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Avondale Sky Winery

Avondale Sky Winery

Avondale Sky Winery
80 Avondale Cross Road, RR#2
Newport Landing, Annapolis Valley
Canada NS
Phone: 902 253 2047
http://www.avondalesky.com

Contact: Lorraine Vassalo
Email: info@avondalewine.ca

Avondale Sky Winery is owned and operated by Stewart Creaser and Lorraine Vassalo. After having spent many years in stressful careers, we thought it would be a fabulous idea to own a beautiful little vineyard and spend our days relaxing while working in the fields. And we did for a while.

But our goal was to grow the best grapes we could in Nova Scotia and once our grapevines began to respond to the additional care they were shown, we raised the bar. It’s often repeated that great wine is made in the vineyard. Our quality was quickly improving and we had a professional winemaker, Ben Swetnam, on staff. It was time for the next step.

There was a beautiful barn on the dikes of the St. Croix River about ten kilometers away but it had fallen into disrepair and was no longer used. We had an opportunity to purchase it. When it was being reassembled on our property, we began to get offers to purchase other barns and churches. We were successful in declining all offers until we saw the former St. Matthew’s Church in Walton. It was a most beautiful structure with a serene yet magnificent interior built in the style of carpenter gothic. All it needed was to be moved and given lots of love. Love was easy. Moving it, not so much.

However, we eventually got it home. In keeping with our personal values, we restored the church and used as many re-purposed materials as we could. The tasting table was hand crafted from salvaged wood from another old barn. The countertop for the tasting bar and cash counter is made from 125 year old hemlock which had a previous life as warehouse flooring. The exterior decking is approximately 150 years old and had been used until July 2011 as floor joists in a barn.

In essence, as we began our new careers and lives at the winery, so did the many pieces of it.

But there was a piece missing. Our wines are incredibly food-friendly and the property is so beautiful, we decided to make it easy for those who wished to linger. Our kitchen and outdoor dining deck was built in 2015. Fabulous, local, seasonally inspired dishes paired with the beautiful vineyard, all under the Avondale sky, truly ensured that here, the elements perfectly aligned.

Winemaker: Ben Swetnam

Twitter: https://twitter.com/avondalesky

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AvondaleSky

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Avondale Sky Winery Lady Slipper Rose 2016
Avondale Sky Winery Lady Slipper Rose 2016

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 10.8%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2017‐2019

 

BC: 26875  805 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 771445

Opimian Wine: 6702

87/100
Avondale Sky Winery Select Small Lots Ortega 2017
Avondale Sky Winery Select Small Lots Ortega 2017

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 10.2%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2018‐2022

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$21.99

Avondale Sky Winery Lady Slipper Rose 2018
Avondale Sky Winery Lady Slipper Rose 2018

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 10.8%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2017‐2019

 

BC: 26875  805 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 771445

Opimian Wine: 6702

Avondale Sky Winery Tidal Bay 2016
Avondale Sky Winery Tidal Bay 2016

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 9.6%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2017‐2022

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$19.13

Avondale Sky Winery Small Lots Muscat 2017
Avondale Sky Winery Small Lots Muscat 2017

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 9.2%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2018‐2021

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$20.00

Avondale Sky Winery Select Small Lots Riesling 2017
Avondale Sky Winery Select Small Lots Riesling 2017

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 8.7%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2018‐2022

Sensational Shellfish Wine

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$21.99

Avondale Sky Winery Select Late Harvest Martock 2014
Avondale Sky Winery Select Late Harvest Martock 2014

Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 7.9%  Sweetness: Medium Sweet  750 ml  Drink: 2017‐2025

Divine Dessert Wine

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$25.00

Avondale Sky Winery The Landing 2011
Avondale Sky Winery The Landing 2011

Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 11%  Sweetness: Medium

 

LCBO: 1016273  Check Stock

NSLC: 1016273

$17.99

Avondale Sky Winery Benediction 2014
Avondale Sky Winery Benediction 2014

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 10.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2017‐2025

Sensational Shellfish Wine

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$29.99

Avondale Sky Winery Montavista 2014
Avondale Sky Winery Montavista 2014

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alcohol: 12.4%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2017‐2022

Plush Pork Wine

 

BC: 785717  1,418 in stock

SAQ: 12569157  Check Stock

ANBL: 812826  Check Stock

NSLC: 834630000273

Alberta: 710170

Opimian Wine: 6702

$17.99

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