There are six wineries in the area. All offer tours and wine tasting daily.
Planters Ridge Winery
The Valley’s newest winery. And located just 5 minutes from The Farmhouse Inn! Planters Ridge is housed in a newly renovated 150 year-old heritage timber frame barn that combines historical features with some modern flourishes.
Owners John and Lisa live on the property, in a farmhouse that was originally built by Enoch Woodworth in 1864. In 2010, John and Lisa purchased the farm from Alan and June Woodworth, who were seventh generation Woodworths to own the property. Click here to visit their site.
Blomidon Estate Winery
Located on the Minas Basin, they have the first plantings of Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Baco Noir, Pinot Noir and Shiraz in the province. Visitors are welcome to enjoy a stroll or a picnic in the vineyard and/or purchase items from our on-site wine shop.
Open 11am-6pm, Off-season hours please check with the wine shop. Click here to visit their site.
The land was once an apple orchard. The vineyards were first planted in 1996 and by 1999 the vineyard had established the Gaspereau Valley as an ultimate grape growing region. Finally in 2004 the Winery opened. They now offer free tours daily (mid-May to mid-October) at 12 noon, 2pm and 4pm. Of course there is complimentary wine tasting. Click here to visit their site.
Grand Pre Wines
This was Nova Scotia’s first operating winery. It features award-winning wines, cobblestone courtyards, beautiful gardens, art gallery, and a wonderful European pergola. Tours and tasting daily (Mid May – End of October) $6 fee. The Winery also features Martini & Tapas night with live music on the pergola every Thursday nights throughout the summer. Click here to visit their site.
Located in the Gaspereau valley, it is the premier producer of Traditional Method sparkling and organic wine in Nova Scotia. For a unique wine experience, visit their geothermal winery and tasting bar overlooking our certified organic vineyard with stunning views of the Gaspereau Valley. Wine shop and tasting bar open daily 11-5 May to Mid-October. Click here to visit their site.
Located on the Grand Pre Rd. in the beautiful Gaspereau Valley. Enjoy the spectacular view of Cape Blomidon and the Minas Basin as you sip wine and with your delicious lunch on Pete’s outdoor patio. Wine tastings and tours beginning in May. Click here to visit their site.