Winery Events

Amazing event and festivals are taking place at wineries throughout the Nova Scotia Winter Icewine Festival. Events include winemaker’s dinners, ice carving, wine tastings, winery tours and more. To learn more about Nova Scotia’s many beautiful wineries click here.

L’Acadie Vineyards

February 6 & 7
Stars on Ice

Gaspereau Valley Join award winning winemaker Bruce Ewert in our geothermally heated winery for samples of Traditional Method sparkling wines and our unique rich dessert wine, Soleil, vinted from dried grapes in a reciotto-style, paired with chocolate and classic cheese fondue. Learn about these world famous wine styles that are new to Nova Scotia and have already begun to garner many awards and accolades. 12-5pm. $10 (includes tastings and food pairings).

Benjamin Bridge

February 13
Borealis Icewine Tasting on the Terrace at Tempest

Tempest World Cuisine, Wolfville Join winemaker Jean-Benoit Deslauriers for a complimentary taste of one of Canada’s most luxurious gifts of winter, the 2004 Borealis Icewine by Benjamin Bridge.  12-3 pm. Tempest World Cuisine, Wolfville. Complimentary. 902-431-5533.

Blomidon Estate Winery

February 5-7 & 12-14Warm Winter’s Glow
Canning Come warm up by the fire and sample our beautiful Icewines with oysters, the ‘Food of Love’, from Eel Lake Oyster Farm Ltd.  Visit us as our winemaker Simon Rafuse takes you through the process from vine to wine for this year’s Icewine harvest. 10:00am – 5:00pm. Canning. Complimentary admission. (Eel Lake Oysters will be available Saturdays 10-5, and  Sundays 10-3) 1-877-582-7565 or 902-582-7565.

Domaine de Grand Pré

February 6
Icewine and Cheese Tasting

Grand Pré Grand Pré Icewine paired with international cheese, hosted by cheese specialists from Pete’s Frootique. 1-4pm. Grand Pré. $15/person. 902-542-1753 or 1-866-479-4637.

February 13
Icewine and Chocolate

Grand Pré Icewine and chocolate tasting with Brigitte Linder from “Out the Box Chocolate”. 1-4pm. Grand Pré. $12/person. 902-542-1753 or 1-866-479-4637.

February 7
Charity Paint Can Curling at Grand Pré Winery

Grand Pré Join us for a fun afternoon at our outdoor curling rink. For group registration to our Charity Curling Event please visit our website. 1-4pm. Grand Pré. $50/group. 902-542-1753 or 1-866-479-4637.

Gaspereau Vineyards

February 6 & 7, 13 & 14
Flight of Ice

Gaspereau Valley Gaspereau Vineyards winemaker Gina Haverstock will escort you through a vertical tasting of our gold medal award winning Icewines paired with food samples that will delight every palate. Pre-registration required – limited space. 2pm. Gaspereau Valley. $10 per person.  902-542-1455.

Jost Vineyards

February 4-14
Jost Vineyard’s Icewine Festival

Malagash Enjoy a winter wine sale on vintage varietals – Old and New Vintage Icewines at reduced prices.  Clothing & gift shop sale.  Enter to win door prize. 9am-5pm. Malagash.

February 13
An Evening of Icewine

Malagash Enjoy a wintery evening with an Icewine martini tasting, tantalizing appetizers and music.6-8pm. Malagash. $20 per person. 1-800-565-4567.

Muir Murray Estate Winery

February 4-14
Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Lower Wolfville Sample chocolate from a local chocolate maker paired with our fine wines. 1 – 4pm. Lower Wolfville.
Complimentary admission.
902-542 0343.

Sainte-Famille Wines

February 13 & 14
Sainte-Famille Dessert Wine Festival
Falmouth Treat your special valentine to a pairing of our dessert wines with delicious desserts. 11:00am – 3:00pm.
Falmouth. $12 per person. 1-800-565-0993.

Go North Tours

February 6 & 13
Perfect Pairings Progressive Dinner

Annapolis Valley Wineries Make it a special night. Go North Tours presents an evening of wine and romance while enjoying a three-course meal created by Classic Cuisine at three wineries in the Annapolis Valley. Wines from Blomidon Estate Winery, Gaspereau Vineyards and Muir Murray Estate Winery will be perfectly paired with a decadent meal enhanced by chocolate. Halifax and Wolfville departures. $130-$150/person depending on pick-up location.