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Richibucto River Wine Estate

Richibucto River Wine Estate

Richibucto River Wine Estate

Richibucto River Wine Estate
940 Route 495
Canada E4W 2N5
Phone: (506) 523 9056

Contact: Alan Hudson 506 523 9056
Email: ahudson@nbnet.nb.ca

Vineyards: 20 acres/ 8 hectares
Production: 2000 cases/year

Hours of Operation: Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sunday - 1pm - 5pm

Tour Hours: Tour daily at 3pm. $7/person. , Includes educational tour of the vineyard and winery as well as 5 wine tastings. , Learn about how and why we began growing grapes and some of the challenges that went along with it. Learn about our unique hybrid grape varietals and how we make and process them during harvest.

Richibucto River Wine Estate was established in 2005. It is owned and operated by its founder, Alan Hudson and his family.

The estate is set beside the Richibucto River, providing visitors with beautiful sunsets and breathtaking views. There are twenty acres of vineyards spread across the property, growing many varieties of cold-climate grapes.

All wines are made from our grapes. Everything is done on-property, from the growing to the wine-making. Our grapes are harvested by hand, processed, and put into tanks until ready to be bottled.


Winemaker: Alan Hudson

Distribution: Select NB stores and restaurants, as well as farmers markets across NB. Complete list on our webpage. We also ship. Custom order forms available on our website

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