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March is the month that brings us St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness, the first day of Spring and plenty of great events at our New Jersey Wine Country tasting rooms.  Put winter behind you and venture out and enjoy a tasting or two and enjoy all New Jersey’s wine industry has to offer.

Delicious chocolate pralines on black background

Delicious chocolate pralines on black background

Photo courtesy of Natali Vineyards

Wineries listed by Region

Warren County

Brook Hollow WineryColumbia – Brook Hollow Bingo

Running until March 31st we will be playing Brook Hollow Bingo. Unlike other stores there is absolutely NO purchase required to WIN!

Pick up your card at the winery and then every time you stop in the winery (limited to once a day) pull a cork with a wine name printed on it. Match this up to the wine on your board, mark it off, and if you complete any of the many different patterns, you win! It’s that simple.

(All rules and ways to win will be given out to all participants)

Free Live Music and $5 Friday Meal Deal, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

March 15 –  Music From Late Night Kennel Club and $5 Seafood Medley

March 29 – Music from SAGE and $5 Tortellini Alfredo

Go Green , March 16—7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Join your favorite Leprechaun and our favorite Irish Bartender as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! We are providing you with delicious Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Soda Bread, and a glass of your favorite Brook Hollow Wine to enjoy when you stop in St. Patrick’s Day! Live music will be provided between 7-9pm, who knows maybe you’ll hear your favorite Irish jig! Take part in the festivities, during normal business hours, for just $20! Reserve your spot today! THERE ARE NO PAPER TICKETS MAILED YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL IS YOUR TICKET

Comedy Night at the Winery, March 22—6:00 pm – March 22—10:00 pm -Friday March 22nd | Snow Date: March 23rd Comedy Starts at 8pm | Doors Open at 6pm Ticket price does not include food or wine. Light snacks will be provided, food can be brought in, and wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle at retail value. *Show includes adult humor* * No outside alcohol allowed* Headliners: Steve Marshall Peter Sasso Joseph Anthony THERE ARE NO PAPER TICKETS MAILED YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL IS YOUR TICKET

Four Sisters WineryBelvidere

Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery, March 17—1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – There’s a mysterious event at the winery with an unraveling plot, a victim, a murderer, and a cast of characters.  The evening begins with a formal wine tasting followed by a delicious dinner of Baked Ziti, garden salad, bread & dessert.  The cast of characters are selected and the evening mayhem begins.  Through the process, an evening of fun and twisted storyline leaves everyone guessing. Awards: Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Detective! $37 pp plus tax. Tickets are available by calling 908-475-3671

Villa Milagro Vineyards

“Boot Camp for your Tastebuds®”, Saturday, 16, 23 and 30th 1:00pm

Can’t tell a Chardonnay from a Riesling?  Can’t taste the “leather, prunes, raspberry” or other flavor notes that other’s claim to taste?  We will train your tastebuds!  Learn how to discern the subtle flavors that make wine the complex and fascinating beverage that it is.  Admission: $30  Details at: www.VillaMilagroVineyards.com\bootcamp-classes

Bootcamp

Atlantic and Camden County 

Amalthea Cellars, Atco – Our tastings transport you to a boutique chateau in southern France or to a hillside in Tuscany. You’ll be led by a professional taster through our premium dry-white, dry-red, and semi-dry wines while simultaneously moving from our 100 year old horse carriage room, to our crushing room, and down into our candlelit barrel cellar.

Bellview Winery, Landisville VINYASA AND VINO

CABIN FEVER CRAFT SERIES: SPRING WREATH

March 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Spring has almost sprung! Pretty soon flowers will begin to bloom, grass will grow and we will begin to thaw out from those cold winter nights. Join us on March 15th as we celebrate Spring with a wreath making night! Tickets are $30 and will include all materials needed 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. Find out more

DiMatteo Vineyards, Hammonton  – in addition to traditional varietals like Merlot and Chardonnay, DiMatteo Vineyards offers discerning wine enthusiasts a little bit of the unexpected. Enjoy a glass of Vidal Blanc, Traminette, or Pasquale Red with your next meal, or have a little fun with our signature fruit wines in Cranberry, Blueberry, Apple or Strawberry. At DiMatteo Vineyards, we’re full of surprises!

Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Fri 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Wed – Thu Closed

Sat – Sun 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

“To better serve our guests we ask parties of 8 or more to call and make a reservation please.

Sharrott Winery,Hammonton

Join us for Trivia Night with Mindy every Wednesday from 7 – 9 pm – Music trivia, TV theme songs, Family Feud rounds, general knowledge, sports, history, science, literature, arts and entertainment, pop culture, and much more! Compete for weekly prizes or play for fun. Bring your own team or join up with others.

Live Music Series Begins at 6:00pm on Friday and Saturday, and 1:00pm on Sunday.  Live Music will be in our spacious Winery with indoor seating available. Come enjoy live music and wine tasting; then purchase a bottle to savor during the performance.

Seating is first-come, first-served. Please check in with our hostess to be seated.

Tomasello Winery, Hammonton 

Ladies Night Out, March 22—6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

It’s time to let loose at Tomasello Winery’s Ladies Night Out! Grab your girlfriends and come enjoy a few drinks and treats while shopping with some of Hammonton’s best local vendors. You can also enjoy a tarot card reading with premier psychics, Angel Connections. All attendees will receive a special Tomasello Winery keepsake! Cash bar will be open during the event for Tomasello wine and specialty cocktail purchases along with our delicious bistro menu. Tickets required. For more information, please call 1-800-666-9463.

White Horse Winery, Hammonton 

Wednesday, March 27th – Chunky Knit Blanket Workshops – A R Workshop will be holding monthly Chunky Knit Blanket Workshops at the winery. This month we’ll have two dates, dues to a snow day in February. These dates are sold out, but we will be opening ticket sales for our April and May dates shortly. Keep an eye out, and get your cozy crafting on.

Wednesday, March 13th – Paint & Sip at White Horse

White Horse Winery is working with Pinot’s Palette to bring you monthly paint nights! This month’s painting is a lovely breath of springtime. Check it out and purchase your tickets at https://www.pinotspalette.com/cherryhill/event/299459

Friday, March 15th – Food Truck Friday Kick-Off!

WHW will be starting up our Food Truck Friday Nights on Friday, March 15th, with new extended hours from 6 to 10 pm. Food trucks will be serving, fire pits will be roaring, and live music will play from 6 to 9 pm. We look forward to seeing you all every Friday night!

Wednesday, March 20th – White Horse Winery’s Books & Bottles Book Club – This will be our second meeting. Come out at 6 pm to enjoy a glass and conversation with your fellow book-lovers – we will be discussing our first book, announced at the first meeting on Wednesday, February 27th! The Book Club will continue on the third Wednesday of every month.

Thursday, March 28th – WHW’s 7-Course Medals Celebration Dinner – White Horse cordially invites you to our 7-Course Medals Celebration Dinner! We will be working with Kitchen 19 to provide a delectable 7-course dinner, perfectly paired with 7 of our highest award-winning wines. Standard tickets are $69 per person (plus tax), and Wine Club Member tickets are $59 per person (plus tax). Reserve your seats here: https://goo.gl/forms/L6hEU4BT2QjM1IVl2

PLEASE NOTE: White Horse Winery’s Hours will be changing as of Wednesday, March 13th.

Our new hours will be as follows:

Wednesday & Thursday: 12-6 pm; Friday: 12-10 pm;

Saturday: 12-6 pm; Sunday: 12-5 pm

Burlington County

Iron Plow Vineyards ,Columbus 

The Grouser Girls 100th Gig!, Friday, March 22 6-10 pm – Join us for where this local duo began their singing journey. Giveaways, your favorite Iron Plow wine & of course, the singing sensation of The Grouser Girls! Live music at The Plow! Baby it’s cold outside so come stay in our cozy tasting room and enjoy your Iron Plow wine with live music every Friday 6-10pm and Saturday/Sunday afternoon until 5pm.

Valenzano Winery,Shamong 

Thursday Night Dinners are back! Please join us on a Thursday evening for this weekly tradition. Reservations are not required, but are recommended. What: Thursday Night Dinners When: Every Thursday; seating from 5:00pm – 9:00pm Call 609-268-6731 between 11:00am-5:00pm for reservations

Lace & Linen – Saturday  & Sunday March 16th-17th, 2019 11am-3pm $15 Admission @ the Door Gather with us at the Valenzano Winery for an Artisan & Banquet Craft Faire hosting a variety of wedding & celebratory themed vendors. Come by to stop, shop, and sip as the spring season comes into bloom. We’ll be hosting a wide variety of artists and crafters, each offering that perfect piece for your table setting, shower, or celebration. ***Interested vendors please email your information to e.hurst@valenzanowine.com***

Cape May County 

Cape May Winery – March Events

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 manager@capemaywinery.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 manager@capemaywinery.com to book.

Tastings & Flights offered Daily; Tapas Kitchen Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Hawk Haven Vineyard, Rio Grande – Premium Wine Tasting, every Saturday 11am-6pm – An experimental farmer, our Winemaker takes chances and pushes the envelope. Our estate vines are his most prized asset. Those that rise to the challenge, producing what he considers worthy, earn the Signature Series label of his limited production, artisan wine collection. Taste and purchase these wines, along with other limited production wines, during our Premium Wine Tasting every Saturday at Hawk Haven Winery. Tastings are $18 per person and includes a souvenir hawk logo wine glass. Reservations required for groups of 6 or more, email info@hawkhavenvineyard.com for more information.

Jessie Creek WineryCape May Courthouse

The Tasting Room is Open: 7 Days a Week from 11am – 6pm

Natali Vineyards,Cape May Courthouse 

Sat March 30, 2019 6:30 PM, Wine Pairing Dinner with Chef Mark Kalla, Menu: Leek straws w/white chocolate, Warm spinach salad, Grilled shrimp skewer over Tuscan beans and escarole,Roasted pork loin w/braised fennel, Fresh berries & zabaglione. Choice of two wines to be served with each course. Cost: $50 per peson; please stop by our Tasting Room or call 609-465-0075 for your reservation before March 17. About half the reservations already made.

Willow Creek Farm & Winery

Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Party,March 15th

Throw on your shamrocks, and let’s paint the town green!

At Willow Creek Winery, we are strongly of the opinion that a proper St. Patrick’s Day deserves more than just one day of celebration. Get the party started early by pre-gaming the weekend at Fire Pit Friday!

Don’t forget your growlers! Our Winemaker is hard at work on a special St. Paddy’s Sangria just for the occasion! We’ll be carrying our St. Paddy’s Sangria all weekend (until supplies run out).

Bittersweet Duo will be performing 6pm-9pm, so don’t be surprised if after emptying a growler or two, you find yourself suddenly doing a jig!

It sure would be a crying shame to miss such a grand evening of drink, song, and merrymaking. Give us a jingle and reserve your table early!

March’s Uncorked Comedy March 16th

Join us on Saturday, March 16th for Uncorked Comedy !! Enjoy a three-course, wine-paired dinner and comedy show starring a different group of hilarious NY comedians each month. This is an event not to miss!

6-7pm: Social Hour (Cash Bar)
Seating starts at approximately 6:15pm
7pm: Three-course wine-paired dinner is served
8pm: Comedy Show begins immediately following dinner, featuring three amazing NYC comics and comedic host, Sam Mushman.
Tickets are only $65 per person (dinner, wine, AND a show!!) Tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Show will go on rain, snow or shine!

Rated MA for Mature Audiences – Must be 21 years of age to attend. The easily offended should stay home for this event. Please bring a photo ID. All must be 21+

Fire Pit Friday’s – Join us every Friday as we welcome local musical guests and local artist. Enjoy a wine tasting, glass of wine, or sangria prior to taking a seat and ordering some of our delicious tapas while listening to incredible live music. When you’re finished, grab a seat outside by the fire pit, and take in the vineyard sky above with everyone you love. Live music is from 6pm – 9pm inside the winery, and seats fill up very fast!

Cumberland County

Cedar Rose Vineyards, Millville

Happ(ier) Hour at Cedar Rose Vineyards

Join us every Thursday and Friday from 4pm-6pm for our happy hour and receive $1 off glasses and $2 off bottles!

Unplugged Lights at Cedar Rose Vineyards, March 16 3-6pm

Maggie and Paul of Unplugged Lights are performing at Cedar Rose Vineyards! Bring out some friends and plan for a relaxing weekend! Premium cheese platters will be for sale but your own snacks are welcome as well!

Millie Timar – Barrels 80_754

Photo courtesy of Summit City Winery 

Gloucester County

Autumn Lake WineryWilliamstown  

St. Patrick’s Weekend at Autumn Lake, March 17—12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Stop by Autumn Lake for special St. Patrick’s Day festivities! Live music from 2-5 each day. Several new wines on our list available for tasting; enjoy your favorite by the glass or bottle. No reservations necessary! Children & pets are welcome, as is outside food. Won’t you join us?

Cedarvale WineryLogan Township – enjoy fine wine in an intimate atmosphere. Hours: Thurs & Fri 12 – 7,Sat 11 – 7, Sun 11-5

Coda Rossa Winery, Franklinville –  Our passion for wine goes far beyond the delicious aromas and flavors that exist within each bottle to the unique experience that takes place when the wine is shared. Moments with family and laughter with friends, infused with the spirit of great wine, make memories that we cherish long after the bottle is gone.  Open FRI 11AM – 6:00PM;  SAT 11AM-6PM (Tours 12-4PM) and SUN 11AM-5PM

DiBella Winery,Sewell – Happy Hour Friday’s! 6-7pm ​$4 drinks. Bring snacks and come hang with us!​

Summit City Winery,Glassboro – Hours: Friday   4pm-7pm (10 pm on music nights);Saturday  1pm-7pm (10 pm on music nights)

Sunday 1-6 pm

WINE & MUSIC SERIES

At Summit City, we believe that wine and music make a perfect pair! If you like jazz, country, oldies or karaoke, we have just what you need for a fun evening out.  Join us for an evening with good friends, delicious wines, and great music. 7-10 pm

March 15 – Dave Dilks

March 16 – Lou Costello

March 22 – Jim Tighe

March 23 – Steve Carroll

William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill  -William Heritage Winery offers an exciting selection of award-winning red and white wines crafted from their own estate vineyards. Visit the Tasting Room located on Rte. 322 (Mullica Hill Rd.) for a wine sampling. Guided tours of the winery are available every Saturday. Please read our Vineyard Policies to ensure that your experience with us is memorable.

Mercer County

Hopewell Valley Vineyards, Pennington

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

Looking for a beautiful place with award winning wine and fantastic food to hold your event contact Melina ahvvevents@gmail.com!

SpaghettiandMeatballs-HopewellValley

3/14 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. 5:30pm – 9:00pm – Tickets

 3/16 ~ St. Patrick’s Day ‘Music & Merlot’ – We are celebrating St. Patrick’s day with festive light fare menu additions: Shepard’s Pie, Chocolate Stout Cupcakes and special drink Black Velvet.  Come wearing green and enjoy local wine and local music. 5:30pm – 9:30pm

3/17 ~ Sangria Making!  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 – Tickets

3/28 ~ Yoga & Wine!  Come join us for a one-hour, all-level yoga class followed by a glass of HVV wine.  The practice of yoga has many benefits, including stress reduction, increased flexibility, improved cardio and circulatory health – and now that we think about it – wine does too!!! Practice yoga and sip award winning wine in the beautiful and serene setting of the vineyard. Bring your own yoga mat, and your BFFs. 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Tickets

Terhune Orchards – Winery Sunday Music Series – 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.

Music Schedule:

Mar 17 – Jim Matlack & Jerry Monk

Mar 24 – Kingston Ridge

Mar 31 – Bill O’Neal & Andy Koontz

Wine & Chocolate Weekend – Sat & Sun, March 30 & 31, 12-5pm  – What goes better than wine and chocolate.  For this weekend, we are offering a special wine and chocolate pairing with locally made Pierre’s Chocolates and Terhune wines.  Enjoy chocolate baked goods homemade from Terhune’s own bakery paired with our award-winning wines. Bring your loved one, friends and family to enjoy sweet treats and a break from cabin fever. Inside the new wine barn, enjoy our 14 wine varieties and light fare.

  Working Dog Winery in East Windsor  offers free live music each weekend.

March 16 – Kevin McGowan 1-5 pm

March 23 – Austin Vuolo 1-5 pm

March 30 – Dave Kelly 1-5 pm

    Hunterdon County

Beneduce Vineyards, Pittstown

 Group Therapy – Join us every Saturday night and Sunday afternoon all year long. Live music is held on our beautiful stone patio surrounding a bonfire or in our unique, heated Tropical Oasis in the winter (or in the case of inclement weather). Feel free to bring a snack or dinner and let your troubles melt away as you sip and enjoy great wine, music and company. Saturday performances are from 6-9pm with a full band and $10 cover charge for all guests regardless of age. Seating for Group Therapy is first come, first served. If you would like to guarantee seats for your group, you can take advantage of our Preferred Seating option, which is $10/person and payable in advance. This fee DOES NOT include the cover charge, which is an additional $10/person and will be collected when you arrive at our farm. This amounts to a total of $20/person for Preferred Seating on Saturdays. To book Preferred Seating, please call (908) 996-DUCE or use our online booking system by clicking the button below. We look forward to hosting you!

3/16 – Crabdaddy

3/17 – Al Gross

3/23 – Rocky and Friends

3/24 – Rob Viola

3/30 – This Old Engine

3/31 – Gary Reed

Old York Cellars, Ringoes

Reserved Tastings at Winery, Sat,  Sat Mar 16 and Sun Mar 17

Cheese, Chocolate & Wine Pairing Saturday & Sunday at 1:00 & 3:00pm – Join us in intimate setting of our Vintner’s Tank Room for a seated sampling of artisan cheeses and handcrafted chocolates, paired with a flight of our award winning wines. Seating is limited to a small group of guests so reserve early to ensure your spot.

Girl Scout Cookie Pairing at Winery,Sat, Mar 23, 2019 – Sun, Mar 24, 2019 – Love wine and Girl Scout Cookies? This is the perfect experience for you! Join us for a seated tasting for a small group of guests in our Vintner’s Tank Room featuring our award winning wines paired with a selection of cookies. You will enjoy the pairings while learning why they taste so great together!  Seating’s: Saturday (3/23) & Sunday (3/24) at 1:00 & 3:00 $30/Person ($25 Vintner’s Club)

Monmouth-Ocean County

4 JGs Winery in Colts Neck

SHAMROCKS & SHENANIGANS! We will be open March 16 & 17 for Shamrocks and Shenanigans from 12 to 5pm  – The vineyard is currently closed. We will next be open for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend when we’re serving our award winning wines with soup and mini corned beef sandwiches. If you need wine in the interim reach out to us, or find our wines at Colts Neck Liquors or Foodtown Circus Liquor Stores.

Fox Hollow Vineyards, Holmdel – Enjoy a tasting at our bar surrounded by our wine barrels or sip, sit, & relax by one of our fire pits, inside the winery, on our covered patio or outdoor patio overlooking the beautiful rolling vineyards. We are pet friendly.

THURS 11AM-6:30PM; FRI 11AM – 6:30pm; SAT 11AM-6:30PM;

SUN 11AM-6:30PM

Laurita Winery, New Egypt:  

St Patrick’s Festival at Laurita Winery March 16 & 17, 12:00 pm – March 16—8:00 pm – Get your GREEN on and be Irish for the weekend! Irish food and Irish music! Don’t miss this always fun event!

Shamrock Festival at Laurita Winery March 9 & 10, 12-8 pm

Get your green on and come be Irish for the weekend!  Great music and awesome Irish food!

Salem County

Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery, Pilesgrove – 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 

Monroeville Vineyard & Winery,Monroeville – Planning a Visit to our Tasting Room At our family farm in Monroeville:

-Wine Tastings are $10 and include a souvenir wine glass

-No Reservations are required for a wine tasting for parties of less than 6 guests

-We have ample indoor and outdoor seating to sit and enjoy a bottle of wine

-Parties of 6 or more please call 856-521-0523 in advance so we can have a table reserved for you!  Parties of 6 or  more have a maximum of 2 hours.  We do sell a nice selection of Di Bruno Brother Cheeses and  Crackers

Salem Oak Vineyards,Pedricktown  – Salem Oak Winery is a small quiet vineyard, nestled in the quaint town of Pedricktown, NJ. Our vines are grown in South Jersey and offer a little taste of France!

MON: CLOSED

Tues: By Appointment Only

Wed – Sat: 12-9pm

Sunday: 12-6pm

 

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