RAVEN HILL VINEYARD & RETREAT
FOR SALE In the Annapolis Valley
The 23.9 acre Raven Hill Vineyard & Retreat is situated between the historic town of Wolfville and hamlet of Grande Pre overlooking the Cape Blomidon, the dykelands and the Bay of Fundy’s Minas Basin. Situated with slopes that take advantage of the coastal breezes facilitating cold air drainage which helps to ensure the long term health and sustainability of the farm as well as assisting with the quality and health of the grapes and other produce grown.
Commercial and Residential
23.91 Acres (15 acres under vine)
Upper unit - 2 bed 1 bath
Lower level unit - bachelor suite with its own laundry
Production capacity averaging 3000 - 4000 cases
RAVEN HILL VINEYARD
RAVEN HILL VINEYARD
Raven Hill owners have a working relationship with Lightfoot & Wolfville Winery and the growing practices are in accordance with the organic and biodynamic ethic behind the new natural wine stewardship philosophy gaining momentum in old and new chateaus around the world.
Remaining acreage is being developed using elements of permaculture, and biodynamic methods to encourage harmonious microclimates which in turn, when established and nurtured over time, will create a balanced natural symbiotic interrelationship between the landscape and the vineyard. This approach to caring for the land and environment makes it possible for new owners to step in to Raven Hill with ease and the comfort of knowing that this property is now part of a growing global trend of sustainable vineyard farming and wine making aiming to create healthy ‘place' and ‘product' for future generations.
The land has been tile drained by Eastern Drainage Ltd, Nova Scotia’s experts in the field of vineyard drainage systems, and the vineyards were trellised and planted by Canada’s premiere viticultural specialists VineTech Canada Inc. Further to this the owners understanding the need to nurture the delicate and often times unseen natural influences have designed the vineyards to take maximum advantage of the terroir, using a series of breezeways to augment air flow while providing settings for enjoyment of the natural spaces and habitat for beneficial insects and wildlife.
Raven Hill Vineyard is certified organic by EcoCert and has been operating as an organic farm since its inception in 2015.
With 15 acres under vine; 3 hardy hybrid varietals; and 2 European vinifera varietals, Raven Hill’s varietal choices paired with Nova Scotia’s cool climate are a perfect pairing for sparkling
With a production capacity averaging 3000 - 4000 cases this property is well poised for the development of a boutique winery; and with its stunning and convenient location.
RAVEN HILL RETREAT