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Spend Thanksgiving Weekend at our Vineyards and Tasting Rooms

gswga_holidaytrail-300x250 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 being held at wineries throughout the state. All of our wineries will be open, including Chestnut Run Farm.

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.

For the third year in a row, 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.

Wineries Participating in the Wreath Giveaway Promotion

4 JG’s Orchards & Vineyards, Bellview Winery, Brook Hollow Winery, Cedarvale Winery, Coda Rossa Winery, DiBella Winery, DiMatteo Vineyard, Four Sisters Winery, Heritage Vineyards, Iron Plow Vineyards, Jessie Creek Winery, Laurita Winery, Monroeville Vineyard & Winery, Natali Vineyards, Old York Cellars, Renault Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, Sharrott Winery, Summit City Farms & Winery, Terhune Orchards & Winery, Tomasello Winery, Unionville Vineyards, Ventimiglia Vineyards, Villa Milagro Vineyards, Wagonhouse Winery, White Horse Winery and Working Dog Winery.



Carolers that will perform in period costumes at DiMatteo Vineyard on Black Friday

The diverse array of entertainment available at our wineries includes:

4 JG’S Orchards & Winery, 127 Hillsdale Road, Colts Neck, New Jersey  07722 908-930-8066

Holiday Shopping and Sipping Weekend! 

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, live piano music, and chocolate pairing.  4JG’s has great gift ideas for all of the wine lovers on your list! Relax and enjoy time at the vineyard while we uncork a little magic for this holiday season! www.4jgswinery.com

Amalthea Cellars 209 Vineyard Road, Atco, NJ 08004 856-768-8585

HOLIDAY WINE TRAIL WEEKEND, November 25th-27th from 11AM-5PM

Tickets $15 at the door.  Our annual holiday event is here once again! Come sample over 15 different wines, take part in our VIP Tasting, enjoy barrel samples, and receive amazing futures deals and holiday discounts! No reservations necessary. www.amaltheacellars.com

Auburn Road Vineyards 117 Sharptown-Auburn Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098 856-769-WINE

Vineyard Wine Bar, November 25-27, 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come enjoy a relaxing visit at our wine bar; Wine Tastings until 6 pm, Harvest Menu and Wine by the Bottle or Glass from Noon to 6 pm. On Fridays we serve our “What’s For Dinner” menu from 5:30 to 8pm.  Saturdays feature our Wood-Fired Pizza Dinner from 4 to 9pm and LIVE! from the Vineyard Stage; music, theatre or poetry. www.auburnroadvineyards.com

Bellview Winery 150 Atlantic St, Landisville, NJ (856) 697-7172

Holiday Wine Trail Weekend November 25th-27th  –  Come enjoy the start of the Holiday season with us here at Bellview! Come out and join us for a long weekend of wine, food, and merrymaking! We’re kicking off a spirited holiday season with a three-day weekend full of fun. You’ll find unique gifts, beautiful gift baskets, and plenty of wine themed holiday items, including our 2017 V.I.P passes for family, friends, or yourself! Some things we have going on:

  • The return of our famous “Spiceberry” on tap! A sweet cranberry wine spiced with cinnamon, orange peel and a hint of cloves
  • A new Specialty Food Platter
  • Acoustic musicians each day
  • Outdoor fires (weather permitting)
  • Specials deals and packages available during this event only
    • 20% off cases of our Merry Christmas Red and White
    • Merry Christmas 2 packs, (A Red and a White) for $20 + tax
    •  Our Holiday 4 pack of Merry Christmas Red and White, Winter Spice and Cranberry for $40 (including tax)

Think about bringing friends and family along, because attending this event is free! Wine tasting is optional, at only $5 per person. www.bellviewwinery.com 

Beneduce Vineyards One Jeremiah Lane, Pittstown, NJ 08867 908-996-DUCE

Open Friday & Saturday from noon – 8pm and Sunday noon to 6pm

Group Therapy – 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. www.beneducevineyards.com

Brook Hollow Winery 594 State Hwy. 94, Columbia, NJ 07832 908-496-8200 

We will be participating in the Wreath giveaway program. Our hours are  Friday between 12 and 8:30pm with Music and Food between 6 and 8:30pm and Saturday and Sunday between 12 and 6pm www.brookhollowwinery.com

Cape May Winery & Vineyard 711 Townbank Rd., Cape May, NJ 08204 609-884-1169

We are open 12-5 pm on Friday and Sunday and noon to 6pm on Saturday. Wine tastings cost $8.00 per person and feature your choice of 5 of our wines to taste and include a souvenir stemless wine glass. The final tasting of the day will be held 15 minutes prior to closing. Reservations are not required for tastings unless you are a party of 7 or more. We ask that all large parties call ahead for reservations.

Tours of Cape May Winery occur daily at 2:00PM on Saturdays. Please call to inquire about tour times during the Off-Season. Reservations are required as our tours do sell out. Tours cost $20.00 per person, are approximately an hour and a half in length. www.capemaywinery.com

Cava Winery 3619 Route 94, Hamburg, NJ 07419 973-823-9463

Our tasting room is open Noon to 6 pm on Friday and Sunday and Noon – 8 pm on Saturday.  Meg Riley will be performing at 3 pm on Saturday. Cava wine tastings are done by flights.  A flight is 4 samples of our wines and there are 7 different flights to choose from.  Flights are priced at either $6 or $8.  Weather permitting, we will offer tastings in the outdoor tent.  Cava also offers a bistro style menu.  Our in house chef offers a selection of freshly made appetizers, pizzas and more! Reservations are required for parties of all sizes.  www.cavawinery.com

Cedarvale Winery 205 Repaupo Station Road, Logan Twp., NJ 08085 856-467-3088

We are participating in the wreath giveaway! Our tasting room will be open on Friday 12 – 7, Saturday  11am – 7pm and Sunday 11 am-5pm. Our website is down. Please visit us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/Cedarvale-Winery-109146729105381/?fref=ts

Chestnut Run Farm 66 Stewart Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098 856-769-2158

As we have in the past, we are only open to the public on wine trail weekends. Visit us Friday through Sunday Nov. 25-27  noon – 5 pm. We will be pouring all six of our wines here at Chestnut Run Farm and tastings are free. Come see where the fruit are grown and the wine is made. www.chestnutrunfarm.com

Coda Rossa Winery 1526 Dutch Mill Road, Franklinville, NJ 08322 856-697-9463

Our Tasting Room is  open Fridays from 11am to 6pm, Saturday from 11am to 6 PM and Sunday 11am to 5pm. We will be participating in the Wreath giveaway. www.codarossa.com

DiBella Winery,  229 Davidson Road, Woolwich, Twp., NJ 08085  609-221-6201

We will be open 12-5pm all three days, offering free tastings, light fare and will be participating in the wreath and ornament giveaway promotion.  www.dibellawinery.com

DiMatteo Vineyard 951 8th St., Hammonton, NJ 08037 609-704-1414

We will be open for tastings on Friday 12-5 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11 am – 5 pm. Join us on Black Friday from 1-3 pm when we present Victorian Choir dressed in period costumes to sing old fashioned Christmas carols. www.dimatteowinery.com

Four Sisters Winery, 783 County Route 519, Belvidere, NJ 908-475-3671

Winery hours are 10 am – 6 pm. The deck will be open every weekend through mid December with wine tastings and a light menu including cheese and crackers, personal panini pizza’s, three cheese nacho’s and pulled pork sliders. Warmed Holiday Seasoned and Spicy Sisters will also be available for purchase by the mug or glass.

Christmas in the Country – Friday November 25th and runs through December 24th! Start your Christmas tradition by visiting three of Warren County’s most unique, family-owned farms all within 4 minutes.Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm, Mackey’s Orchard and Four Sisters Winery invite your family to enjoy a fun-filled day of Christmas trees, baked goods, wine tasting and much more on the Chirstmas in the Country Trail! Collect a sticker from each farm and receive a FREE gift.* On your third and last stop, your name will be entered into a drawing for a $200 Gift Certificate www.foursisterswinery.com

Fox Hollow Vineyards 939 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733 732-772-0330

New Jersey’s newest winery, 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.  Open 10am to 5pm every Saturday & Sunday.www.foxhollowvineyards.com

Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery 600 South Railroad Ave., Rio Grande, NJ 08242 (609) 846-7347

We will be giving out holiday ornaments while supplies last!

Holiday Wine Trail Weekend (12:00 pm-5:00 pm, Friday – Sunday) – 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. This Wine Trail Weekend kicks off our biggest sale of the year: Holiday Special Savings! NOVEMBER 25TH-JANUARY 1ST 15% off 6-11 bottles; 20% off 12+ bottles; Mix & Match. Available in the tasting room or shop online

Visit the wine bar for an educational tasting of a selection of our wines and our current releases. The Holiday Wine Trail Weekend is also a perfect time to join the Shipping Club– receive quarterly shipments of wines selected by the Wine Maker. The first shipment goes out in December!

Vineyard & Winery Tour, Saturday  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 or our cozy barrel room.  Call (609) 846-7347 for reservations. $25 per person includes tour, wine tasting, cheese, and souvenir glass. http://www.hawkhavenvineyard.com

Heritage Vineyards, 480 Mullica Hill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 856-589-4474

Nov. 25-27 – Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – We will be participating in the ornament and wreath promotion. www.heritagewinenj.com

Hopewell Valley Winery, 46 Yard Rd. Pennington, NJ 08534 (609) 737-4465

November 25-27, 2016 (12-5PM) – Wine tastings $6 or $10 (includes etched HVV glass)

Spend Black Friday, Saturday, & Sunday far from the mall crowds, in the safe confines of New Jersey’s tasting rooms. The holiday season begins in New Jersey wine country during the annual Holiday Wine Trail weekend!  http://www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com/

Iron Plow Vineyards, 26750 Mount Pleasant Road, Columbus, NJ 08022 732-306-9111

Our tasting room is open  Friday 6-10pm and Saturdays/Sundays 11-5 or weekdays by appointment. We will be participating in the ornament and wreath promotion www.ironplowvineyards.com

Jessie Creek Winery, 1 North Delsea Drive, Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210 609-536-2023

We will be participating in the ornament and wreath promotion. We will hold an afternoon bonfire from 2-6pm on Saturday and will also offer a complimentary barrel tasting along with any wine flight. www.jessiecreekwinery.com

Laurita Winery 85 Archertown Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533 (609) 752-0200

We are participating in the wreath giveaway promotion. We will feature live entertainment with Jim Gaven 1- 5pm on Saturday and the Bergers 1-5 pm on Sunday. www.lauritawinery.com

Monroeville Vineyard & Winery 314 Richwood Road, Monroeville, NJ 08343

We will be open Friday – 11am-7pm,  Saturday – 11am-7pm and Sunday – 12pm-5pm. We are participating in the wreath giveaway.  We have a large selection of Holiday Favorites Including: Cranberry, Sangria, Plum, Monroeville Red & White, Syrah, Barrel Aged Apple & Cherry. www.monroevillewinery.net

Natali Vineyards, 221 N. Delsea Drive, Cape May, NJ  08210 (609)465-0075

Join us for the Garden State Wine Growers Assoc. Holiday Wine Trail November 25th-27th, 10am-5pm.  Free wreaths and ornaments while supply lasts.  Holiday Special – bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and receive a free tasting.  Buy 6 bottles of wine and receive a free tasting for two, buy 12 bottles and receive a free tasting for four plus 10% off.  Stop by our Gift Shop for your holiday dinner wine or get an early start on your holiday shopping.  We are pet friendly.  http://natalivineyards.com

Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551 (908) 284.9463

We will be participating in the wreath giveaway promotion and open 12 – 5 pm for tastings.  www.oldyorkcellars.com

Plagido’s Winery 570 North 1st Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037 609-567-4633

We will be open 11 am – 5 pm Friday through Sunday. We will offer tastings of our award winning wines and futures along with lite fare. Price is $12 per person and includes souvenir glass.  Call ahead for large groups. www.plagidoswinery.com

Renault Winery 72 N Bremen Road, Egg Harbor, NJ 08215 609-965-2111

Stay far away from the Black Friday and crowd and make your reservations at Renault Winery!  We are participating in this year’s Wine Trail Weekend where you will receive a complimentary grapevine wreath and commemorative holiday ornament. Call and make your reservations at Joseph’s Restaurant or book your stay at Tuscany Hotel. (610) 965-2111  www.renaultwinery.com

Salem Oak Vineyard 60 N Railroad Avenue, Pedricktown, NJ 08067 856-889-2121

We will be open Friday and Saturday 12-9pm and Sunday: 12-6pm and we are participating in the wreath giveaway. www.salemoakvineyards.com

Sharrott Winery 370 S. Egg Harbor Road, Blue Anchor, NJ 08037 609-567-WINE (9463)

Holiday Live Music – November 25, 26 & 27 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Come enjoy live music and wine tasting; then purchase a bottle to savor during the performance. Live music will be on our tented and heated patio. Cheese platters are available for purchase in the Tasting Room. You are welcome to bring appetizers or a picnic lunch. Admission is free and wine tasting is $12 per person. http://sharrottwinery.com/events/

Holiday Wine Trail Weekend – November 25 & 26 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm; November 27 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 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, Tank Room, or Barrel Room. All tastings include 6 samples of Sharrott wines and a souvenir glass. Tastings are $12 per person (complimentary for Wine Club Members).

Then complete your holiday shopping with our variety of wines, selection of gourmet cheeses and wine accessories. Or choose a custom gift basket for the wine lover in your life. Don’t forget that our gift cards are the perfect size for stocking stuffing! www.sharrottwinery.com

Southwind Vineyard & Winery 385 Lebanon Road, Millville, NJ 08332 856-391-5524

Our tasting room hours are: Friday & Saturday Noon-7:30PM Sunday noon – 6 pm. On Saturday and Sunday Top Shelf Mobile Cuisine will be here both days providing us with gourmet yummies for our tummies!

On Saturday from 11AM-5PM SOUTHWIND FALL HUNTER PACE & FESTIVAL – Fun for the entire family! No admission to come walk around, peruse the vendors, look at the amazing horses, have lunch from the gourmet food truck and listen to some music! HORSE RIDERS You need $20 ( prepaid) or $25 at the gate, a HORSE and a helmet! Please provide neg coggins for the horse! More information and discussion with other riders can be found here :https://www.facebook.com/events/1167713113303686/


Summit City Winery, 500 University Blvd., Glassboro, NJ 08028 (856) 881-2930

Wine & Music Series – Oldies Music, 25th, 7pm to 10pm – 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; May bring your own food.

Wine & Music Series – Country Music, November  26th, 7pm to 10pm – Grab your cowboy boots and join us for Country Music & Wine night! Light snacks provided. $10 per person; Outside food is allowed, however no outside alcohol is permitted. http://www.SummitCityFarms.com

Terhune Orchards Vineyard & Winery, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-2310

Kick off the holiday season with a visit to Terhune Orchards. The whole family can enjoy a fun and relaxing day at the farm. Visit us in the Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery Tasting Room where you can sample our award winning wines and warm up with our hot mulled wine made with our own Chambourcin, apple cider, and Terhune Orchards apples. The whole family can enjoy exploring the farm, visiting our barnyard of animals and the farm store, still full of the harvest bounty. Enjoy wagon rides from 11am to 4pm. While you are here you can start your holiday shopping. Choose from our unique selection of gift baskets overflowing with Terhune Orchards fruit, baked goods, and even wine, perfect for anyone on your list! Order your gift baskets and boxes this weekend at the farm. http://www.terhuneorchards.com

Tomasello Winery, 225 White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (800)-MMM-WINE

We will be featuring our chocolate fountain all three days and also participating in the wreath giveaway. www.tomasellowinery.com

Unionville Vineyards, 9 Rocktown Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551 908-788-0400

Our tasting room is open from 12pm – 5pm. Enjoy a flight of Unionville wines for $10 per guest. We have 15 wines to choose from, ranging from off-dry whites to full-bodied dry reds. We are also partcipating in the wreath gieaway. www.unionvillevinyards.com

Valenzano Winery 1090 Route 206, Shamong, NJ 08088 609-268-6731 

$5.00 Admission includes Live Entertainment & Wine Tasting; $10.00 Admission includes Live Entertainment, Wine Tasting, Winery walk-through, & Barrel Tasting

(Admission paid at the door.  There are no advanced tickets for this event)

November 25, 26 & 27, 2016 – Friday : 12:00pm – 5:00pm , Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Take a moment from your brutal shopping expedition and join us for a glass of bliss. Get away from the push and shove of the retail mob scene to rest and relax in south jersey’s most beautiful winery. Enjoy a tasting from among our thirty available wines, and find that perfect addition to your holiday menu. Come out and take advantage of early holiday shopping by choosing from a variety of gift baskets, each crafted to fit your gift giving desires.

Buy 1 Case – get the 2nd Case 50% off. (plus save additional $5 or $10) The perfect opportunity to stock up on your favorite wines for the holiday season. And if that is not enough, this year we will reimburse purchasers of this deal the cost of entrance to the wine tasting ($5). That’s as much as 55% off a case of wine.

Private Pre-Barrel & Post-Barrel Tasting. We have some magnificent 2015 vintages that we would like to share. Being extremely excited about this year’s vintage, our goal is to document these wines during their journey through our winery and into the bottle. This weekend we will be sampling these wines just as they finish up malolactic fermentation, and are headed to their next 9-12 month stop in premium oak barrels. This is a great opportunity to see the changes that occur during the beginning of a great wine’s life-cycle.

Entertainment Schedule :

Saturday: Up Next

Sunday: Calmer Than You

Lunch service provided by Summit Catering will from Noon-4:00pm.  Menu https://valenzanowine.com/event/holiday-wine-trail-weekend/ 


Ventimiglia Vineyards 101 Layton Road, Wantage, NJ 07461 973-875-4333

Our tasting room will be open each day from noon – 5 pm. We will be doing the wreath promotion while supplies last.www.ventivines.com

Villa Milagro Vineyards, 33 Warren Glen-CR627, Finesville, NJ 908-995-2072

Experience a little bit of Christmas in Mexico.  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 Bring your wreath from GSWGA for a special ornament. Tasting $5 includes gift glass.  See details at  www.VillaMilagroVineyards.com

Wagonhouse Winery 1401 Rt 45 (& Marl Road), Swedesboro, NJ 08085 (South Harrison Township) 609-780-8019

Fridays: Noon – 6 pm; Saturdays: Noon – 6 pm and  Sundays: Noon – 5 pm. Wine tastings for $10. We will also participate in the wreath giveaway. www.wagonhousewinery.com

White Horse Winery, 106 Hall Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (609) 270-1411

We will be participating in the wreath giveaway.

Live Music all three days

Black Friday with Mike Shackelton from 1-5 pm, Saturday, November 26 – 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm – SOF; Sunday, November 27 – 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Adam Holcombe

 WHW is proud to offer a daily $10 TASTING (you choose from 5 of our 10 delicious wines), and a souvenir glass to take home! WHW requires RESERVATIONS for large groups of 6 or more, in order for us to provide the best customer service possible. When making your reservation, please inquire about adding our gourmet cheese board ($14), our antipasto plate ($15) or our bruschetta and goat cheese board ($13). Payment for our delicious platters is required in advance. Please call 609-270-1411 to reserve your space www.whitehorsewinery.com

Willow Creek Winery, 160-168 Willow Stevens Street, West Cape May, NJ 08204 (609) 770-8782

Our hours will be Fri-Sun: 11am-9pm. Tapas menu available until 8:30pm.

Fire Pit Fridays 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm –  Live entertainment inside, fire pit outside. Wine tastings, tapas, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle available. Reservations required for guaranteed seating. Call 609-770-8782, Option #5. http://willowcreekwinerycapemay.com/

Working Dog Winery, 610 Windsor-Perrineville Road, East Windsor, NJ 08691 (609) 371-6000

Holiday Wine Trail Weekend  – November 25th, 26th, and 27th; 12:00 – 5:00 PM

We will be participating in the ornament and wreath promotion.  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 Williamsboy on Friday, Gregg Parker on Saturday, and Vic Della Pello on Sunday.   An informative Premium Tasting will be available with the winemaker for an additional $5.00.  Remember to peruse our vast array of holiday baskets which can truly satisfy many of your gift giving needs. $5 admission on Saturday and Sunday (includes 5 samples). Remember to 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, www.workingdogwinerynj.com.
















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