More Than Just Wine on the Vintage North Jersey Wine Trail November 11 & 12, 2017
Visitors to New Jersey’s northwest counties are often impressed with how much it looks like Napa in California, the Piedmont in Italy or the Rhone in France. Rolling hills, rivers and streams make this an ideal area for growing some of the state’s best grapes.
During the weekend of Saturday-Sunday, November 11-12, whether you start in the north most winery of Sussex County or the south most winery in Mercer, you can immerse yourself in wine country as you in join in Vintage North Jersey’s “More than Just Wine” weekend. Make a day of visit participating Vintage North Jersey wineries to receive coupons, discounts and directions to nearby restaurants, hotels, farmers markets, specially food stores, and more.
Begin the weekend in Sussex County. Enjoy a Taste of Italy at Cava Wineryin Hamburg. A tasting of pasta along with a wine tasting. We will have the Bottle Cap Rockets performing on November 11th from 4-8pm
Move on to Warren County'sBrook Hollow Winery is where you can enjoy their signature dry table wines. They will be serving their Triple Chocolate Chambourcin cake and White Riesling cake and providing the recipe for each.
Four Sisters Winery also in Warren County will offer dessert samples with wine. Pick up some of their special fruit wines for holiday entertaining. Robin’s Raspberry, Sadie’s Apple and Spicy Sisters are all holiday hits.
Villa Milagro Vineyards, also Warren County, will offer tastings by Renata, owner of Kraskus Polish Deli in Phillipsburg. back by popular demand with her pillow-light & fluffy pierogis and polish sausages for you to sample and enjoy. She will offer small plates to enjoy on premises as well as items for you to purchase for home. They will also pour their holiday wines, Gracias, Feliz Navidad and Mi Carino, for you to enjoy as you peruse a gallery display, “A Year in the Life of a Vineyard” by local artist Ed Norman. Bring a food donation for NORWESCAP and receive a gift for yourself.
In Hunterdon County, Antimo's of Hopewell will be doing a fun pairing withUnionville Vineyardssingle vineyard pinot releases over the weekend. Learn how Unionville makes its award winning wines on a 2:30 tour daily.
You can also start in the south and move north. South most of Vintage North Jersey wineries in Mercer County are Terhune Orchards and Winery and Hopewell Valley Vineyards.
Terhune Orchards Vineyard & Winery joins the wineries of Vintage North Jersey wine trail for a weekend of "More Than Just Wine". Get into the holiday spirit by sampling our award winning red, white and fruit wines crafted from our own vineyards and orchard . Throughout the weekend, we will be sampling our pies, over 20 types to try. Just in time for the holidays, come and talk with our tasting room staff about holiday meal ideas and order your holiday pies.
Slightly north in Mercer County is Hopewell Valley Vineyards. With their own kitchen and chefs, Hopewell will offer food samples paired with their finely crafted wines. Italian born owner, Sergio Neri, says, “Join Vintage North Jersey members for this weekend of Fun, Food & Vino!”
Visit the individual winery websites for hours and tasting fees that may apply.