About

About the Festival

 
 
The Nova Scotia Icewine Festival is an annual event highlighting the local wine, Icewine and cuisine produced in Nova Scotia.
An event for any wine lover, the Icewine Festival is a great way to introduce yourself to the diverse styles of White, Red,  Icewines and Sparkling wines  that the wineries will be serving. 
The event is presented by the following wineries:
Domaine de Grand Pré
Luckett Vineyards
Blomidon Estate Winery
L'Acadie Vineyards
Saint Famille Winery
Gaspereau Vineyards 
Planters Ridge
Each winery will be pouring a selection of their wines along with a food pairing from a local chef or restaurant.
Lightfoot & Wolfville as well as Annapolis Cider Company will be joining us as guests all four days of the Festival. 
Benjamin Bridge will be there on February 25th and 26th, Avondale Sky Winery will join us for March 4th and 5th. 
 
For $30 (HST included), each visitor is given 12 tokens, each ticket valid for a wine or food sample along with a custom Icewine Festival tasting glass to take home after the event!
Check back here for updated information as it comes available, or connect with us on our  event Facebook page.
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Saturday February 25th 
Tasting Event 12pm - 4pm
Wine and Food pairings from 9 participating wineries (guest wineries: Benjamin Bridge and Lightfoot & Wolfville) , pig roast, raclette , bonfire,  and guest Annapolis Cider Company.
Get your tickets here!

Ghost Walk 4pm
Valley Ghostwalks will be hosting a Ghostwalk around Domaine de Grand Pré. Join our Ghosts  on a chilling outdoor and indoor adventure exploring the local history of the area, featuring Mickey's spooky oration of some of the most intriguing stories in the Annapolis Valley. Local wine pairings are available with the tour! Get your Ghostwalk ticket here!

Icewine Kitchen Party 8pm to midnight
Join us in celebrating Winter in the Annapolis Valley at the Church of "Devour" in Wolfville with live music by The Mark Riley Project, drinks and great company! Looking forward to seeing you there! Reserve your tickets today as space is limited! (2 drinks are included in the ticket price)
(Storm day is March 4th)
 
Sunday February 26th 
Tasting event 12pm - 4pm
Wine and Food pairings from 9 participating wineries (guest wineries: Benjamin Bridge and Lightfoot & Wolfville), pig roast, Raclette , bonfire, grapevine wreath making  from 1pm - 3pm and free snowshoe hike with one of the wine makers departing at the winery at 1pm and 2:30pm. Please bring your own snowshoes!!
Get your tickets here!
 
Saturday March 4th 
Tasting Event 12pm - 4pm
Wine and Food pairings from 9 participating wineries (guest wineries: Avondale Sky Winery and Lightfoot & Wolfville), pig roast, raclette , bonfire, cocktail demo and guest Annapolis Cider Company.
Get your tickets here!
Ghost Walk 4pm
Valley Ghostwalks will be hosting a Ghostwalk around Domaine de Grand Pré. Join our Ghosts  on a chilling outdoor and indoor adventure exploring the local history of the area, featuring Mickey's spooky oration of some of the most intriguing stories in the Annapolis Valley. Local wine pairings are available with the tour! Get you ticket for this days Ghostwalk here!
Icewine Kitchen Party (storm date)
 
Sunday March 5th 
Tasting event 12pm - 4pm
Wine and Food pairings from 9 participating wineries (guest wineries: Avondale Sky Winery and Lightfoot & Wolfville), pig roast, raclette , bonfire, grapevine wreath making  from 1pm - 3pm and free snowshoe hike with one of the wine makers departing at the winery at 1pm and 2:30pm. Please bring your own snowshoes!!
Get your tickets here!

 

 

 

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

Tickets are non-refundable. However, they are transferable - if you find that you are unable to make it the day you have purchased, contact cilia@grandprewines.ns.ca  and we can transfer your ticket to another day. 

You may also transfer your tickets to another name if you would prefer.

If a day of the Festival is to be cancelled due to the weather, we will make all attempts possible to decide by the evening prior to the event. If the weather is deemed too dangerous to operate in, the Festival reserves the right to cancel the event the day of. If the day is cancelled, all tickets for that day will be admissible to the other three Festival days.

 

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 The Icewine Festival Association of Nova Scotia (IFANS) thanks its many supporters and suppliers. In particular, thank you to Able Sense Media for their assistance in design and set-up of the Icewine Festival Store!