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“Extensive tasting, informative staff”

Domaine de Grand Pre
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Grand Pre
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: At Domaine de Grand Pre, we take great pride in making the finest Nova Scotia wines. We work hard to develop special wines true to our province and unlike any others in the region — we grow specialty grapes that are developed for Nova Scotia’s specific climate and landscape. The result is an array of award-winning vintages appreciated across Canada and around the world. We're proud of our Annapolis Valley boutique winery and welcome you to drop by! Hours listed here are for the Wine Shop and tastings. Tours are at 11am, 3pm and 5pm daily during open season - these are free and open to the public! To buy our wine online visit our online shop on our website, shipping available nationwide! Our office will be open throughout the year from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more details on events, menus, location, distribution, and all of our latest news visit our website or social media pages. Cheers!
Ithaca, NY
Level 6 Contributor
159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Extensive tasting, informative staff”
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a "standard" tasting at Grand Pre, which included L'Acadie Blanc, Rose, a dry Muscat, Leon Millon, Castel, and a choice of either Pomme d'Or or Cream Liquor. The staff member directing our tasting was very knowledgeable, and as we discussed oenology, he offered tastes of several other Grand Pre offerings, including a reserve baco noir that was quite delicious.

The grounds are extensive and lovely, and visitors are allowed to walk through the vineyard. The tasting room is fairly slick, with neon and stainless steel elements, and god help you if you arrive at the same time as a tour group or visitors milling around waiting for a tour.

The shop was packed when we arrived, but cleared out almost immediately so we had a nice experience.

Visited September 2016
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Firieba S, Public Relations Manager at Domaine de Grand Pre, responded to this review, 5 October 2016
Hello!

Thank you so much for your lovely review, and kind words.
We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience, not only with us, but with others as well.
We are glad to hear you enjoyed your tastings, and hope you had a great time at Domaine de Grand Pre.

Please visit us again soon! All the best!
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Deep Cove Nova Scotia
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great Wine Tour in Nova Scotia”
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went over to Grand Pre from the "other side" of N.S. to do this tour and than have dinner at their dining room Le Caveau (see write up under Le Caveau).
The vineyard is lovely and the retail shop to taste and buy wines was most enjoyable. We tried several tastings, and enjoyed most of them.
Guided or self tours.

Visited July 2016
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Firieba S, Public Relations Manager at Domaine de Grand Pre, responded to this review, 22 September 2016
Hello Beckie,

Thank you for taking the time to share your review on your visit to us!
We really hope you enjoyed your visit, and invite you to visit us again sometime soon.

All the best!
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195 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Great wine”
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful vineyards and grounds. Wine tasting available for a charge. Retail wine sales and others items available. Restaurant on grounds.

Visited September 2016
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Firieba S, Public Relations Manager at Domaine de Grand Pre, responded to this review, 12 September 2016
Hello James,

Thank you for taking the time to visit our page, and share your review.
We hope you had a fantastic visit, and will come by once again.

Cheers!
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Toronto, Canada
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“nice tour”
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a few hours and went to the last tour of the day. a lot of the same that you'll hear on any winery tour, but it was great to sample some local wines. very friendly and laid back.

Visited August 2016
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Firieba S, Public Relations Manager at Domaine de Grand Pre, responded to this review, 22 August 2016
Hello,

Thank you for taking the time to share your review; we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, and hope you make it again sometime soon.

Cheers!
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Alberta
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“Nice experience, beautiful wines, reasonably price”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We made a special trip to the Annapolis Valley for a little wine tasting and found this Grand Pre gem. Nice staff and tasting room. Guided and self directed walking tours are available. Would recommend a stop here for sure.

Visited August 2016
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Firieba S, Public Relations Manager at Domaine de Grand Pre, responded to this review, 22 August 2016
Hi there,

Thank you for your kind words and review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, please visit us again!

Cheers
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