New Jersey Wine Events and Festivals

There are plenty of New Jersey Wine Events to check out yearly all around New Jersey. Be sure to bookmark this page since it is updated weekly! *Note: I am not personally affiliated with these events, events are submitted. Click on the title of the events for direct links to information. New Jersey Wine Events are listed in date order.

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New Jersey Wine Events and Festivals 2017:



Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Fest – September 28th
The Arc of Essex County will host the fourth annual Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Fest on September 28th at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, NJ. All proceeds will benefit The Arc’s programs and services that support individuals with Down syndrome, Autism, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families.Attendees will enjoy a wide selection of fine wines, craft beers, spirit tastings, restaurant samplings, an awards program and a silent auction while supporting The Arc of Essex County. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased through the event website,
Date: Thursday, September 28th, 2017; 6:30 pm
Address: 550 W Mt Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ
Cost: $100

Around The World Wine Tasting Experience – September 29th
Taste your way around the globe when our popular Around The World Wine Tasting experience returns on September 29 and enjoy samples from over 100 wines from some of the most celebrated wine regions in the world.The event will be hosted by Terri Baldwin, Wine Director and Sommelier, and held in the Fenwick Ballroom where light hors d’oeurvres will be served. Reservations are required!
Date: Friday, September 29th, 2017; 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Address: 27 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville, NJ
Cost: $49

4th Annual Cheese and Wine Festival – September 30th
Annual Cheese and Wine Festival is always a great Event! Limited to only 300 Guests to ensure the best experience. Sample over 20 Di Bruno products: Cheeses, Spreads, meats, olives, crackers and more! New items added every year! Also Included: Souvenir Wine Glass, Wine Tasting (7-1/2 ounce samples of your choice), Live Music and a Dish of Pasta with homemade sauce sprinkled with freshly grated Locatelli Cheese and a bakery Roll. All products sampled plus more will be available for purchase. Event will be tented with group seating. Lawn Chairs may be brought in. All Guests must be 21 years of age or older and have valid Id. No persons under 21 will be permitted. No pets please. The Event is Rain or Shine
Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2017;12pm to 4pm
Address: Monroeville Vineyard & Winery; 314 Richwood Rd, Monroeville, NJ
Cost: $35

Unionville Vineyard’s Fall Food & Wine Festival – September 30th
Unionville Vineyards’ annual fall wine festival will delight with wine tastings, live rock bands, food & wine talks and demonstrations, food trucks, winery tours & vineyard walks, hayrides, pumpkin painting, cork crafts, and more, all on Unionville’s sprawling 89 acre preserved farm winery estate in gorgeous Hunterdon County.
Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2017;12pm to 6pm
Address: Unionville Vineyards; 9 Rocktown Rd, Ringoes, New Jersey
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Run the Vineyards – Laurita Winery 5k! – October 7th
An Amazing Run Through the Scenic Property of Laurita Winery! This is a MUST DO Event!
– A Beautiful (Mostly) Flat Course with Great Running Terrain
– Chip Timed Race with Instant Results
– Complimentary Glass of Wine after the Run
– Live Music til 1pm at Post Race Celebration
– Souvenir Wine Glass and Tech Shirt for All Participants
– Free Downloadable Photos
– Food Vendor and Games at Post Run
– Awards for Overall and Age Category Winners
– Charity Partner is Mary’s Place by the Sea
Date: Saturday, October 7th, 2017; 10am to 6pm
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, New Jersey
Cost: $40. Please CLICK HERE to register!

Grand Harvest Wine Festival – October 7th & 8th
Enjoy a crisp fall weekend at New Jersey’s salute to Autumn with the Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morristown on Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8 from noon to 5 p.m. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.Admission includes wine glass, sampling and sales of over 200 New Jersey wines. New Jersey wineries participating: Auburn Road Vineyards, Cava Winery, Chestnut Run Farm, Coda Rossa Winery, DiMatteo Vineyards, Four Sisters Winery, Plagido’s Winery, Sharrott Winery, Southwind Vineyard & Winery, Tomasello Winery, Valenzano Winery, Villari Vineyards, Wagonhouse Winery. Musical performances by Mario & The Slyders on October 7 and Ned Ryerson & The Groundhogs on October 8. The event will also feature Food trucks, crafters and artisans.
Dates: October 7th & 8th, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm; 73 Kahdena Rd, Morristown, New Jersey
Cost: Advanced discount tickets are $20. Day-of-tickets $25 (cash only) Non-samplers 21 and over $5. Anyone under 21 free

Manasquan Wine Festival – October 8th
Annual Wine Festival hosted by the Manasquan Chamber on Commerce. Rain date Oct 15
Date: Sunday, October 8th, 2017; 12pm to 4pm
Address: Squan Plaza, Manasquan NJ
Cost: TBD

Wine Lover’s Sunset Cruise – October 14th
Unique sunset wine cruises on the M/V Delaware in the Crow’s Nest. Enjoy a sunset cruise across the Delaware Bay as you savor selected wines paired with gourmet courses designed specifically to bring out the unique flavors of each wine. Package includes round-trip foot passenger ferry fare, dinner and wine flights. Live entertainment provides a festive atmosphere and if you love a wine, extra glasses are available for purchase. If wine is not your cup of tea, a full cash bar is available during the event. If you are vegetarian or have special food requirements, please call to discuss options with your guest services agent.
Menu: Click here to view the menu
Itinerary: Depart Cape May at 6:00pm | Make your way to the Crow’s Nest on the Third Deck and prepare to eat, drink and be merry | Enjoy first two courses on tour over to Lewes and the dessert and last courses on trip back to Cape May | Return to Cape May Terminal at approximately 9:00pm
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017 6-9pm
Address: CMLF Cape May Terminal. 1200 Lincoln Blvd, North Cape May, NJ
Cost: $65, Reservations Required. Book early – call 1-800-643-3779.

Bellview Winery’s Italian Festival – October 14th & 15th
For one weekend a year, Bellview Winery celebrate their Italian heritage with an annual Italian Festival. With the sounds of traditional music, plus a spread of local Italian food, they are ready to celebrate in true form! Top it all off by sampling some of their wines from the tasting tent, or checking out the numerous vendors that will be showcasing their wares. Whether you’re Italian or not, come be Italian for the day at Bellview Winery!Presale tickets will be available on September 10th for only $10. Otherwise there will be an admission fee of $15 which includes admission, wine tasting, a commemorative glass, and parking.
Dates: October 14th & 15th, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 150 Atlantic Street, Landisville, NJ
Cost: $10.00 Presale $15.00 at the door

Stafford Fall Wine Festival – October 14th & 15th
Sample dozens of wines from some of New Jersey’s leading wineries at the 6th Annual Stafford Fall Wine Festival, October 14th and 15th at Manahawkin Lake Park, Manahawkin. Enjoy the beautiful lake-front setting while sampling an array of wines, browsing crafters, vendors and food. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to sit and enjoy live music. Held in conjunctions with the Stafford Recreation Department’s annual Fall Festival, the weekend also offers hayrides, scarecrow making and other Halloween activites on Saturday, plus a classic car show on Sunday.
Dates: October 14th & 15th, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 150 Atlantic Street, Landisville, NJ
Cost: $12 – $15, 21 and under Free

Grape Gallop – October 21st
Saturday, October 21 – 8:30 AM Check-in and Registration opens
Race starts at 10 AM
Grape Gallop is the outdoor social event that pairs exercise and wine tasting!
All participants will receive an event T-shirt, Wine Glass, Tote Bag, Wine Sampling, and Event Photos and are invited to enter the Fall Food Truck Festival for FREE!
Date: Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 10am
Address: 269 Route 627, Village of Finesville, Milford, NJ
Cost: Registration

Alba Vineyard’s Harvest Food Truck & Wine Festival – October 21st & 22nd
Food trucks, wine tasting, and live music.
Date: Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 269 Route 627, Village of Finesville, Milford, NJ
Cost: TBD

Fall Fire Pits & Food Trucks Festival! – October 21st & 22nd
Life is Better With Laurita Wine & a Fire Pit! Admission includes:
– Parking
– Shuttle Service to and from the Event!
– Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass!
– Entrance to Event featuring LIVE Entertainment, Country Line Dance area, vineyard tours, and of course the Food Trucks!
– Kids activities including our huge playground, bounce house, and face painting!
– Space to accommodate thousands of guests without being crowded.
– Some of the most scenic views in New Jersey!
Dates: Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, New Jersey
Cost: $8 per person Saturday or Sunday. Guests UNDER 21 are free, children are welcome!

Halloween Murder Mystery & Wine Tasting – October 27th
Try and guess “who dunnit” in this spooky and hilarious murder mystery experience with a Halloween twist. Sit, sip, and savor some tasty wine and small bites while being entertained by one of the areas best entertainment groups. Turn on the electrodes, raise the platform and throw the switch! A storm is brewing and you don’t want to miss this hilarious adaptation of Mary Shelly’s classic tale! Join Doctor Frankenstein and Igor as they “dig up”clues in this horror themed murder mystery. But don’t worry, we promise it won’t cost you “morgue” then an arm or a leg! So grab your jumper cables, a shovel, and any “body” you can because it’s ALIVE! The forecast? Rain, lightning and the 100% chance of chuckles! So be warned, FrankenMurder will tickle your funny bone and keep you in stitches but don’t worry— in the end you’ll live happily ever cadaver!
Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017; 7-9pm
Address: Faustini Wines; 40 Centennial Drive, Long Branch, New Jersey
Cost: $45 – $80

GSWGA’s After the Harvest Wine & Food Event – October 28th
Just as the harvest season winds down this fall, the inaugural After the Harvest Wine & Food event presented by Provident Bank, will be launched at the Culinary Arts Institute at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City on Saturday, October 28 from 1-6 p.m. when member wineries of the Garden State Wine Growers Association and the Culinary Arts Institute and Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development team up for this new fall event. After the Harvest Wine & Food will feature wine sampling from at least six New Jersey wineries; tastings, culinary pairings, wine tutorials and live music. The event is the first element of a new partnership between the Culinary Arts Institute of Hudson County Community College and the Garden State Wine Growers Association.
Date: Saturday, October 28th, 2017; 1pm to 6pm
Address: Culinary Arts Institute at Hudson County Community College; 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ
Cost: $25, $10 DD

8th Annual Wine & Food Classic– November 3rd
The region’s premier wine tasting and enjoy over 600 hand-selected premium wines and food selected by South Jersey’s finest chefs!
Date: Friday, November 3rd, 2017; 5pm
Address:Aloft Mt. Laurel; 558 Fellowship Road, Mount Laurel, NJ
Cost: Tickets

Good Libations – November 3rd
On Friday, November 3rd from 7-10 p.m. over 200 people are expected to participate in our largest fundraiser of the year “Good Libations.” This walk-around tasting of craft beer, distilled spirits and fine wine will take place in the unique setting of The Center’s fine art galleries and professional art studios accompanied by delicious food provided by Metropolitan Seafood and great music!
Date: Friday, November 3rd, 2017; 7pm
Address: 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ
Cost: Tickets

New Jersey Harvest Wine Festival– November 3rd
Come to the New Jersey Harvest Wine Festival on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at the award-winning Sheraton Parsippany Hotel.Taste the night away and enjoy an amazing array of 150+ wines sourced from the world’s best wineries! Enjoy full-bodied and rich reds, crisp whites, many specialty wines — great wines for fall, and the holidays too.
Date: Friday, November 3rd, 2017; 7pm
Address: Sheraton Parsippany Hotel; 199 Smith Rd, Parsippany, NJ
Cost: Tickets

Morristown Wine Fest – November 4th
Morris County’s Best Wine Event is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Travel the world of wine! Enjoy unlimited wine samples, delicious food, seminars, live entertainment. Easy to get to, minutes form the Morristown Train Station and a FREE large parking lot. Several local New Jersey Breweries in attendance too!
Date: Saturday, November 4th, 2017; 6-9:30pm
Address: Morristown Armory; 430 Western Ave, Morristown, New Jersey
Cost: Tickets

Grape Adventure – November 4th & 5th
Annual Wine Festival that’s held at Six Flags Great Adventure featuring local wineries.
Dates: November 4th & 5th, 2017
Address: Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ
Cost: TBD

Wine Women & Shoes – November 9th
Join The Max Cure Foundation and Wine, Women & Shoes while you put your best foot forward for a fabulous fundraiser.Wine Women & Shoes events are fun, festive, and full of feminine soul—community celebrations that bring women together around fine wine, great style, and all for a cause. Having fun never felt so good! The event will include a live and silent auction, an incredible DJ, plenty of food and drink, marvelous merchant vendors and fabulous fashion show. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Max Cure Foundation, inc. A National 501(c)(3) childhood cancer foundation whose mission is to fund research, support low-income and military families in need who have a child battling cancer, and advocate by relentlessly pursing legislative and regulatory changes seeking to benefit children with cancer and at the same time, raise awareness to the needs of those fighting pediatric cancers.
Date: Thursday,November 9, 2017 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Address: 111 N Jefferson Rd, Whippany, New Jersey
Cost: $125

Valenzano Winery’s Holly Jolly Weekend – December 16th & 17th
Join Valenzano for one last stop on your holiday trail. They’ll be decking the halls and prepping the punch for a weekend of fresh baked Christmas sweets, holiday music and an array of artisan vendors who all hope to offer that perfect last minute addition to your list.Admission includes wine tasting, access to the vendors, and an opportunity to grab a table and your favorite bottle of wine and take in the afternoon’s seasonal joy.
Date: December 16th & 17th, 2017; 11am to 5pm
Address: Valenzano Winery; 1090 Route 206, Shamong, New Jersey
Cost: $10

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