Just one hour from Montreal, the wineries of the Eastern Townships are the epicenter of Quebec viticulture. Thanks to excellent soil and several micro-climates create by the lakes and mountains, the vineyards of Brome-Missisqoui benefit from conditions that are favorable for viticulture.
Kava Tours has hand selected the very best of these vineyards to ensure that you will not only taste the best products but be welcomed by the friendliest and most knowledgeable owners and vintners. With Kava Tours you will enjoy private tours of the vineyards while participating in exclusive activities.
With its vast landscape and impeccable view of lac Brome, Le Domaine les Brome will charm your senses before you can even raise your first glass and smell the wonderful aromas of their complex wines. Once this all sinks in you will surely fall in love with the exceptional products that Leon Courville and his passionate team have created.
The location of this vineyard provides its visitors with a spectacular view of Mont Pinacle's 712 meter peak. Three young entrepreneurs, had the foresight and courage to transform this old apple orchard into one of Quebec's best facilities for the production of ice cider, ice wine, and an exceptional Vidal.
Over the last thirty years L'Orpailleur has become one of Quebec's most renowned vineyards. Always pushing the limits of Quebec viticulture, L'Orpailleur continues to make its mark on the industry as they continue to develop new and innovative products. It is is also the home of Le Tire-Bouchon, one of the region's top restaurants.
Le domaine des Cotes d'Ardoise wears its name well; their vines, the oldest in Quebec, are planted in soil filled with gravel and covered by a thick layer of slate. Come and be enchanted by the unique sculptures, created by local artists, that are found amongst the vines. But don't forget to taste the wines, as this winery offers ten products that are amongst Quebec's best.
Once known as "La Cidredrie Fleur de Pommiers", Union Libre was born in 2010 when they made the move from producing cider to wine. Located in the hills of Dunham Union Libre cultivates numerous varietals including, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer and Vidal. This new winery is the product of the passion of four young entrepreneurs who wish to create new and distinctive products for the region.
Pass through the elegant tunnel of trees arching over chemin du Ridge a Saint Armand as you enter the spectacular vineyard of the same name. The Ridge is the only winery in Quebec that makes a wine using the ancient method of "feet pressing" the grapes. This 40 acre vineyard is one of the most important in Quebec and has won numerous awards.
Estabished in 1987, La Bauge is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Upon your arrival, the Naud family will happily welcome you to their beautiful estate. We invite you to join in the unique experience of La Bauge's multi-sensorial tasting, an original activity that is informative and interactive, sure to awaken all of your five senses. All while enjoying the view from an elevated terrace found amongst the vines.
Owners Myriam and Jean-Christophe take on a simple and friendly yet passionate approach to their craft in order to offer you great tasting wines. They chose to plant hybrid varietals that are well adapted to Quebec's climate in order to create wines that are unique and authentic. Their passion is contagious as they personally guide you through the entire gamut of their products.
Pierre Genesse is an experienced vintner who left the industry to pursue other goals. He is now back in the game at Domaine Vitis. With is wife and children by his side he has created a truly authentic family owned and operated winery that is a perfect mix of old world country style and modern technology. The variety of products you will taste reflects this.
You will immediately feel welcome at Domaine Bresee. Rick and Stacey, the owners live and work here daily in the company of their children. We invite you to discover their passion. Nestled in the mountains this vineyard offers a magnificent view of Mont Sutton. You will undoubtedly enjoy their products that are mostly reds, a unique phenomenon for a Quebec winery.
Upon arrival at Chapelle Ste-Agnes you will feel as though you have been transported, it is as if a small piece of Europe was transplanted in Quebec. Known for their world class ice wines, a subterranean wine cellar and beautiful reception hall, offering a spectacular 360 degree view, this winery was truly designed with European style and architecture in mind.