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    Belgian Monteberg Wine

    by wandeljp Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Belgians have the solid reputation to be drinkers of beer. And with reason! But that prevents only we like also good others things.

    The flanks of the Kemmelberg are planted of 5 hectares of wine guards. It produce a very prized wine. Visit and tastings are completely possible (see the web site)

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    Les Belges ont la solide réputation d'être des buveur de bière. Et avec raison ! Mais cela n'empêche que nous aimons aussi d'autres bonnes choses.

    Les flancs du Kemmelberg sont plantés de 5 hectares de vignes. Elle produisent un vin très prisé.
    Visites et dégustations sont tout à fait possible (voir le web site)

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    Wijngoed Monteberg bvba, Smijterstraat 4 A, B 8951 Dranouter – Heuvelland

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    Local face: "De GAPER"

    by wandeljp Updated Jul 20, 2008

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    Local face: "De GAPER"

    Translate: "The Gaper", this is the nickname received inhabitants of Kemmel by those of Ypres/Ieper.

    According to the legend, an inhabitant being gone for the first time on the big place of Ypres, remained mouth gapes admiration in front of the covered Market to the Sheet.

    The statuette is on the Dries (community place planted of trees) This is a work of the artist Isidoor Goddeeris (Roeselare) according to an original drawing of Geert Vanallemeersch and produced in the workshops Dirk Degroeve (Hansbeke)

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    Traduisez: Le bailleur", c'est le surnom reçu des habitants de Kemmel par ceux de Ypres/Ieper.

    Selon la légende, un habitant s'étant rendu pour la première fois sur la grande place d'Ypres, restait bouche baye d'admiration devant la Halle aux Draps.

    La statuette prône sur le Dries (place communale plantée d'arbres) C'est une œuvre de l'artiste Isidoor Goddeeris (Roulers) d'après un dessin original de Geert Vanallemeersch et produite dans les ateliers Dirk Degroeve (Hansbeke)

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