Already in 968 there were grape vines, along the Roman road from Meerssen to Hunnecum. The vineyards existed until 1800 and in 2002 they returned. It soon became clear why in the past people had just chosen this place for viticulture.
The Romans already knew it, monks in the Middle Ages too, we are now discovering it again: South Limburg is made for viticulture. The climate, the slopes, a soil that seems to come from Champagne or Burgundy. The ideal conditions for making wine that excels in freshness, elegance and aroma. Be surprised by Limburgish wine.
Nowadays the Wijngaardsberg has 3 hectares of grape vines. You are welcome to visit them by appointment.
Guided tours are available for groups from 12 people. You visit the beautifully situated vineyard, visit the winemakers equipment and get a detailed explanation in the wine cellar. The tour is concluded with a wine tasting with delicious fresh nut bread.
A tour needs to be booked in advance.
The tours lasts 1½ to 2 hours.
The price is € 10 per person.
On Sundays and national holidays
6235 ND, Ulestraten
Tel: +31 43 3580872