Domaine De Grand Pré Winery

Domaine De Grand Pré was the first winery in Nova Scotia. It was started by Rodger Dial in the late 1970’s. The winery’s original focus was creating affordable table wines. In 1999, Domaine De Grand Pré Winery was purchased by Jurg Stutz. The Stutz family started producing an award winning selection of white, red, rose and ice wines. In our opinion, they also produce Nova Scotia’s best red wine, Grand Pre Castel.

The property is breathtaking, especially their on-site restaurant Le Caveau. Le Caveau has been named Establishment of the Year by the Nova Scotia Association of Chefs and Cooks, Best Restaurant (2009) by Taste of Nova Scotia, and one of the 20 best winery restaurants in the world by Wine Access Magazine.  Domaine De Grand Pré Winery is home to a small wine museum. Learn about wine history, wine production, and sniff your way through the common notes in white and red wines.

Year Opened: Late 1970’s

11611 Highway 1
Grand Pré, NS

Samples Available? Yes. Daily May until December. Limited tastings available January through April.

Tours Available? Yes. Mothers Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend – daily at 11am, 3pm and 5pm

We Recommend: Enjoying a glass of wine and some tapas in the summer on their terrace, which is filled with vine-draped trellises and oversized, beautifully hand crafted picnic tables.

Wine Line-Up:

Sparkling Wine:
Champlain Brut: $29.50
Cuvée Grand Pré: $34.50

White Wine: 
2011 Seyval Blanc: $16.00
2012 Tidal Bay: $22.50
2011 L’Acadie Blanc: $15.00
2011 Reserve L’Acadie: $18.50
2012 Muscat: $18.50
2011 Ortega: $20.00
2012 Rosé: $15.00

Red Wine:
2009 Leon Millot: $17.00
2011 Marechal Foch: $16.00
2011 Reserve Millot: $20.00
2010 Reserve Foch: $25.00
2012 Castel: $19.50
2011 Moulin Rouge: $19.50
2011 Cabernet Foch: $26.50

Dessert Wine: 
Pomme d’Or: $22.50
2010 Vidal Icewine: $24.50
2010 Dolce Vida: $29.50
2006 43: $37.50


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