What’s cooking in Nova Scotia September 23 – October 7?

Sept. 1- 30 

Taste of Nova Scotia has taken the 50% local food challenge for the month of September and you can too! Learn more or sign up here.

Lo-Res Lunenburg Farmers Market

Sept. 20 – 28

L’Acadie Vineyards is participating in national Organic Week! Stop by the vineyard for great organic fun.

L'Acadie Vineyards

Sept. 24-27

The Port of Wines Festival is Nova Scotia’s premier wine event, showcasing unique and award-winning wines from all over the world. With a festival focus on France, the HarbourCity Bar and GrillGabrieau’s BistroSober Island Oysters and Morris East will offer French cuisine in accompaniment to the wines. 

Port of Wines

Sept. 26

Wines of Nova Scotia Dinner – Join Le Caveau Restaurant for a 5 course dinner prepared by award winning chef/author Jason Lynch, paired with some of the best wines Nova Scotia has to offer.

Grand Pre @ Night

Sept. 27

Join seven East Coast chefs for the East Coast Collaborative Dinner at Sugar Moon FarmOne table of 8 remains available for this beautifully Nova Scotian five course meal featuring offerings such as 72-hour brisket and maple caramalized  apple sorbet.



Sept. 30

Enjoy a 5 Course Dinner at Rime Restaurant + Wine Bar by Chef Jeffrey MacNeil paired with Luckett Vineyard wines. Hosted by  Geena & Sophia Luckett, seating begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m.

Luckett Wines

Oct. 1 – 30

The Valley Pumpkin Festival is the perfect chance to sample local cuisine; tour a winery; or harvest your own fruits and vegetables at a local u-pick and farm.

Stirlings - Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 4

Have you ever been to a chili-off? Join Blomidon Estate Winery for a hearty bowl as it hosts its annual Fall Festival Chili-off from 1 – 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Blomidon Estate Winery - Grapes


Oktoberfest has come to Planters Ridge Winery. Authentic oompah music, traditional German cuisine, Sea Level Brewing beers, and the estate grown German Riesling. Prost!

Planters Ridge - Wines

Oct. 16

Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities across Canada in 2014, the event features premiere Nova Scotian chefs fighting for a spot at the nation-wide Canadian Culinary Championship. The Halifax event features 9 of the provinces best chefs, olympic athletes and the musical stylings of Jim Cuddy.

Gold Medal Plates

Nov. 12-16

Head to Wolfville, Nova Scotia for five jam-packed days of film, food and wine. Devour! The Food Film Fest will be serving up the latest from the world of culinary cinema, paired with wine tours, tastings, pop-ups, and industry sessions.

Devour! Film Fest


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