Culinary Packages

Good Cheer Packages

A photo of the Craft Beer 101 experience at Boxing Rock Brewery. In the photo, a woman wearing a Boxing Rock shirt is standing in front of a table of three guests (two men, one female) and holding a sheet, while talking to them about beer.

Boxing Rock Beer & Food: Craft Beer 101

Presented by: Boxing Rock Brewing Company
Dates: October 8, 2020 – October 8, 2021
Cost: $30.00

Welcome to your new favourite class! Explore style characteristics, the brewing process, and the best flavours to pair with your favourites during this exclusive, guided food and beer paired introduction to the world of craft beer. This experience includes Legendary Learnings with an expert, a tasting of six unique Boxing Rock beers paired with a charcuterie board, an in-depth sensory exploration of malts, and hops. You’ll be sure to impress your friends with your craft-beer knowledge after this exclusive taproom experience! The experience lasts one hour; minimum group bookings of four people and a maximum booking of ten people per group.

Participating Trail Stops: Boxing Rock Brewing Company

Tickets: Book Now


Photo of Boxing Rock Brewing Company's Beer and Food Sensory Experience. Photo shows a flight of five different Boxing Rock beer (with a hand picking one beer up), surrounded by plates of bread, baguette, dips, vegetables and more.

Boxing Rock Beer & Food: Sensory Analysis & Blind Tasting

Presented by: Boxing Rock Brewing Company
Dates: October 8, 2020 – October 8, 2021
Cost: $30.00

Heighten your craft beer senses at Boxing Rock with this unique sensory analysis and blind tasting! Led by a Boxing Rock Craft Beer Guide, get delicious insights on smelling, tasting, and experiencing craft beer. This experience includes Legendary Learnings with an expert, guided blind-beer tasting, a tasting of six unique Boxing Rock beers paired with a charcuterie board and a sensory exploration of malts and hops. You’re sure to impress your friends with your craft beer knowledge after this exclusive taproom experience! The experience lasts one hour; minimum group bookings of four people and a maximum booking of ten people per group.

Participating Trail Stops: Boxing Rock Brewing Company

Tickets: Book Now


Culinary Packages

Grape Escapes: Wine & Lunch Escape

Presented By: Grape Escapes Nova Scotia Wine Tours
Dates: July 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021
Cost: $122.00 – $135.00

This escape is perfect for those who want a true Nova Scotia wine and culinary experience. This tour visits three different wineries in the heart of the Annapolis Valley. Swirl and sip your way through our magnificent wine country and learn about our cool climate wines. Guests will try a variety of Nova Scotia wines and will enjoy lunch with wine at Luckett Vineyards or Lightfoot & Wolfville overlooking the beautiful Minas Basin which is fed by the Bay of Fundy.

The tour includes all transportation, a fun and professional wine tour guide, tour and tasting fees at 3 wineries, lunch with wine or cider and server gratuities.

Participating Trail Stops: Benjamin Bridge, Grand Pré Wines, Luckett Vineyards, L’Acadie Vineyards, Gaspereau Vineyards.

Tickets: Book Now


Photo of Sober Island Brewing's Brewers Dinner Series. A woman wearing a mask is serving flights of beer to a group of four people seated at a table (three men, one woman).

Sober Island Brewing: Brewers Dinners Series 

Presented by: Sober Island Brewing
Dates: October 24, 2020 – December 11, 2020
Cost: $40.00

Enjoy a night of food and beer pairings at Sober Islands Brewing! Sober Island has partnered with The Henley House Pub and Restaurant to create a three-course menu that pairs with their selected dishes. Pair a glass of Beachstone Bitter with a cup of chowder, and Beth’s Black Oyster Stout with a decadent Chocolate Stout Cake, and so much more! Sober Island’s Head Brewer, Tim, will introduce each beer and their pairing ad be available throughout the evenings to answer questions about the beer and brewing process. Each ticket includes dinner and a flight of beer pairing.
Participating Trail Stop: Sober Island Brewing
Tickets: Call the taproom at 902-885-2072

A photo of a group of four people at Steinhart Distillery looking at owner/distiller Thomas Steinhart as he shows off one of their stills.
Steinhart Distillery: GINstitute by the Sea

Presented By: Steinhart Distillery
Dates: November 1, 2020 – December 31, 2021
Cost: $600.00 to $900.00

GINstitute by the Sea is available on weekends all year long! Steinhart Distillery welcomes you for this unique experience where you will learn from Thomas Steinhart, the Master Ginmaker himself. Go behind-the-scenes to craft your very own spirits. With ocean views as your backdrop, forage for ingredients, and select from an array of spices and citrus to create your unique flavours with the distiller. The experience includes a two-night stay in an ocean view chalet, a private guided tour, a signature Steinhart cocktail, a German schnitzel and so much more!

Participating Trail Stop: Steinhart Distillery
Tickets: Book Now


A photo of the Canadian Maple Indulgence package at Sugar Moon Farm. Photo shows three people standing around holding small flights of maple syrup. Owner Quita Gray (left hand side of photo) is pouring maple syrup into a small container.Sugar Moon Farm: Canadian Maple Indulgence Chef Night with Claude Aucoin

Presented By: Sugar Moon Farm
Date: December 4, 2020
Cost: $88.00

Experience maple-inspired cuisine. Join Claude Aucoin at Sugar Moon Farm for an evening of indulgence with exquisite wines and incredible cuisine all in a log dining room. Sugar Moon Farm is a working maple farm, woodlot, and restaurant where they hand-craft maple syrup deep in the sugar woods of Northern Nova Scotia. Bring family and friends, take your time, savour the flavours, and make maple memories. There is limited seating, so book now!

Participating Trail Stops: Sugar Moon Farm

Tickets: Book Now


Culinary Packages

Planters Ridge: Wine and Chocolate at Planters Ridge Winery

Presented by: Planters Ridge
Dates: November 28; December 5; December 12; December 19, 2020
Cost: $25/person + tax

Treat yourself to an afternoon indulging in two of life’s greatest pleasures – chocolate and wine. Explore the decadent art of wine and chocolate pairing. We will be tasting different wines matched with local gourmet chocolate.

This event will take place in a cozy tasting room on select Saturdays in November and December at 4 p.m. Attendance to this event will be low to maintain adequate social distancing. Masks are mandatory, but may be removed once you are seated. A romantic escape for two or a great reason for a girls’ afternoon!

Participating Trail Stop: Planters Ridge Winery

Tickets: Book Now


A photo of the outside of Tattingstone Inn. The inn is a pale yellow Italianate-style home, with a white porch and wooden front doors.

Tattingstone Inn: Sip Into the Season

Presented By: Tattingstone Inn
Dates: November 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021
Cost: $465.00

Sip into the season and experience the Annapolis Valley to the fullest. Begin your adventure with a guided tour in the Valley sampling wine, craft beer and spirits.  You’ll visit Nova Scotia’s first Estate Brewery, Sea Level Brewery for a tasting and farm tour, followed by a tour and tasting at one of Nova Scotia award-winning wineries, Planters Ridge Winery or Benjamin Bridge Winery. We’ll finish at an award-winning Distillery, Barrelling Tide for a tour and tasting of secret recipes guaranteed to rival those in their class.

Once you’ve checked into your room and you’re ready to venture into town, a delightful 3-course culinary experience at Troy Mediterranean Restaurant will await you.

Participating Trail Stops: Sea Level Brewing, Planters Ridge Winery, Benjamin Bridge Winery, Barrelling Tide Distillery

Tickets: Book Now


Taste of Nova Scotia Member Packages

Amos Pewter: Holiday in Mahone Bay

Presented By: Amos Pewter
Dates: November 2, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Cost: $95.00

Visit beautiful seaside Mahone Bay this holiday season and go behind-the-scenes with an Amos Pewter Artisan. Nestles in the heart of scenic Mahone Bay, kickstart your holiday shopping with a treat for yourself. Tour the workshop and finish your very own pewter sand dollar ornament. Then, head over to Rebecca’s Restaurant to get cozy and fuel your festive spirit with a perfectly curated holiday lunch. Enjoy a decadent warm gingerbread cake drizzled with rum sauce. Toast to the season as you enjoy Rebecca’s Spiked Hot Apple Cider or a glass of Holiday Mulled Wine. Yum!

Participating Taste Member: Rebecca’s Restaurant 

Tickets: Email info@amospewter.com (please include your phone number and preferred date and time for lunch and arrival to our workshop)