May 29th – May 31st
Nova Scotia has a long and rich tradition of growing grapes for wine that dates back to the 1600’s Annapolis Valley was one of the first areas to cultivate grapes in North America.
May 29 – Departing our homes with great excitement for our three days of “Grape Escape” we will say farewell to our province and say Hello to Nova Scotia making a stop at the popular Masstown Market for our noon hour lunch before continuing onto the Gateway to Annapolis Valley – we will be greeted by our Dear friend Ruth Selby who will introduce us to her beautiful Valley! We will begin our Winery Tour by first visiting Luckett Vineyards – of Gaspereau Valley – an early champion of Nova Scotian Red Wine – Before departing Pete Luckett winery you may wish to make a phone call from their telephone booth located amongst their vineyard – A delightful meal will be enjoyed at Lucketts amazing property overlooking Gaspereau Valley! Our two night accommodations will be at the very pleasant Slumber Inn 902- 681-5000.
May 30 – Following our breakfast we will begin our day by travelling throughout beautiful rich farmlands, apple orchards and vineyards towards “Avon dale Sky” located on one of the oldest vineyards in the province – You will certainly enjoy their tranquil sanctuary! While sampling award winning wines!
Lunch will be enjoyed at the Hantsports popular “Border Diner” before continuing on to Benjamin’s Bridge Winery who has distinguished itself as Canada’s premier sparkling wine house – their family friendly farm winery will welcome us in their gorgeous atmosphere.
Before returning to our home for the night we will enjoy a wonderful home cooked meal provided by Hantsport Lions club.
May 31 – This morning we will visit Port Williams “Planters Ridge Winery” housed in a stunning 160 year old timber framed barns with magnificent views of Annapolis Valley, plus enjoying the aroma of Apple Blossoms.
Before departing beautiful Annapolis Valley a visit to Hennigars Market and strolling along Wolfville’s busy main street to enjoy the numerous shops and restaurants before returning back to New Brunswick with a Motor Coach full with Nova Scotian finest wines!
Price Per Person Tax Included:
TWIN: $590 TRIPLE: $510 QUAD: $480 SINGLE: $650
PRICE INCLUDES: Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation, two nights accommodation, Two Breakfast, Admission to all wineries and tasting, Luggage service when available and Taxes.