New Jersey is producing some of the most interesting, diverse, and delicious wines on the East Coast, and the list of wineries in the Garden State just keeps growing. Newly designated regions ensure visitors will not miss a single wine or winery.

Because New Jersey’s wine industry is evolving so quickly, visitors sometimes need guidance tracking down all the wineries and understanding which ones are near each other so they can plan a day trip or a weekend getaway.

At the Garden State Wine Growers Association, one of our jobs is to offer that guidance to thirsty explorers. Another one of our jobs is to market our member wineries. We have carved out six wine regions that include all the state’s wineries to make things easier for you and for us.

“Wineries tend to be in rural areas,” says Kenna Wuerker, marketing chair of the GSWGA board of directors. “Linking wineries that are close together into wine regions is a natural way to promote the state’s growing industry and help visitors plan a make-a-day-of-it experience.”

Creating these regions also allows the GSWGA to support all its member wineries.

“We can delegate our limited marketing dollars to the six regions with a targeted plan rather than spreading small amounts to each individual winery. In addition, the regions dovetail with the regional mapping of NJ wineries in our new Passport to New Jersey Wine Country app, which will roll out later this summer,” Wuerker says.

The Six New Jersey Wine Regions

Some parts of the state have fewer wineries than other parts, so the regions vary in the number of wineries. Do not mistake that for an indication that one region is better than another. While many of the wineries in the same region share similar climate, soils, and topography (which all come together to create “terroir”), they each offer distinct experiences.

“Each region has something special to offer whether it be a less known grape variety or a fun summer concert series,” says Wuerker. “And each New Jersey winery has a very distinct personality from the type of wines they produce to the variety of experiences offered onsite. Some wineries focus more on events and the on-site experience while others focus on winemaking with limited production specialty wines.”

For specifics on what each winery offers, please visit each winery’s webpage, which we have linked to.

Northern Region


Villa Milagro Vineyards, Phillipsburg, Northern Region

The Northern Region contains the wineries in Warren County, Sussex County, Somerset County. Some of the wineries fall within the Warren Hills AVA.

Alba Vineyard

Brook Hollow Winery

*Sky Acres Winery

Four Sisters Winery

*Little Ridge Vineyards

Villa Milagro Vineyards

Ventimiglia Vineyards

Central Region

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Old York Cellars, Ringoes, Central Region

The Central Region contains wineries in Hunterdon County and Mercer County.

*Angelico Winery

Beneduce Vineyards

Federal Twist Vineyard

Hopewell Valley Vineyards

Iron Plow Vineyards

Mount Salem Vineyard

Old York Cellars

Soleiada Winery

Terhune Orchards

Unionville Vineyards

Working Dog Winery

Central Shore Region

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4 JGs Winery, Colts Neck, Central Shore Region

The Central Shore Region contains wineries that are in Monmouth County, Somerset County, and Ocean County.

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Cream Ridge Winery

*Crosswicks Creek Estate Winery

Fox Hollow Vineyards

Laurita Winery

Southern Region 1


Tomasello Winery, Hammonton, Southern Region 1

The Southern Region 1 contains wineries that are in Atlantic County and Camden County. Many of the wineries are in the Outer Coastal Plain AVA.

Amalthea Cellars

Bellview Winery 

Balic Winery

DiMatteo Vineyards 

*HDJ Vineyards

Plagido’s Winery

Renault Winery

Sharrott Winery

Tomasello Winery

White Horse Winery

Valenzano Winery

Southern Region 2

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Autumn Lake Winery, Williamstown, Southern Region 2

The Southern Region 2 contains wineries that are in Gloucester County and Salem County. Most of the wineries are in the Outer Coastal Plain AVA.

Auburn Road Vineyards

Autumn Lake Winery

Blue Cork Winery

Cedarvale Winery

Chestnut Run Farms

Coda Rossa Winery

DiBella Winery

Monroeville Vineyard & Winery

Salem Oak Vineyards

*Stokelan Estates Winery

Summit City Farms

Villari Vineyards

Wagonhouse Winery

William Heritage Vineyard

Southern Region 3


Hawk Haven Vineyard, Rio Grande, Cape May, Southern Region 3

The Southern Region 3 contains wineries that are in Cumberland County and Cape May County. All the wineries are in the Outer Coastal Plain AVA and many of them are also in the Cape May Peninsula AVA, a sub-AVA of the OCP.

Cedar Rose Vineyards

Cape May Winery

Frightened Turtle Vineyard

Hawk Haven Vineyard

Jessie Creek Winery

Natali Vineyards

Terra Nonno Winery

Turdo Vineyards

Willow Creek Winery

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