New Jersey Wine Festivals

Upcoming Wine Festivals:

Toast Your Way Into Fall Festival at Jakes Branch Park- Oct 25 & 26


Toast your way into the fall season at New Jersey’s best new wine festival! The “Autumn Wine Festival at Jakes Branch Park” will be taking place this Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26 from 12 noon to 5pm daily in Beachwood, NJ.   The Autumn Wine Festival at Jakes Branch Park will feature 10 of New Jersey’s finest wineries including: Auburn Road Vineyards, Coda Rossa Winery, DiMatteo Vineyard, Plagido’s Winery, Renault Winery, Sharrott Winery, Tomasello Winery, Valenzano Winery, Ventimiglia Vineyard, and Wagonhouse Winery.  Wineries will be offering samples and sales of more than 150 wines, including their very best varietals and seasonal favorites.

Dates: October 25 & 26, 2014, Noon to 5pm
Address: Jakes Branch Park, 1100 Double Trouble Road, Beachwood NJ
Cost: $12 in advance, $15 (Cash only) at door. Tickets can be purchased HERE

Halloween at Sharrott Winery – Oct 25 & 26

Scary tunes, people in costumes, tricks and treats – and hot wine! That’s the way we celebrate Halloween at Sharrott Winery. Stop by the Tasting Room for Halloween fun; complimentary tastings for everyone in costume. Also enjoy Live Music on our patio from 1 pm to 4 pm both days.

Dates: October 25 & 26, 2014, Noon to 5pm
Address: Sharrott Winery; 370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ
Cost: Free

Hallowine Weekend - Oct 25 & 26

Dress up for a free tasting, “Costume” Wine Labels, Pumpkin Give-away, Mulled Wine, Cheesecake & Pumpkin Butter Tastings. Don’t let the kids have all the fun this All Hallows’ Eve. It’s the grown-ups turn to have a good time on the vineyard at our HalloWINE Weekend. It will be a SCREAM! Come in costume and get a complimentary wine tasting. Take a picture at our “costume” label station and get it put on a bottle of wine. Sample Pecan Pumpkin Butter from Muirhead Foods and Pumpkin Cheesecake from Maddalenas.

Dates: October 25 & 26, 2014, Noon to 5pm
Address: Old York Cellars; 80 Old York Rd. Ringoes, NJ
Cost: Free with Costume

Harvest Food Truck and Wine Festival – Nov 1 & 2

First ever Harvest Food Truck and Wine Festival. The event will feature cuisine from the region’s most award-winning food trucks and live music by The VooDUDES. Admission includes entrance to the event, parking, and music. $10 for adults 21 and older, $5 for ages 13 to 20, and children 12 and under are free. Reservations are not required.Wine tastings are available for an additional $10 per person, 21 and older, which includes eight samplings of our nationally award-winning wines in an etched Alba Vineyard wine glass.

Dates: November 1st and 2nd, 2014
Address: Village of Finesville; 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford, NJ
Cost: $10 21+, $5 13 to 20, Free 12 and under. Wine Tasting additional $10

New Jersey Harvest Wine Festival – Nov 7

New Jersey Wine Festivals is thrilled to announce the 9th Annual Harvest Wine Festival on Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Hilton Short Hills Hotel, the recipient of  TripAdvisor’s acclaimed “Certificate of Excellence Award.” Cap off the fall season and sample 150+ wines picked by the Wine Library!  Try full-bodied reds, crisp whites, and a variety of  specialty wines from all over the world. Hone your wine tasting skills and get ready for the Holidays.Starting at 7-10pm, interact and meet up with other wine enthusiasts while listening to the sounds of live jazz.  Our 9th  Annual Harvest Wine Festival will be another great night of delicious wine, tasty food and good company.

Date: Friday, November 7th, 2014, 7pm to 10pm
Address:Hilton Short Hills Hotel; 41 John F Kennedy Parkway, Short Hills, NJ
Cost: $69+, Buy Tickets HERE

Grape Adventure - Nov 8 & 9

The 5th Annual Grape Adventure features 14 wineries & vineyards. The event features Live Music, Food and Craft Vendors. Limited Safari Packages are available for a special tasting of reserve wines at Camp Aventura in the African Plains!

Dates: November 8th & 9th, 2014, 12 to 5pm
Address: Great Adventure; 1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson, NJ
Cost: $40 – $15. Get Tickets Here

Not Just Wine – Nov 8 & 9

Villa Milagro Vineyards will join ten winery members of Vintage North Jersey to celebrate wine and food pairing. Visit each winery to taste wines perfectly paired with foods that accentuate the wine. Foods will be prepared by local restaurants and coupons will be available for complimentary items at restaurants. $10 per person.

Dates: November 8th & 9th, 2014
Address: Villa Milagro Vineyards; 33 CR-627,Phillipsburg, NJ
Cost: $10

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

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

Save the date! Details to come!

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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