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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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April 13, 2022 | Happy Easter, Happy Spring!

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April 13, 2022 | Happy Easter, Happy Spring!

We want to wish everyone a lovely Easter! We hope you're surrounded by sunshine, flowers, chocolate, and family on this happy day. Easter is special for many reasons. For the resurrection, and for signs of spring that lift our spirits. It is a time we want to gather with friends and family. We hope we can help with your Easter gatherings by offering some fun, delicious wines and chocolates. For Easter Brunch, we suggest mimosa’s with our Bellissimo Sparkling Peach Wine, delicious with fruit, quiches or eggs and ham. For Easter dinner, may we suggest our famous Cranberry Wine -- a...

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March 5, 2022 | Feeling Grateful

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March 5, 2022 | Feeling Grateful

Gratefulness Gratefulness is something we hear people speak of more and more these days. But what does it really mean, and how do we get there? Gratitude is one of many positive emotions. It's about focusing on what's good in our lives and being thankful for the things we have. Gratitude is pausing to notice and appreciate the things that we often take for granted. It's taking a moment to reflect on how fortunate we are when something good happens — whether it's a small thing or a big thing.Like other positive emotions, feeling grateful on a regular basis can...

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