Garden State Wine Growers Association Makes its Debut Appearance at National Restaurant Association Show – the Second Largest Trade Show in North America

When:  May 21 -24, 2022

Where:  McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

What: New Jersey will show off its wine at this year’s National Restaurant Association Show and International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event when Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA) makes its debut at booth 11355 in Chicago.  

GSWGA will be pouring New Jersey wine for industry professionals in food, beverage, and hospitality, and media professionals who attend this incredibly popular annual show. “It’s time we put the Garden back into Garden State – and share our award-winning New Jersey grapes and wines with the world,” said Devon Perry, Executive Director, Garden State Wine Growers Association. “With 60+ wineries producing everything from long-aging reds to crushable fruit wines, Garden State wines are Finely Grown. At the NRA Show, we’ll be looking to celebrate and elevate New Jersey on the map as a must-see wine destination and producer.”

Visuals to expect at the Garden State Wine Growers Association booth: 

  • Robust reds, translucent whites, and dreamy rosés being served by Robin Shreeves, celebrated wine journalist
  • Garden State Wine Growers Association’s official “Nana MiLena’s Wine Biscuits”, crafted with New Jersey wine, being dipped, nibbled and savored
  • Branded Garden State Wine Growers Association reusable 6-bottle wine totes 
  • Meet and greet with new Executive Director, Devon Perry, and This Is It TV Founder, Cheldin Bartlatt Rumer, with lively conversation and community engagement 

About Garden State Wine Growers Association

The Garden State Wine Growers Association is a non-profit organization of New Jersey-based wineries, vineyards and allied businesses. It serves as a centralized information repository, resource and clearing house for industry members, and offers a unified voice advocating for issues important to the entire range of New Jersey winery and vineyard operations. Central to this mission are efforts toward branding, marketing, public relations, education, and legislation and regulation for the furtherance of the vineyard and wine industries in the Garden State.

Learn more at 

Instagram – @newjerseywine

Facebook – @njwinegrowers

Twitter – @gardenstatewine


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