New Jersey Wine Festivals

Upcoming Wine Festivals:

Holiday Wine Trail Weekend - Nov 28 – 30

Come out and join us for a long weekend of wine, food, and merrymaking! We’re kicking off a spirited holiday season with a three-day weekend full of fun. You’ll find unique gifts, beautiful gift baskets, and plenty of wine themed holiday items, including our 2015 V.I.P passes perfectly suited for family and friends, or yourself! More details to follow.

Dates: November 28, 29 & 30, 2014; 11am to 5pm
Address: At participating wineries across the state
Cost: Depends on vineyard

Sharrott Winery Holiday Wine Trail Weekend- Nov 28 – 30

Join us for the Holiday Wine Trail to taste the exciting variety of wines made in the Garden State. Make sure to leave room for some holiday treats like our decadent chocolate fondue, seasonal sweets and traditional cheese fondue. Then get that holiday shopping out of the way with our wines, selection of gourmet cheese and wine accessories. We can design a custom gift basket for the wine lover in your life and our gift cards are the perfect size for stocking stuffing.

We will also have Live Music on the patio in our heated tent so you can relax after shopping with a glass of your favorite Sharrott wine!

Friday, November 28 from 1 to 4 pm – Chris Huff
Saturday, November 29 from 1 to 4 pm – Pete Cannella
Sunday, November 30 from 1 to 4 pm – Matt Noffsinger

Dates: November 28th – 30th, 2014
Address: 370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ
Cost: Free Admission; $12 wine tasting & light holiday buffet

Willow Creek Winery Sip & Shop Holiday Food Drive – Dec 6 & 7

Sip and sample wines while shopping and supporting local Cape May businesses, crafters, jewelers, and artists. They will also be collecting non-perishable food donations.

Dates: December 6th & 7th, 2014; 11am to 4pm
Address: Willow Creek Winery; 160-168 Stevens St. West Cape May, NJ
Cost: Free to Attend

Cream Ridge Winemakers Holiday Faire – Dec 13 & 14

Tis The Season!  Wine Makers Holiday Faire at the Cream Ridge Winery!   December 13th & 14th – (Saturday 11am – 6pm – Sunday 11am – 5pm) – No Cover Charge – Wine Release Party!

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014
Address: 145 County Road 539, Cream Ridge, NJ
Cost: Free to attend, $5 tasting

Holiday Open House Weekend -Nov 28 – 30

Join us for this celebration and enjoy wine tastings, specialty food pairings prepared by local restaurants, hand-crafted chocolates by Diane Pinder, and artisan cheeses from Fourchette.  Be part of the experience; wine, food, and fun!  Stock up on your favorite wines for yourself, family, or friends. Noon – 5 pm. Admission includes a wine tasting, food pairings, Alba wine glass, and cellar tour. Go to website for details.

Dates: November 28, 29 & 30, 2014; 12pm to 5pm
Address: Alba Vineyard; 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Finesville, Milford, NJ
Cost:  TBD

Winter Trolley Tour – Dec 13 & 14

Join Vintage SouthJersey,  Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14, to visit the wineries of the Two Bridges Wine Trail. Travelling aboard charming classic trolleys, each tour lasts approximately 5 hours, and includes tastings from four wineries.

This year’s Holiday Tour features two dining options. Choose from lunch at Cecil Creek Farm in Mickleton, or The Lakehouse Restaurant on Iona Lake in Newfield. Light fare is also available for purchase at several wineries.

Two trails are available to tour – join us both days to sample all eight wineries!

Trail A in includes: Auburn Road Vineyard, Cedarvale Winery, Chestnut Run Winery, Wagonhouse Winery, and Cecil Creek Farm

Trail B includes: Bellview Winery, Coda Rossa Winery, Heritage Vineyards, Monroeville Winery, and The Lakehouse Restaurant

For your convenience, Vintage SouthJersey tour hosts will ride along with you to answer any questions and make sure your case purchases get safely back to your starting winery.

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014

Cost: $50. Buy Tickets HERE

2015 Events:

Wine and Chocolate Weekend – Feb 14 & 15

Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember by spending it with someone special at Alba Vineyard. Treat your valentine to samples of award winning wines paired with exquisite chocolates, artisan cheeses, and wonderful culinary treats! We will feature small bites prepared by our preferred caterers. Each caterer will offer samples of their amazing food specialties to pair with our wines. Master Chocolatier, Diane Pinder, owner of Donna & Company, will join us. Diane will offer samples of her unique artisan chocolates to pair with Alba’s dessert wines. A collection of assorted truffles and other chocolate treats will be available for sale. Joining us for the first time this year is Fourchette of Clinton, NJ. You will be able to sample and purchase their artisan cheeses. The tasting experience is $20 per person (21 and older). Reservations are not required.

Dates: February 14th – 15th, 2015
Address: Alba Vineyards; 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford, NJ
Cost: $20 for Wine and Food Tasting

Wine and Cheese Tasting - Feb 21 & 22

An introduction to fine imported and domestic cheeses and how to pair them with wine. Sample selections of cheeses made locally as well as imported. Pair the cheeses with the perfect wine, add a loaf of bread and you have the Holy Trinity of food!

Dates: February 21st – February 22nd, 2015
Address: Villa Milagro Vineyards; 33 CR-627, Phillipsburg, NJ
Cost: $10

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