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Moderation Tastes Better

Web banner for CVA Moderation Taste Better

“The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is very pleased to announce the release of its new website, Moderation Tastes Better: winemoderation.ca. The online educational resource is intended for adult wine drinkers in Canada to help build awareness and understanding of Canada’s Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines.” Read the full article.

Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret’d), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the establishment of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines to honour and recognize the best of Nova Scotia wines. Please download the following documentation for more read more

Study Concludes Nova Scotia Wine Industry is Ripe, Robust and Remarkable

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Economic impact study shows NS wine industry worth almost $200 million/year. Lunenburg, N.S. – The Winery Association of Nova Scotia today released an economic impact study concluding that the wine industry contributes $196 million dollars annually to the Nova Scotia economy. “This study shows just how rapidly the Nova Scotia read more

Nova Scotia Bubbly Sparkles on International Stage

Bruce of L'Acadie.

L’Acadie Vineyards’ 2007 Prestige Brut brings home Silver Medal in prestigious international competition. Corks popped when L’Acadie Vineyards heard the news that their pride and joy Prestige Brut was the only entry from North America to win a medal in the 9th international competition of the world’s best sparkling wines. read more

NS Hosts Canadian Wine Awards

August 21 to 25 , 2011 “The Wine Access Canadian Wine Awards has become the measuring stick for Canadian winegrowers and a fabulous opportunity to present their wines to many of Canada’s most respected wine commentators on a national stage,” says Anthony Gismondi, Wine Access magazine’s editor-in-chief. “More than just read more

Nova Scotia Takes Home 26 Wine Awards

All Canadian Wine Awards 2011 Nova Scotia wineries received 26 awards, including four Double Gold medals, at the annual All Canadian Wine Championships in Windsor, Ontario this year. “I’m particularly delighted with our awards, especially our Double Golds, at this last competition,” says Hans Christian Jost, owner of Jost Vineyards. read more

2010 Press Releases

An archive of press releases from 2010. November 2, 2010 L’Acadie Vineyards Wins Gold For 2007 Prestige Brut (PDF) October 18, 2010 2010 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards Announced (PDF) October 8, 2010 Annapolis Highland Vineyards’ New Release (PDF) September 15, 2010 Celebrate Local Wines during the Nova Scotia Fall Wine read more

Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards

October 18, 2010 Six wineries from Nova Scotia received gold medals at the second annual Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards this week. Presented by the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers Atlantic Chapter (CAPSAC) the awards recognize excellence in local wines. Congratulations to all our medal winners! Press Release For more information read more

Grand Celebrations for Grand Pré

Domaine de Grand Pré Winery has a lot to celebrate this year. 2010 marks their 10th anniversary, they released their first traditional method sparkling wines and they have been chosen as the exclusive wine supplier for the 100th Anniversaryof the Canadian Navy. Besides other official events, Grand Pré’s Blueberry Sparkling, read more

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