This article originally appeared on the Tourism New Brunswick website.
Wind your way through New Brunswick’s wine region in September and October and you’ll be treated to one of the prettiest landscapes all year. Stretching from the Saint John River valley to the Acadian coast, its got the quintessential recipe for a fall weekend away: Local eateries, cute B&B’s, and roads that practically beg for exploration.
Head this way to sip cool-climate wines, chat with friendly owners, and tour vineyards awash in that unbeatable fall glow. Here's where to go.
Motts Landing Vineyard
Just 45 minutes upriver from the Bay of Fundy, you’ll be treated to reds, whites, and sparkling varietals on the shores of the Washademoak Lake.
Looking for a romantic night out? Head to the Date Nights at this winery, which include everything from stand-up comedy to vineyard tours.
Waterside Farms Cottage Winery
One of New Brunswick’s tastiest treats are the wild blueberries that pop up each summer. This winery turns those blueberries into an even tastier treat.
Verger Belliveau Orchard
This orchard-winery has all the makings of fun, with wagon ride tours, a corn maze and an orchard cafe. Bring home a bottle of their signature fruit wine or hard cider for a yummy souvenir.
Richibucto River Wine Estate
Sip estate wines under the watchful eye of the bald eagles known to frequent the area. Guided tours offer a peek into the wine-making process that occurs entirely onsite at this winery.
Magnetic Hill Winery
Savor award-winning wines with a million-dollar view. Culinary delights and a restored 19th-century property add to the charm of this local favorite.
Winegarden Estate Winery & Distillery
You’ll want to take advantage of the picnic area created here specially for guests. Request the picnic basket lunch and it’ll come complete with a bottle of wine.
Gillis of Belleisle Winery
Perched at the head of Belleisle Bay on the grounds of a 19th-century farm, this winery will treat you to stunning views and equally good wines.
Les vins de l'Acadie
Ever camped next to 2,000 grape vines? Now’s your chance. New Brunswick’s first cooperative cottage winery sits adjacent to Chez les Maury Camping as well as a pristine sandy beach.
Don’t have time to visit the wineries but still interested in sampling New Brunswick wine? Stop by NB Liquor, the Saint John City Market, the Moncton Market or select grocery stores to purchase local bottles.
Plan your own adventure in New Brunswick at the Tourism New Brunswick website.