2017 Lightfoot & Wolfville

2017 Lightfoot & Wolfville

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Planned Official Opening of Lightfoot & Wolfville

2015 Vineyard Development and Expansion Program Announced

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Vineyard Development and Expansion Program Announced Go North Tours becomes Uncork Nova Scotia with departures from Halifax, Windsor & Wolfville L’Acadie Vineyards 2010 Prestige Brut Estate Zero Dosage awarded Silver…

2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

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Inaugural Award: Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines Gaspereau Vineyards plants additional 14 acres of vines DCW International (wholly-owned subsidiary of Devonian Coast Wineries Ltd) founded Gerry…

2013 Canadian Vintners Association releases Economic Impact Study

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Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) – sponsored Economic Impact Study released Jost Winery redesigned Nick Jennery resigns as CEO of Winery Association of Nova Scotia Devonian Coast Wineries acquires Muir Murray…

2012 Atlantic Wine Symposium held, Tidal Bay appellation launched

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Atlantic Wine Symposium held in Halifax, NS Atlantic Wine Institute announced Jost/Gaspereau Vineyards purchased by Carl Sparkes Benjamin Bridge 2008 Methode Classique Rose selected for inclusion at Best Canadian wine…

2011 Avondale Sky opens

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Avondale Sky opens to the public and begins selling wine Vineyard planted at Planters Ridge Carl and Donna Sparkes found Devonian Coast Wineries L’Acadie Vineyards Prestige Brut only Canadian wine…

2010 Luckett Vineyards established

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Luckett Vineyards established Benjamin Bridge 2004 Brut Reserve and 2004 Blanc de Noirs Methode Classique sparkling wines released John McLarity and Lisa Law purchase farm from Alan and June Woodworth…

2009 Nova Scotia Wine Grape Production Guide published

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Avondale Sky begins producing wine Simon Rafuse joins Blomidon Estate Winery as winemaker Jonathan Murray opens Muir Murray Estate Winery after 6 years of development Tom Stevenson selects early-disgorged Benjamin…

2008 New wineries, releases, and winemakers

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Annapolis Highland Vineyards established (annapolishighlandvineyards.com) L’Acadie Vineyards release first traditional method sparkling wine Ben Swetnam joins Avondale Sky as winemaker Jean-Benoit Delauriers selected as winemaker at Benjamin Bridge Beaver Creek…

2007 NS Farm Winery Policy, preferential markup

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Nova Scotia Farm Winery policy enstated Blomidon Estate Winery purchased from Creekside Estate Winery (Niagara) by the Ramey family Benjamin Bridge Classic Method sparkling debuts at Michael Howell’s Taste of…