hatley, Québec J0B 2C0
Telephone: (819) 842-1026
Wine Specialties: Six varieties of sparkling red; six of sparkling white; six of sparkling rosé
Tours and Activities: Follow Domaine Bergeville online to participate in promotions and product giveaways.
Additional Information: This vineyard’s practices are Certified Organic, Certified Biodynamic, and Certified Wines of Quebéc.
Domaine Cotes d’Ardoise
A sculpture exhibit and gift shop make this charming vineyard stand out. Also unique: there are apple and pear orchards on the vineyard, which are used for hard and sparkling ciders.
Address: 827 rue Bruce, Dunham,Quebec, J0E 1M0
Telephone: (450) 295-2020
Wine Specialties: Charmes et Délices (Rosé), Givrée d’Ardoise Blanc (Ice Wine)
Reds: Côte d’Ardoise, Haute Combe
Whites: La Marédoise, Monarc, Riesling
Sweet Wines: Estafette Blanc, Estafette Rouge
Tours and Activities: Tastings are available every day during open hours. Tents available on-site for rent during events. Catering is available at the vineyard.
Additional Information: This summer’s sculpture exhibit features the work of local artists and is a celebration of “Nature and Creation.”
We hope you enjoyed this article about Eastern Townships wine route and vineyards If you are looking for interesting activities to do in and around North Hatley we invite you to contact us. It will be our pleasure to answer your questions.
Iryna and Mykola