Nova Scotia Cider
Local cider has been delighting the taste buds of Nova Scotians year after year—and for good reason. Crisp, juicy and food-friendly, ciders are refreshing and versatile. And with orchards from coast to coast to coast, the best apples are hand-picked for pressing no more than a few hours away.
Did you know?
Nova Scotia has been growing apples for centuries and is Canada’s oldest apple-growing region!
Nova Scotia Cider Association & The Nova Scotia Cider Route
With great pride and love for Nova Scotia's world-famous apples and exceptional ciders, the Nova Scotia Cider association as well as visiting tourists
, with local apple growers, cideries, and cider retailers. Although Nova Scotia has a long history of apple growing, in recent years there has been an exciting resurgence of craft cider in the province.
Nova Scotia is a cider lover’s dream destination and there is no better way to explore our local cideries than to follow the NS Cider Route! With local producers calling both urban and rural locations home, you will take in all the province has to offer while tasting delicious local craft ciders along the way. Experience the farms and orchards that grow the apples, and the cideries that produce the cider, while meeting friendly farmers and retailers along the way. You will hear amazing stories, experience the Nova Scotian way of life and are sure to find a cider that suits your taste!
Learn more about our local producers
and discover the Nova Scotia Cider Route