Online Shop open. All orders will be shipped week of December 6

Online Shop open for Orders. All orders will be shipped the week of December 6, 2020

 
We would like to thank everyone who visited and supported us through this difficult season. We are now closed for the regular 2020 season but are  still taking orders for Christmas. All orders will be shipped the week of December 6. 

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    COVID-19 Service Updates

    According to Nova Scotia guidelines we have added several safety measures and enhanced cleaning measures for our mutual safety. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions. 

    We do ask that customers follow all Public Health Guidelines and refrain from visiting the winery if they have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or have recently traveled outside the province or as of July 3 outside of the four Atlantic Provinces.

    This section will be updated with our most recent policies.

    Updated October 12 2020:

    Our tasting room is closed for the season except by appointment only. Call (902-467-4156) to book.

    We offer options for contactless pick up or delivery as well as an online shop with shipping now available across Canada. Please refer to the relevant FAQ for details.  

    Masks must be worn within the winery. They may be removed during seated tastings. They are not required outside but please consider physical distancing requirements. Please refer to the Government Policy for more information. 

    Guests will be asked to sanitize their hands upon entering the winery. Please observe all signage and direction from the staff. 

    Guests will not be allowed to enter if they exhibit any symptoms consistent with Covid-19, have been in close contact with a known or suspected case, or if they have traveled outside the province in the last 14 days, or as of July 3 outside of the four Atlantic provinces.   

    As masks will be worn by staff and customers during tastings, we will be offering guests clean paper bags to safely hold their masks, along with sanitizer to clean hands before and after.

    Physical distancing between staff and guests will be maintained during tastings. Tasting areas will be sanitized between guests.

    Tastings will be poured in disposable wine glasses. A maximum of 3 one ounce pours per tasting. We ask that you do not spit at this time however if needed we will supply an extra individual cup.

    Guests have the option to purchase a Bear River Vineyards glass to pour their tastings into. A bag will be provided for you to take your glass home with you. Glasses are $6.00



    Curbside and In-Store Pick Up

    Curb-side and In-Store pickup is available. Located at 133 Chute Road, Bear River, N.S. There is no minimum for this option. Orders of 3 bottles or more can be placed online and we will contact you to arrange a time. Please contact the winery directly for smaller orders. 

    For questions or to place orders please contact the Winery:

     902-467-4156

     or email: 

    sales@bearrivervineyards.com

    Local Delivery

    For the remainder of the 2020 season we will be coordinating deliveries to HRM with Lazy Bear Breweries. Information regarding dates and locations can be found on our Facebook page. For information on ordering please see their website.

     

    We will still be offering local delivery from Yarmouth to Windsor. Please contact the winery directly. 

    Someone over the age of 19 must be home to receive the order.

    We will contact you the day of delivery to give you a time window.

    We regret we are unable to leave orders without confirmation.

    We will place your order on your doorstep and call you from a safe distance to observe the order is received. 

    Shipping

    We are pleased to be able to offer shipping throughout Canada through our online store.

    All orders are sent via Canada Post unless otherwise arranged.

    A 3 bottle minimum order applies.

    There is a flat rate of $10.00 within the Maritimes and $20.00 for the rest of Canada.

    You will be sent a tracking number once your wine is on its way. Winery turn around time is usually within one business day.  Delivery time should be an additional 2-4 days however, Canada Post is not guaranteeing that at this time and longer wait times should be anticipated. 

    Please contact the Winery should you wish to discuss alternative courier arrangements. Please note additional charges may apply.

    Tasting Fee

    Tasting selections will change based on our available wines. We offer 3 one ounce pours for $5.00. Each tasting fee will be waived with a purchase of $20.00

    Private or Group Tours

    Please contact the winery directly for details.

    All group and private bookings are hosted by one of our owners. 

    We  are sorry but we are unable to offer food at this time.

    Guest Suite

    Guest Suite stays are for minimum of 2 nights and are booked through VRBO during the regular season. Please contact us directly for off season availability. Please note that due to the limitations of our barn we are unable to open during the winter months. 

    Contact Us

    We can be reached by phone at:

    902-467-4156

    Or by email at: 

    sales@bearrivervineyards.com

    Our usual hours of operation are 11am-6pm seven days a week from May Long weekend to Canadian Thanksgiving