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News Release

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Small Nova Scotia Inn Gets Big Praise in Canadian Wine Annual

The 2012 Canadian Wine Annual is out and Nova Scotia's DesBarres Manor Inn is on the list of the best places to eat, drink and stay in Atlantic Canada.

The Canadian Wine Annual is Wine Access Magazine's guide to Canadian wineries as well as a regional wine and food vacation planner. DesBarres Manor Inn was one of only six accommodations recommendations with a restaurant selected in Nova Scotia with the Wine Annual stating, "Beautiful waterside Guysborough is now a dining destination because of DesBarres Manor. Dine and stay at the gorgeous inn, famed for its locally sourced cuisine."

"This has been another exciting year of recognition for DesBarres Manor Inn," said Authentic Seacoast Company Proprietor Glynn Williams. "Our inn was included on Sharing Travel's list of 10 of the most romantic hotels in the world, MSN Travel's only pick in Atlantic Canada for one of 10 quick and easy Valentine's getaways in Canada and Highway 7's choice for Nova Scotia's most romantic hotel. We take great pride in our hospitality, cuisine and facilities and are honoured that Wine Access has recognized us."

In addition to DesBarres Manor Inn being recognized, the Canadian Wine Annual also acknowledged the Authentic Seacoast Company's Rare Bird Pub & Eatery, encouraging readers to "Enjoy a pint of craft beer on the deck of the Rare Bird Pub."

About the Authentic Seacoast Company

The Authentic Seacoast Company comprises two groups, hospitality and tourism and food products, and includes the award-winning DesBarres Manor Inn, Osprey Shores Golf Resort, Rare Bird Pub & Eatery, Skipping Stone Cafe & Store, Full Steam Coffee Co., Harbour Bakery and Rare Bird Craft Beer. Its operations are based in Guysborough, Nova Scotia.

About DesBarres Manor Inn

Recognized for its luxurious rooms and culinary excellence, DesBarres Manor Inn is a three-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and a Nova Scotia Cuisine of the Year award. Built in1837 for Supreme Court Justice W.F. DesBarres, the inn has 10 well-appointed guests rooms, an award-winning restaurant, Parlour room cocktail lounge, grand deck and six acres of grounds in the heart of the seacoast village of Guysborough.

For further information, please contact:

Doug Anweiler, Vice President, Marketing
Authentic Seacoast Company
416.898.3144; doug@authenticseacoast.com

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