August 18th Newsletter

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Wow! The weather has been ideal and summery recently - so much heat and sun. It’s just perfect for visiting us here at Petite Rivière Vineyards, and then hitting one of the three beautiful beaches mere minutes from here! Enjoy wine and cider Tastings on the Terrace for $5, and then pick up a bottle or two for later!

This Saturday, August 21st, from 12 - 4, we’ll be having a BBQ on the Patio, featuring delicious pulled pork sliders served on brioche buns! Absolutely yummy with a glass of red from our Drumlin series, it’s $10 for a sandwich + glass of wine.

Enjoy our guest musician, playing live from 2pm to 5pm, Patrick Thompson plays some fabulous tunes is while enjoying the terrace, great wines & the yummy Pulled Pork Sliders! 

We will also be at the Halifax Waterfront for a POP up South Shore Presence - you can find us there Saturday 10-6pm

If you’re headed to the beach this weekend, we've got the perfect accompaniment: 

wine, cider, and snacks! Our Beach Pack is available for just $𝟲𝟱.𝟵𝟵 - Regular $̶79.99

Here's what's included in our Beach Pack:

- 1 bottle of Three Churches of Mahone Bay White

- 1 bottle of Three Churches of Mahone Bay Red

- 2 473ml cans of Sid's Crisp Apple Cider 

- 2 473ml cans of Sid's Strawberry Rhubarb Cider 

- 1 bag of Lay's Classic potato chips

- 1 Petite Rivière bottle opener


The vineyard is looking great- we expect one of our largest harvests this season as a result of the perfect weather conditions this season. We are also focusing on helping our grape clusters to continue to ripen, by tucking & de-leafing. 

The clusters are now starting to change colour, this is called Véraison & is one of the most exciting times in the vineyard. Véraison is when the vine turns its energy to ripening the grape clusters. From this point, it can take a month or so until the grapes are ready to harvest for wine production. The time from véraison to harvest differs for each grape variety, depending on how much sun and warmth they require to fully ripen.

We are excited about this harvest season & think it will be a great year for NS Wines!

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