Event: 2023 Tidal Bay Launch

A photo of a collection of bottles of Tidal Bay. The bottles are all lined up on a counter.

Photo credit: Wines of Nova Scotia

June is Tidal Bay month in Nova Scotia! Described as the very essence of Nova Scotia in a glass, Tidal Bay wine is cool, crisp, lively and aromatic; the perfect pairing for our local seafood or for socializing with friends.

Each June, Wines of Nova Scotia celebrates the launch of the new vintage of Tidal Bay with a series of fun and informative events. This year’s launch kicks off on June 9 with the 12 Tides event in Halifax and will run through till June 18 with Tidal Bay Tasting and Education seminars, as well as themed menus and events hosted at wineries and restaurants throughout Nova Scotia

Read on for some of the ways you can help celebrate Nova Scotia’s signature wine!

12 Tides Event

Join Wines of Nova Scotia in welcoming back 12 Tides! With 14 Tidal Bays to sample this year from wineries all over the province, indulge in tasting all 14 Tidal Bay wines accompanied by light food pairings and music. Plus, a tasting glass you are able to take home!

Date: June 9, 2023

Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Cable Wharf Kitchen & Patio – 1751 Lower Water St., Halifax

Tickets: $75/person – Purchase Here

Participating Taste of Nova Scotia member wineries:

Tidal Bay Tasting & Education Sessions

Join sommelier Amy Savoury as she takes guests through a 1.5 hour tasting session with 7 different Tidal Bays on the Wolfville waterfront. Guests will have the opportunity to compare and contrast various Tidal Bays, while learning about what makes Nova Scotia’s Signature Wine unique. Wines will be paired with light bites provided by Founders House Dining & Drinks.


Where: Wolfville Waterfront Park

Tickets: $50/person – Purchase here.

Other Tidal Bay events

Participating wineries will have Tidal Bay themed menus and events throughout the week, please check their individual websites for details!

Jost Vineyards

Join Jost Vineyards and celebrate the launch of their new Tidal Bay at their Tidal Bay Bash with SheNova! Enjoy Tidal Bay wine tastings, locally-inspired food and live music on their open-air patio!

When: Saturday June 10

Where: Jost Vineyards, 48 Vintage Lane, Malagash, NS

Admission: FREE!

For more information: https://jostwine.ca/tidal-bay-bash-with-shenova.html

For more information on Tidal Bay and the wineries that produce it, check out Wines of Nova Scotia!

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