About


The Nova Scotia Icewine Festival is an annual event highlighting the local wine, Icewine and cuisine produced in Nova Scotia

An event for any wine lover, the Icewine Festival is a great way to introduce yourself to the diverse styles of white, red, Icewine and sparkling wines that the wineries will be serving. 

Presented by the following wineries:

Each winery will be pouring a selection of their wines along with a food pairing from a local chef or restaurant.
Annapolis Cider Company and ChainYard Cider will be joining us a guests all four event days. 

The ticket price is $35 per person, which includes 14 tokens for you to use for wine or food sample as well as an Icewine Festival tasting glass, which is yours to take home. 

Please check below for detailed information on each day of the event!


Tasting Events

All Tasting Events take place at Lightfoot & Wolfville Winery

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018, 12-4pm

  • Wine and food pairings from all participating wineries
  • Extra food is available for purchase
  • Guests: Annapolis Cider Company and Chain Yard Cider
  • Complimentary Grape Vine Crafts from 1pm to 3pm

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2018, 12-4pm

  • Wine and food pairings from all participating wineries
  • Extra food is available for purchase
  • Guests: Annapolis Cider Company and Chain Yard Cider
  • Complimentary Snow Shoe Hike guided by a Wine Maker at 1pm and 2pm (make sure to bring your own Show Shoes!)
  • Meet the Wine Makers from 1pm to 3pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2018, 12-4pm

  • Wine and food pairings from all participating wineries
  • Extra food is available for purchase
  • Guests: Annapolis Cider Company and Chain Yard Cider
  • Complimentary Grape Vine Crafts from 1pm to 3pm

SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018, 12-4pm

  • Wine and food pairings from all participating wineries
  • Extra food is available for purchase
  • Guests: Annapolis Cider Company and Chain Yard Cider
  • Complimentary Snow Shoe Hike guided by a Wine Maker at 1pm and 2pm (make sure to bring your own Show Shoes!)
  • Meet the Wine Makers from 1pm to 3pm

Nova Scotia Ice Wine Festival Group Shot  

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Tickets are non-refundable. However, they are transferable - if you find that you are unable to make it the day you have purchased, contact cilia@grandprewines.ns.ca and we can transfer your ticket to another day. 

You may also transfer your tickets to another name if you would prefer.

If a day of the Festival is to be cancelled due to the weather, we will make all attempts possible to decide by the evening prior to the event. If the weather is deemed too dangerous to operate in, the Festival reserves the right to cancel the event the day of. If the day is cancelled, all tickets for that day will be admissible to the other three Festival days.