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L'Acadie Vineyards

Nova Scotia’s premier organic L’Acadie Vineyards, based in Gaspereau, recently opened up their environmentally-friendly geothermally heated and cooled winery on May 9. Their grand opening celebration takes place on July 20.

“The climate in Nova Scotia is ideal for traditional-method sparkling wines,” say Bruce Ewert, L’Acadie Vineyards owner and winemaker. “Ocean-influenced, moderate temperatures with extended warm falls allow grapes to mature to ideal ripeness with sugars and acidity that can produce world-class sparkling wines similar to Champagne, France.”

Sparkling wines are a new concept for Nova Scotia winemakers, as the process requires aging for multiple years on yeast lees and fermentation in the bottles in order to produce the finest bubbles. In addition to the bubbly, L’Acadie Vineyards offers other styles of wine, most notably the 2007 L’Acadie Star, a still wine recently awarded a double gold medal and best of category award at the 2008 All Canadian Wine Championships.

L’Acadie Vineyards is located on 310 Slayter Road, Gaspereau, Nova Scotia. The winery is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There are also tourist accommodations in vineyard-side cottages available.

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