A Month for Loving in New Jersey Wine Country
The calendar’s shortest month is filled with activity in New Jersey Wine Country as our vineyards have scheduled great tasting events and other special events to commemorate this month of “love.”
The month is highlighted by our Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend Feb 9-10 at wineries throughout the state. Some of the wineries will also extend the Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail into a second weekend Feb 16-17. Please check our website www.newjerseywines.com for updated schedules of events for the Wine & Chocolate Trail Weekend and for other winery events in New Jersey during the rest of the month.
Select February Winery Events
Below are some of the highlights this month at our wineries along with links to all of our winery website pages where you can learn more.
Wineries listed by region from North to South
Atlantic and Camden County
Amalthea Cellars in Atco will offer tastings February 9th & 10th – Valentine’s Wine and Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend – 11AM-5PM
Balic Winery in Mays Landing has scheduled two Valentine’s Day Weekends, February 9th & 10th and 16th & 17th – Enjoy live romantic music, Free Fine Chocolate and Beautiful Roses, with Live Violins, 12 string acoustic guitar, accordion and vocals bringing sweet music to fill the air.
Bellview Winery in Landisville will offer a gourmet wine and chocolate pairing Feb 9-10. Enjoy a glass of wine and a chocolate or cheese pairing while the sound of acoustic guitar sets the mood in the tasting room for you and your special someone. They are also releasing their “Love Potion” on tap. A perennial favorite, Love Potion is a sweet blend of Cayuga wine and Pomegranate juice that will make your Valentine’s Day even better.
Vinyasa and Vino February 3rd 11am to 12pm : They say that a glass of red wine every day is healthy for you, but you know what is even healthier? Yoga and then a glass of wine afterwards! Join us for a memorable yoga experience in our vineyards followed by a relaxing savasana and a glass of wine. Vinyasa and Vino is a monthly yoga program at the winery on the first Sunday of the month starting at 11am. Enjoy a one hour Vinyasa (breath for breath flow) right next to the vineyard guided by Joy Torres RYT200 from Peace Love Yoga, Vineland. This class is suitable for all levels and is beginner friendly. All you need to do is bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water and a friend to enjoy your wine with! Please arrive by 10:45am to get set up and be ready for class at 11am. After the class ends, choose a wine to enjoy and unwind. Tickets are $20 and include your glass of wine.
Cabin Fever Craft Series: Loads of Luck Canvas Painting February 22nd 7pm to 9pm : Our Irish eyes are smiling as we think ahead to March and the prospect of warmer days and greener grass! Join us for a fun night of canvas painting and wine sipping on February 22nd! Tickets are $25 per person and include all materials required for the class, a glass of wine, and a souvenir glass to take home. Tickets are non-refundable. Additional wine and food will be available for purchase before and during the event. Class starts promptly at 7:00 pm, Check in begins at 6:30 pm please arrive approximately 20 minutes before class begins.
DiMatteo Vineyards, Hammonton – Saturday, February 9 – 11 to 6pm – Special Tasting Menu, Wine Specials, Lite Bites. All ladies will receive a chocolate covered strawberry and a rose. On Sunday, February 10 – 11 to 6pm there will be a Special Tasting Menu, Wine Specials, Lite Bites, and entertainment. Campiones Kitchen will be offering Meatball and Pulled Pork Sandwiches for purchase.The Grouser Girls will be performing from 2 to 5.
Plagido’s Winery in Hammonton has a Wine & Chocolate Tasting for $12 per person that includes 10 wines and 5 gourmet chocolates.
Sharrott Winery in Hammonton will offer a special tasting pairing Sharrott wines with chocolate. Wine tasting is $12 per person and includes 6 wine samples and chocolate pairing. Sharrott Winery will also have a Romantic Wine & Food Tasting with seating’s at 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm in the Sharrott Wine Bar where guests will enjoy 5 courses, served small-plate style, created by Sharrott’s wine bar chefs and expertly paired with Sharrott’s award-winning wines. Cost is $29 per person. Advance tickets are required. A special Valentine’s Night Prix Fixe Dinner is also on the docket at Sharrott Winery on Thursday, Feb 14 from 5:30-9:00 pm. Prix Fixe menu is $60 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Tickets and reservations are required. Please call the winery at 609-567-9463 (9463) to reserve your table. Seating is limited so don’t delay.
Live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Tomasello Winery in Hammonton, you can treat your special someone to a day full of love at the Wine & Chocolate Trail Weekend. Enjoy all of your favorite Tomasello wines and a decadent chocolate fountain. On February 9th, you can also indulge in a bistro menu, specialty cocktails and live music. Tomasello Winery will also host a Valentine’s Dinner Dance on Feb 9 from 7-11 pm featuring a gourmet four course dinner and dancing. Cash bar is available. Reservations required. Call 1-800-MMM-WINE for more information. And on Sunday, Feb 10 the Winery will also host a Valentine’s themed wine bottle painting party from 1-4 pm. Tickets include everything you need to paint your light up wine bottle masterpiece. Reservations are required, seating is limited. Call 1-800-MMM-WINE for more information.
Winter Opera Gala, February 17 2019—2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Held in our versatile Vintner’s Room, the Opera Gala at Tomasello Winery presents four times a year. These afternoon events are a thrilling matinée for the senses; featuring fine wines, elegantly prepared cuisine and thoughtfully selected operatic arias. For a sensory experience to savor, the music is complemented by a delicious four-course gourmet dinner prepared by our excellent Executive Chef, Jason Hall, who expertly pairs his creations with our award-winning wines. Reservations required, seating is limited. Call 1-800-MMM-WINE for more information
White Horse Winery – As always, Valentine’s Week is full of romantic fun at WHW! Chocolate pairings will start on Valentine’s Day itself, with Camille Peruto playing at our Thursday Live Music Series, and Rico Sabor food truck serving, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The romance continues all weekend long with the statewide Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend. We will be having live music Saturday and Sunday, and chocolate-paired tastings from Thursday night through Sunday. Grab your Valentine and come out to celebrate… because nothing pairs with romance better than wine and chocolate!
Iron Plow Vineyards in Columbus will have complimentary artisan chocolates by the Farmer’s Daughter to pair along with your wine and live music.
Valenzano Winery in Shamong is holding a Valentines Day Dinner At The Winery February 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm -Candlelight dining, reserve wines, fine dining, and a romantic evening of singing – featuring Nate Butler. Limited menu – Reservations Required. Seating options between 5pm-9pm. Call 609-268-6731 ext 305 to make your reservation.($50 per person non-refundable deposit required to confirm your reservation)
Valenzano Winery is holding their ‘Wine & Chocolate’ Wine Trail Weekend February 16th-17th 11am-5pm Saturday & Sunday $10 Admission @ the Door (ALL Attendants) Includes admission, wine sampling, chocolate treats, live music and souvenir wine glass. February strolls onto the scene, adorned in hues of pinks and reds and all the delights of Valentine’s Day. We’ve set out the tables and chairs, stoked the fire and drawn the curtains for a weekend of food, wine, and good times. Ala Carte Gourmet Menu.
Cape May County
Cape May Winery will have a full weekend of activities.
*Tap Room Happy Hour Fridays from 5pm-8pm featuring live music, full tapas kitchen, tapas board & flight pairing special, and $2 off the special rotating red & white 1L carafes
*Flights & Bites Tour Sundays @11am- Experience an in-depth exploration of the sensory world of Cape May Winery. $45 per person. Call 609.884.1169 or email email@example.com to book.
*Vines to Wines Tour Saturdays @2pm- A behind the scenes look at our production process all the while tasting a variety of our award-winning wines. $25 per person. Call 609.884.1169 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
*Tastings & Flights offered Daily!
*Tapas Kitchen Open Friday from 3pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 12pm
At Hawk Haven Vineyard – Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend, 2/9/19 11am-6pm 2/10/19 11am-5pm- Looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate Valentine’s? Bring your Valentine to romantic Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery for an afternoon of adventure! Taste eight of our wines paired with gourmet chocolates. After your tasting, indulge in a variety of treats from the Barrel Room Kitchen, then head to the crushpad for some live music (2/9, 2:30-5:30pm). The Wine & Chocolate Tasting is$16 per person and includes a souvenir glass. Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more, please email email@example.com to inquire
President’s Weekend Wine & Chocolate Pairing, 2/16/19 & 2/17/19 11am-6pm- Still looking to celebrate Valentine’s with that special someone? Or, looking for a fun activity for your long holiday weekend with friends? Visit Hawk Haven’s Tasting Room for an afternoon of adventure! Taste eight of our wines paired with gourmet chocolates. After your tasting, indulge in a variety of treats from the Barrel Room Kitchen, then head to the crushpad for some live music (2:30-5:30pm). The Wine & Chocolate Tasting is $16 per person and includes a souvenir glass. Our doors open at 11am on Saturday & Sunday. Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Barrel Tasting & Futures Sale, 2/23/19 & 2/24/19 12pm-5pm- We invite the public to a pre-release sale of a selection of our 2017 reds and 2018 whites. Limited quantities of the wines will be available for pre-sale at a discount throughout the weekend of February 23rd & 24th. If you live in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Florida, we are offering the option to ship them direct to you before the official release date. If you live outside those areas or if you prefer to visit our tasting room, we are offering a pick up option as well. We invite our Wine Club members for an exclusive barrel tasting & pre-release sale of a selection of our 2017 reds and 2018 whites. Wine Maker Todd Wuerker along with his wine making staff will be using an instrument called a “wine thief” to offer samples of wine straight from the barrels where they are aging. Learn about the wine making style of the Hawk Haven Vineyard dream team as they walk you through their process and labor of love. Email email@example.com to RSVP. Wine Club Members are encouraged to bring friends. All of the wines tasted will be available for pre-sale at a discount throughout the weekend.
Jessie Creek Winery, Cape May Courthouse will feature a special Valentine “Chocolate” & Wine Pairing February 8 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM This year we are offering a new take on the Valentine Chocolate and Wine Pairing! We are pairing 5 of our wines with 5 of these delectable hand rolled sweets, called Brigadeiros. The featured Brigadeiros are: Coconut, Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Walnut, Peanut Butter. And on Sunday, celebrate the Valentine celebration of love with your sweetheart or those near and dear to you with a little music, sweets and wine! Maddie Hogan will be playing in the Barrel Hall 2-5pm. Come out and enjoy her beautiful mix of songs, not to mention her amazing personality! Cozy up on the couch and sample our Valentine Brigadeiro (Chocolates/Sweets) & Wine Pairing!! We will have curated Brigadeiro Pairings with our Wine Spiral for a more intimate tasting experience ($25 serves 2) OR add a set of Brigadeiros to any Guided Wine Tasting ($10). We will be RELEASING our 2016 CHAMBOURCIN on Friday, February 8th and it will be featured in the Brigadeiro Pairing as well!
Natali Vineyards in Cape May Couthouse will be open 10 am – 5 pm each day of Wine & Chocolate Trail Weekend. Pair award- winning wines with complimentary gourmet chocolates. Take an educational tour of our facilities with Dave and find out how our wines are produced and bottled.
Wine Pairing Dinner with Chef Mark Kalla at Natali Vineyards, February 23—6:30 pm – Looking for something fun to do on a dreary February weekend? Join us for a gourmet Wine Pairing Dinner with Chef Mark Kalla. The menu includes Mushroom Medley Ragout w/Lime Creme Fraiche; Field Greens, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Almonds, Maytag Bleu Cheese w/Cranberry Vinaigrette; Prosciutto Wrapped Seared Scallops w/Roasted Garlic Hollandaise; Pan Seared Petit Filet Mignon, Bartlett Pears w/Shallot Chive Balsamic Glaze; Chocolate Chantilly Cream Roulade w/Red Raspberries. Every course is paired with our award winning wines!
Willow Creek Farm & Winery in Cape May will be the site for wine tastings, tapas and the sweet sounds of Camille Peruto. Hand-made chocolates by The Candy Lady or a sweet chocolate baked good from Pretty Tasty Cupcake Boutique will be available from 11am-5pm each day.
Cedar Rose Vineyards in Millville will be doing a tasting special that is $10 for 5 wines paired with 5 chocolates (in addition to the usual $10 tasting for 8 samples and souvenir glass), and will also have small dessert trays consisting of 4-5 chocolate desserts/candies for $10.
Autumn Lake Winery in Williamstown will have entertainment in the Greenhouse Lounge each day: Sat 2/9 Medicine Man, Sun 2/10 TJ Fry. Explore our wine list with a $6 tasting or enjoy a special pairing for $10. Find your favorite and take it to a table in a glass or home by the bottle. Reservations not required. They will also keep the party going the following weekend with entertainment Sat 2/16 George A. Johnson, Jr., Sun 2/17 John Rossi.
Cedarvale Winery in Logan Township will be serving their wines paired with chocolate morsels
Coda Rossa Winery in Franklinville will be open Friday: 11am – 6pm; Saturday – 11am – 6pm and Sunday – 11am – 5pm for tastings on the trail weekend.
DiBella Winery in Sewell is open Friday-February 8th (2-7pm), Saturday-9th (12-5pm) and Sunday-10th (12-5pm) for a $3 wine tasting along with some tasty chocolates.
Summit City Winery in Glassboro during the Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend, will be treating guests to complimentary snacks and chocolate to pair along with your wine. Their warm and cozy tasting room is a great setting to spend a romantic and relaxing time with your valentine.
William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill is holding their Wine & Chocolate Event on February 16 @ 12:00 pm – February 17 @ 5:00 pm – Attendees will be able to sample 12 wines, enjoy 4 wine and chocolate pairings and listen to live music provided by Dave Kelly. This year we will have three wine stations showcasing our top rated dry estate wines. We have curated four unique pairings that everyone will surely enjoy. Event will feature the finest chocolates from Mecha Artisan Chocolate in Haddon Township and decadent French macarons from La Mademoiselle Macaron in Mullica Hill
Beneduce Vineyards in Pittstown will offer Sweetheart Tastings. February 6-17th. Option #1 ($60 per couple) features a deluxe wine tasting for two of their handcrafted wines, including the limited production MANGIONE Super Tuscan blend, paired with locally made artisan cheese and chocolates along with a brief and entertaining tour of the winery, oak barrel storage, and equipment where you’ll learn the basics of Beneduce’s winemaking practices and philosophy. A beautiful red rose for your Sweetheart and two etched wine glasses and a trio of delicious chocolates to take home will also be part of the package. OPTION #2 is $100 per couple and scheduled for Saturday evenings only. All of the Option #1 features plus two pre-paid cover charges and reservations at a Group Therapy Live music Session at Beneduce Vineyards are included.
Old York Cellars in Ringoes has a romantic weekend of music, chocolate and wine planned for visitors. In the tasting room sample a selection of award winning wines with an optional chocolate pairing. Live music will be in the Vista Room in Sunday from 12:30 – 4:30pm you can also meet chocolatier Laurie’s Chocolates As a special treat you can get a picture of you and your sweetheart printed on a wine label to commemorate the experience. Old York will also offer the “Sweetest Tabooze” an exclusive seated sampling features a Sparkling Rosé toast and a selection of sweet and savory treats. Each food item will be paired with a wine chosen to enhance the already delectable flavors. Seatings Feb. 9th – 10th at 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00pm $50/Person.
Unionville Vineyards, Ringoes – on Feb 9-10 from noon to 5 pm will showcase complimentary chocolate parings from Sciascia Confections of Ferry Market in New Hope and The Stockton Market. Wine tasting are $10 a person, wines by the glass and bottle available. Additional indoor seating for you to enjoy with your friends and family will be available
Winter Artisan Market, February 23—12:00 pm – February 24—5:00 pm – Visit Unionville for a day of art, artisan crafts, gourmet foods, live music, and delicious wine. Fine producers will join us in the winery, tasting room, and cave room on Saturday from 12pm-6pm and Sunday from 12pm-5pm. There is no cost to attend. Tastings are $10. Wine is always available by the bottle, glass, or case. Full vendor list below. Vendors interested in joining us for future events, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an application to our Spring Artisan Market on April 27th and 28th. Sugar Maple Jerseys LLC Neshanic Station Apiaries Gorgeous Goat Handmade Soap Demi Olive Oil House of Cork Handbags with Diana Penelope Plum Designs Barry Stout Woodworking Tea-For-All Tea Shoppe Gail Adams Jewelry Scentsy LATIN BITES Eat This Yum Dye It Up Rusty Old Man Matthew Kriegler- Ceramics Instinctjewelrydesigns
Live Music– Our entertainers play from 6-9 PM on Thursday-Saturdays and 2 – 5 PM on Sundays. Check out our website and click on the calendar tab to see who is playing. www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com
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Chocolate & Wine Trail
February 9&10 (12-5PM)
We will be participating in the Garden State Wine Growers Association annual Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend.We are offering special a special pared tasting, will have vineyard made wine and chocolate truffles for sale (their yumminess cannot be described) and a select number of great handmade artisans will be here.
VALENTINE’S BRUNCH @11am, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH $33.35 + tax – Enjoy a delicious & warming brunch with your valentine, your friends and/or your family in the setting our beautiful winery. Brunch starts at 11am. $29.00/adult + gratuity & tax,$11.95/child 10 and under + gratuity & tax,children under 2 are complimentary http://store.enjoyhopewellvalleywines.com/valentines-brunch-february-10th-2019/
Spaghetti Dinner, February 14 (5:30-8:00) $14.95 + tax
We are hosting a Valentine’s Day edition of our Spaghetti & Meatball dinner during Music & Merlot! Come enjoy a tasty and filling dinner with friends and family while sipping our award winning wines and listening to local musicians share their talents on stage. Wine sold separately http://store.enjoyhopewellvalleywines.com/spaghetti-dinner-thursday-february-14th/
Sangria Making Class, February 16 @12PM
$28.95 + Tax – Enjoy an afternoon at the vineyard learning about and making sangria. Afterwards do a tasting or enjoy a glass of wine and a bite to eat. Participants get to take home a jar of the final product. Must be 21 years old. Starts at 12:00pm http://store.enjoyhopewellvalleywines.com/sangria-making-saturday-february-16th/
Trivia Night w/Chris Singh, February 21 (6-9PM)
Bring your wits and your smartest friends to answer general knowledge questions from history, geography, art, music, sports and pop culture and everything in between.
Terhune Orchards – Wassailing the Apple Trees – Saturday, February 2, 1 pm to 4 pm – Raise a glass of hot cider with us as Terhune Orchards honors the trees that give us our wonderful apples. The ancient British tradition of wassailing the apple trees to protect them from harm is a popular winter celebration at Terhune Orchards that you won’t want to miss! Activities include singing, dancing and playing of primitive instruments, toasts of hot cider and placing gifts of cider-soaked bread in the tree branches while chanting the lively words of praise and New Year. Warm yourself next to our bonfire (marshmallow roasting included) or in our store. Farm wagon rides, weather permitting. Live music will be performed all afternoon in the farm market. The festivities are free and open to the public, young and old.
Winery Sunday Music Series – February through May, 12 pm to 5pm – Come join us in our wine production barn for Terhune wine, light fare, relaxing music, and friend-filled afternoons every Sunday this winter and spring. Grab a glass of one of our award-winning wines, sit back, relax and enjoy live music from local artists each week. Styles range from jazz and blues to folk and rock. Music from 1pm to 4pm. Wine and light fare including cheese platters and chips and homemade salsa are available. It’s the perfect way to round off your weekend! It is a rain or shine event, there is no cover charge. Families are welcome; please no outside food.
Feb 3 – Darla and Rich
Feb 10 – Michaela McClain
Feb 17 – Kevin McGowan
Feb 24 – James Popik
Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend – February 9 and 10, 12pm to 5pm – Visit us at Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery as we join other wineries across the state for a weekend of wine and chocolate. Enjoy chocolate baked goods homemade in Terhune’s own bakery paired with our award-winning wines. Bring your loved ones, friends, and family to enjoy sweet treats on this festive wine trail weekend. For this weekend, we are offering a special wine and chocolate pairing of locally made chocolates and Terhune wines. The chocolate pairing includes wine flight, chocolates and a souvenir glass. On Sunday, enjoy the music of Michaela McClain.
Wine & Chocolate Weekend – February 16 and 17, 12pm to 5pm
Visit us in the Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery tasting room as we continue to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Enjoy chocolate baked goods homemade in Terhune’s own bakery paired with our award-winning wines. Bring your loved ones, friends and family to enjoy sweet treats. For this weekend, we are offering a special wine and chocolate pairing with locally made chocolates and Terhune wines. Chocolate pairing includes wine flight, chocolates and souvenir glass. On Sunday enjoy the music of Kevin McGowan.
Working Dog Winery in East Windsor for Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend will be open February 9 and 10 from Noon – 5:00 PM. Admission is $5. Enjoy a weekend of award-winning wines, great music, tempting treats, and of course lots of fun. Whether you choose to enjoy your wine by large windows overlooking the vineyard, listening to music, or warming up by a crackling fire, this weekend will prove to be a memorable experience for all. $5 admission includes personal box of chocolates (21 years of age and older). Premium tasting with the winemaker available for an additional fee. Please refer to the winery policies on the website when planning your visit. If you need directions or further information you can call us at 609-371-6000 or look on our website, www.workingdogwinerynj.com.
Music Lineup (1:00 – 5:00)
2/2 – Kevin McGowan (Wear NFL apparel and get 15% off your purchase) free admission
2/9 – Rob Messina $5 admission
2/10 – Williamsboy $5 admission
2/16 – Vic Della Pello free admission
2/23 – Austin Vuolo free admission
4 JGs Winery in Colts Neck is open Feb 9-10 for A Perfectly Choreographed Pairing of Wine and Chocolates. It will be the only weekend the winery is open n February.
Fox Hollow Vineyards in Holmdel is teaming with Chocolate Legends for a special wine and chocolate pairing. Enjoy a special selection of award winning wines and gourmet chocolates on the following dates from 11 am – 6:30 pm: February 7th,8th,9th,&10th, 14th,15th,16,&17th
Laurita Winery in New Egypt will have three vendors with chocolate products, live music and you can even renew your wedding vows Saturday Feb 9 but you need to sign up in advance at LauritaWinery.com.
Awesome 80s Dance Night at Laurita Winery Feb 2,7:00 pm – —11:00 pm – Grab your leg warmers and blue eye shadow and head on over for a night of fun!!
Country Line Dancing at Laurita Winery Feb 22,7:00 pm – 11:00 pm -Kick up your boots and enjoy a night of country line dancing and lessons.
Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Auburn Road – Join us for A Four-course Dinner, Live Music, and Special Wine Pairings For Just $39.99! Reservations Required. Seatings between 5:30 and 7:30 pm.
Wine & Chocolate Weekends Feb 9-10 and Feb 16-17– From Noon to 5 pm, enjoy a pairing of selected wines with 1892 artisan chocolates followed by a double chocolate gelato Affogato” – all for only $14. February 14th & 15th – Crab, Shrimp, & Spinach Manicotti with Fresh Marinara Sauce
What’s For Dinner? Friday – Auburn Road Vineyards presents a five course food and wine tasting experience, as well as music, every Friday for just $34.99. LIVE! From the Vineyard Stage – The Enoteca at Auburn Road has become a premier live music and performance venue in South Jersey. Performances from 7 to 9 pm. Admission just $8! What’s For Brunch? Sunday – Start the week off right with your sweetheart and join us for our inaugural “What’s for Brunch? Sunday”February 10th; Happy Hour, Ravello Woodfire Pizza, and Open Mic Nite – Half-priced glasses of wine from 5-7 pm, gourmet Wood-fired pizza from 5-9 pm, and open mic performances from 7-9 pm For more information, visit us at www.auburnroadvineyards.com!
Chestnut Run Farms in Pilesgrove will be open for tastings from 12-5 pm on the Wine & Chocolate Trail Weekend.
Monroeville Vineyard & Winery in Monroeville will be offering 5 wine pairings with either cheese or chocolate. $10 will include admission, wine pairing, souvenir glass and sales tax.
Salem Oak Vineyards in Pedricktown will be open Saturday Feb 9 from 12-9 pm and Sunday the 10th from 12-6pm. There will be acoustical entertainment on Saturday night.
Ventimiglia Vineyards in Wantage plans to have an assortment of fine chocolates selected to pair beautifully with their wines. The chocolates are complimentary with the $10 tasting
Brook Hollow Winery, Columbia – 12- 6pm Feb 9-10 – Enjoy your time with your loved one this weekend as you travel the finest New Jersey Wineries during our Garden State Winegrowers Association Wine Trail Weekend. Brook Hollow Winery will be moving the tasting room across the street to our Banquet Facility to accomodate for our “See Red and Save Sale”, live music, and chocolate tasting and sales from Chocolate Lovers Emporium. Taste all 13 wines for just $10 in or etched logo glass, which in turn gets you complimentary tastings on all future visits, provided you return with that glass.
Four Sisters Winery in Belvidere will bring mystery into the trail weekend with a Valentine’s Murder Mystery from 1-4:30 pm on Feb 10. Bring your sweetheart for a scrumptious dinner of Chicken Marsala and Roasted Potatoes or Vegetable Lasagna. A formal wine tasting pairing tasty appetizers with a selection of Four Sisters Winery award-winning wines followed by a plated dinner, the murder mystery, a delectable dessert and wine cellar tour. The event includes a complimentary glass of wine, souvenir glass and a rose for someone special and is $50 per person, plus tax and service fee. Call 908-475-3671 to purchase your tickets.
Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery
Saturday, February 9, 2019 1-4 pm
It’s Stomping Time! Yes, it’s Barefoot Grape Stomping
A bit of nostalgia, a tasting of wine, something to do with friends for a special time! Formal wine tasting, Italian spaghetti with meatballs, garden salad, bread, dessert, coffee, tea and sweet tea. An educational wine cellar tour describes the processes of wine making and then off with the shoes and socks for the ever-popular Barefoot Grape Stomping. Complimentary wine glass included $37.00 per person, tax included. Tickets required by calling 908-475-3671. Compllimentary wine tasting.
Cupid’s Chocolate & Wine Weekend
February 16—10:00 am – February 17—5:00 pm
Cupid, draw back your bow and let your arrow go straight to Four Sisters Winery for Cupid’s Chocolate & Wine Weekend. Wine Tasting, Wine Cellar Tour, Samples of Chocolate Wine, Chocolate Wine Balls, Chocolate Wine Cake and more made with a bold red wine. No reservations needed, come and enjoy the fun! www.foursisterswinery.com
At Villa Milagro Vineyards in Finesville enjoy the Wine & Chocolate Trail from 11 am – 5 pm Feb 9-10 as the winery the decadent taste of chocolate, the romantic twinkle of lights and delicious Villa Milagro wines on the GSWGA Chocolate Wine Trail. Sample “Besame” their “kiss me” wine for sweethearts! $10 admission includes wine tastings, chocolate treats, and a gift monogrammed glass. https://www.villamilagrovineyards.com/valentine-s-trail
Football Widow(er)s Weekend, Sat-Sun, Feb. 2-3, noon-5pm
Not into pigskin games? Tired of cheering crowds and commercials? Get away from it all with a quiet afternoon at Villa Milagro. Enjoy a small plate of French cheeses with your wine tasting. Admission $10 includes wine tasting, cheese & gift glass to keep. $5 off admission when you buy a bottle of wine.
St. Valentine’s Dinner Dance, Saturday, February 16, 6:30-whenever!
Limited seating for this very personal, romantic event. Start your magical evening with hors d’oeuvres served in the Vintner’s Residence. Meet the Chef who prepared your dinner. Enjoy four courses paired with Villa Milagro’s exceptional wines. Then waltz among twinkling lights to the soothing sounds of talented soloist Dan Kassell. An amorous evening to remember! Reservations required. Priority to vineyard customers. https://www.villamilagrovineyards.com/st-valentine-s-dinner-dance
Sip’n’Soup, Sat-Sun Feb. 23-24 Noon-5:00pm
Winter seems deeply settled in. Take the chill off with a warm hardy soup and a sip of good wine! Join us to sample 2 delicious soups perfectly paired with samples of our wonderful wines. $15 at the door – $10 advance tickets includes two soup samples, wine sampling & gift wine glass. www.villamilagrovineyards.com/sip-n-soup