French colonists planted the first vines in Lunenburg Region in the early 1600’s and we’ve been perfecting the art of wine ever since. Take the time to visit one of our local wineries for a tour of a vineyard and a taste of the fine fruits of their labour.
Petite Riviere Vineyard

Petite Riviere Vineyard

Location: Beaches & Artisans

French colonists planted the first vine in this area in the early 1600’s. In 1994, Petite Riviere Vinyards revived the tradition. Wines from Canada’s oldest winegrowing region are now available at the winery, and at select retaurants in the area. 
PETITE RIVIERE VINEYARDS uses only grapes from the LaHave River Valley. Our poor rocky soil and long, mild growing season provide an ideal terroir for quality wines. The wines bear the name of this unique region, “Côtes de LaHave”. 

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Lunenburg County Winery

Lunenburg County Winery

Location: Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

The winery is located at Hackmatack Farm, a commercial highbush blueberry farm.
come take a pleasant drive into the country and visit us, to taste wine, to pick berries,
picnic, or tour the winery and N.S. craft store.

High Bush Blueberry U-Pick

Mid August to Beginning of October
Everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm

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Elmwood Winery

Elmwood Winery

Location: Town of Bridgewater

Elmwood Winery is a one hectare small farm winery, growing mainly hybrid grapes, located in Pine Grove.
The vines are grown without use of herbicides or toxic sprays. The grapes are all hand harvested and the wine is made in small batches.
We only use grapes that are grown in our vineyard or from nearby growers in Lunenburg County.
L’Acadie blanc is our main white wine. The reds are either Leon Millot, Baco noir or a blend with Lucy Kuhlmann from Burns Hill vineyard in Upper LaHave.
We are certified with Certified Naturally Grown (CNG), a farmer driven organization
We also make mead from our own honey.  Mead will be available again in 2017.
We are located at 105 Craig Chandler Drive, off the Harold Whynot Road (past Osprey Ridge golf course).

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Festivals and Events

February 19

Easter Egg Hunt at the MARC

DateApril 13th, 2019

Location Lunenburg Region

Category Kid Friendly Food and Music Outdoor Activity

2018 Fall Recreation Guide