16. Gaspereau Vineyards
Winery number 16 in the Wine Access 2012 Canadian Wine Awards Winery Performance Report
Address: 2239 White Rock Rd., Gaspereau, NS, Canada
Tastings: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily, June to October; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily May, November to December
Proprietor: Carl & Donna Sparkes
Winemaker: Gina Haverstock
Region: Gaspereau Valley
Gaspereau, Jost Vineyard's sister winery in the Gaspereau Valley, continues to impress with acclaimed winemaker Gina Haverstock's riesling, l'acadie, muscat and an array of red, including pinot noir, castel, luci kuhlmann and a smooth red blend called Vitis. Its first traditional-method sparklers from riesling, chardonnay and pinot noir were released in 2011.