The Office Régional du Tourisme (ORT) Région Moselle Luxembourgeoise in Bech-Kleinmacher has announced details of the Wine Taste Enjoy 2018 event, an opportunity to discover the wine cellars of the Luxembourg Moselle during an Open week-end on Sunday 20 and Monday 21 May 2018.
The Luxembourg Moselle is less than 20 km from the Luxembourg capital; a jewel of viticulture, the region grows around its French and German neighbours, maintaining a unique style and character.
The wines of the Luxembourg Moselle are a delight for all wine lovers: sparkling Crémants, elegant Rieslings, white and red wines from the Pinot family, exotic Gewürztraminer, Rivaner and ethereal Auxerrois, late harvests, ice and straw wines - a taste discovery without limits across the region and its terroir.
Have you always wanted to discover the Luxembourg Moselle, its award-winning wines and sparkling wines? An ideal opportunity presents itself at the Wine Taste Enjoy event on Pentecost/Whit weekend. Owners of vineyards, cellars and wine bars located along the Luxembourg Moselle are organising a Open Cellars week-end from 20 to 21 May. A total of 28 wine growers and 2 distilleries will participate in this wine tourism event.
A varied and interesting programme of activities is offered to wine lovers, visitors and holidaymakers who do not yet know the vineyard region of the Grand Duchy, as well as tourists visiting the region. Numerous activities such as tasting wines and liqueurs and guided hikes through the vineyards, as well as carriage rides will attract young and old alike. These activities take place in a friendly atmosphere, facilitating exchanges with winegrowers. High-level cultural events such as art and photography exhibitions and music concerts will complete the programme.
The cellars are open from 11:00 to 20:00 during the two days and also offer culinary specialties outside normal consumption times.
Two museums, namely the museum "A Possen" in Bech-Kleinmacher and the Wine Museum in Ehnen are also among the participants of the largest wine event in the region. Guided tours of a 19th century winegrower's house and a collection of yesteryear's toys, to oenological discoveries at the Wine Museum - there is something for everyone.
The Mediterranean garden in Schwebsange, with its huge diversity of exotic plants, invites you to taste organic wines.
The Biodiversum, the new nature centre and forest in the Haff Réimech nature reserve, will be organising a treasure hunt for families. The Valentiny Foundation will also be opening its doors at the Wine Taste Enjoy week-end and will be offering guided tours, a photo exhibition and organic wine tastings.
A circuit under the theme "From cellar to cellar" in the city of Remich and wine tours from Schwebsange are provided by regional guides.
Access to the Luxembourg Moselle region, as well as transfers between wineries, are provided by well-developed public transport. To allow everyone to enjoy the holiday safely and throughout the region; a free shuttle service also takes participants to and from the various wineries.
The programme of the Wine Taste Enjoy 2018, including all activities and events, can be accessed at http://www.visitmoselle.lu/en/vins-terroir/wine-taste-enjoy (it is also available in print).