Small-Group Annapolis Valley Wine and Food Tour from Halifax

Highlights

  • Ideal for foodies and wine aficionados, this small-group tour of one of Nova Scotia's pretty wine-centric destinations is led by a local guide. Pick-up is at your downtown Halifax hotel in the morning where you ride in a comfortable vehicle to Annapolis Valley to visit three wineries for touring and tasting. First stop is Planters Ridge Winery in Port Williams with a bucolic country setting featuring a 150-year-old restored barn. Your tour here focuses on the winemaking process, from harvesting grapes to bottling wine. One of the world's top 20 winery restaurants is your next stop for a 2-course gourmet lunch at Restaurant Le Caveau. There's time for shopping at the winery’s boutiques with your complimentary wine tote bag, a gift to take home. Then head to the last winery to tour its facilities and enjoy a wine tasting before concluding your day at the whimsical Tangled Garden for more sampling, this time delicious chutneys, mustards, jams and jellies. Your tour ends with a return trip to your Halifax hotel.

Summary

Ideal for foodies and wine aficionados, this small-group tour of one of Nova Scotia's pretty wine-centric destinations is led by a local guide. Pick-up is at your downtown Halifax hotel in the morning where you ride in a comfortable vehicle to Annapolis Valley to visit three wineries for touring and tasting. First stop is Planters Ridge Winery in Port Williams with a bucolic country setting featuring a 150-year-old restored barn. Your tour here focuses on the winemaking process, from harvesting grapes to bottling wine. One of the world's top 20 winery restaurants is your next stop for a 2-course gourmet lunch at Restaurant Le Caveau. There's time for shopping at the winery’s boutiques with your complimentary wine tote bag, a gift to take home. Then head to the last winery to tour its facilities and enjoy a wine tasting before concluding your day at the whimsical Tangled Garden for more sampling, this time delicious chutneys, mustards, jams and jellies. Your tour ends with a return trip to your Halifax hotel.

Tour info

Duration
7 hours
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Why take this tour?

Enjoy this premium day trip to the stunning Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia's top wine and food destination whose beautiful scenery will delight you. Visit three award winning wineries for vineyard tours and "behind the scenes" cellar tours while enjoying private wine tastings. Enjoy a two-course gourmet lunch at Le Caveau, named a Top 20 Winery Restaurant in the World. The award-winning chef, Jason Lynch sources all ingredients locally. Options may includes line-caught halibut, lobster, scallops, arctic char, free-range chicken and so much more! Vegetarian and Vegan options are available as well. Then, head to Tangled Garden to sample unique jams, jellies and herb liqueurs. Foodies and wine lovers will love this fun and educational tour, led by a knowledgeable local guide. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a more personalized experience.

What’s included?

  • Local guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Wine and food tastings

  • Gourmet two-course lunch

  • Entry/Admission - Planters Ridge

  • Entry/Admission - Grand Pre Wines

  • Entry/Admission - L’Acadie Vineyards

  • Entry/Admission - Tangled Garden

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 7h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Go North Tours began in 2009 and has become one of the top tour companies in Nova Scotia. We offer a variety of tours in and around Halifax and famous Peggy's Cove. But we are best known for being the leader in guided wine tours to the wineries in the Annapolis Valley expanding the company to include a division solely for wine tours called Uncork Nova Scotia. We offer daily departures from Halifax and Wolfville with unique experiences for single travelers, couples and groups that include wine tastings, "behind-the-scenes" vineyard and cellar tours, and great local cuisine. Proud Associate Member of the Winery Association of Nova Scotia since 2009 and member of Discover Halifax and Taste of Nova Scotia since 2015. With just 8 people on each tour travelling in a spacious air-conditioned vehicle, you get friendly, personalized service and a comfortably paced day trip. Celebrating our 10th season of tours in 2018! Join us for an unforgettable experience!

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