2002 Winery Association of Nova Scotia (WANS) established and industry progress

Announcement Date: March 8, 2017

  • Winery Association of Nova Scotia (WANS) established (2)
  • Habitant Vineyards becomes Blomidon Estate Winery (blomidonwine.ca)
  • Brisbois agrees to consult with Benjamin Bridge
  • Benjamin Bridge makes 7 experimental sparkling cuvees
  • Industry study predicts 20 wineries by 2020
  • 1st vintage at Petite Riviere Vineyards (1)
  • Wes Lowery comes to NS to help with harvest at Blomidon Estate Winery (1)
  • Midgrad Meadery (Scotch Lake, NS) begins producing organic honey and meade. Owners: Michael Magnini & Jenn Holton (3)
  • ACOA project with Jost (develop a high end boutique winery) $138,500