All of our tours are intimately guided with round trip transportation provided within the area is included along with all tour and tasting fees for all locations. A gourmet lunch at selected restaurants.
The tour starts at 11:30 am and is approximately 3-4 hours. We offer three types of tours from mid May through to October.
You can either add it to your reservation if you are staying at Tattingstone Inn or contact Grape-Expectations Tours directly, www.grape-expectationstours.com . Within the Wolfville area, you will be picked up and dropped off at your chosen accommodations.
This intimate tour is designed to satisfy your palette and enhance your appreciation for life's small treasures. Learn educational tidbits about The Annapolis Valleys wines and culture while viewing our stunning scenery. Tastings are paired with a culinary component by the winemaker at each stop so you're sure to find a favourite. Imagine pairing charcuterie and cheeses with award winning sparkling wines, gourmet thin crust pizza with one or more of Nova Scotia’s Appellation Tidal Bay, or decadent, locally made chocolates with reserve barrel reds, Plus... your friendly and knowledgeable guide offers insightful commentary between wineries.
$129.00 per person plus HST (8 person minimum is required for this tour). Advance booking recommended
Starr’s point Tour:
Let your guide handle the driving and relax as you sip your way through The Annapolis Valley. We begin your day with a tour and tasting at a local Cidery. Next we indulge your appetite with a stop for a gourmet lunch followed by visits to two exceptional wineries where you will learn about the art and science of winemaking. Look forward to a tasting in the winery or barrel room to sample some of the wines they make right on site. The tour finishes at an award winning distillery for a tour and tasting of their famous spirits and fresh fruit liqueurs. Your tour guide is happy to share the history and culture of this wonderful region.
$99.00 per person plus HST. Available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Advance booking recommended.
Gaspereau Valley Tour:
If you’re a true wine lover, this tour is for you. We focus on four of six Vineyards nestled in the Annapolis Valley. Included in your tour is a gourmet lunch at one of our popular local restaurants or a Vineyard depending on weather, followed by tastings of award winning sparkling wines, Roses, one of the many distinctive varieties of Tidal Bay, or a delicious medium body Red. Wineries you may visit include Lightfoot and Wolfville, Domain de Grand Pre, Benjamin Bridge, Gaspereau Vineyards, Lucketts Vineyards and L’Acadie Vineyards. This immensely popular tour is intimate and light hearted. Be sure to test your guides knowledge of the Valley's wines, history and culture.
$99.00 per person plus HST. Available: Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Advance booking recommended.