The Belgian Owl Distillery has not only won the prestigious International Quality Award 2018 during the Annual Awards Ceremony in Valencia (Spain) from now on whisky lovers can visit the distillery. Put it on your bucket list!
Photo by Etienne Bouillon
The Owl Distillery has won the prestigious International Grand Gold Quality Award from Monde Selection, a recognized independent institute during the Annual Awards Ceremony in Valencia (Spain) on 24 May. This international label is an indispensable proof of the high quality of their products. In addition, The Owl Distillery also has won the International High Quality Trophy. The International High Quality Trophy is awarded to companies that have obtained a Quality Award three years in a row.
On May 24, 2018, more than 500 guests were invited to the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia for the 57th Annual Awards Ceremony of Monde Selection. This year, more than 1,000 companies from 92 countries presented 3,000 products to jury’s which consisted of 80 independent professional experts with outstanding credentials: chefs with Michelin stars, recognized oenologists, professors at the university, engineers, nutritionists, dietitians and numerous other experts.
“In its almost 60 years of existence, our Quality Institute has acquired a unique experience in areas such as culinary art, drink, health and cosmetics in most countries in the world, “says Patrick de Halleux, chairman of Monde Selection. During the ceremony, producers from all over the world received the most respected international quality award in the consumers’ industry. The selected products may put the quality label on the packaging to emphasize their quality and to reassure the consumer of their purchases. After the ceremony all guests were invited to a beautiful cocktail and gala dinner that took place amidst the award winning product exhibition.
On this occasion, the pearl of Belgian whiskey offers several
types of visit:
– Guided tour: The farm distillery is surrounded by the
barley fields. It is a unique opportunity to discover the secrets of thefabrication of a Belgian Single Malt Whiskey. During the visit
the various steps of the process are explained, from sowing
the barley to degustation of the final product. Guided 2 hour tours are also proposed on Saturdays. Reservation in advance is preferred. Consult the calendar and book a unique experience.
– Free visit: Walkers who are in the neighborhood and curious enough to push open the door of the farm distillery are welcome on Thursdays and Fridays, from March to October, from 1 pm to 5 pm. (Departure: 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.30 pm). Visits of an hour are presented during which the principles of the creation of a Belgian Single Malt Whiskey will be revealed.
In about two hours a guide reveals the details of the universe of the Belgian Owl. The presentation of the different stages of the production of the drink are accompanied by a double degustation, ranking from non-aged to vintage whiskey.
Visit by reservation. Contact us to discuss your visit.
7, Hameau de Goreux
4347 Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher – Belgium
32 (0)475 69 99 87
32(0)472 67 34 16