Wine Initiatives

Perennia is pleased to be undertaking and offering a number of initiatives to support the growth of the province’s wine and grape sector. A key partner is the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture as part of its Vineyard Expansion and Development Program, along with other collaborative and funding partners noted below.  Grape and Wine Initiatives Brochure.

Mobile Bottling (Still Wines)

Perennia is pleased to offer mobile bottling services for still wines to offer a local, convenience, professional service to our growing industry. For an overview of the specifications and Perennia and winery/vineyard roles and responsibilities, please visit our mobile bottling line service page or contact:

Erin Boutilier
(902) 890-5899

Wine and Winemaking Initiative

In early 2018, Neslihan Ivit joined Perennia, working directly with the industry to maximize the quality of the wines produced in Nova Scotia. In her role as Winemaking and Innovation Specialist, Neslihan provides advice and information to wineries, including interpretation of lab analyses, assistance to wineries in finding opportunities to improve their wines as well as oenological support on projects specific to wineries.

Her position rounds out Perennia’s offering to the grape and wine sector as the expertise is now available to help clients from soil to wine. Neslihan also develops materials to help cultivate best practices in the industry.

For more information, please contact:

Neslihan Ivit, Winemaking & Innovation Specialist
(902) 300-2652

Plant Health Lab

The Perennia Plant Health Lab is a plant diagnostic laboratory specializing in virus detection in grapes by RT-PCR (RNA viruses) and PCR (DNA viruses). The Plant Health Lab is now accepting samples. Learn more about the lab on our Plant Health Lab page.

Enological Winery Review Service Sheet
Wine & Grape Conference Materials