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Introducing uncompromising wines from Nova Scotia and Benjamin Bridge. Rare terroir, classic techniques.

 On this week’s radio show…Toasting Canada’s 150th with wineries from coast to coast.

 Well we surely have plenty reason to pop the cork for Canada’s 150th birthday and that is exactly what we are going to do today with our featured wineries from different wine regions, Ontario, Nova Scotia and British Columbia.

This region hugs the Atlantic side of North America, and is one of the most challenging places to grow wine grapes in the world, but it works. Nova Scotia folks, now being touted by many as “Canada’s next great wine region!

We’re so looking forward to chatting with winemaker Jean-Benoit Deslauriers of the multi award winning winery Benjamin Bridge Estate Winery located in the Gaspereau Valley of Nova Scotia, here are a couple of quotes describing the winery’s bubbly!

“Mind blowing sparkling wines that would challenge any highly – rated French Champagne” 

 Anthony Gismondi for the Vancouver Sun

And Tony Aspler had this to say “They are without question the best sparkling wines I have tasted in Canada”

“It’s a sparkler that rivals Champagne…one of the best Canadian wines I’ve tasted. ” 

Beppi Crosariol

Listen to Jean-Benoit Deslauriers at 17:49 minutes in the show.

Episode 59

 

Next up we explore another exciting wine producing province in which temperatures dip well below zero. Nova Scotia.

Canada's 150th Birthday Frisky Beaver winery, winemaker Peter Graham.

Power Boating Canada Magazine, Toasting Canada’s 150th!