Nicolette Novak


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Tasting Room: OPEN Daily 11am - 5 pm
Bistro: OPEN Daily 11am - 4 pm


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4556 Lincoln Avenue, Beamsville, ON
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Latitude: 43.1766 • Longitude: -79.487

Nicolette Novak – Proprietor and Facilitator of Fun

The Good Earth Proust Questionnaire answers

What are you thinking of right now?
Getting this off my “to do” list!

What makes you laugh?
My animals.

What makes you cry?
Naughty children trampling my flower beds or a windy day in May shredding the newly unfurled leaves on the trees.

What do you consider to be the greatest invention?
My bed!

Do you have a mentor or inspirational figure that has guided or influenced you?
Peter Menzel—a true renaissance man; a gentleman, a scholar, an adventurer, an entrepreneur, a generous human being and a REAL man!

Where do you feel the most at home?
In my garden with my hands in the dirt.

What is your proudest achievement in work?
Creating The Good Earth

What is your proudest achievement in life?
Honouring the gift of the farm that was handed down to me by my father and putting my stamp on it by creating this wonderful piece of paradise known as The Good Earth.

What do you most dislike about contemporary culture?
The loss of social graces.

What do you most like about the age we live in?
We truly want for nothing!  We don’t know what it is to do without.

At what points do life and work intersect?
EVERYWHERE!  My work is my life and my life my work.  I wouldn’t have it any other way!

What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
Opening a winery!  CRAZY!!!!

Recommend a book or poem that has changed your perspective on life.
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

What is your earliest childhood memory?
The magical world of my straw stuffed rabbit “Coco”

What’s the most important relationship in your life?
My father…he was such a strong person and understood me to my core.  I miss him incredibly!

What’s the most romantic action you’ve taken?
Travelled across 3 time zones to spend a weekend with a lover.

What’s the most spiritual action you’ve taken?
Being with a good friend as they slipped from this world.

If you could wish for one change in the world what would it be?
Political Correctness and the Nanny State!  We need to be responsible for our own actions.

Nicolette Nocak