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May 18, 2022 | Chardonnay Wine Release & May Long Weekend

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May 18, 2022 | Chardonnay Wine Release & May Long Weekend

We are all looking forward to this coming long weekend! The first of the season. Making plans to get together with friends and family, off to the cottage, planning a BBQ or going for a drive to the South Shore -- it is a chance to relax and enjoy the moment. We have some ideas for you: take a trip to check out some of our beautiful beaches, Crescent Beach or Risser’s Beach. Then be sure to stop by the winery to enjoy a glass on our terrace, take in the views, and relax.  We will be officially launching our...

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May 11, 2022 | No Mow May! 🐝🌺

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May 11, 2022 | No Mow May! 🐝🌺

  We have been partaking in the No Mow May movement for a couple of years now. This movement started in Bee City, USA around 2020. The concept has been practised much earlier by many proactive bee activists. The idea is to allow for habitation for our bees, butterflies, moths, and other pollinators. Our manicured lawns do not allow for bees to thrive and for floral species to flourish. The over manicured lawn has become a sign of hard work and pride, with a lot of fertilizing, chemical treatments and watering. Where the lawn with dandelions and overgrowth had become a sign...

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May 4, 2022 | Mother's Day is Here!

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May 4, 2022 | Mother's Day is Here!

The Origins of Mother's Day The origins of Mother’s Day dates back to the Ancient Greeks, as they celebrated the goddess Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. Our love for our mothers has been a deep part of our lives for as long as the gods lived. Move ahead to the 20th century, and a young American named Anna Jarvis lobbied for a special day to celebrate mothers, after the death of her own.  In 1914 the US introduced ‘Mother’s Day’ as an official holiday on the second weekend in May. And the next year it became an official holiday...

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April 27, 2022 | An Evening with Alfie Zappacosta!

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April 27, 2022 | An Evening with Alfie Zappacosta!

AN EVENING WITH ALFIE ZAPPACOSTA Alfie will be playing at the winery Sunday, May 8th 6-8pm. This will be an evening to remember!   There are still some tickets left, so be sure to pick yours up before we sell out. We cant wait to see you there! Tickets are $38 and available through EventBrite. You can also call the winery 1-902-693-3033 or email us at info@petiterivierevineyards.ca          MOTHER'S DAY PLANS We have everything for Mom from amazing desserts by Old Black Forest, to stunning fresh bouquets by Fleur & Gather, to delicious wines from Petite Rivière. And...

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April 20, 2022 | Mother's Day Weekend is Coming!

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April 20, 2022 | Mother's Day Weekend is Coming!

I know it's two weeks away, but we have a huge weekend planned for Mother’s Day Weekend and we wanted to give you time to start making plans!We have everything for Mom from amazing desserts by Old Black Forest to stunning fresh bouquets by Fleur & Gather to delicious wines from Petite Rivière. And then to top it all off, Alfie Zappacosta will be playing at the winery on Sunday May 8th for a 6-8pm concert!We hope you can come by for a tasting and enjoy the beautiful view. Bring Mom of course and try a dessert or two, have...

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