Kentville Area


Kentville is one of the main towns in the Annapolis Valley, and it is the county seat of Kings County. The town's population is approx 6,100, while the surrounding county has over 27,000. Its activities and businesses are closely integrated with adjacent communities of Coldbrook and New Minas. Agriculture, especially fruit crops such as apples, remain a prominent industry in the area ...
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Kentville Blog Posts from the Web

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Le Caveau Restaurant - Grand Pr
By The Local Traveler - May-20-2014 -
After touring nine wineries during our honeymoon in the Annapolis Valley, and recounting the story to friends and family, one of the most common questions we heard was, "Did you eat at Le Caveau?" Even here on our blog, many readers were ... Read More
Magic Winery Bus - Annapolis Valley
By The Local Traveler - Jan-23-2014 -
The Magic winery bus is a hop-on-hop-off tour of four award-winning Annapolis Valley wineries. Get whisked away on a traditional British double decker bus. You'll learn about Nova Scotia's wine industry and taste wines from Domaine de Grand Pr ... Read More
Bad Apple Brewhouse - Somerset
By The Local Traveler - Feb-15-2014 -
Always Sunny in the Valley
By The Local Traveler - May-28-2014 -
A few weekends ago, Drew and I found ourselves in desperate need of three things - sunshine, wine, and a little adventure. So we packed the car and headed down a road we'd never been down before, from New Glasgow to the Valley... Read More
Luckett Vineyards - Wolfville
By The Local Traveler - Jan-28-2014 -
Click to return to our Complete Wine Guide to Nova Scotia Located high on a hill, the view at Luckett Vineyards is almost as good as the wine. Between rows of grapes, you can see the beautiful Minas Basin. You'll also find a lone red phone box ... Read More
Domaine De Grand Pr Winery
By The Local Traveler - Jan-25-2014 -
Domaine De Grand Pr was the first winery in Nova Scotia. It was started by Rodger Dial in the late 1970's. The winery's original focus was creating affordable table wines. In 1999, Domaine De Grand Pr Winery was purchased by Jurg Stutz.... Read More
Fragments of Grand-Pr
By Noticed in Nova Scotia - Jul-12-2014 -
We were in the Wolfville area for a couple of days taking cousin Betty from Mexico City to sample our wares, including a walk on the Fundy floor, eating our crustaceans, sampling Tidal Bay wines, searching out art installations and visiting the ... Read More
Harvest time in Kentville: Pumpkin People, princesses and ghosts!
By dhendsbee - Oct-8-2012 -
Harvest season is the busiest season in the Annapolis Valley and there's no shortage of things to do, thanks to the Valley Pumpkin Fest. I was in Kentville visiting my family for Thanksgiving, so we took advantage of the nice weather to meet... Read More
Our Annual Cape Split Hike
By clareandlinda - Jul-4-2013 -
We like to hike Cape Split at least once a year, and the last few times we have made sure we take friends who have never hiked it before. We like to hike Cape Split at least once a year, and the last few times we have made sure we take friends... Read More
A Drive-In to the Past in Cambridge
By mmcgowan - Aug-22-2011 -
I am often amazed at how many different things there are to do in Nova Scotia. The boy and I were looking for something fun but a little "different" to do one Friday night. We thought about going to see a movie. I had the (rather bright, if I... Read More