2004 Growth in sales and value of grape crop

Announcement Date: March 8, 2017

  • Retail sales estimates (NS wine) range from $5 to $8 million (2)
  • Value of grape crop: $640,000 (2)
  • Publication of The Tangled Vine: Winegrowing in Nova Scotia by Naugler, Wright & Murray
  • Petite Riviere Vineyards opens new winery building (1)
  • Bruce Ewert and Pauline Scott move to Nova Scotia from British Columbia to found L’Acadie Vineyards
  • Gaspereau Vineyards opens to the public (1)
  • Gaspereau Vineyards releases 1st vintage (2)
  • Blomidon Estate Winery yield is approximately 1500 cases (1)
  • “Winery Association of Nova Scotia (WANS) creates and adopts the Nova Scotia Wine Standards for ‘Nova Scotia’ wines” (2)
  • ACOA project with GGANS (Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium) $28,500