Tidal Bay Resources
Discover more about Tidal Bay: News, Events and Recipes for the top-selling Tidal Bay wine: Jost Tidal Bay.
World-class CraftsmanshipOur winemakers are proud to lead the way in a young and vibrant wine industry where innovation and unique varieties are permitted and embraced. Our passion for wine and our Atlantic Canadian roots are the heart of our commitment to excellence and innovation. Each of our award-winning wineries: Gaspereau Vineyards, Mercator Vineyards and Jost Vineyards—Nova Scotia’s largest winery—finds distinction through the expertise of our winemakers who celebrate our unique coastal terroir and embrace the wide range and nuances of our local resources.
Gina HaverstockNova Scotia-born Gina Haverstock started her wine-making career at Gaspereau Vineyards in 2006. She continues to make wine at Gaspereau but as of 2018, has
Officially launched in June 2012, Tidal Bay is the first wine appellation for Nova Scotia. A crisp, aromatic white wine, it displays the unique characteristics of our cool climate region and pairs perfectly with the local seafood we’re known for. The name Tidal Bay was inspired by the influence of the sea on all of the wineries located across the province. Although all Tidal Bay wines must follow the same set of standards, each wine is slightly different from one another, and wineries are able to uniquely express their individuality within their Tidal Bay wines. To obtain the Tidal Bay designation, all wines must be made from specific grape varieties, include 100% Nova Scotia grown grapes, follow a strict set of standards and be approved every year by an independent blind tasting
You can get here from thereLocated in beautiful Malagash, Nova Scotia along the Northumberland Strait, finding your way to our vineyard from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island or New Brunswick is easy. From Prince Edward Island: From Halifax: From Cape Breton: From Yarmouth: From New Brunswick: Jost Vineyards 48 Vintage Lane, Malagash, Nova Scotia, Canada B0K 1E0 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 902-257-2636 Toll Free: 1-800-565-4567 FAX: 902-257-2248
Our values are at the root of all we do at Devonian Coast Wineries.It is an exhilarating time to be part of one of the world's fine emerging wine regions, and it is even more exciting to be part of the Devonian Coast team. We are a group of passionate individuals who care deeply about our craft and are excited to play a role in building our company and reputation. We are committed to our products, each other and our focus on customer experience. We offer a fun, fast paced, tourism driven environment. We will definitely enhance and grow your kitchen, event planning, customer service and local wine knowledge during your tenure with us. Each season we host a number of festivals and music events on our 35-acre vineyard. We are a team-minded company that offers support and
We encourage you to explore our vineyardGrab one of our trail maps and get out and explore our vineyards. Hike up to the top of the vineyard and take a deep, fresh breath—you can see the Northumberland Strait from here. There are picnic tables at many places throughout the vineyard, conveniently placed for relaxing, viewing or a picnic lunch. As you meander through the vineyards notice the different grapes - you’ll see some varietals are trellised differently from others, this allows the ideal pruning methods to maximize their individual characteristics. The slope of the land and the direction of the planted rows are intentionally designed to maximize irrigation and sunlight, it makes for a relaxing and inspiring walk. Download vineyard trails map (pdf)
Belly up to the bar and fall in love with localThe circular tasting bar, designed to resemble a large oak barrique, is the centrepiece of our cathedral-ceilinged winery boutique. It is a focal point in our winery because we are excited to share the outcome of our winemakers’ expertise with you. Here you will be able to try a variety of wine in sample sizes, giving you the opportunity to experience new and exciting local wine and to find the perfect wine to pair with your next meal or occasion. Our knowledgeable staff will be pleased to discuss our local grape varietals, wine profiles, and ideal pairings with you. When you visit we invite you to try a complimentary sampling of three of our featured award-winning wines.
Over the past 30 years, Jost Vineyards wines have received hundreds of national and international awards and accolades from the most credible and relevant judging panels and wine reviewers in the industry. More than a testament to the exceptional skill and knowledge of our winemakers, the awards represent the extraordinary quality consumers can expect from Nova Scotia wines. Among our many recent awards are:
Our wines are an expression of our vibrant & nourishing coastal terroirIt is a well-established truth that one of the foundational guides to food & wine pairing is what grows together goes together. This is no less true when it comes to our wines and our historically rich, world-class cuisine. Our portfolio of wines is well suited to our culinary traditions. Our cool climate serves to produce wines which are high in acidity while generally lower in tannin. Where oak is used, it is done so to support our wines and not mask them. Our wine styles are fresh, lively and aromatic. Here in Atlantic Canada we are known for our fresh seafood. Our wines are the perfect accompaniment. Try our Jost Tidal Bay with a traditional lobster supper or mouth-watering sautéed
Fall in love with our place in the worldVisit our winery in Malagash and immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s original wine country. Whether you arrive via the meandering oceanside North Shore Road or the breathtaking crest of Smith Road, you’ll see what makes our region so unique. You’ll experience first-hand how the cool ocean water and fresh breezes of our Northumberland Shore play a role in forming our terroir and our wines. By celebrating these nuances and embracing the expertise of our winemakers Jost Vineyards creates exceptional wines that reflect the romance, flavour and colour of this beautiful region. Centrally located between Moncton, New Brunswick; Prince Edward Island and Halifax, Nova Scotia you’ll find it a scenic drive from just about any
Discover our communityMake a visit to Jost Vineyards the cornerstone of an extraordinary stay in Nova Scotia’s Northumberland Shore. Located just off the Sunrise Trail and only minutes from the ocean, our vineyards encompass more than 100 acres including buildings and headlands. Daily you’ll enjoy wine tastings and locally inspired gourmet fare at our Seagrape Café or deli, and shopping in our winery boutique. Relax by our cozy indoor/outdoor fireplace, grab a map and hike or bike into the vineyard, or linger with a glass of wine and charcuterie board on the open-air patio. You’ll always find something new at our monthly Festivals and Events. Complement your visit to our winery with a number of local activities such as fishing, golfing, hiking,
We are open for the season!Can't wait to see you here at our winery! Come stroll the vineyards, enjoy a complimentary wine tasting, sip a glass of wine on our open air patio and shop in our winery boutique. Winery Boutique & Wine Tastings Open 7 days a week 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Join us for wine tastings, wine by-the-glass and shopping in our winery boutique. Seagrape Café Seagrape Café is closed for the season. See you next spring! 48 Vintage LaneNorth Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada B0K 1E0Phone: 902-257-2636Toll Free: 1-800-565-4567Fax: 902-257-2248Email: email@example.com Free Shipping within Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & PEI, and a reduction in shipping rates to all of Canada. 1-case minimum order (12-750ml equivalent)
Where the vineyard meets the oceanSeagrape Café is closed for the season. See you next spring! Seagrape Café at Jost Vineyards offers seasonal fare to enjoy in our idyllic atmosphere. While you dine, enjoy the view of the vineyard from the comfort of our vine-covered patio, or if you prefer an up-close view of the vines, head out on the vineyard trails and enjoy our picnic spots. The café is easy-going and social. The vibe is of simple pleasures without pretension, which is exactly what one can expect of Jost’s wines. Our deli and retail area offers fun wine merchandise as well as locally made preserves, and other delights to accompany your Jost wine purchases. Come discover fresh, locally-inspired dishes to pair with our award-winning wines. We
Find unique gifts for the wine loverEnjoy browsing our wines and wine merchandise in our rustic, yet elegant winery boutique. Explore the shelves on your own to discover wines to fit your next occasion, or allow our knowledgeable staff to guide you through our wide array of wines. There you’ll find all of our Jost Vineyards wines including our award-wining Jost Tidal Bay, Selkie Frizzante and our celebrity wine 4 Skins. You’ll also discover wines from other Devonian Coast Wineries estates including Gaspereau Vineyards and Mercator.
Shop for Jost wine: Tidal Bay, Great Big Friggin' Red, Selkie, 4 Skins and more. Jost creates wines for all occasions and every palate—from the connoisseur to the newest wine taster.