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 Here’s a must: be sure to call Ronald Poiré, who runs a number of culinary tours in Montréal. He was born-and-bred there, and knows more about the city’s history and food scene than anyone I know. He also has a great palate. You can
connect with him on Twitter @FoodGuideMtl.  
- Steve Dolinsky -

 

 With the information that I share, I have realized that I confront Quebecers to their own culture, to their culinary traditions and history  
- Ronald Poiré, guide -
 

 Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal is 180 minutes of tasty discoveries  
- Le Devoir -
 

 To conquer a man’s heart is to conquer his stomach! This old saying has inspired VDM in their way of welcoming congressmen coming to Montreal  
- Les Affaires -
 

 


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Tours and activities for groups
     
 

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Looking to organize an original foodie event? Let us know…
We would happy to create the perfect foodie activity for your group!

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Culinary Tour Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal
   


Duration : 2.5 hours


Culinary Tour Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal
 

This walking tour will allow you to discover the delicious cultural and historic culinary charms of the oldest district of Montreal.

Speciality shops and boutiques in the area are housed in old factories and showrooms from the 19th century. As you follow the narrow and winding streets of Old Montreal, your professional tour guide will feed your hunger for knowledge on the history of Montreal and its many culinary pleasures. You will learn how the native people have influenced Canadian food habits and how the world fair Expo 67 brought exotic food on our tables. That and much more… Come discover the flavours and aromas of Old Montreal!
 

 
 

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Culinary Tour A Foodie Tour of Little Italy
   


Duration : 2.5 hours


Culinary Tour A Foodie Tour of Little Italy
 

Come discover Little Italy, one of the most captivating neighbourhoods of Montreal with its colourful past, its quaint streets, its well-known restaurants and fine epicurean groceries.

Come and visit the Jean Talon Market, the biggest outdoor market in North America. Since 1934, this market is the ideal place to buy fresh products, a variety of remarkable cheeses, meats from regional producers, flowers, books and a lot more. You will be charmed by the wonderful smells and the vivid colours of the beautifully laid-out fruit and vegetable stands.

See the rich heritage of Italian Canadians like the Madonna della Defesa (Our Lady of protection) Church, Dante Park, the St. Laurent Boulevard – heart of this neighbourhood and learn more about the history and the cultural diversity that make this corner of Montreal so unique!

You will be amazed and surprised by the tastings included!

 


 

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Culinary Tour Tales and Tastes of the Atwater Market
   


Duration : 2.5 hours
Suggested time:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
On demand for private groups of 6 or more!


Culinary Tour Tales and Tastes of the Atwater Market
 

Now that a new generation of Montrealers has moved in along the banks of the Lachine Canal, discover the rich history of the neighbourhoods surrounding the Atwater Market.

A meeting point for people seeking out farm-fresh produce, the Atwater Market is also bursting with fine foods, which you’ll be invited to taste and discover. Take a stroll through the streets of Saint-Henri and Little Burgundy and plunge into the blue collar and musical roots of these two unsung neighbourhoods.

 


 

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Culinary Tour Flavourful Montreal
   


Duration: 4 hours with private transportation or 6 hours with public transportation
From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
or from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Culinary Tour Flavourful Montreal
 

This condensed tour will allow you to discover our city’s sights, sounds and tastes; a true experience of the city’s culinary diversity! Along the way, you will explore different neighbourhoods and meet passionate people.

The tour will start in Old Montreal with a tasting. You will then head on The Main and make your way through Montreal Chinatown, see a part of the Jewish community old quarter and the Portuguese neighborhood before entering Little Italy. The tour will include several stops all the way into the largest outdoor market in North America, the Jean Talon Market.

The return downtown will be done along the popular St-Denis street for its boutiques and trendy restaurants.

Even if this is not your first trip to Montreal, you will certainly love seeing the city from a completely different perspective and will surly want to come back again! 
 

 
 

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Culinary Tour Gourmet world of chocolate makers
   


Duration: 4 hours
From 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Culinary Tour Gourmet world of chocolate makers
 

Experience the story of chocolate, from its humble beginnings to its entry into the sitting rooms of high society. Access the exquisite universe of passionate chocolate makers, who will discuss their delectable craft and unveil their delicious specialties.

Join us in a visit of chocolate makers, boutiques and restaurant across town and discover the newest spots and classics that will make you indulge.
 

 
 

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Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 


Duration: 3 hours
Suggested time: 2 :30 pm to 5 :30 pm
On demand for private groups of 6 or more!

    

Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 

Beer is known for its many virtues, but it’s the celebratory side that makes it today’s drink of choice. Join us for this brewery tour, and find out everything on the history of this loveable liquid, while we also take the opportunity to demystify certain preconceptions about beer.

This three hour tour will be held in 3 different microbreweries that will each present 3 different types of beer to savour as well as a few munchies

 
 

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Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 


Duration : 4hours
Suggested time:
9:00 am to 1:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
On demand for private groups of 6 or more!

  

Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 

Are you one of those who wants to visit a city like a true local? Do you have a craving for fine products and unique flavors? Join us on a delicious bike tour!

You'll sample some of Montreal's culinary delights all while using our friendly bike paths (over 400kms) to explore some lesser-known cafés and boutiques. With our certified Velo Québec and Foodies Guide and We'll travel through the downtown core and stop in one of Montreal's exclusive neighbourhood of Westmount. Our route will whine past the old ancestral homes, historic churches and continue to the water's edge of the Lachine Canal. We will visit the Atwater Market right on the canal and enjoy the colors, flavors and warm welcomes from the locals. It tastes as good as it looks!


DETAILS

Available upon request for groups of 5 or more

Level: easy

Distance: 20 km approx.

 
 

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Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 


Duration : Half day (5 hours)
Thursdays, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  

Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 

On the banks of the rich and fertile land of the south shore of the St-Lawrence River, 30 minutes from Montreal appears the surprising Monteregian Hills. Despite the harsh winters in the region, the numerous vintners that settled here have been capable of producing great wines derived from hybrid grape varietals adapted to the climate.

During this half day excursion, you will have the opportunity to meet two welcoming winemakers and taste a wide variety of carefully crafted wines and ciders. They will also cheerfully take you through their wineries on visits exclusively offered to our guests. For your comfort and the pleasure of your taste buds, a local cheese and cracker snack will be offered during the tour.

This excursion will be guided by experienced guides from Kava Tours.



 
 

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Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 


Duration : Full-Day (7 hours)
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm
or from 10 am to 5 pm

  

Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 

This day begins with an introductory wine tasting class given by a wine expert who will prepare your senses for the rest of the day in the Eastern Township's wine country.

You then head towards the village of Dunham, rich in history, fine wines and ciders. Surrounded by breathtaking sceneries, a delicious gourmet lunch will be served. During this memorable day of visits and tastings, you will get to visit the best wine grower and finest wineries of the region. It's a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of your typical day in the city or an incredible addition to any vacation.

This excursion will be guided by experienced guides from Kava Tours.



 
 

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Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 


Duration : 8.5 hours
Available Saturdays from mid-February to mid-April 12th, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

  

Culinary Tour Microbreweries
 

Discover the secrets behind Quebec's ice wines and apple ice wines on a day long journey that takes you through the wintry landscape of the Eastern Townships region.

Begin the day touring the winery's facilities accompanied by the owner to get a better understanding of the unique elaboration process of ice wine before trying your hand at being a bartender for a day, learning to mix creative ice wine cocktail recipes. Enjoy a delightful, genuine Quebec raclette on grill made with the finest local products prior to attending the pressing of frozen grapes and tasting the intensely concentrated juice that is produced. Complete the experience by gathering together outdoors around a comforting wood fire to discover fine apple ice wine. An authentic excursion, where exclusive encounters with the producers and unique activities create a highly personalized experience rich in learning.

This excursion will be guided by experienced guides from Kava Tours.



 
 

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Duration : 2 hours
Friday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7 :30 pm

  
One-day Getaway for Groups

This cocktail hour tour is the best way to have a great time with friends, meet people and discover 3 great locations in Old Montreal.


Walk through the narrow cobblestone streets of this vibrant neighborhood as your guide will entertain you with juicy anecdotes about the local food scene. You will visit bars and restaurants while enjoying tapas and signature drinks that will awaken your senses and truly open your appetite for the evening!


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Culinary Tour Custom-made
   

 

Have an original idea for a culinary event or a tour them you would like to develop with us? Let us know! It would be our pleasure to create the perfect foodie activity for your group!


 
 

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Culinary Activity A progressive Dinnner
    Culinary Activity A progressive Dinnner

We would like to invite your private group on a culinary adventure through Old Montreal or through different neighborhoods in Montreal.

VDM Global will completely organize your itinerary allowing you and your guests to truly enjoy this evening of culinary discoveries. Your group will be accompanied by a professional guide.

Each course being served in a different restaurant, you will visit 3 restaurants and taste 3 different culinary creations to complete a 3 to 4 course meal. This culinary activity can be orchestrated on foot in one neighborhood or using a deluxe motor coach or even a limousine service.

 
 

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Culinary Workshops
   


Duration : 1 to 4 hours
For an afternoon activity, lunch or diner

Culinary Workshops

A cooking workshop is a very enjoyable team building activity!

Guided by a professional chef, each participant will contribute in creating the group’s meal or in creating something special for a charitable foundation.

This memorable activity has the entire group working and learning together at the same level.

There are many different schools that offer a variety of themed classes. Your group can: create their own meal, learn about raw food, put together the most delicious pastries, learn how to make the most impressive cocktails and the list goes on!

 
 

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Custom-made Culinary Activities
   

 

The VDM team has been organizing culinary activities in Montreal for over 10 years.
We have created the original foodie rallies across the city, large dine-arounds, bar crawls with hundreds of participants, fruit sculpting workshops, conferences and so much more…

Interested in organizing such an activity with your group and have a creative idea? Let us know. We would be happy to create the perfect foodie activity for your group.


 
 

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Culinary Delights of the Eastern Townships
    Culinary Delights of the Eastern Townships

Enjoy a unique culinary experience while discovering a region, combining nature and local authentic products with our culinary expertise.

 
 

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    One-day Getaway for Groups

We have a travel agent permit as well as the experience and expertise to create very interesting custom-made itineraries. Our guides love greeting groups and taking the time to explore the cultural and culinary gems of a region.

Do not hesitate, ask about our itineraries today.

 
 

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