Nova Scotia Tourism has exploded with the recent growth in winery tours and primarily with Wolfville Wineries. One of the first wineries was Domain De Grand Pré which opened in 1979. Today there are now nearly a dozen wineries in the Wolfville area of the Annapolis Valley with new wineries opening every other year including Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards and 1365 Church Street Vineyards & Winery.
How to get to the wineries in Wolfville NS: Wolfville is only a one hour drive along highway 101 from Halifax. It’s also a great spot to start a trip through Nova Scotia for those road tripping from New Brunswick, as it’s about four hours from Saint John including a ferry ride across the Bay of Fundy. Check out other Tours and Transportation groups for planning your trip. Or download the Town of Wolfville Visitors Guide map.
Featured Wolfville Wineries and Tours
Welcome to Nova Scotia Wine Country! Top 10 attraction and bucket list item for Nova Scotia visitors. Below are individual Wolfville Wineries and winery tours of the region.
1365 Church Street Vineyard & Winery
Known for their flower gardens and many bicycles surrounding the property, this 14.8-acre vineyard is just waiting for you. Nestled in vines, it boasts breathtaking views of the Wellington Dyke, North Mountain and Cape Blomidon.
Benjamin Bridge Vineyards
Perhaps the province’s most widely-acclaimed wine, Benjamin Bridge’s Nova 7 sparkling has been garnering accolades for years and is a fan favourite with the locals. Enjoy an intimate tasting or tour to see what the buzz is all about.
Blomidon Estate Winery
Situated on a scenic 10-acre setting on the edge of the Minas Basin near Canning, stop in at Blomidon Estate Winery for a tour and tasting of these award-winning wines.
Domaine de Grand Pré
What better combination than award-winning wines served at an award-winning onsite restaurant, Le Caveau. Get the best of both world’s when you visit Grand Pré Winery.
Located just minutes from Wolfville, Gaspereau Vineyards is a boutique winery is located alongside 35-acres of vineyards with the tasting room housed in a charming rustic red barn.
Nova Scotia’s first certified organic winery produces traditional method sparkling Nova Scotia wines. Enjoy a tasting overlooking the vineyard with a panoramic view of the Gaspereau Valley at L’Acadie Vineyards.
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards
Housed in a stunning facility with a breathtaking view of Cape Blomidon and the Bay of Fundy, Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards is nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia wine country. Here you can pair your wine with a pizza baked onsite in the wood-fired oven.
While visiting Luckett Vineyards, enjoy lunch on the patio overlooking the vineyards and the can’t miss red phone booth plucked from the streets of London.
Magic Winery Bus
A North American one-of-a-kind, this hop-on, hop-off excursion visits five of the most storied and beautiful local wineries around Wolfville on a Double Decker Bus.
Located just east of the town of Wolfville and adjacent to the Grand-Pré National Historic site, Mercator Vineyards are situated on a bluff overlooking the historic Acadian dykelands at the point where the Cornwallis River enters the tidal bay of the Minas Basin.
Planters Ridge Winery
Visit for a tasting of aromatic whites and well-balanced, smooth red in the cozy tasting room of Planters Ridge Winery or take it outside and relax on the impressive patio overlooking the vineyard.
Where It’s At Tours
Customized guided tours offered in small or private groups.