History - Château de Bousval

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  • Mar 2024

    Sortie de l’Ange ou Démon …

    Our pinot noir 𝗔𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗼𝘂 𝗗𝗲́𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮, a confidential cuvée produced in very limited quantities, is now available. Sometimes Angel,… Continue →

  • Feb 2024

    A new flavour invites itself to the vineyard!

    Introducing the Sicilian sister of Vignoble du Château de Bousval: 𝗟𝗮 𝗦𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗮. A sun-drenched olive oil with aromatic notes of… Continue →

  • Feb 2024

    Wine Paris & Vinexpo trade fair

    We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be taking part in the 5th Wine Paris & Vinexpo trade fair, the must-attend… Continue →

  • Nov 2023

    Release of Petit Gris and Gouttes d’O 2022

    We are pleased to announce the release of 2 of our 2022 cuvées, 𝗟𝗲 𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁 𝗚𝗿𝗶𝘀 𝗲𝘁 𝗹𝗲 𝗚𝗼𝘂𝘁𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗱’𝗢…. Continue →

  • Jun 2023

    Belgian Wine Award 2023

    We are very proud to announce that our Chardonnay Tout Cru 2020 has been voted one of the best wines… Continue →

  • Feb 2023

    Interview with Romain, Cellar Master

    Can you tell us more about your professional career? The beginning of my professional career is closely linked to the… Continue →

  • Jun 2022

    Interview with Sylvie Gilbert, administrative assistant

    What was your career path before arriving at Château de Bousval? I worked for many years in a bank in… Continue →

  • Nov 2021

    Interview with Vincent Dienst, first Cellar Master at the Château de Bousval vineyard

    Can you tell us more about your career path? After my bioengineering studies at the UCLouvain, I went to harvest… Continue →

  • Apr 2021

    Late frost

    Periods of late frost are common in Belgium and can cause significant losses. When this occurs, the cold air, which… Continue →

  • Sep 2020

    Interview with Germano Prior, Head of Cultivation at the Château de Bousval vineyard.

    Every day, he puts his passion and energy into the cultivation of the Château de Bousval vineyard. Tasting our wine… Continue →

  • May 2020

    Plantation d’une nouvelle parcelle

    Après une nouvelle série d’analyses de nos sols, nous avons détecté un potentiel viticole unique sur une partie de terrain… Continue →

  • Jul 2019

    Summer storms

    “Of all the scourges that strike the vine, the most terrible in terms of its effects is evidently hail. The vines… Continue →

  • May 2019

    A big moment for our vineyard

    It was a magical occasion. The official opening of our winery took place amid a perfect alchemy of clement weather,… Continue →

  • Jan 2019

    Just before the snow…

    We have now signed the provisional acceptance of our new winery facility. We are delighted with this true tour de… Continue →

  • Sep 2018

    Permaculture and workhorses

    “It’s not just about the horses, it’s about cultivation”  We are delighted to now be able to count on the… Continue →

  • Jun 2018

    News from the domaine

    News from the front from Michel Verhaeghe de Naeyer: The square footage of our vineyard remains unchanged, i.e. 5.20 ha…. Continue →

  • Sep 2017

    Second harvest

    We harvested our Chardonnay on the last Sunday in September, assisted by friendly hands. This year’s more generous grape crops… Continue →

  • Aug 2017

    First drops

    The first drops have been bottled. The task was carried out by hand in the utmost modesty. Although the bottles… Continue →

  • Apr 2017

    Late frosts

    The unpredictable climate has proved extremely trying for our vineyard apprentices. In spite of the recommended biodynamic preventative dusting, the… Continue →

  • Oct 2016

    First harvest

    The third leaf signalled that it was time for the first harvest. It proved a very special and emotional day… Continue →

  • Mar 2016

    Pruning

    At the end of winter, once the sap has descended in the resting vines, work begins once again, starting with… Continue →

  • Jul 2015

    An everyday struggle

    Winemaking is both a struggle and a delight. Every day, our vine workers follow nature’s rhythm and pay great attention… Continue →

  • May 2015

    Training

    Training the structure of the vine is an essential step. We planted 7,000 acacia stakes to support our young vines… Continue →

  • Apr 2015

    Planting by hand

    Who would have ever thought of planting vines in Belgium? Our hand planters came from the South of France, bringing… Continue →

  • Apr 2014

    Mechanical planting

    Vines like slightly poorer soils. The less vigorous a soil, the greener and fleshier the leaves. Pascal Marchand and Yves… Continue →

  • Jul 2013

    Drainage

    Following two years of peace and quiet, it’s time for the first major works, led by the marvellous Yves Hérody…. Continue →

  • Jun 2013

    The genesis

    In the video below, Michel Verhaeghe de Naeyer tells us about his plans to restore vigour to his land, his… Continue →

  • Nov 2012

    The earth at rest

    To give our soil a new lease of life through winemaking, our expert geologist has prescribed a resting period of… Continue →

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