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Exploring the honey side-projects of many winemakers and how having bees help fight pests organically, fight colony collapse disorder and produce another delicious stream of revenue. Bees. We couldn’t live without them. About one-third of our food is dependent upon pollination, and bees are the best pollinators we have. They take care of dozens of…

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While New Jersey’s wine industry dates to colonial days, the height of its early success was from the 1860s to just before Prohibition when wineries flourished in Southern New Jersey, especially in the Egg Harbor City region. Renault Winery, which still is in operation and stands as the second oldest operating winery in the United…

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  New Jersey has become one of the most interesting young regions to watch in the United States. Yes, we’re biased, but if you don’t believe us, Wine Enthusiast, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times agree. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Garden State has become a magnet for young winemakers who want to make…

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Edward Antill and William Alexander, foundation winemakers in New Jersey Technically, New Jersey’s wine history dates back to 1758, when Great Britain’s Royal Society offered cash to anyone who could make wine that rivaled that of France. Garden State residents William Alexander and Edward Antill successfully took on the challenge, earning about £200 and Judgement…

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The Garden State Wine Growers Association, recently hosted a Zoom presentation April 30, 2021 on the history of the Blaufränkisch/Lemberger grape by noted wine grape geneticist Dr. José Vouillamoz, best known for his foundational contribution to Wine Grapes. In addition to his talk about the history and unique characteristics of the grape Dr. Vouillamoz also…

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The year 2020 was surely a tumultuous one due to COVID-19. It impacted every individual’s life and changed how we go to school, conduct business, travel and even celebrate holidays.  Here in New Jersey we mourn the loss of over 16,000 souls that have perished from the pandemic.  As we look ahead to 2021 there…

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NJ Winery Events Dec 17-20, 2020 Wineries listed by County – All events are weather contingent. Please check with wineries for reservation requirements and updated schedules. Gloucester County Autumn Lake Winery, Williamstown Open Fri & Sat 11-9 and Sunday 12-7 Cedarvale Winery, Logan Twp – We are open additional hours for the holidays. Open 12/23 from…

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Holiday Wine Pairing Although celebrations will be different this year, New Jersey wines are the perfect addition to your meal to get in the holiday spirit. New Jersey is home to over 50 wineries. With the ability to order wine over the phone or online and have it shipped directly to your home, the garden…

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Wow, what a year! 4JGs is overjoyed with your positive response to our curbside, tastings, and winery experiences this year. We have enjoyed meeting so many new friends and connecting with so many longtime friends and customers. Starting Saturday November 28 we will open for Curbside and Christmas Trees on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-3pm….

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We will be participating in the Holiday Wine Trail Weekend, Nov 27-29 Friday 11/27 9am to 11am 20% off wine purchases! No Wine Tastings 9-11am Live Music with Dave Murray 2pm to 5pm with Fire Pits and heated tent Friday 11/27 11am to 7pm 15% Off Wine purchases! Saturday 11/28 10% Off Wine Purchases 15%…

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