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 following video vignettes with winemakers and chefs detail how leading New Jersey chefs are pairing NJ wines with their foods.

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

Chef Drew Araneo of Drew’s Bayshore Bistro in Keyport, NJ discusses how wines pair with his spicy foods and how excited he is to work with NJ wineries like Working Dog Winery

Chef Mark Kalla and winemaker Al Natali discuss how Chef Kalla paired a Natali Vineyards Raspberry fusion wine with the brie he prepared

Chef Guillermo Wong discusses the importance of pairing wines with different foods

Audrey Gambino, owner and winemaker at Villa Milagro Vineyards in Phillipsburg discusses how she matches her wines to food

Al Natali, owner and winemaker at Natali Vineyards in Cape May discusses his wines and how they work with different food pairings

Chef Mark Kalla discusses what he looks for in creating dishes that can pair with wine

Audrey, owner and winemaker at Villa Milagro Vineyards in Phillipsburg is interviewed about the importance of pairing wine with food