The New Jersey Wines Culinary Series brings leading New Jersey chefs and winemakers together, to create wine tasting and wine pairing events at leading restaurants and other locales throughout the state, introducing a whole new audience to our wine industry.

The Garden State Wine Growers Association is teaming with the Garden State Culinary Arts Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides a unified, comprehensive statewide support to our foodways, economy and professionals in the culinary, hospitality and beverage enterprises to develop these events.

Events previously held in the New Jersey Wines Culinary Series included the May 23 wine dinner at A Toute Heure in Cranford featuring chef AJ Capella and Conor Quilty winemaker of Unionville Vineyards.

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The New Jersey Wines Culinary Series kicked off April 25 at Drew’s Bayshore Bistro in Keyport with chef Andrew Araneo (Drew) and Mark Carduner, co-owner and winemaker at Working Dog Winery in East Windsor.

Recipe Cards

Foie Gras Dirty Rice by Chef Drew Araneo



The GSWGA received funding for this program through a grant from the New Jersey
Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism.