2007 NS Farm Winery Policy, preferential markup

Announcement Date: March 9, 2017

  • 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 Nova Scotia event in New York City, hosted by James Beard Foundation
  • Gina Haverstock joins Gaspereau Vineyards as winemaker
  • Glenora partners with Jost Vineyards using Ice Wine barrels to finish a new line that goes on to win a Silver Medal in San Fancisco
  • Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) cuts markup on NS wines by 70% to 43% vs. 100 – 200% for imported wines
  • ACOA project with L’Acadie Vineyards (purchase equipment to establish a winery) $121,013