What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia November 15 to November 22, 2016?

Lot Six Cocktail

It’s only mid-November, but holiday cheer already feels like it’s in full swing. This week is packed with spirit-filled occasions that showcase the diverse and incredible selection of world-class beverages available at our fingertips. Wine tastings, beer festivals, craft cocktail competitions – we truly have so much to say “cheers” to and with in Nova Scotia.

November 16: A Gamay Tasting at Obladee


Enjoy the warm ambiance of Obladee as their sommeliers introduce you to four of their favourite bottles of Gamay, along with local food pairings to compliment each wine. Tickets: $45 + tax More Info: A Gamay Tasting at Obladee

November 19: Cape Breton Beer Fest

photo of garrison beer

What better way to spend a Saturday than to explore Cape Breton’s inaugural craft beer festival? Not only will the best local brewers be there for your sampling pleasure, this festival will also showcase Cape Breton’s abundance of unique food, music, and culture. Make sure to visit Taste of Nova Scotia vendors like Bulwark Cider, Garrison Brewing Company, Kiju’s Restaurant and Governor’s Pub! Tickets: $55 + tax More Info: Cape Breton Beer Fest

November 23 to 26: Brand New Year

L'Acadie Vineyards Sparklin

Let us introduce you to your evening plans this week, brought to you by local wine and local theatre! Brand New Year is an original musical about a small town single mom and her two children as they cope with holiday madness and tumultuous relationships. As a collaboration with L’Acadie Vineyards, audience members will be treated to a glass of sparkling wine during intermission. Tickets: $22 More Info: Brand New Year

November 26: Casino Gala at Atlantica Oak Island

Atlantica Oak Island

Need a Saturday night out? Switch it up and make it a weekend getaway at Atlantica Oak Island Resort for their Casino Gala. With a live DJ, a buffet-style holiday dinner, and casino classics like blackjack and roulette, this is the perfect opportunity to leave your stress at home for the weekend. If you can’t swing an overnight trip, tickets are also available for just the event! Tickets: Prices vary – see more info More Info: Know When to Hold ‘Em Casino Gala

November 28: Made with Love Halifax

Temple Bar Cocktail

At Made with Love Halifax, meet some of the city’s most skilled bartenders from spots like Lot Six, Temple Bar, Agricola Street Brasserie, and The Stubborn Goat. 16 bartenders will present cocktail and food pairings to judges and event guests in hopes of travelling to the national finals in May! Tickets: $65 pre-sale & $75 at the door More Info: Made with Love Halifax

Save the date!

November 19 – Christmas Tea & Sale: Celebrate the holiday season with handmade gifts and delicious treats from The Fireside Kitchen!

November 30 – Call of the Wild Cooking ClassLearn how to create hearty meals with wild flavours in this immersive cooking class at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery!

December 3 – Claude Aucoin’s Christmas Chef Night: Reserve your spot at this special seven course dinner, complete with wine pairings and live music at Sugar Moon Farm.

December 11 – The 12 Dishes of Christmas: 12 courses, 6 craft beers, isn’t this what the holidays are all about?! Reserve your spot at this indulgent dinner at Battery Park Beer Bar today!

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