“In Nova Scotia wine country, tipple a little Tidal Bay”
Dean Jobb wrote a wonderful introduction to the Tidal Bay Appellation in yesterday’s Globe and Mail.
On a sun-dappled patio surrounded by orderly rows of grapevines, Swiss banker-turned-winery owner Hanspeter Stutz raises a glass of honey-golden wine. “We have one of the hottest spots in the valley,” he says of his 12-hectare vineyard.
That’s valley as in Annapolis, not Napa or Barossa or Okanagan. This is Nova Scotia, once a footnote among grape-growing regions, a terroir that produces crisp, cool-climate whites, decadent icewines and Champagne-style sparklings that are attracting international attention…