Local Traditional Method Sparkling Wines Top Provincial, National and International Competitions

Local Traditional Method Sparkling Wines Top Provincial, National and International Competitions Canning, N.S. – Blomidon Estate Winery is having an impressive year. Three of their traditional method sparkling wines have been raking in awards locally, nationally and internationally. “What an incredible year 2019 has been for us so far,” says read more

WITH ZEST: A taste of climate change: Last year’s June frost had devastating impact on Nova Scotia wineries   Nova Scotia wineries could be forgiven if they said the taste of climate change was a little off following the 2018 vintage. The wine industry had been riding a crest of success over the last decade. With an ever-increasing thirst for local at liquor stores and huge increases read more

Eileanan Breagha joins Tidal Bay party   While wineries around the province were dealing with the effects of a killing frost early last June, Ken MacLellan, owner of Eileanan Breagha in Cape Breton, was dealing with a different issue. “The lake sheltered us from the frost quite a bit. Some of … the one- or read more

Minister MacAulay officially opens research winery in Kentville, Nova Scotia   KENTVILLE, NS, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ – Nova Scotia’s reputation as a wine-growing region continues to flourish with award-winning labels and expanding production.  In 2018, the province’s 23 licensed wineries produced 1.5 million litres of wine valued at over $23 million, employing over 700 people. Today, Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, read more

Université Sainte-Anne awarded funds for implementation of a research winery

Church Point (NS), March 5, 2019 – Université Sainte-Anne is excited to announce that the Research Nova Scotia Trust is awarding $295,205 in funding to professors Karine Pedneault and Gustavo Leite. This funding will build the spaces and physical resources required to conduct the research activities planned in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriScience Programproject announced read more


Canada's Tastemakers: Tidal Bay Wine | Food Bloggers of Canada

In our continuing Canada’s Tastemakers series we profile people who are making an impact on Canada’s food scene,  from authors to producers to chefs and more. Sometimes a tastemaker doesn’t have to be a person – sometimes it can be a product that’s the embodiment of a place.  Like Tidal Bay wine. Tiffany read more

Benjamin Bridge Riesling 2016, Nova Scotia

Wine does not get much more vibrant than this. Benjamin Bridge, the sparkling-wine specialist, has crafted a superb still riesling that combines a dollop of off-dry sweetness with electric-tart acidity for remarkable tension and balance. The flavours suggest lemon-lime, red berries, stone fruit and saline minerality. A wine that can read more

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