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Wallonia Wine and Spirits Route www.atasteofthegoodlife.co.uk www.walloniatastethedifference.com


WALLONIA WINE AND SPIRITS ROUTE Belgians are great lovers of wines and spirits which they like to associate with the culinary arts and also with cultural and social exchanges! The history of Walloon vineyards goes back to the Middle Ages. In the 14th century every town had their own vineyard. The production of wine was abandoned during the Renaissance and started again in 1960s. Since the beginning of the 21st century and mainly these last ten years, a keen interest in wine has become apparent. More and more wine growers have embarked on this great adventure. There are 230 vineyards in Belgium including a little more than 150 in Wallonia. Only 25 to 30 wine growers sell their produce. Alongside the work of these

passionate people, associations, clubs and other tasting schools are emerging. Spirits are more popular than ever, and not just for finishing a good meal or celebrating a lovely event in a festive way. The menus of numerous cocktail bars, which are flourishing in our regions, are full of them. Belgians also know how to enjoy the brandies, liqueurs, fruit wines and whiskies produced in Wallonia that are renowned well beyond our borders. Along this Wallonia Wine and Spirits Route, you’ll meet producers amid their vines or on a hillside, in their wine cellars, or in their distilleries.

The main varieties of Wallonia’s wines and spirits Walloon wines are mainly white, sparkling and sweet wines but you also find some red wines. The annual production of bottles is almost a million units.

Wallonia uses two types of production: • Traditional grape varieties (Pinot noir, Pinot gris, Pinot Auxerrois, Chardonnay…); • Hybrid grape varieties (Solaris, Bacchus and Helios for white, Regent and Limberger for red…). There are three AOPs – appellations d’origine protégée (Protected Appellations of Origin): • Côtes de Sambre et Meuse wines; • Crémants de Wallonie sparkling wine; • Vins mousseux de Qualité de Wallonie or Wallonia Quality sparkling wines. and a designation with indication géographique protégée (IGP) or Protected Geographical Indication: • Vin de Pays des Jardins de Wallonie local wine. Discover the Wallonia Wine Growers Association and their members: www.vigneronsdewallonie.be Amongst the most popular spirits in Wallonia we find the different varieties of Pékèts (alcohol made from grains or berries distilled mainly in the Meuse region, also called genièvre or Genever gin), Maitrank (a seasonal wine from the Arlon region made from sweet woodruff flowers macerated in Moselle wine with, among other things, slices of oranges), Eau de Villée (a lemon liqueur made in the Distillerie de Biercée) or even The Belgian Owl whisky produced in the Province of Liège…


Alcohol abuse can harm your health. Drink responsibly.

WALLONIA WINE AND SPIRITS ROUTE

Before you return to your car, don’t forget you only eliminate 0,1 g per hour!

AMSTERDAM ROTTERDAM ANTWERPEN

BRUSSELS 10

Comines

ut

N60

N48

1

Lessines

A8

A8

LILLE CALAIS

Tournai

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Se

N7

Ath

N7

E42

N5

2

Nivelles Genappe 29 Villers-laA54 Gembloux 26 E19 Ville La Bruyère

N56

Beloeil E42 E19

6

N90

8 13

AMIENS PARIS BORDEAUX

Quévy

N40

La Louvière

R3

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Charleroi

Ea u

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N5

PROVINCE OF HAINAUT 6.  VIGNOBLE DES AGAISES 7.  DISTILLERIE DE BIERCÉE 8.  DOMAINE DU CHANT D’EOLE 9.  DISTILLERIE DD SPIRITUEUX 10. VIGNOBLE DE LA FERME BLEUE

use

Andenne

Cerfontaine

Meuse

27

14. CÉLIANDRE, VIN DU FORT DE FLÉMALLE

18. THE OWL DISTILLERY

Barrage du Ry de Rome

N5

25. CHÂTEAU BON BARON

20. SEPTEM TRIONES

26. DOMAINE VITICOLE DU CHENOY

11.  CLOS LOJERAU

PROVINCE OF LUXEMBOURG

12. CHÂTEAU LA MAZELLE

22. AREL MAITRANK

13. LE VIGNOBLE THUDINIEN

23. LE POIRIER DU LOUP

Lac de Butgenbach

Lac de Robertville

Amblève

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E25

Vielsalm

N86

Han-sur-Lesse

N40

Saint-Hubert

Redu

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N62

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O

Gouvy

GERMANY

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N30

N4

Bastogne

Libin

N95

N68

La Roche-enArdenne N89

LUXEMBOURG

REIMS

24. CHÂTEAU DE BIOUL

Malmedy

Durbuy

E25

E411

PROVINCE OF NAMUR

E42

rth

Gedinne

19. CLOS DES PRÉBENDIERS 21. VIN DE LIÈGE

Verviers

Spa

N63

Lac d’Eupen

Eupen

N68

Aywaille

Ou

Les

Couvin

16. DISTILLERIE LAMBICOOL 17.  COTEAUX DE LA LÉGIA

Lac de la Gileppe

LIÈGE

h urt

15. DÉLICE DE MARIE

N61

Huy

O

N99

E40

Herve

Chaudfontaine

Marche-enFamenne Rochefort

Hastière GIVET

Lac de Virelles

Chimay

Blegny

Stavelot

se

PROVINCE OF LIÈGE

Liège

20

Me

N40

3.  DOMAINE DU CHAPITRE 5.  VILLERS-LA-VIGNE, VIGNOBLE DE L’ABBAYE DE VILLERS EN BRABANT

Plombières Aubel

19

Profondville N4 E411 Yvoir Ciney N92 Anhée Dinant

N97

Lacs de l’Eau d’Heure

14

Flémalle

24

NAMUR

Beaumont

4.  DOMAINE DE MELLEMONT

E42

Ans E40 Grâce-Hollogne

25

Marcinelle

N53

15

N80

N97

12

FRANCE

N65

28

Namur N90

Binche 7

1. APÉREIFF

Fexhe-leN69Haut-Clocher

Villers-le-Bouillet

Sam

N90

Thuin

PROVINCE OF WALLOON BRABANT 2.  CHÂTEAU DE BOUSVAL

E42

9

Mons

N51

N91

E411

N4

Oupeye

16

BRABANT WALLONMehaigne Perwez

N25

17

18

Jodoigne

4

5

N6

HAINAUT

3

Rebecq

E40

N29

Wavre Waterloo Louvain-laR0 Neuve le

R0

E25 Dy

N50

* guideline values

KÖLN AACHEN

21

Flobecq

a

Esc

Mouscron

= +/- 2 h to eliminate*

MAASTRICHT

FLANDERS

LEUVEN

= +/- 3 h to eliminate*

10 cl, 12° = 0,2 g/l Legal limit = 0,5 g/l

NETHERLANDS

11

10 cl, 12° = 0,3 g/l

N40

Vresse-surSemois Bouillon

Neufchâteau

N89

Se

m

N83

GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

N85

oi

22

s

Florenville

27. LIQUEURS D’OR 28. CLOS DU NEUF MOULIN 29. DOMAINE DU RY D’ARGENT

Arlon N87

Virton 23

Torgny

N82

LUXEMBOURG METZ NANCY LYON MARSEILLE DUDELANGE

Even more…

Places accessible to everyone!

Other places where spirits are produced that you cannot visit invite you to discover their produce. You can obtain specialities like liqueurs and pékèts from the Maison Houillon in Marloie, the Cuvée des Boscailles fruit wine in Bolinne (Eghezée), hibiscus liqueur from Biscus in Carnières, Franchimont wines and elixirs in Theux… For more information, visit the website www.atasteofthegoodlife.co.uk ­­ — www.walloniatastethedifference.com

Are you a person with special needs searching for information on the accessibility of the places that make up this route? Then Access-i is just what you need! Some places have been visited by an expert to verify their levels of accessibility. To find out more and to discover the facilities that have already been certified and the adjustments put in place, visit www.access-i.be (only in French).


Legend : White

PROVINCE OF WALLOON BRABANT

Ruffus Chardonnay Brut, Ruffus Brut Sauvage, Ruffus Brut Rosé

ApéReiff Fruit Wine T

W

T

F

Red Sparkling

M

Chardonnay du Château de Bousval Pinot noir du Château de Bousval Pinot gris du Château de Bousval

Alcohols, spirits and fruit wines

Tour of facilities Individual visit Group tour Tours and tastings Paying activity Languages spoken

S

S = Sunday

S

Open

S

Open by prior appointment

S

Closed

Note: be sure to contact the producers that offer group tours only as sometimes individuals can join planned groups.

T

F

S

W

T

F

S

2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group by prior appt.

Rue de la Ferme du Chapitre, 9 1401 Baulers +32 (0)67 21 05 73 www.chapitre.vin

Le Blanc, Rosé des Béguines, Bulles pour Lui/Elle W

T

F

Eau de Villée, Gin de Biercée, P’tit Peket

T

F

S

F

S

T

W

T

F

S

5. V  ILLERS-LA-VIGNE, VIGNOBLE DE L’ABBAYE DE VILLERS EN BRABANT

T

F

S

Villers-la-Vigne blanc (white), Villers-la-Vigne rouge (red), Mistelle de Villers-la-Vigne M T W T F S Individual guided tour the first Sat of the month at 2.30 p.m., from April to Sept. Group by prior appt.

T

W

T

F

S

Grand Rue 6530 Thuin +32 (0)71 59 54 54 (Tourist Office) closdeszouaves.org

Rue Fosse aux Chats 74 7780 Comines +32 (0)56 55 76 74 www.lecluse.be

F

T

W

T

F

S

Group (10p. min.)

White wine from the Ferme Bleue T

Chardonnay de Céliandre, Rosé de Céliandre, Pinot gris de Céliandre M

10. VIGNOBLE DE LA FERME BLEUE W

M

14. C  ÉLIANDRE, VIN DU FORT DE FLÉMALLE

Chaussée de Bruxelles, 151 6042 Charleroi +32 (0)71 34 54 59 www.ddspiritueux.net

T

Château La Mazelle 6500 Leval-Chaudeville +32 (0)474 51 36 36 www.lamazelle.be

PROVINCE OF LIÈGE

9. DISTILLERIE DD SPIRITUEUX

M

T

Le Clos des Zouaves

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. S

W

13. LE VIGNOBLE THUDINIEN

Grand Route, 58 7040 Quévy-le-Grand +32 (0)65 22 05 00 www.chantdeole.be

W

T

Group (10p. min.)

M T W T F S Group (10p. min.) Wed + Thurs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri + Sat from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

T

Aulnoit, 14 7880 Flobecq +32 (0)471 59 43 77 closlojerau.com

M

1/4 – 30/9: Thurs-Sun at 3 p.m.; 1/10 – 10/11 Sat-Sun at 3 p.m. Group by prior appt.

M

Avenue Lieutenant Bigourdan, 1 1360 Thorembais-les-Béguines +32 (0)81 65 58 37 www.domaine-de-mellemont.com

Rue de l’Abbaye, 55 1495 Villers-la-Ville +32 (0)71 88 09 80 www.villers-la-vigne.be

W

Auxerrois La Mazelle, Pinot noir La Mazelle

Cuberdon Genever, Pear cognac, Mojito

4. DOMAINE DE MELLEMONT

T

T

12. CHÂTEAU LA MAZELLE

Brut Blanc de Blancs, Brut Rosé

Vin de Jean, Pré en bulles, Notes Rosées

M

S

8. DOMAINE DU CHANT D’EOLE

3. DOMAINE DU CHAPITRE

T

F

Rue de la Roquette, 36 6532 Ragnies +32 (0)71 50 00 50 www.distilleriedebiercee.com

Rue du Château, 33 1470 Bousval +32 (0)67 79 44 01 chateaudebousval.be

M

T

7. DISTILLERIE DE BIERCÉE

M W

W

Chemin d’Harmignies, 1 7120 Haulchin info@ruffus.be www.ruffus.be

2. CHÂTEAU DE BOUSVAL

T

T

10 a.m. - 12 a.m.; Group (10p. min.)

Rue de Saintes, 42 1430 Rebecq +32 (0)486 94 99 79 guy.reiff@hotmail.com

M

M

S

9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Rosé

Cause Toujours!, Folie du jour, Rien que pour toi...

6. VIGNOBLE DES AGAISES

1. APÉREIFF M

11. CLOS LOJERAU

PROVINCE OF HAINAUT

S

Fort de Flémalle, Chemin du Larron 4400 Flémalle +32 (0)496 89 10 22 celiandre.be

15. DÉLICE DE MARIE Crémants made with fruit or flowers (elderflower, pear from Cointe, rhubarb) M

T

W

T

F

S

Group (10p. min., 50p. max.) Wed. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Rue de Waremme, 110 4530 Villers-le-Bouillet +32 (0)496 10 01 05 www.delicedemarie.be


Legend :

16. DISTILLERIE LAMBICOOL

M

White Rosé Red Sparkling

21. VIN DE LIÈGE

La Pomme d’Etienne, Pékets d’Etienne (regular and fruity) T

W

T

F

S

Rue Sainte-Anne, 94 4460 Grâce-Hollogne +32 (0) 4 247 38 14 www.distillerielambicool.be

T

Tour of facilities Individual visit

F

S

Group tour Tours and tastings Paying activity

The Belgian Owl, Single Malt Whisky The Belgian Owl, Single Malt Spirit

S

S = Sunday

S

Open

S

Open by prior appointment

S

Closed

Note: be sure to contact the producers that offer group tours only as sometimes individuals can join planned groups.

T

F

S

M

W

T

F

S

From June to August

Thier des Malades, 16 4500 Huy +32 (0)486 78 05 34 ja-mou6@skynet.be

W

T

F

F

S

Rue du Chenoy, 1 B 5080 Emines +32 (0)81 74 67 42 www.domaine-du-chenoy.com

Paradise, La Gnac, Passions de fruits M

S

T

F

S

White wine from the Clos du Neuf Moulin M

W

W

28. CLOS DU NEUF MOULIN

Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir , Pétillant Blanc/Rosé de Torgny T

T

Group (10p. min.)

Rond Tienne, 173 5544 Agimont +32 (0)82 85 98 20 www.liqueurs-dor.be

T

F

S

T

W

T

F

S

Group (10p. min.)

Rue du Neuf Moulin, 6 5300 Andenne +32 (0)85 82 71 94 guydurieux@hotmail.com

29. DOMAINE DU RY D’ARGENT La Rivière, Le Boisé, Rosé d’Audrey

24. CHÂTEAU DE BIOUL Batte de la Reine, Mossiat, Brut de Bioul

M

T

W

T

F

S

Group (10p. min.)

Place de Vaxelaire, 1 5537 Bioul +32 (0)71 79 99 43 www.chateaudebioul.com

T

F

25. CHÂTEAU BON BARON S

Group (10p. min.) preferably in May and June

Rue des Anglais, 30 C 4051 Chaudfontaine +32 (0)42 66 05 15 www.septemtriones.be

W

23. LE POIRIER DU LOUP

M

Pinot Blanc Septem Triones, Gamay Septem Triones, Pinot Noir Septem Triones T

T

T

W

T

F

S

Group (10p. min.)

20. SEPTEM TRIONES

M

T

Group (20p. min.) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

PROVINCE OF NAMUR

White wine from the Clos des Prébendiers

W

27. LIQUEURS D’OR

Rue de l’Ermitage 6767 Torgny +32 (0)496 20 18 18 www.domaineviticolepoirierduloup.be

19. CLOS DES PRÉBENDIERS

T

Group (10p. min.)

Group (8p. min.)

Hameau de Goreux, 7 4347 Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher +32 (0)4 223 07 17 www.belgianwhisky.com

T

M

Maitrank Blanc, Ridremont Rosé, Ridremont Pétillant

M

M

Languages spoken

W

S

Rue de l’Hydrion, 115 A 6700 Arlon +32 (0) 61 65 85 95 www.ridremont.be

18. THE OWL DISTILLERY

T

F

22. AREL MAITRANK

Rue Haute, 45 4430 Ans +32 (0)478 57 80 20 vincovae@gmail.com

M

T

PROVINCE OF LUXEMBOURG

Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Gewürstraminer Les Coteaux de la Légia W

W

Rue Fragnay, 64 4682 Heure-le-Romain +32 (0)4 344 00 14 www.vindeliege.be

17. COTEAUX DE LA LÉGIA

T

T

Combes aux Hérons, Butte aux lièvres, Perle de Wallonie

Group (15p. min.)

Group (5p. min.) from March to Sept preferably on Sat.

Alcohols, spirits and fruit wines

M

Group (25p. min.)

M

26. D  OMAINE VITICOLE DU CHENOY

Ô de Craie, Les Agapes, L’Insoumise

Blanc des noirs, Passion Rouge, Bulles Rouges M

T

W

T

F

Group (10p. min.) 9.30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Rue Eugène Falmagne, 109 5170 Lustin +32(81) 24 19 19 www.chateaubonbaron.be

S

Rue de la distillerie, 51 5081 Bovesse +32 (0) 475 25 88 29 www.domainedurydargent.com

Produced by Wallonie Belgique Tourisme (WBT) asbl in collaboration with the Walloon Agency for the Promotion of Quality in Agriculture (APAQ-W – www.apaqw.be) Responsible Editor: M. Vankeerberghen, Managing Director of WBT, Av. Comte de Smet de Nayer, 14 - 5000 Namur. Coordination: F. Mazy, A. Robert, S. Delcourt. Photos: Le Clos Des Prebendiers Vineyard, The Owl Distillery, Distillerie de Biercée © WBT - David Samyn. Design and prepress: Lielens • Printed in June 2017 • All the information on this map has been put together with the utmost care and is published for information purposes only. The vineyards and distilleries on this map can be visited from 01/05/2017. This map is not in any case contractual and the editor cannot be held responsible. Disclaimer for the itinerary recommendations: we decline all responsibility regarding opening times and the reception arrangements of the different service providers mentioned on this map. Wallonie Belgique Tourisme asbl cannot be held responsible for any involuntary errors, omissions or subsequent alterations.

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WALLONIA WINE AND SPIRITS ROUTE  

Belgians are great lovers of wines and spirits which they like to associate with the culinary arts and also with cultural and social exchang...

WALLONIA WINE AND SPIRITS ROUTE  

Belgians are great lovers of wines and spirits which they like to associate with the culinary arts and also with cultural and social exchang...