Associate Members

The Taste of Nova Scotia Associate Membership provides individuals, associations and corporations that are not eligible for full membership with the opportunity to become directly involved with Taste of Nova Scotia and its members.

For more information on becoming an associate member, or to learn more about the associate membership program, please contact Sacha Smith, Manager of Membership Services (


Alain-Bosse-Consulting logo

Alain Bosse Consulting Ltd.

Pictou, NS
Chef Alain Bosse Consulting offers a wide range of services to his clients including, restaurant make-over, new design, review and development, recipe development, executive chef for producer-processors, food styling and writing, trade show representation, cooking classes, team building workshops, private events and social media, Facebook, website development.

Devour-Fest Logo

Devour! The Food Film Fest

Devour! The Food Film Fest is an international festival celebrating cinema, food and wine culture that takes place in the culinary epicenter of the province–Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In addition to screenings of new food films from around the world, the festival includes a program of industry sessions, farmer’s market events, wine tours, chef demos, tastings & pop-ups, and hosts receptions and special dinners celebrating the very best of local and international food and wine.


Uncork Nova Scotia

PO Box 3437, Windsor NS
Uncork Nova Scotia, a division of Go North Tours offers wine tours to the wineries in the Avon and Annapolis Valleys from May 1 – October 31. Tours include tours & wine tastings, behind the scenes look into how wines are made, gourmet cuisine and culinary stops.

NovaScotian-Crystal logo

NovaScotian Crystal

5080 George St., Halifax
We are Canada’s only mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal maker, located on the historic Halifax waterfront. Our mandate is to produce top quality crystal, proudly made in Nova Scotia by Nova Scotian artisans, while fostering Nova Scotian artists, supporting local business and providing superior customer service.

WTCC logo

World Trade and Convention Centre

1800 Argyle St., Halifax
The Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre (WTCC), located in the heart of downtown Halifax, has been welcoming the world to our facility for more than 25 years.

A photo of Magic Winery Bus logo 2019

The Wolfville Magic Winery Bus

1611 Highway 1, Grand Pre
The Wolfville Magic Winery Bus is North America’s only hop-on, hop-off winery tourism experience aboard  a traditional British Double-Decker bus. Visitors board the bus and are guided to the participating wineries in the region as it travels in a continous one hour loop. At each stop, visitors will enjoy vineyard tours, wine tastings, food pairings and fine to casual dining opportunities.

 Murphy's Logo Final

Murphy’s the Cable Wharf (Atlantic Ambassatours)

1701 Lower Water St., Halifax
Murphy’s the Cable Wharf offers three very unique tours focusing on local culinary products – A Craft Beer Cruise featuring local microbreweries, Wines on the Water featuring local wines and a Dinner Cruise, featuring local produce.

 Grape Escape

Grape Escapes/Taste Halifax Tours

www.nswinetours.comwww.halifaxfoodtours.comGrape Escapes offers tours to the Annapolis Valley in a variety of settings: mid-day tours with lunch, evening escapes, and even gourmet dinners. Guests are transported from the city to the vineyards daily.

Learn about the history of Halifax on a food & drink adventure with Taste Halifax. They offer food tours around the city, with stops at local culinary hot spots for scrumptious food, beer and wine.

Wild Blueberry Producers of Nova Scotia

168 Dakota Road, Debert
The wild blueberry is the largest agricultural export in Nova Scotia, where wild blueberry growers manage 44,000 acres of land across the province. The Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia has 1,100 members province-wide.

Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia
CBANS is the industry association representing Nova Scotia’s craft brewers and their breweries. We undertake industry development initiatives and government relations activities for our members.

Bishops Cellar logo

Bishop’s Cellar

1477 Lower Water Street, Halifax
Bishops Cellar is Nova Scotia’s leading independant and private wine store. Located on the scenic Halifax waterfront, our store has wine, beer and spirits for any occasion, staff, service and selection for Nova Scotians in-store and online.

Andys East Coast Kitchen logo

Andy’s East Coast Kitchen

Andys East Coast Kitchen provides private chef services across Nova Scotia. My offering continues to evolve as I push myself into this world. My main focus is private chef services, but I am also moving deeper into the digital story telling route through photography and video.

Photo of Basic Spirit logo

Basic Spirit

73 Water Street, Pugwash
We design and create fine pewter products to touch the heart and delight the spirit. Proudly handcrafted in our seaside studio in Pugwash, Nova Scotia. We wholesale our products to North America and also have a Fine Craft Gallery in Pugwash featuring our pewter, handmade gifts, home accessories & fudge. 10% of our profits fund charitable causes.

Logo for Wine & Beer Tours of NS

Wine & Beer Tours of Nova Scotia

228 Main Street, Yarmouth
Wine and Beer Tours of Nova Scotia offers a perfect chance to sample some of the best flavours the province has to offer. From casual visits with local breweries to exclusive lobster dinners with renowned local wines. We can find your perfect care free way to indulge in the best and most unique food and beverages Nova Scotia has to offer. Keep an open mind because if you’re not interested in our standard options we are more than happy to plan your perfect day.

Photo of Winery Association of Nova Scotia logo

Winery Association of Nova Scotia

502-5657 Spring Garden Road, Halifax
The Winery Association of Nova Scotia was formed in 2002 to represent the interests of wine producers in the province, to serve as a voice for local industry and to promote the growth and development of Nova Scotia wines The Winery Association of Nova Scotia is committed to building excellence throughout every aspect of the industry, forging partnerships and attracting potential investors, ultimately catapulting the wines of Nova Scotia onto the world stage.

Photo of VEGA Direct logo

VEGA Direct

221 Joseph Zatzman Dr., Dartmouth
VEGA Direct supplies restaurants, catering companies and hotels with everything they need, from forks to furniture. Our products are sourced worldwide and come from industry leading manufacturers, with many products stocked locally and ready to ship in 24 hours. Our headquarters is in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and we ship to many customers across the Maritimes and nationwide.

The Station Food Company Logo

The Station Food Hub Ltd.

1989 Wentworth Rd., Newport Station

The Station Food Hub, also known as “The Hub”, is a vertically integrated agri-food, food & beverage innovation centre located in the former Newport Station Elementary School. The Hub was founded in 2018 in response to the growing institutional and retail demand for local agri-food and value-added food & beverage products. The Hub offers Nova Scotian food & beverage entrepreneurs and businesses over 17,000 square feet of rentable commercial kitchen space, as well as multiple spaces available for long term rental. The Hub also connects local producers to retail and wholesale customers.