Considering a visit to one or more of Nova Scotia’s wine regions? While the fact that it’s summer is reason enough to explore the province’s incredible countryside and vineyards, there are plenty more reasons to plan a wine trip in Nova Scotia. Keep reading for seven of the many reasons to enjoy a getaway in NS wine country this season!
- Because You Can
Finally, the long-awaited re-opening of Canada is underway and Nova Scotia wine regions are eager to welcome old friends and new ones. Being able to travel for pleasure is truly one of life’s great joys, so make the most of this summer with a vacation you’ll never forget.
- To Support Local
Whether you call Nova Scotia home or are visiting from out of province, the sentiment behind the ‘Support Local’ movement still holds true. Patronizing locally-owned and operated businesses, including local wineries, cideries, breweries, restaurants, farm stands, and accommodations, is a wonderful way to show your love for local while also experiencing the very best Nova Scotia has to offer.
- To Make Any Occasion Even Better
Do you have a reason to celebrate this summer? Perhaps you’re marking an anniversary, birthday, graduation or retirement, or maybe you’re planning your honeymoon. No matter the occasion, you can be sure a visit to one of Nova Scotia’s wine region will make it even more memorable. After all, there’s no better way to celebrate a momentous occasion than with a day of wine tasting!
- Because New Wines and Places Await Your Discovery
Nova Scotia’s wine regions are ever-evolving and introducing new wines and experiences for you to discover. Even if you visit every year, every visit feels new and exciting thanks to our innovative wine growers and tourism operators.
- Because Your Safety is the Top Priority
Even as public health restrictions are lifted, Nova Scotia’s wineries are committed to ensuring the highest standards of health and safety for their visitors, communities, and employees. The Wine Growers Association of Nova Scotia has developed protocols in response to COVID-19 and you can be assured that individual wineries, tour operators, and other tourism operators are committed to creating the safest experience possible for their guests.
- Because the Best Pleasures in Life are the Simplest Ones
A refreshing glass of wine paired with stunning views of seaside cliffs and lush valleys. A leisurely day filled with vineyard visits, stops at farm stands, and incredible culinary delights. Nights of luxurious quiet in the spectacular rural countryside. Nova Scotia’s wine regions are the perfect place to experience life’s simplest and greatest pleasures.
- Because Your Getaway Should be Stress-Free
Enjoying a relaxing getaway shouldn’t have to involve stressful planning. That’s why the Wine Growers of Nova Scotia have created an array of itineraries for every type of wine-loving visitor. Whether you want to plan a day trip to the Annapolis Valley or a multi-day trip to any of the province’s wine regions, you’ll find an itinerary suited to your schedule and style.
For more trip-planning assistance and personalized wine suggestions based on your preferences, be sure to download the brand new Taste Advisor app. All you have to do is answer a few short questions about your wine preferences and it’ll recommend wines just for you with a 91% matching accuracy. It will also help you plan a tasting route, find local wineries and experiences, and discover local activities.