After hosting a house full of company or traveling for hours to get to your family, this Thanksgiving stay local for the weekend and come out and visit a New Jersey winery as part of the Garden State Wine Growers Association’s annual Holiday Wine Trail Weekend, starting Friday November 24 through Sunday, November 26 at wineries throughout the state.
Starting Black Friday and continuing throughout the weekend, wineries from Sussex County to Cape May will be hosting their own special entertainment inside their tasting rooms.
Once again, participating wineries will give away holiday grapevine wreaths and decorative ornaments to dress the wreath with. Wine trail travelers will receive a wreath and ornament at their first winery stop of the weekend, and then additional ornaments from each participating winery visited thereafter Friday through Sunday. Wreaths and ornaments are available only at participating wineries and a limited supply exists.
A full list of wineries participating in the wreath and ornament giveaway and individual winery events is below. Check back for updates.
4 JGS Orchards & Vineyard, 127 Hillsdale Road, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 908.930.8066
Open every weekend thru December 17. Tasting Room Hours; 12 to 5pm. Groups larger than ten require a reservation by calling (908) 930-8066.
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend Nov 24-26
Join us for Holiday Shopping and Sipping
- Fri, Nov 24, 2017 12:00 PM Sun, Nov 26, 2017 5:00 PM
It’s that time of year again: Santa, singing, and festivities for the holidays! 4JGs Holiday Wine weekend is our annual celebration of good wine, shared with family and friends. Enjoy our award winning wines, and chocolate pairing. 4JG’s has great gift ideas for all of the wine lovers on your list! Relax and enjoy with us at the vineyard while we uncork a little magic for this holiday season!
Amalthea Cellars, 209 Vineyard Road, Atco, NJ 08004 (856) 768-8585
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend, Nov 24-26
We will be participating. Check out our website for details.
Auburn Road Vineyards 117 Sharptown Auburn Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098 856.769.WINE
Join us at THE ENOTECA, the Garden State’s own European-style vineyard wine bar…Relax with a glass of our award-winning wine and enjoy our artisan cheeses, some fresh crusty bread and olive oil, fresh housemade tomato bruschetta, our now-famous Enoteca Panino, or some locally-made dessert. Enjoy tastings daily from Noon to 5 pm and sample 8 wines for just $6!
What’s For Dinner? Friday”
Every Friday, Auburn Road Vineyards presents a five course food and wine tasting experience. Each week, there is a different Entrée selected by Auburn Road’s chefs exclusively featuring Severino’s pasta with sauces prepared in house, and each sauce is specially made to order._Come experience the great food, fine wine and relaxed Enoteca atmosphere. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (856-769-WINE) for reservations.
LIVE! From the Vineyard Stage on Saturday Nights from 7 to 9 pm The Enoteca has become a premier live music and performance venue in South Jersey, and was voted as one of South Jersey’s top places to catch live music on a Saturday night by NJ.com! In addition to our partnership with our great friends at Woodstown Music, Auburn Road is bringing you amazing performers and performances from all around the area, as well as, outside the region.
Autumn Lake Winery, 870 W Malaga Rd., Williamstown, NJ 08094 609 471-0370
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov 24-26 – We will be participating and offering wreaths while supplies last.
Balic Winery Route 40 (6623 Harding Hwy)
Mays Landing, NJ 08330 609 – 625 – 2166
Balic Winery Presents HOLIDAY GALA
Saturday and Sunday November 18 and 19 – 2017
Saturday and Sunday November 25 and 26 – 2017
World Famous “Robert Douglas Jennings” is coming back
Saturday and Sunday November 18 and 19
From Noon till 4PM
The Fantastic “JAZZTONES” Piano, Sax, Vocals, Guitar and Drums Saturday and Sunday November 25 and 26
From Noon till 4PM
* Succulent food from the TOP area restaurants
* Wine tasting
* Winery and Vineyard Tours
We also invite you to enjoy our New Mediterranean Terrace with a beautiful view of our Vineyard.
Bellview Winery, 150 Atlantic Street, Landisville, NJ 08326
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend, Nov. 24 – 26th 12 pm to 5 pm
We will be participating in the wreath giveaway as well as distributing our own homemade ornaments while supplies last.
Beneduce Vineyards, One Jeremiah Lane, Pittstown, NJ 08867 908.996.DUCE
Group Therapy – Join us every Saturday night and Sunday all year long! This event touts Live Music held on our beautiful stone patio with a bonfire during warmer weather or in our unique, heated Oasis in the winter/rainy months. Feel free to bring a snack or dinner and let your troubles melt away as you sip and enjoy great wine in good company. Saturdays are from 6 to 9pm (bar closes at 8pm) with a full band and $10 cover (applies to children and non-drinkers as well). Sundays are solo/duo acts from 2 to 5pm and free to attend. No outside alcohol will be allowed.
Nov 24 – Rob Viola
Nov 25 – Zaire, FUF
Nov 26 – Gregg Parker
Brook Hollow Winery, 594 State Highway 94, Columbia, NJ 07832 (908) 496-8200
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend– we will be open all three days for tastings.
Cape May Winery & Vineyard, 711 Townbank Road, Cape May 08204 (609) 884-1169
Winery Tours – Tours will be held on Saturdays ONLY during the months of November-April with the exception of a Friday tour on Nov. 24th. Reservations are required as our tours do sell out. Tours cost $25.00 per person, are approximately an hour and a half in length and include:
-A tour of the production barns and vineyard
-A lesson in “vines to wines” (how we make our wine)
-A wine tasting, with a taste right out of an oak barrel
-A behind the scenes look at our wine-making operation
-A fruit & cheese tray to enjoy
-A souvenir stemmed wine glass to keep as a memory of your experience
RAIN OR SHINE
Cava Winery, 3619 Route 94, Hamburg, NJ 07419 (973) 823-9463
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend Nov 24-26 – Our wine bar will be open from 12-9 on Friday and Saturday and 12-6 on Sunday.
Cedarvale Winery & Vineyard, 205 Repaupo Station Road, Logan Township, NJ 08085 (856) 467-3088
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – we will be giving our wreaths each day while supplies last. Our tasting room is open Thurs & Friday 12-7 pm and Sat 11-7 and Sunday 11-5 pm
Chestnut Run Farm, 66 Stewart Road, Pilesgrove,
NJ 08098 856-769-2158
Holiday Wine Trail – Nov 24-26
We are open only on trail weekends and our wine shop will be open on Friday and Saturday, Nov 24-25 for the Holiday Wine Trail Weekend.
Coda Rossa Winery 1526 Dutch Mill Rd., Franklinville, NJ 08322 (856) 697-WINE
OPEN every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
All turkey-ed out? Join us for delicious homemade lasagna, and our selection of both dry and sweet wines. We will also be offering our Winter Spice wine (limited availability). $12 per person, including a logo glass. Friday and Saturday, 11-6pm, Sunday 11-5pm.
Coda Rossa is also one of the many wineries along the wine trail offering a complimentary holiday wine trail wreath and ornament. Each winery has created a unique ornament to hang on a grape vine wreath as a fun memento of your wine travels.
DiBella Winery, 229 Davidson Rd, Woolwich Twp, NJ 08085, 609-221-6201
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov. 24 – 26
We are participating in the holiday wine trail weekend and we’ll be doing $3 wine tastings and doing the ornament and wreath give away while supplies last.. Hours will be Friday Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm
DiMatteo Vineyard and Winery 951 8th Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 609-704-1414
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov 24-26th
We will have old fashioned Victorian carolers performing on Black Friday and on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. We will also have a limited supply of wreaths.
DiMatteo Vineyard and Winery is located in a major farming area in the Outer Coastal Plains American Viticultural Area of Southern New Jersey. The soil and climatic conditions of this area produce some of the best wines on the Eastern Seaboard. You don’t have to take our word for it. The awards and accolades we’ve won on the world stage speak volumes for our quality and consistency. DiMatteo Vineyards invites you to come and taste it for yourself.
Mon, Tue, Fri – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wed – Thu – Closed
Sat, Sun – 11 am – 5 pm
Four Sisters Winery 783 North Bridgeville Road (County Route 519), Belvidere, NJ 07823
Holiday Wine Trail at Four Sisters Winery November 24th – 26th 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Receive a grapevine wreath at your first stop on the trail, at participating wineries. Start where you want and visit as many wineries as you like and receive a holiday ornament at each location to decorate your wreath. *Visit www.newjerseywines.com for a list of participating wineries.
Fox Hollow Vineyards, 939 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733 732-772-0330
Fox Hollow Vineyards is centrally located on 94 acres in Holmdel, NJ. It is owned and operated by the Casola Family, 6th generation farmers who decided to diversify into vineyards and wine making for future generations. We pride ourselves on the cultivation of premium grapes. All hand tended and harvested, then skillfully crafted into our fine wines.
Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery 600 South Railroad Ave., Rio Grande, NJ 08242 (609) 846-7347
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend, November 24th, 25th & 26th 12-5pm – The holiday season without wine is like Santa without reindeer — it just won’t fly. Hawk Haven wines are sure to warm your winter and provide the perfect gift for a holiday party. During your visit relax by our cozy fireplace, peruse our selection of wine related gifts and accessories, and stock up on your favorite wines. Visit the wine bar for an educational tasting of a selection of our wines and our current releases, then take advantage of our Holiday Special Savings Sale; save up to 30% on bottle purchases! The Holiday Wine Trail Weekend is also a perfect time to join the Shipping Club– receive quarterly shipments of wines selected by the Winemaker. The first shipment goes out in December! -THE GIVING VINE CAMPAIGN- Bring a new unwrapped toy or new/gently used children’s outerwear to be donated to local families in need.
Vineyard & Winery Tour, Saturdays at 1pm- Taste through our wines as your guide leads you through every step of the wine making process from the vineyard to the vast steel tanks and French oak barrels. Discover what makes each wine unique and how our wine maker achieves every flavor and aroma. Learn the history of Hawk Haven while you sip. The tour concludes with a selection of gourmet cheeses to enjoy on the vineyard view crush pad. Go online at hawkhavenvineyard.com or call (609) 846-7347 for reservations. $25 per person includes tour, wine tasting, cheese, and souvenir glass.
Hopewell Valley Winery, 46 Yard Rd. Pennington, NJ 08534 (609) 737-4465
11/19~ 2PM Cost: $38 per person + Tax (gratuity included, wine available for purchase) Join us for our 3rd Annual HVV Friendsgiving! Leave all the cooking and clean-up to us and come enjoy seasonal dishes with a Mediterranean twist with friends (and family).
Holiday Wine Trail November 24-26 (12-5PM)
Tastings $6 or $10 (includes etched HVV glass)
visit www.newjerseywines.com for more information about wineries in the state participating
Iron Plow Vineyards, 26750 Mount Pleasant Road, Columbus, NJ 08022 732.306.9111
Live Music Weekends – Another week has ended and it’s time to sit back and relax with some wine and live music! The Iron Plow stage is set for local singer-songwriters to swoon you while you enjoy a wine flight, wine by the glass/bottle and an artisan cheese & charcuterie menu. Live music weekends are Friday evenings and Saturday/Sunday afternoons. In the summer enjoy it all overlooking breathtaking vistas of the vineyard from our patio and live music outside. There is no cover charge for this event and we do permit outside food. See a full listing of musicians on our website.
Jessie Creek Winery, 1 North Delsea Drive, Cape May Courthouse 08210 (609)-536-2023
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov 24-26
We’ll have grapevine wreathes and the cutest lil’ snowmen cork ornaments to hand out – of course made with love by our incredible staff! There will be live music and a cozy fire to snuggle up to with your wine AND we will have Cookie and Wine pairings available!
Sweet Treats by Mary will be curating a delicious assortment of Holiday Cookies to accompany our Wine Spiral!
*The Spiral and Pairing are a set combo for $20*
Find a cozy spot to relax and enjoy these sweets at your leisure and enjoy some live acoustic music!
Musicians Info Coming Soon!
Monroeville Winery & Vineyard, 314 Richwood Road, Monroeville, NJ 08343 (856) 521-0523
Friday – 11am-7pm
Saturday – 11am-7pm Please read our large group policy
Sunday – 12pm-5pm Please read our large group policy
BLACK FRIDAY SALE!
Special Time 9am to 11am Only!
20% Off all purchases! Includes Wine, Cheese, Candy, Snacks, Pre Made Gift Baskets and wine accessories. No Wine Tastings during this special time period. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Customer Loyalty cards will be stamped during this event
Parties of 6 or more please call in advance so we can have a table reserved for you! Parties of 6 or more have a maximum of 1.5 hours. We do sell a nice selection of Di Bruno Brother Cheeses and Crackers. Please see our large group policy on home page.
Natali Vineyards, 221 N. Delsea Drive, Cape May, NJ 08210 (609)465-0075
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov. 24-26 – We will be participating in the wreath program.
Open daily year round 10am-5pm
Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 – Sun, Nov 26, 2017
Extended Hours: Saturday, 12:00 – 6:00pm
Visit Old York Cellars and participating wineries throughout the state for this Garden State Wine Growers Holiday Trail Weekend. Pick up a free holiday wreath at your first stop, and get a tree ornament at each participating winery.
Plagido’s Winery, 570 North 1st Rd., Hammonton, NJ 08037 609.567.4633
Open for Tastings 7 days a week, 11 am – 5 pm; $8 tasting and $10 Tasting with Souvenir glass.
Sharrott Winery, 370 S. Egg Harbor Rd. (Rt. 561), Hammonton, NJ 08037 609.567.WINE
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov. 24 – 26
November 25 & 26 from 12 noon to 6 pm
November 27 from 12 noon to 5 pm
Join us for the Holiday Wine Trail to taste the exciting variety of wines made in the Garden State. The Winery will be decorated for the season so you can enjoy wine tasting at our Tasting Bar or Tank Room. All tastings include 6 samples of Sharrott’s award-winning wines and a souvenir glass. Tastings are $12 per person (complimentary for Wine Club Members with Member Tasting Card). Also enjoy treats from our decadent chocolate fountain! We will again be participating in the annual complimentary grape vine wreath and holiday ornament giveaway. While supplies last.
We are OPEN during renovation! Stop by to see our progress.
Southwind Vineyard & Winery, 385 Lebanon Road, Millville, New Jersey, 08332 856-391-5524
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend at Southwind Vineyard November 24, 25 & 26
Friday November 24 – Join us in the tasting room from 1-6pm and paint your own wine glass for $5. There will be stencils and an art instructor on hand to assist you. You are always welcome to bring your own snacks and munchies.
Saturday November 25 – We have the Fall Hunter Pace kicking off at 11am. Riders will need $25, a horse, a helmet and a negative coggins for the horse. There are many divisions and opportunities to ride, including a driving class! Call 856-391-5524 for more information.
Top Shelf Mobile Cuisine will be here by 10:30 ready to tantalize our tummies with all sorts of goodies. Music will begin at 11:30am until 3:30PM
Sunday November 26 – Paint your own wine glass from 1-6pm $5 includes all supplies. Walk the trails and search for leftover treasures from the Hunter Pace. Look high and low you never know what you might find. Cheese plates will be available upon request.
Don’t forget to pick up a Holiday Wine Trail wreath if you need or this year’s ornament when you are here. Check www.newjerseywines.com for more information.
We are always open at:
Summit City Winery, 500 University Blvd., Glassboro, NJ 08028 (856) 881-2930
Friday November 24, 2017
Wine and Music Series – Oldies Music with DJ Jim Tighe
Things are always hopping in the winery on Oldies night! Come by for a glass or two and some great Oldies tunes. $10 per person cover charge.
Saturday November 25, 2017
Wine and Music Series – Country Music with Country DJ Steve Carroll
Grab your cowboy boots and join us for Country Music & Wine night with Country DJ Steve Carroll! Light snacks provided. $10 per person cover charge.
You are always welcome to bring your own food
Terhune Orchards Vineyard & Winery, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-2310
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend Nov 24-26 – Join us for holiday festivities at Terhune Orchards! The whole family can enjoy a fun and relaxing day at the farm. Visit our wine tasting room to sample our award-winning wines and warm up with a cup of hot mulled wine. Sample our delicious gift basket “ingredients”: homemade baked goods, cheeses, apple butter and more.
If you are participating in the Garden State Wine Growers Association Wine Trail this weekend, receive a free wreath and ornament at the first winery you visit, then collect an ornament at each winery you visit afterwards.
The whole family can enjoy exploring the farm. Visit our barnyard animals and the farm store, still full of the harvest bounty. Enjoy wagon rides from 11am to 4pm. While you’re here, get a jump start on your holiday shopping. Pick out the perfect Christmas tree and wreath, and choose from our unique selection of gift baskets overflowing with Terhune Orchards’ own fruit, baked goods, and even wine — perfect for anyone on your list!
Tomasello Winery, 225 White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (800)-MMM-WINE
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend
November 24 through November 26
We will be participating in the Holiday Wine Trail weekend and will be giving out ornaments and having a tapas bar from 12-6 all three days.
Unionville Vineyards, 9 Rocktown Rd., Ringoes, NJ 08551 908.788.0400
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov 24-26 – we will be participating and providing wreaths while supplies last. More details to follow on our website.
Valenzano Winery, 1090 Route 206, Shamong, NJ 08088 (609) 268-6731
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov 24-Nov 26
Buy 1 Case – get the 2nd Case 50% off! Visit for our most popular Wine Trail Weekend and our biggest and most anticipated sale of the year! It’s that time again….the seasons swing by, and with the holidays in full sway, we’re throwing open our gates to enjoy three days of wine trail indulgence. Admission at the door includes a variety of experiences during your visit including wine tasting, barrel & vintages tasting, live music, special case offers unique
Ventimiglia Vineyard, 101 Layton Road, Wantage, NJ 07461 (973) 875-4333
Our tasting room is open Saturday and Sunday 12:00 Noon – 5:00 PM – Phone us if your group would like a tasting at times/dates other than those listed, we will try to accommodate you
Villa Milagro Vineyards, 33 Warren Glen-CR627, Finesville, NJ 908-995-2072
Holiday Wine Trail, November 24-26, noon-5pm
Experience a little Feliz Navidad. Luminarios will light our Cantina where we will serve tiny tacos, buñuelos and other Mexican treats along with our holiday wines – Gracias, Feliz Navidad and Mi Carino. Bring your wreath from GSWGA for a special ornament. Tasting $5 includes gift glass.
Wagonhouse Winery, 1401 Route 45 (corner of Marl Road), Swedesboro, NJ 08085 (609) 780-8019
Pop-Up Mini Festival @ Wagonhouse Winery
Shop Small Saturday! Saturday, November 25th; Noon – 6 pm
White Horse Winery, 106 Hall Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (609) 270-1411
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – Nov 24-26 –
We will have live music and will be giving out wreaths and ornaments while supplies last.
White Horse Winery Live Music Series – Our live music performances take place in our tasting room. Add a little warmth to your winter months with our roaring fire pits; the perfect gathering spot for your friends and family outside in our beautiful Grove. There is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, plus standing room around our spacious tasting bar!
Live Music Schedule
Nov 24 – 5:30-8:30 pm – Camille Peruto
Nov 25 – 2-5 pm – SOF
Nov 26 – 1-4 pm – Adam Holcombe
William Heritage Winery, 480 Mullica Hill Rd., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 856-589-4474
When visiting William Heritage Winery from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, enjoy special savings the entire weekend on your total wine purchases. The holidays are the best way to share the love of local wine with your friends and family. Ring in the New Year with our 2014 Vintage Brut Estate Reserve, New Jersey’s only 90 point rating from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. The holidays are just a little merrier with a few bubbles.
For the first 100 customers, we will be offering holiday wreaths which have been provided by The Garden State Wine Growers Association. As a special bonus, William Heritage Winery will also include a personalized ornament for this wreath. Visit the other local wineries in your region to see what they are doing over this special holiday weekend.
Willow Creek Winery, 160-168 Willow Stevens Street, West Cape May, NJ 08204 (609) 770-8782
Fire Pit Fridays (5:30-9:30pm) – Join us as we welcome some of the area’s most talented musicians performing live at the winery. Enjoy a wine tasting or glass of wine or sangria prior to taking a seat and ordering some of our delicious tapas while listening to incredible local performers. When you’re finished, grab a seat outside by the fire pit, and take in the vineyard sky above with all those that you love. Live music is from 6-9pm inside the winery, and seats fill up very fast!
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR GUARANTEED SEATING!
Please check our calendar to be sure we are not closed for a private event.
Pasta Sundays (2pm-5:30pm)
Pasta & family day at the farm. Bring the whole family for a time-honored tradition of pasta family and lots of vino. Relax in the vineyard or inside the winery at a table with your closest loved ones, and enjoy Sinatra radio, bottomless plates of pasta, salad and garlic bread.
The cost is $25pp and includes a glass of wine or sangria on tap, choice of pasta, chef’s salad, and garlic bread. Children under 12 are $10pp, and young adults aged 12-20 are $20pp and include a fountain soda. Seating is limited, and reservations are strongly suggested.
Happy Hour (Fri.-Sun. 11am-1pm)
Enjoy our beautiful Outside Wine Bar for Happy Hour! 20% off tapas, sangria, and wine cocktails. (Offer only valid at our Outside Wine Bar when open; may not be combined with any other offers or specials).
Working Dog Winery, 610 Windsor-Perrineville Road, East Windsor, NJ 08691 (609) 371-6000
Open Friday 2-6 pm; , Saturday and Sunday,11 am – 6 pm
Holiday Wine Trail Weekend
November 24th, 25th, and 26th
12:00 – 5:00 PM
Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with us at Working Dog Winery. Award-winning, estate-bottled wine tasting and a warm atmosphere will surely be a great day for all. Relax and listen to The Austin Vuolo Duo on Friday, Williamsboy on Saturday, and The B – Street Band (John and Bud Belvisio) on Sunday. In addition, Jersey Devil BBQ food truck will be joining us on Saturday. Remember to peruse our vast array of holiday baskets which can truly satisfy many of your gift giving needs. Please refer to our winery policies on the website prior to your visit. If you need directions or further information you can call us or look on our website.
REMINDER: Entrance is through the front tasting room door. If you need directions or further information you can call us at 609-371-6000 or look on our website. Hope to see you then