August 12th Newsletter

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Cider Mania, Craft Fair & Photos of You & Our Wines!

It’s the heart of summer now, and we are having a Cider Mania Fest at the winery this Saturday, August 14th, from 11-5! Enjoy cider Tastings on the Terrace for $5, and then pick up a bottle or two for later!

This weekend, on Saturday August 14th (10-5) and Sunday August 15th (10-4), we’ll be onsite at the Lunenburg Craft and Food Festival at the arena on Green Street in Lunenburg. Come by and sample our pleasing wines and ciders! Take some home for dinner or to share with friends!

We’re having a Photo Contest and we invite you to #ShareTheSouthShore with us this summer! As the destination winery on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, we are excited to share the natural beauty of this area with you -- and our delicious wines too, of course! 

All you have to do is post a photo on our Instagram or Facebook page of your visit to Petite Rivière Vineyards, OR a photo of you enjoying one of our delightful wines or ciders, OR a photo of a favourite spot you enjoy visiting here on the South Shore - for example, Green Bay Beach, Fort Point Museum - so many places to choose from! 

Then tag us @PetiteRiviereVineyards and use our contest hashtag #ShareTheSouthShore ⁠

One lucky winner will experience an exclusive tasting and tour for six people!⁠ ⁠ 

Rules: Winner must be following @PetiteRiviereVineyards on Instagram and/or Facebook. Winner must be 19+ years of age.⁠ This contest is being run solely by @PetiteRiviereVineyards and is not affiliated with Instagram or Facebook. We will not direct you to another website to claim your prize or ask for credit card information. Never share your credit card information for any Instagram or Facebook giveaway.⁠ The winner will be announced on our story after August 20th and will be contacted through a direct message from @PetiteRiviereVineyards. Disregard any messages claiming that you have won this prize from any accounts other than @PetiteRiviereVineyards.

Here's What's Happening in the Vineyard...

The vineyard is looking great- we expect one of our largest harvests yet this season. 

We are keeping the vineyard healthy with our organic farming methods. We use all natural bio fungicide products in our vineyard. This way we have a safe vineyard environment & wine as well.

We will start to put up our bird netting soon to make sure the grapes are protected as they start to ripen & enter the Véraison stage. We will also continue to focus on helping our grape cluster ripen, by tucking & deleafing. Everything is carefully done by hand to ensure the cluster has the best care.

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