Here the elements perfectly align.

Gentle southern slopes nurture acres of vines against the backdrop of an ever changing tidal landscape, rolling hills, and the panoramic Avondale sky.Visit us for a unique wine experience in our award winning retail shop. Enjoy tastings, tours and events offered with a personal touch. Our small lots crafted with care are sure to please. But don’t take our word for it…
…come see for yourself.

Winery of the Year,  Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards 2015 & 2016

Recipient of a Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Nova Scotia Wine 2014 & 2016 

“…an extensive range of wines that have already brought an exciting new profile to the local region…A fine accomplishment.” – Sean Wood, Chronicle Herald

“… Avondale Sky Winery has very quickly made a mark for itself, earning an impressive array of medals at prestigious wine competitions. Winemaker Ben Swetnam’s distinctive flair puts an original stamp on Avondale Sky wines that is particularly evident in his aromatic whites.” – Sean Wood, Chronicle Herald

“…winemaker Ben Swetnam makes a lot of smart, well-crafted cuvées.” – Remy Charest, Palate Press

“Today the great travelling church is one of the most tranquil and lovely wine tasting rooms in the world.” The Globe and Mail

About the Winery

About the winery

What began as a dream of simplicity became a simple dream. Find a farm, grow grapes. It evolved into a plan to grow great grapes and later to make fabulous wine. After searching province wide, we found the farm.
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About the Wines

About the wines

Our winemaker, Ben Swetnam, graduated from the Niagara College Winery and Viticulture Program. He’s practiced his craft in other Nova Scotian wineries and in Germany before moving to Avondale. Having made wine here since 2009, Ben has created products for a broad range of tastes.

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