Avon River Valley

The tour starts with an entertaining story of how the Nova Scotia wine industry came to be on our way to the first stop, Avondale Sky Winery. This winery opened to the public in 2011 and is housed in an historic church built in 1836. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a tour of the vineyard and then sample five of their “divine” wines in the beautiful tasting room!

Then it’s off to Bent Ridge Winery for lunch. Feel as if you’ve been transported to Tuscany as you enjoy a selection wood-fired pizzas and wine on their patio overlooking the vines. Sample their wines or craft beer while you dine.

Next, we’ll stop at Sainte Famille Wines for a tour of the cellar to explain the  wine making process and then a tasting of their award-winning wines paired with chocolate!

Finally, get schooled in craft beer at the Schoolhouse Brewery! Sample 4 of their unique brews such as the Principal Pale Ale or Recess Pilsner on their sunny patio.

Experience Includes:

Expert Guide: A professional and fun wine guide will transport you through the picturesque Avon River Valley.

Exclusive Tastings:

  • Tours and tastings at two wineries
  • Wood-fired pizza lunch with wine/beer samples at Bent Ridge Winery
  • Craft beer tasting at Schoolhouse Brewery

Tour Duration:

From Metro HRM – 10:00am – 4:30pm

From Windsor/Wolfville – 10:30am – 3:30pm


For less than 4 people: $500 plus HST

For 4-8 people from Metro HRM :$139/person plus HST

For 4-8 people from Windsor/Wolfville: $129/person plus HST

Transportation: Your tour picks up from the location of your choice in Metro HRM, Windsor or Wolfville area

Availability: Tour is offered on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 1 – October 31. Other days may be available. Reservations required. Based on availability.

Please note that we cannot accommodate groups of 9 – 20 people or bachelorette parties. Ask us for information for groups of over 20 people.


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