Topic: Grand Pré

Wolfville Presents: The Magic Winery Bus

Magic Bus 2012

Imagine sitting on the upper level of a double decker bus, winding through country roads and taking in the endless view of the picturesque Annapolis Valley. Throw in five potential stops to taste delicious wines and tour rolling vineyards, and your day might just become… magical. Well, you don’t need read more

Grand Pré Landscape an International Treasure

Grand Pré. Photo, Wikipedia.

UNESCO has declared the Grand Pré Landscape to be a World Heritage site. Come visit this beautiful area and stop in at a few of the many wineries in this region: Grand Pré, Muir Murray, Luckett, L’Acadie, Gaspereau and Benjamin Bridge. Gorgeous, internationally important landscapes, fascinating history and lots of read more

“In Nova Scotia wine country, tipple a little Tidal Bay”

Tidal Bay in the Globe & Mail

Tidal Bay in the Globe and Mail 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 read more

“The rise of traditional method sparkling wine in Nova Scotia”

Wine Access Magazine’s Craig Pinhey wrote a great piece on Traditional Method sparkling wine in Nova Scotia. It’s full of interesting facts and interviews on the hows and whys of making high-quality sparkling wine in Nova Scotia. The question he asked: Traditional method sparkling is having a moment in Atlantic read more

Le Caveau one of World’s Best Winery Restaurants

Wine Access Magazine’s panel says Domaine de Grand Pré’s restaurant, Le Caveau, is one of the world’s best winery restaurants. And who could blame them? Chef Jason Lynch’s vine-smoked salmon is incredibly delicious… Here’s the write up, by local wine writer Craig Pinhey: Domaine de Grand Pré, which celebrated its 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

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