15 of the best wineries in Canada

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Jost Vineyards, Malagesh Peninsula, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia

This vineyard is the largest and longest-operating in Atlantic Canada. Another family run vineyard, Jost is a pioneer in the region, helping other vineyards in Nova Scotia get started. The winery, which focuses on whites, claims that the wines pair well with seafood because you can literally see the shores where lobsters are captured. There is a great view, and the Magalesh Peninsula is supposed to be on the same parallel as wine regions in France and Germany, where Jost ancestors first started producing wine. Events include the great grape stomp, which happens in late September and encourages community members to enter in groups with the chance to win cash prizes for the best grape-stomping fiends. From June to September complimentary tours are offered at noon and 3 p.m.

More info: www.jostwine.com

 

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