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N.S. products boost NSLC sales

Nearly three per cent growth thanks to Maritime spirits, beer and wine Nova Scotian products helped boost Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation sales by almost three per cent last quarter compared to the same period in 2016. The NSLC released figures Tuesday showing that sales were up $4.7 million from Oct. read more

Nova Scotia Growers Map Risks, Opportunities $1 million grant enables study of climate impacts on grapes, wine and sales

Truro, Nova Scotia—A million-dollar research project is nearing completion with the aim of helping Nova Scotia’s wine industry map growth opportunities and assess risks associated with climate change. Supported by $1 million in funding from Agriculture and Agri-food Canada’s AgriRisk Initiatives program and managed by the Nova Scotia Federation of read more

Nova Scotia wine’s time to shine

Looking back at the year in local wine—standout drinks, big moments and exciting hints at what’s next. By Moira Peters Twenty seventeen was a momentous year for Nova Scotia wine. At home, we organized a successful Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium, hosted the WineAlign National Wine Awards and launched our 2016 read more

The Canadian Sparkling Wine Region You Need to Know About

Nova Scotia’s wines, which some say rival Champagne, didn’t always hold such an esteemed reputation in the wine community LINDSAY BURGESS December 01, 2017 In a covering note for Restaurant Gordon Ramsay’s online wine list, head sommelier James Lloyd explains what his team looks for when choosing a bottle. “The read more

Four local wines to hunt down


Local wine experts weigh in on what homegrown bottles they’re drinking. By Allison Saunders @alliesaysrelax MARC JOLIN Lesley Quinn, sommelier at The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar Drink of choice: 2015 Mercator Sauvage Sur Lie “It’s one of the first white wines in Nova Scotia that I feel has shown read more

Canadian Wine & Grape Industry 2015 Economic Impact Study

Canadian Wine and Grape Industry Contributes $9 Billion in Economic Impact to Canadian Economy Ottawa, ON – March 7, 2017 – Together with the All-Party Parliamentary Canadian Wine Caucus, the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) and its partners are happy to announce the results of a research study conducted on the read more

Request for Proposal: Tidal Bay Marketing Campaign

The Winery Association of Nova Scotia is currently accepting proposals in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development of a new marketing campaign for Tidal Bay. Tidal Bay has been produced since vintage 2011 (with a small pilot in vintage 2010), and is now onto its sixth read more

Wines of Canada at ProWein 2016

22 wine producers from three Canadian provinces will exhibit at international trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany Canadian wineries from British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia have joined together to exhibit under the brand of ‘Wines of Canada’ at ProWein 2016. Over three days, 22 wineries from Canada’s wine growing regions read more

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