in south-east New Brunswick's prettiest rural landscape, not far from the
Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island, Winegarden Estate has become a
favourite destination for day trippers, bus tours, tourists, wine lovers,
connoisseurs, sommeliers and hobbyists. We are part of the
Brunswick Wine Tour.
Surrounded by 300 acres of woodland, field and vineyard, Winegarden is
the perfect location for your next family gathering or themed corporate
event. Why not consider a uniquely New Brunswick wine-tasting event for your
Winegarden Wine Store & Souvenir Shop
Decorated in typical Black Forest fashion, our wine store celebrates our
German heritage. Cabinets hand-painted by Roswitha decorate the interior and
hold our selection of 70 different purely New Brunswick products. We have a
souvenir shop as well. Wine tasting available. Also, browse our
souvenir shop, select wine glasses and other gifts to take home. We do
Winegarden Family Museum
Learn about the history of the
Rosswog family and how Winegarden Estate came into being. Our small museum
has a gallery of family photographs and significant moments, as well as a
display of the first batches of each unique product, including the first
bottle of Johnny Ziegler Apple Schnaps made in Canada. Today, our authentic
German Apple Schnaps is still the ONLY Apple Schnaps made in Canada.
Distillery, Winery & Events Barn
Our wine shop over looks the production centre, so visitors can view our
distillery and fermentation centre with its 3000 gallon vats. Visit the wine
cellar and learn how we
gather harvests from various locations around the province to produce wines
for other cottage wineries.
When not in production, the winery is often the site of scheduled smaller
events, dinners, group wine tastings. We also have a large barn on site, which
can accommodate gatherings of up to 200 people. We are happy to customize an
event that accommodates the needs of your group.
Each year, on the second Sunday in August, we host the Winegarden Outdoor
Wine Festival - an event incorporating wine, excellent food, lively music
and dancing. It is fun for all! See the sidebar on this page for current
Corporate Events, Family Gatherings & Bus Tours
We are happy to work with your corporation, family, tour company, or
special group to organize an event your guests will remember. We can
accommodate gatherings of up to 200 people, and offer relaxed seating for up
to 55 for catered meals.
Romantic Picnic anyone?
Add a little romance to your afternoon! We have built a large,
shady deck for our guests...the perfect spot for a relaxing picnic lunch.
Drop by Winegarden Estate with your sweetie and we will prepare a picnic
basket for the two of you to enjoy on the deck. Complete with a bottle
of wine of your choice, a selection of cheese and a fresh-baked baguette.
Hours of Operation
Winery Store is open from March to December
March & April: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
May & June: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
July & August: Daily, 9:00 am - 6:00
September: Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
October to December: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12:00
pm - 5:00 pm
Winegarden Estates is large enough to accommodate bus tours and corporate
events, yet small enough to remain intimate and friendly.
From Prince Edward Island and the Confederation Bridge: Take first
entrance into the Village of Port Elgin, stay on Main Street crossing the
bridge travelling towards Baie Verte. In Baie Verte turn left onto Route
970. Winegarden is 4 km on the right. Watch for the wagon of barrels !
Travelling north from the Nova Scotia border take Exit #513B to connect to
Route 16. Travel east 21 km to Route 970. Turn right and travel 5 km to
From Moncton: take Route 15 towards Prince Edward Island. After passing
Shemogue, at the traffic circle, take the Port Elgin Exit, travel 10 km into
Port Elgin, turn right onto Route 16. Continue to Baie Verte, watch for
Route 970 then turn left. Travel 5 km to Winegarden Estates.
Note: Route 970 is the second entry into Nova Scotia.