The Best New Jersey Wine Festivals And Events

Wine Samplings, Music, Food, and Vineyard Tours

New Jersey Wine Festivals

New Jersey is well known for its tomatoes, white corn, peaches, and cranberries, but there is more

With more than 20 wineries, New Jersey wines are fast becoming internationally recognized as a premium wines.

The Garden State wine industry has received countless awards locally, nationally and internationally, and is now a significant part of the New Jersey agricultural sector.

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Continuing Wine Events

Fire Pit Friday's
Year round on Friday evenings,
Willow Creek Farm & Winery
168 Stevens St.,
West Cape May, NJ
This event takes place every Friday night from 5:30-9:30 pm at their outside Fire Pit. It features live music, wine, sangria and delicious food from their tapas menu. Wine tastings, tapas, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle available.
The live music is from 6-9pm and takes place inside the winery. Please call ahead to be sure they are not closed for a private event. Reservations are required for guaranteed seating.

Warren County Winery Train
Train runs every Saturday & Sunday until end of October, 2016
Delaware River Railroad Excursions
Train Station & Parking
99 Elizabeth Street
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Contact: Phone: 877-train-ride       
Website (Purchase your tickets for $35.00)
This excursion features a beautiful journey along the scenic Delaware River behind New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive with a visit to one of New Jersey's most beautiful Vineyards. Romance the rails as you travel along the banks of the beautiful Delaware River pulled by historic steam engine. The train will take you to the end of the line where you will board a bus for the short trip to Villa Milagro Vineyards in Finesville, New Jersey. There you will get to enjoy some wine tasting with hot hors d’oeuvres.
Once that is done, they will let you know when the bus has come back to pick you up and bring you back to the train.
On the return trip, you will pass the Ol' Susquehanna Mine. You are welcome to detrain at the Mine free of charge and spend as much time as you like relaxing in the picnic grove and then catch a later train home (trains come every hour and half)
You will have about one hour to sample their delicious wines and have an opportunity to purchase them at the source. If you would like to enjoy your wine with a picnic, bring a lunch and relax at picnic tables in tree groves at the Ol’ Susquehanna Mine/Corn Maze grove or at the station in Phillipsburg where you originally parked.
The cost of $35 per person includes everything for a day filled with wine and fun!
Pour & Pedal Bike Tours
From April through October
A great opportunity to get out in the scenic countryside, touring wineries, and historic points of interest, while getting some exercise at the same time. Their tour guides will take you on a journey where you get to learn about the wine making process and a sampling of different wines. A picnic lunch, snacks, and water included. You will bike 10-15 miles on mostly gentle terrain with some rolling hills, lasting around five hours.
Tours depart from:
Ringoes (Website)
Cape May (Website)
and New Egypt (Website)

October 2016 Wine Festivals, Wine Tasting Events, and Vineyard Tours

Jersey Fresh Grand Harvest Festival
October 1, 2, 2016; 12pm - 5pm
Fosterfield’s Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Rd,
Morristown, NJ
Tickets are $30 at the gate, $25 in advance. For group rate and private tent information, please email
This event features a celebration with a weekend of great wine tasting, music and the chance to experience and learn about Jersey Fresh agricultural products. Enjoy tastings from premier New Jersey wineries, live bands, great foods, craft vendors, kids’ activities, wine seminars.

Cape May Wine Experience
October 8, 9, 2016; 12pm - 5pm
Hanger # 1
NASW Aviation Museum
Cape May Airport
500 Forrestal Rd
Rio Grande, NJ
Tickets $25
This event takes place during Cape May's Victorian weekend and features historic airplanes on display, gourmet food trucks, chef demonstrations, wine tastings, and live  regional music.

Stafford Township Fall Wine Festival
October 22 & 23, 2016: Rain or shine.
Manahawkin Lake Park
31 N. Main St
Manahawkin, NJ
Website (information & Tickets)
Cost: $12 in advance (available online), $15 at the gate. Under 21 years of age and designated drivers are free.
This event is a celebration of fall at the Jersey Shore. Attendees get to enjoy sampling dozens of wines from some of New Jersey’s leading wineries. The event also features a backdrop of the beautiful lake-front setting with live music, crafters, and food vendors.

November 2016 Wine Festivals, Wine Tasting Events, and Vineyard Tours

New Jersey Harvest Wine Festival
Friday, November 4th, 2016; From 7-10pm
Hilton Short Hills Hotel
41 John F. Kennedy Pkwy
Short Hills, NJ
Cost: $50+
Website (Tickets)
This event features a huge variety of 150+ wines sourced from the world’s best wineries! Enjoy full-bodied and rich reds, crisp whites, many specialty wines. meet up with other wine lovers while enjoying live jazz
General Admission Ticket includes:
Wine: tasting over 150 wines at our sampling tables
Food: Light accompaniments prepped by the Hilton’s Four Diamond culinary team --- Farmstead Artisan Cheeses, Crostini, Ficelles, Baguettes, Crudite/Dips, Selection of Hot Pastas, and Chef’s Choice Passed Desserts.
Live Music by national recording artist Will Donato
Wine Glass: Your custom etched tasting glass to keep after the event.

7th Annual Grape Adventure Wine and Food Festival!
November 5, 6, 2016; 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ
Website (Tickets)
This annual event features New Jersey vineyards with locally-produced wines for sampling, handcrafted gifts from local artisans, an array of dishes from specialty food truck vendors and live entertainment Live performances by Alex English, Saturday 1-4pm Jim and Gaven, Sunday, 1-4pm
Ticket prices: Season pass holders, $16.99.; Non Season Pass Holder, $20.99

7th Annual Wine & Food Classic

Friday, November 11, 2016; from 5:00pm to 9:30pm
The Aloft hotel
558 Fellowship Road
Mt. Laurel, NJ
Website (Tickets)
For more information, please contact:
Elise Mac-Bello
Senior Director, Annual Campaign
856-231-9622 x259
VIP Reception and admission (5:00-9:30pm): $175.00
General Admission (6:30-9:30pm): $100.00
This event features over 700 hand-selected premium wines and food selected by South Jersey’s finest chefs. Proceeds from this event will support the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties

Laurita Winery's Food Trucks, Fireworks & Fire Pits Weekend.
November 12, 13, 2016
Laurita Winery
35 Archertown Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533
Website (Tickets)
This two day event features live entertainment, food trucks, fire pits, fireworks, and wine samplings.The entertainment is highlighted by Pennington Station Band's on Sunday.Check website for line-up additions, schedule, and tickets.

Holiday Weekend Open House
November 25th - 27th, 2016
Alba Vineyard
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road
Milford NJ
This Thanksgiving weekend celebration is about taking time to celebrate family, friends, and the completion of a great harvest. It is a time for laughter, memories, and best of all great wine and food. Attendees will get to enjoy delectable appetizers to pair perfectly with our premium estate wines prepared by Chefs from local area restaurants. Admission includes eight samplings of our nationally award winning wines, special food pairings, an Alba wine glass, and cellar tour. No Reservations.

February 2017 Wine Festivals, Wine Tasting Events, and Vineyard Tours

Tropicana's Winter Wine Festival
Saturday, February 27 (2PM – 8PM) , & Sunday February 28, 2016 ( 12PM – 5PM)
Grand Exhibition Center
Tropicana Casino & Resort
2831 Boardwalk 
Atlantic City, NJ 
Website (Tickets)
The event features wine tastings, seminars, entertainment, and more. Over 150 of NJ's finest wines, to sample and purchase, artisan crafters, hand painted glass, and live entertainment by "Wine-tertainer” Phillip Silverstone, the consummate raconteur. Silverstone’s presentation will be filled with his un-snooty, unpretentious and unpredictable dry British humor.
Ticket includes a tasting glass, wine seminars, cheese & fruit plate.

New Jersey Wineries

Alba Vineyard
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road
Milford NJ

Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery
117 Sharptown-Auburn Rd Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic Street
Landisville, NJ 08326

Cape May Winery & Vineyard
711 Townbank Road
Cape May, NJ 08204

Cava Winery and Vineyard
3619 New Jersey 94
Hamburg, NJ 07419

Cream Ridge Winery
145 Rt 539
Cream Ridge, NJ 08514

Four Sisters Winery
783 N. Bridgeville Rd
Belvidere, NJ 07823

Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 South Railroad Ave
Rio Grande, NJ 08246

Heritage Vineyards
480 Mullica Hill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Hopewell Valley Vineyards
46 Yard Road
Pennington NJ 08534

Iron Plow Vineyards
26750 Mount Pleasant Rd
Columbus, NJ

Laurita Winery
35 Archertown Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533

Old York Cellars
80 Old York Road
Ringoes, NJ 08551

Plagido's Winery
570 N. First Rd.,
Hammonton, NJ

Renault Winery
72 N. Breman Avenue
Egg Harbor/Galloway, NJ 08215

Sharrott Winery
370 South Egg Harbor Rd
Hammonton, NJ

Southwind Winery
385 Lebanon Rd
Millville, New Jersey

Terhune Orchards Vineyard & Winery
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Tomasello Winery
225 N. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Unionville Vineyards

9 Rocktown Road
Ringoes, NJ, 08551

Valenzano Winery
1090 Route 206
Shamong, NJ 08088

Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 Warren Glen Road
Finnesville, NJ

Westfall Winery
141 Clove Road
Montague, NJ 07827

Willow Creek Farm & Winery
168 Stevens St.,
West Cape May, NJ

4JG's Vineyard
127 Hillsdale Road
Colts Neck, NJ


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