New Jersey Wine Festivals & Events

Upcoming Wine Festivals:

Summer Festival @ Old York Cellars – July 11

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At our Summer Festival we like to celebrate all things New Jersey. This Festival weekend is packed with fun for the whole family to enjoy. Learn all about the Vineyard on one of our winery tours. . After your tasting visit local food tents, trivia wheel or just enjoy live music while sipping on your favorite OYC wines. Don’t worry, we’ll have kids activities too! All the gate money will benefit a local charity.

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2015; Noon to 7pm
Address: Old York Cellars; 80 Old York Rd. Ringoes, NJ
Cost: $15. $50 VIP, $10 Non-Drinkers; Get them Here
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Food Truck and Wine Festival – July 11 & 12

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To be held in the upper field surrounded by the natural beauty of the mature vineyard with panoramic views of the surrounding hillsides. Featuring cuisine from the region’s most award-winning food trucks and live music by Jeff Bellfy and Co. Admission includes entrance to the event, parking, and music. Wine tastings are available for an additional $10 per person

Dates: July 1th & 12th, 2015
Address: Village of Finesville; 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford
Cost: $10 adults, $5 Kids
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Vintage Motorcycle and South Jersey Wine Festival – July 11 & 12

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The 3rd Annual AHRMA Vintage Motorcycle Festival presented by Flying Fish Brewing Company featuring the South Jersey Wine Festival presented by South Jersey Wine Festival presented by South Jersey Tourism Corporation featuring Vintage Motorcycle Racing, NJ Wineries, Swap Meet, Food Trucks, Craft Vendors, Live Music and More! The South Jersey Wine Festival element includes opportunity to sample and purchase more than 150 award winning wines from some of South Jersey’s best wineries during the AHRMA Vintage Motorcycle & SJ Wine Festival. Your wine festival admission also includes a souvenir wine glass. Hours are 12 noon – 5pm on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12. Meet the winemakers and learn about NJ’s numerous award winning wines [visit SJ] found right here in the Garden State. Wineries will offer sales of their wines by the bottle and case. Wine Festival admission also includes a souvenir wine glass. Must be 21 or over to participate in the wine tasting.

Dates: July 11th & 12th, 2015; Noon to 5pm
Address: NJ Motorsports Park; 8000 Dividing Creek Rd,Millville, NJ
Cost: $13.76. Get tickets Here
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Barrel Trail Weekend – July 18 & 19

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New Jersey winery tasting rooms will give patrons a two day glimpse behind the scenes of local grape growing and wine production in the Garden State! Enjoy vineyard & winery tours, tastings of wines still developing in barrel, new wine releases, discounts, food pairings, and much more!

Dates: July 18th & 19th, 2015; Noon to 5pm
* At participating Wineries. Prices will Vary
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Summer Laurita Food Trucks – July 18 & 19

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Admission includes; parking, shuttle service, entrance to the event and a FREE Laurita Wine Glass! No entrance fee charge for our Laurita Winery Preferred Members! Food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks and Fire Pits weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine and enjoying a seat by a Campfire! Live music and good friends will make this day special!

Dates: July 18th & 19th, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Cost: $8
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Good Karma Festival – July 25

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Join Cream Ridge Winery for a day of joy and good juju as they celebrate all things holistic, organic and compassionate! From psychic readers and organic foods to holistic services and cruelty-free products…and of course wine!

Date: Saturday, July 25th, 2015; 11am to 6pm
Address: Cream Ridge Winery; 145 Route 539, Allentown, NJ
Cost: TBD
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Valenzano’s Sangria Contest – July 26

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With so many amazing people working alongside one another with some of the East Coast’s most amazing wines – it’s no surprise that each of us have
our own approach to a great sangria recipe. So we’re hosting another round of our Annual Sangria Contest to let visitors and guests gage the friends, family and folks of the Valenzano Winery and decide who has the right stuff to boast who makes the ‘BEST’ sangria.

Date: Sunday, July 26th, 2015; 11am to 4pm
Address: 1090 Route 206, Shamong
Cost: $15 Entry
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Summer Chill Wine Festival – Aug 15

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Date: Saturday, August 15th, 2015; 4pm to 9pm
Address: Renault Winery; 72 Bremen Ave, Egg Harbor City
Cost: $10, $15 VIP. Buy Here
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Late Summer Laurita Food Trucks – Aug 22 & 23

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Admission includes; parking, shuttle service, entrance to the event and a FREE Laurita Wine Glass! No entrance fee charge for our Laurita Winery Preferred Members! Food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks and Fire Pits weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine and enjoying a seat by a Campfire! Live music and good friends will make this day special!

Dates: August 22nd & 23rd, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Cost: $8
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Laurita Grape Stomping – Sept 5 & 6

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Why not get the actual feel of the New Jersey wine making process with the tradition of grape stomping? Plan to kick off those shoes and experience with your bare feet the grape stomping fun!Ladies, we encourage you to dress up like Lucy so your family can take memorable pictures. Other activities will be available for kids and adults making your day at the winery a full family FUN event!! Admission price includes parking, shuttle service, live entertainment, and a Laurita souvenir glass!

Dates: September 5th & 6th, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Cost: $5
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Wine on the Beach Festival – Sept 12 & 13

The Wine On The Beach Festival will be held on the sugar sand beach of Seaside Heights. This upscale event will host a dozen New Jersey wineries and numerous food venues. Musical entertainment is scheduled for both days of the festival. In addition, guests will be able to attend numerous wine related seminars and presentations.

Dates: September 12th, 2015 – September 13th, 2015
Address: South Beach; Blaine Ave., Seaside Heights, NJ
Cost: TBD
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Annual Heritage Vineyards Wine Festival – Sept 19 & 20

Save the Date! Join us for our largest event of the season:
Wine
Specialty Food Vendors
Artisan Craft Vendors
Live Music
And so much more……

Dates: September 19th & 20th, 2015; 12pm to 5pm
Address: Festival Field, 480 Mullica Hill Road, Mullica Hill
Cost: $19+, Get them Here
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Valenzano Wine Fest – Sept 19 & 20

WineFest 2015 is scheduled for September 19 & 20, 2015. We have made a few more changes this year which will provide more room for our guests along with more restaurants and wineries and entertainment. New this year: Hayrides to V&V Adventure Farm. Pumpkin picking, corn maze (additional charge) Restaurants: Pic-A-Lilli, Uppercrust, Mighty Joes Grill, Star of the Sea Seafood, Tony & Dom’s Crabby Fries, Food Trucks of all varieties and more…

Dates: September 19th & 20th, 2015
Address: Valenzano Winery; 1320 Old Indian Mills Rd, Shamong
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate
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Back to School Laurita Food Trucks – Sept 19 & 20

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Admission includes; parking, shuttle service, entrance to the event and a FREE Laurita Wine Glass! No entrance fee charge for our Laurita Winery Preferred Members! Food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks and Fire Pits weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine and enjoying a seat by a Campfire! Live music and good friends will make this day special!

Dates: September 19th & 20th, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Cost: $8
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South Jersey Wine & Food Festival – Sept 25 & 26

Come on out to the beautiful Lake Lenape Park East and enjoy wine tasting of wines from South Jersey, California ,Chile, Argentina and beyond. Live entertainment … soothing sounds of steel drums and the award winning Beth Tinnon trio. Upscale crafters & gourmet food vendors including the famous The Palm Restaurant. If you are an amateur wine make – enter your wine in our competition. White wines on Saturday – Red wines on Sunday. Take part in one of our seminars and/or culinary demonstrations. Purchase your favorite wine to enjoy in the wine garden. Special case rates available, great for holiday gift giving and entertaining.

Dates: September 25th & 26th, 2015; Noon to 6pm
Address: Lake Lenape Park East, 753 Park Rd., Mays Landing
Cost: $15; Tickets Here
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Foodshed Alliance Wine and Food Festival – September 26 & 27

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Sponsored by Alba Vineyard to benefit the Foodshed Alliance, the Garden State’s best wineries will join forces with the state’s premium wine wholesalers to pour their finest estate wines on September 26 and 27 at Alba Vineyard. The festival is the vineyard’s largest charitable event with 100% of the proceeds going to the Foodshed Alliance, an organization dedicated to integrating local food systems that nourish people, sustain farmers, respect lands, and builds a resilient food economy.In staying true to the Foodshed Alliance’s mission, the event will feature and unparalleled line up of some of New Jersey’s most reputable chefs who will be presenting cooking demonstrations, lectures and samples. The line up continues with local celebrity cookbook authors as well as farmers who will all be on hand in our demo tent presenting information related to locally produced food and farming in Northern New Jersey. Agriculturally related vendors will be on hand as well.

Dates: September 26th & 27th, 2015; Noon to 5pm
Address: Alba Vineyard; 269 Route 627, Village of Finesville, Milford, NJ
Cost: $25, $10 Non-Drinker. Tickets Here
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Jersey Fresh Wine Festival – Sept 26 & 27

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The wines however are aged to perfection. Sample hundreds of locally-produced wines from 20 of New Jersey’s premier wineries. Soak up the Autumn sun at the historic Burlington County Fairgrounds in Columbus, NJ, over a weekend of delicious wine, live bands, food trucks, and family fun. As a special new feature this year, we are expanding upon the Jersey Fresh theme by holding an NJ Farmer’s Market at the festival! Enjoy the late season bounty, and celebrate all thing agriculture in the Garden State.

Dates: September 26th & 27th, 2015
Address: Burlington County Fairgrounds; 1990 Jacksonville Jobstown Rd, Columbus
Cost: $20
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Monroeville Vineyard’s Cheese Festival – Sept 26 & 27

Welcome to our 2nd Annual Cheese Festival! Featuring over 25 Di Bruno Brothers products. This is a great event! We are offering two time slots for Saturday. 12pm – 4pm is open to any guest. 5pm-9pm is for 21 years or older. Sample over 25 varieties of Cheeses, Sopressatas, Spreads, Antipasta, crackers and more! Wine Tasting is included! This is an outdoor event with seating, Tents and Live Music with Gregg Parker. If you still have room there will be food available for an additional charge. Ticket price includes all Samples, Wine Tasting and Live Music !

Date: September 26th & 27th, 2016
Address: Monroe Vineyard; 314 Richwood Rd, Mornoeville;
Cost: $15. Get tickets HERE
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Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival – Sept 27

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Now in its 7th year, Grand Harvest finds its new and permanent home on the grounds of beautiful and historic Rutherfurd Hall, with a lake view befitting an easy and elegant afternoon in the country. Enjoy some of New Jersey’s finest wineries and craft beers, gourmet food trucks, and outstanding live music – all while supporting The Arc of Warren County and NORWESCAP, two fine organizations serving people in need.

Date: Sunday, September 27th, 2015
Address: Rutherfurd Hall; 1686 Rte. 517, Allamuchy, NJ
Cost: TBD
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Uncorked: A Music, Wine and Arts Festival -Oct 3

FestivalLogoWebsiteNEWJoin Appel Farm as we celebrate regional artists, musicians and wineries from noon – 8 pm. Create wine-inspired art while sipping on a variety of vino from the Vintage Atlantic Wine Region, listen to acclaimed musicians from the Delaware Valley, play in our Kid Zone and enjoy food from local culinary artists. Visitors can also choose to stay overnight in our indoor accommodations or campout in a tent. It is sure to be a fun-filled, family-friendly day of wine tasting, art making, and live music!

Date: October 3rd, 2015; 11am to 6pm
Address: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center; 457 Shirley Rd., Elmer, NJ
Cost: $30+. Buy them Here
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Laurita Harvest Festival – Oct 3 & 4

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An event you do not want to miss! Join us to celebrate the ongoing harvest at one of the Outer Coastal Plain’s most highly regarded wineries. Bring your family and friends. Enjoy live music, fine wines, great food, and shopping for antiques from our Farm Treasures plus handmade items from over 50 different artisans! Kids will enjoy pony rides, REX the pumpkin eating dinosaur and the playground. Vineyard wagon tours starting at 1:00pm!

Dates: October 3rd & 4th, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Cost: TBD
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Grape Gallop – Oct 10

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Participant Benefits
-Participation in the race
-Tasting of Alba Vineyard’s Award-Winning Wines
-Grape Gallop Exclusive Tote Bag
-Grape Gallop Stemless Wine Glass
-Race Shirt

Date: Saturday, Oct 10th, 2015; Begins at 8:30am
Address: Alba Vineyard, 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road, Milford
Cost: $35+. Register in Advance HERE
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Fall Laurita Food Trucks – Oct 17 & 18

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Admission includes; parking, shuttle service, entrance to the event and a FREE Laurita Wine Glass! No entrance fee charge for our Laurita Winery Preferred Members! Food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks and Fire Pits weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine and enjoying a seat by a Campfire! Live music and good friends will make this day special!

Dates: October 17th & 18th, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Cost: $8
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Food Truck and Wine Festival – Oct 24 & 25

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To be held in the upper field surrounded by the natural beauty of the mature vineyard with panoramic views of the surrounding hillsides. Featuring cuisine from the region’s most award-winning food trucks and live music by Jeff Bellfy and Co. Admission includes entrance to the event, parking, and music. Wine tastings are available for an additional $10 per person

Dates: Oct 24th & 25th, 2015
Address: Village of Finesville; 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford
Cost: $10 adults, $5 Kids
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Run the Vineyards – Nov 8

Join us on November 8, 2015 9:00 am for the second annual Valenzano Winery 5K race through the vineyards.  Starting line is just outside the Winemaker’s Ballroom, follow a path through our new vineyard of Ives grapes, around the solar panels that power 100% of our energy usage, round the property’s oldest vines of Cynthiana and exit the farm onto the scenic Forked Neck Road.  As you race past equestrian fields and panoramic farms you will turn into the Valenzano family’s oldest vineyards – the site where our winery was established 17 years past.  As you run through these vines you will see the maturity and roughness of 20+ year old vine; past this spectacular view and back through the road with the ‘forked neck’ and enter back to our new facility.  From here you will run through our back fields where the vineyards turn into a trail and the trail turns into a path through a scenic lake nestled in the heart of Wharton State Forest.  As you exit the forest you enter the finish line and you will have completed our second 5K!  Event Organized by Good Day For A Run 

Dates: November 8, 2015; 9am
Address: Valenzano Winery; 1320 Old Indian Mills Rd, Shamong
Cost: $40 to Register

More Details to Come:

Tropicana’s Jersey Shore Wine Festival

Jersey Devil Gran Fonda – TBD

Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival – August 15 & 16, 2015

Jazz it Up Wine Festival – Sept 5 & 6,2016

Bellview Harvest Party Weekend – Sept 12 & 13

Grand Harvest Wine Festival – Oct 3 & 4

Cape May Wine Festival – Oct 10 & 11, 2015

Autumn Wine Festival at Riverwinds – Oct 17 & 18

Autumn Wine Festival – Oct 24 & 25

Six Flags Grape Adventure – Nov 7 & 8, 2015

More Than Just Wine Trail – Nov 7 & 8, 2015

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