With the weather getting colder, NJ wineries remain open, providing an opportunity for visitors to warm up with a glass of wine, while enjoying an outdoor heater or fire pit. Please continue visiting our wineries for a fun afternoon as well as to purchase wines for the holiday table and for gift-giving.
Below is a listing by County of what some of the wineries in the state are offering. This list will be updated on a continual basis.
Cape May County
Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
Bundle up & Join us for Outdoor Seating – Daily 12pm-5pm (6pm Saturdays)
Kick back and relax at our outdoor seating area, open daily! Our wine bar is offering wine by the glass, bottle, and flight. Friday-Saturday-Sunday enjoy delicious fare from Hit the Road Jack’s Food Truck. Monday thru Thursday bring your own picnic or snacks! Live music by local musicians Saturday (weather permitting). Reservations are strongly advised for Saturday seating, as sell outs are likely. Table reservations are limited to 1 hour and 45 minutes. No kiddos, no pets, no large groups and no outside alcohol. Check the weather report and bundle up if necessary! Please visit our website to read our additional restrictions before visiting. https://hawkhavenvineyard.com/tasting-room
Indoor Wine Tastings Monday-Friday, Outdoor Tastings Saturday & Sunday
We are now offering two options for wine tasting at Hawk Haven! Indoor Seated Tastings are offered Monday-Friday inside the tasting room, limited to 2 groups of 4 maximum. Outdoor Enclosed-Tent Seated Tastings are offered Saturday-Sunday outside under our enclosed tent. Tables are spaced more than 6 feet apart, masking and social distancing are strictly enforced. Both tastings are led by one of our experienced tasting guides. Reservations are required.
Jessie Creek Winery, Cape May Courthouse
- “Snuggle up Saturdays” 2:30-5:30pm on November 21st https://www.facebook.com/events/667920060523229/
- “Holiday Sip & Shop” 12-4pm on November 28th https://www.facebook.com/events/691850418360313/
- “Resin Workshop” https://www.facebook.com/events/1263423504024222/
Additionally, we do have Fire pits. We have been growing the number of Propane Fire Pits we have and are now up to 8! We got a couple at the start of fall. When we realized how great the propane pits were, we just kept getting more. We book them out for all of our Saturday events for $20. Here is the information I have been posting for our events and fire pits rentals/reservations:
BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET), and get ready for “Snuggle up Saturdays.”
We have 8 Propane Fire Pits available that can be reserved for a $20 fee on a 1st come 1st serve basis (This fee is non-refundable!).
In December, we will be moving to our winter hours. We will be open Tuesday-Sunday from 12-5pm. We will have 2 seating times available: 12-2pm and 2:30-4:30pm. To make a reservation, please call the winery at (609)536-2023.
Willow Creek Winery, West Cape May
Hours: Open for indoor & outdoor dining.
Friday & Saturday 12-9pm
Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made online on our website.
For our outdoor dining: We have firepits on the weekends, as well as live music. We have two tents, covered porches a covered outdoor bar, and several heaters.
For our indoor dining: We have a well-ventilated 12,000 square foot tasting room with 25ft ceilings that boasts a huge fireplace.
Atlantic & Camden County
Bellview Winery, Landisville
Baby, it’s cold outside! As we come into the colder months we think there is nothing cozier than sitting next to a roaring fire pit! Every Saturday and Sunday while the weather permits we will have our fire pits available for rentals. In order to comply with CDC and state guidelines, all fire pits will be reserved to a single group of up to 8 people. Unfortunately fire pits will not be public as they were in prior years and will only be for the group that reserved them. This is to ensure the health and safety of all of our customers and staff. To reserve your fire pit please choose the fire pit reservation fee option below and follow the prompts. The fee is per table, and not per person, please select only one ticket for a single fire pit. The fire pit can hold up to a maximum of 8 people. Fire Pits are available during tasting room hours only.
To place a fire pit reservation you have several options:
- Call us at the winery at 856-697-7172 during our business hours.
- On our Webpage! Visit Www.Bellview Winery.com, choose your selected Saturday or Sunday date. Add a “Fire pit reservation” ticket to your cart by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting “Get tickets”. Follow the prompts to checkout and pay.The $30 fee is per group, and not per person.
Reservations for fire pits are first come first served, In the case of inclement weather that causes dangerous conditions we will close our lawn area until conditions improve. During that time you are welcome to wait in your vehicle until we can resume outdoor seating. We will remain open for curbside pickup.
For Indoor seating:
Reservations will be required due to limited indoor seating. Due to indoor capacity limits, our heated indoor seating will be available on a first come first served basis. We will do our best to accommodate requests, but indoor heated seating is not guaranteed.
Plagidos Winery, Hammonton
Offering fire pits along with flights and wine by the glass. Indoor seating also available. Learn more
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton
We are offering fire pits, heated patio and indoor seating. Reservations are required and can be made at sharrottwinery.com
White Horse Winery, Hammonton
At White Horse Winery, we are glad to be able to provide a safe place for family and friends to hang out and enjoy each other’s company.
That being said, the Winter months are approaching. It is getting colder and the weather is more unpredictable than ever. We are continuing to offer outside seating through the Winter with heaters on our front and back decks as well as FREE firepit table seating. As long as we are allowed to, we will seat indoors at 25% capacity as well. We want to continue to be your home away from home and favorite winery to visit. We will do everything we can to provide a safe and comfortable place for all of our guests to enjoy. For reservations, please call us at 609-270-1411.
Cedar Rose Vineyards, Millville
Firepits are by reservation only. A non-refundable fee of $5 per person is required at time of reservation. Minimum of 4 people per group to reserve, maximum of 8 per group. Reservations are for 2 hours. Must bring your own chairs and small tables. Fee includes firepit, wood, and labor to start fire. Use of firepits is to management’s discretion and may be canceled for any reason including unsafe or poor conditions for burning. If we cancel the use of a firepit your fee will be refunded. Please exercise caution when around firepits as they will be hot and can cause serious personal injury or property damage if not handled properly. Use of firepits is recommended for adults 21+ only. Cedar Rose Vineyards, LLC will not be held responsible for any injury or damage sustained while your party is at the firepit. By making a reservation you agree to adhere to these policies. Reservations can be made by calling the tasting room during business hours only.
Auburn Road Vineyards, Pilesgrove
Join us all winter long for Auburn Road’s Après-Ski…the world’s flattest, and hippest, outdoor après-ski experience! There will be fire pits, hot wine drinks and other special surprises, so dress for the slopes and bring a warm blanket. Après-Ski is the best part of skiing anyway! We will also have limited indoor seating as well.
Fire pits are located within 6 feet of every courtyard table and are free of charge Fire pits are available every day. Ravello Woodfired Pizza is available Thursday thru Sunday.
Reservations required. For a reservation visit www.auburnroadvineyards.com
Monroeville Winery, Monroeville
Monroeville Winery has fire pits on the weekends and heated tent through the end of the year. No reservations required. Seating is on a first come first serve basis www.monroevillewinery.com
Cedarvale Winery, Logan Twp
We are first come first serve, no reservations necessary. Indoor (limited) and outdoor seating is available. We do have fire pits that can be rented for groups of 8 or less.
William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill
Enjoy your favorite William Heritage wine surrounded by warmth and good friends. This experience is seating for up to 8 guests in our adirondack chairs around our new heaters. Four side tables are included to place you wine, cheese boards or other food items. This special seating is for a group of up to 8 guests and is $30.
Available Offerings For Outdoor Seating
- Wine by the bottle / wine by the glass
- Wine tasting flights (includes five 2oz samples of wine organized in our metal flights racks)
- Food items such as our famous pepperoni & cheese bread and asiago spinach dip (Available Monday – Friday)
- Live music (Available during the weekends in November). Reservations required.
- Upgrade your outdoor seating experience with our new heated seating option. $30 reservation fee for heated seating experience.
Here is the link for our reservations https://www.exploretock.com/williamheritagewinerymullicahill
Beneduce Vineyards, Pittstown
Beneduce Vineyards will be offering outdoor seating on a first come, first served basis (no reservations required!) for the month of December. On the weekends, we’ll have our open-air Crush Pad heaters fired up; our fire pits going on the patio and lawn; and our gas heaters heating up the patio (all weather permitting!). For more details, guests can check our homepage at https://beneducevineyards.com, which we update frequently!
Old York Cellars, Ringoes
Old York Cellars offers both heated tent seating, outdoor heated seating areas on the terrace and patio, as well as other outdoor seating areas that are not heated.
Our Winery calendar will always have our events with the ability to make a reservation right within the event listings.
Reservation / Event prices will vary based on the event or day of the week for regular reservations.
Monday – Thursday, Reservations are Free, guests purchase their wine after they have been seated in their socially distanced seating area.
Weekend (Friday – Sunday) Reservations are $20 per non member guest. Members and Members with guests reservations are discounted.
Winery Reservations Online: Old York Cellars – Ringoes, NJ | Tock
Our Quaker Bridge Mall Online Reservations: Old York Cellars – Quaker Bridge Mall – Lawrenceville, NJ | Tock
The winery offers multiple guest experiences for guests to select from – Weekday and Weekend Experiences at the Winery
Unionville Vineyards, Ringoes
We are debuting Sunday, Nov 22 a new outdoor hospitality element- wood burning fireplaces across the spaces outside the tasting room! Beginning next weekend we will take reservations for these fireplaces, but for Sunday they are first come, first served. With the purchase of a case of wine to be responsibly enjoyed here or taken home, we will keep the fire burning from your arrival until 4:30pm. We do not permit anyone under 21 in a party enjoying the fire places.
Terhune Orchards, Princeton
Winery is open outdoors in our historic apple orchard Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12pm-5pm. Enjoy wine by the glass, tasting flights, and wine slushies. Bottles available daily in the farm store & for delivery or porchside pickup.
Monmouth & Ocean County
4JGS Winery, Colts Neck
4JGs is closing for the tasting season as of November 8. Our inside area is small and not conducive for safe tastings..
Starting Saturday November 28 we will open for Curbside and Christmas Trees on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-3pm. From November 28 thru December 20 4JG’s will be open for fresh cut Christmas trees, wine for holiday gift giving, wine baskets and trinkets. Enjoy a glass of wine after your holiday purchase at the firepit (weather permitting).
Don’t hesitate to stop by for a warm glass of Spiced Vino, pick out your tree and holiday shop!
We wish all of our guests a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season! Learn more at www.4jgswinery.com