Tag Archives: NS Wine Guide

Beaver Creek Winery

The Magic Winery Bus Annapolis Valley Wolfville
Beaver Creek Winery is a fruit winery and meadery in Lawrencetown (near Annapolis Royal). They make 21 different kinds of wine, but are best known for their honeymoon wine, Naked Mead. In 2010, Beaver Creek Winery successfully campaigned to overturn a prohibition law in their county that had been in place since 1934. Their victory… Read More

Blomidon Estate Winery

Click to return to our Complete Wine Guide to Nova Scotia The vineyard at Blomidon was originally planted in 1986. It was intended to provide grapes to another Nova Scotia winery, Jost Vineyards. The property came under new ownership and, in 2002, it re-opened as Blomidon Estate Winery. Today, Blomidon grows 18 acres of vines on their sceneic… Read More

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… Read More

Bear River Winery

Bear River Winery is home to the oldest vines in Nova Scotia. Some vines on the property were planted as far back as 1611. They are one of the most eco-conscious wineries in the province.  They use solar power, rainwater capture, and are the only traditional gravity fed winery in Nova Scotia. Bear River winery grows eight varieties of vinifera grapes. They produce some… Read More

Avondale Sky Winery

Avondale Sky Winery is one of the newest in Nova Scotia, but their vineyard is one of the oldest.  The vines aren't the only thing with history. When the owners started the winery they decided to purchase a barn and relocate it to the vineyard.  In addition to barns, they had offers for a few churches.  After settling on St. Matthews… Read More

Annapolis Highland Vineyards – Bear River

Annapolis Highland Vineyards is located in Bear River East. They have four hectares of property where staff tend close to 10,000 grape vines. Those estate grapes go into their award winning wines. Try them yourself at the on-site tasting bar. Wines include Pinot Gris, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, New York Muscat and Castel. Once you`ve found a favorite, purchase… Read More

Magic Winery Bus – Annapolis Valley

The Magic Winery Bus Annapolis Valley Wolfville
The Magic winery bus is a hop-on-hop-off tour of four award-winning Annapolis Valley wineries. Get whisked away on a traditional British double decker bus. You'll learn about Nova Scotia's wine industry and taste wines from Domaine de Grand Pré Winery, Luckett Vineyards, L’Acadie Vineyards and Gaspereau Vineyards. Because of the hop-on-hop-off format, you can spend an… Read More