Viticulture

Viticulture

Vineyard Enology

At Planters Ridge, we believe in the concept of vineyard enology, which at its core, is the belief that wine is made in the vineyard. We have selected varietals with a natural affinity to the unique terroir of the Annapolis Valley that allow us to create uncompromising wines with a true sense of place. 

Our vineyard is planted on the sandy-clay slopes of a ridge overlooking the Union Dyke and the Wellington Dyke, with views of the Minas Basin at high tide. The rich pastoral setting that embodies our unique microclimate, is bordered in the north by the basalt and granite of the North Mountain that rises from the shores of the Bay of Fundy. To the south, we are sheltered from the cooler air of the Atlantic Ocean by the South Mountain and Wolfville Ridge.

Our secondary vineyard is on a south facing slope located in Centreville, Nova Scotia. The varietals on this site are Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Frontenac Blanc, Dornfelder, Baco Noir, Viognier, Seyval Blanc, and Muscat Ottonel.

For detailed information on the varietals we grow, see the list to your right.