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Random find turned out amazing

This literally ended up being a random find for is on our road trip. We were supposed to go whale... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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Nice little winery

Beautiful little winery. Only a short drive from Annapolis Royal, we visited on a rainy day when... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ballston Lake, New York
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133 Chute Rd, Bear River, Nova Scotia B0S 1B0, Canada
+1 902-467-4156
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The quality of the product speaks for itself and it was a lot of fun to visit this vineyard. We enjoyed our brief stop on the way home and recommend this whole heartily.

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I am not sure why, but the bottles we took home with us and consumed within a few days are not representative of what we tasted. The 1611 we purchased tasted raw and new, and the Pinot Gris was also raw and cloudy. When tasted...More

3  Thank Ces032
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This literally ended up being a random find for is on our road trip. We were supposed to go whale watching that day but due to mother nature we continued driving. The owner was nice to give us a tour of the "gravity fed" system...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful little winery. Only a short drive from Annapolis Royal, we visited on a rainy day when we decided to pass on a bike ride. Owner gave us a tour of his winery and vineyards. He was obviously very passionate about his wine, and has...More

Thank mark_scho
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The wife (me) driving the narrow roads of Nova Scotia, meant that our car swerved ever so smooth and precisely into the Bear River Vineyard for an impressive wine tasting. Jacqui met me and it was like I was chatting with one of my neighbors...More

Thank DebfraMN
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a beautiful small winery located close to Digby. They have a good selection of wines and jams available for sale. We were fortunate to have the owner take us on a guided tour of his winery - very interesting as it is essentially...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Our stay at Bear River Vineyards was so enjoyable, from start to finish. We were initially greeted by Jacqui, who cheerfully showed us to our guest suite. The suite was warm and cozy, and the bed was very comfortable! A coffee maker, along with coffee,...More

Thank Wine_Dine_Relax
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We stopped at this Vineyard on our way to another one. We where pleasantly surprised. It was lovely. They had all kinds of different wines for sale and the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable

Thank gailp111
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Great winery to visit when in Bear River. Everything we tried was great and it was hard to narrow down what we should bring home. Cute location and friendly people.

Thank G6455KEelizp
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If in the Digby area, don’t miss out visiting a historical old barn now turned into this superb winery in the very beautiful village of Bear River. Owner Darren and his highly efficient, knowledgeable crew, Jacqui and Anita, explain the process of making wines with...More

Thank Beverly Z
Reviewed 22 July 2018

While the product may be good, the pricing used is misleading. Prices shown in the tasting room are pretax unlike every other establishment selling wine in Nova Scotia. This means the actual price is roughly 20% more that that shown. Moreover bottles are only 500...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We read other says that this vineyard is worth the trip. And it truly is. Bear River is slightly off the beaten path, but the area is worth the trip. Great scenery and a must stop is the Bear River Vineyards. The history of this...More

Thank Blair M
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