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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – WINERY ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA (WANS)

The Winery Association of Nova Scotia (WANS) is currently seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible to the Board of Directors for the effective management of WANS and the hands-on implementation of strategies designed to further the interests of Nova Scotia’s emerging wine industry. The Executive Director reports to the Board read more

RFP for a Wines of Nova Scotia Website Design Project

This Request for Proposals (the “RFP”)  is for design and development services for a new website for Wines of Nova Scotia. You can view the RFP along with submission instructions here. (click here) If you have any questions, please contact Tracey Singleton at tracey@versatilegroup.ca | 902.940.3195. All submissions should be read more

Benjamin Bridge growing around new 18-tonne grape press


Jean-Benoit Deslauriers, winemaker at Benjamin Bridge, and Gillian Mainguy, head of sales, pour samples of the winery’s new sparkling wines at The Port on Thursday, the same day Benjamin Bridge took delivery of an 18-tonne grape press from France. - Bill Spurr

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/business/local-business/benjamin-bridge-growing-around-new-18-tonne-grape-press-352270/ One way to draw a crowd to The Port, the NSLC’s fanciest store, is to announce a free pouring of the new Benjamin Bridge sparkling wines. But for winemaker Jean-Benoit Deslauriers, the introductions of a new 2015 rosé and a 2014 brut on Thursday were overshadowed by a delivery read more

Will Travel for Wine


https://luxemagazineottawa.com/blog/will-travel-for-wine/ Best Paired with Ocean Views and Food By Janet Dorozynski Uniquely Nova Scotia There is a saying that goes what grows together goes together and nothing could be more fitting to describe how the wines of Nova Scotia have evolved to become the natural and perfect partners for the read more

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

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/living/with-zest-a-taste-of-climate-change-last-years-june-frost-had-devastating-impact-on-nova-scotia-wineries-300601/   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

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