Garden State Wine Growers Association to Hold “Mother’s Day Wine Trail” May 10th & 11th
NJ Wineries to Roll Out the Red Carpet for Mom

With one of the harshest winters firmly in the rear-view mirror, Spring has arrived and the vineyards of the Garden State are bursting back to life! The tradition continues as New Jersey wineries host the annual Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend. Spread from Sussex to Cape May Counties, there is a winery in the back yard of every NJ resident, and they are all planning special ways to celebrate the mothers in our lives on the weekend of May 10th and 11th. Travelers along the trail can expect special wine tastings, live music, food pairings, and plenty of fragrant fresh flowers heralding the season.

Northern New Jersey

Sussex County
Cava Winery 3619 Rt-94, Hamburg, NJ 07419 (973) 823-9463
Tasting Room open 12-6 Saturday & Sunday. Live Music, Rachel Allyn on Sunday.

Westfall Winery 141 Clove Rd, Montague, NJ 07827 (973) 293-3428
Tasting Room open 12-5 Saturday & Sunday. Complimentary wine tastings both days, with chocolate treats for mom.

Warren County
Four Sisters Winery 783 County Road 519, Belvidere, NJ 07823 (908) 475-3671
Tasting Room open 12-6 Saturday & Sunday. Winery tours & Vineyard Walks both days. Sunday Mother’s Day Italian Feast served 1:00-2:30. Antipasti & garden salad, home-made linguini, rotini with grilled eggplant, vegetable lasagna, baked ziti, meatballs, Italian sausage with roasted peppers, home-made breads, music & wine bar, $35.95; Ages 10 – 4 $20; tax & gratuity. Tickets required call 908-475-3671.

Villa Milagro Vineyards 33 Warren Glen Road-County 627, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 (908) 995-2072
Tasting Room open 12-6 Saturday & Sunday. Delectable brunch bites and monogrammed glass included with a wine tasting.

Hunterdon County
Beneduce Vineyards 1 Jeremiah Lane Pittstown, NJ 08867 (908) 996-DUCE
Tasting Room open Saturday 12-8, Sunday 12-6. “Group Therapy” live music by the bonfire every Saturday and Sunday. Saturday- CC Coletti 6-9pm, $5 cover. Sunday- Rich & Sam 2-5pm, free.

Unionville Vineyards 9 Rocktown Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551 (908) 788-0400
Spring Wine Festival Saturday 12-6, Tasting Room open Sunday 12-5. Festival includes 2 bands, food vendors, winery tours, vineyard walks, wine tasting, food & wine speakers tent, kids activities, & more. $20, tasting, tours, talks, kids’ activities and commemorative glass included.

Central New Jersey

Mercer County
Hopewell Valley Vineyards 46 Yard Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534 (609) 737-4465
Tasting Room open 12-5 Saturday & Sunday. “Music & Merlot” music series on Saturday 6-9pm. Brick oven pizza and cheese plates available. Four + 1 live jazz. “Jazzy Sunday” music series on Sunday 2-5pm. Cheese plates available. James Popik, jazz guitar.

Terhune Orchards 330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-2310
Tasting Room open 12-5 Saturday & Sunday. Complimentary wine tastings for all mothers.

Working Dog Winery 610 Windsor-Perrineville Road, East Windsor, NJ 08500 (609) 371-6000
Tasting Room open 12-5 Saturday & Sunday. Enjoy live music by Roger Gardello’s music on Saturday, and Williamsboy on Sunday. A continental breakfast and other treats will be available on Sunday. Vineyard tours (weather permitting) with the winemaker both days. Packed picnic lunches are welcome.

Monmouth County
4 JG’s Winery 127 Hillsdale Rd, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 (908) 930-8066
Tasting Room open 12-5 Saturday and Sunday. Tours of the winery given each day. Members of the New Jersey State Museum will be discussing a significant fossil find from the Big Brook at 2pm. 4JG’s is releasing the next vintage of a house favorite, Big Brook Red! All are invited. Cover charge of $5 for all guests over 21 years of age.

Southern New Jersey

Burlington County
Valenzano Winery 1090 Route 206, Shamong, NJ 08088 (609) 268-6731
Tasting Room open 11-4 Saturday & Sunday. Sunday, Mother’s Day Buffet Lunch on the Vintner’s Pavilion from 12-4. $20 per person, $15 for children. Price includes a wine tasting and live entertainment.

Ocean County
Laurita Winery 85 Archertown Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533 (609) 752-0200
Tasting Room open 12-9pm Saturday, 12-7pm Sunday. Ben Weiner, live acoustic rock Saturday 1-5pm, no cover. Saturday, Mother’s Day Early Dinner by Branches Catering, seating between 6:30 & 7:30. $40 per person, piano by Eric Agro. Sunday, Mother’s Day Brunch by Branches Catering, seatings at 10:30am and 1:00pm. $45 adults, $25 children 6-12. Seating for both meals is limited, call 732.542.5050 for reservations.

Camden County
Amalthea Cellars 209 Vineyard Road, Atco, NJ 08004 (856) 768-8585
Tasting Cellar open Saturday & Sunday from 12-5pm. Enjoy tastings of wine in barrel, new releases, futures, and library wines.

Gloucester County
DiBella Winery 229 Davidson Rd. Woolwich Twp, NJ 08085 (609) 221-6201
Tasting Tent open Saturdays & Sunday 12-5pm. Complimentary tastings and light fare served.

Heritage Vineyards 480 Mullica Hill Rd, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 (856) 589-4474
Tasting Room open Saturday 11-6:30, Sunday 11-5:30. Mother’s Day wine & cheese pairing event. Combine the classic tastes of wine and cheese into one delectable weekend. Event tickets are $15 per person, 21 and over, which includes samples wine samples, hand-picked artisanal cheeses for this special paring, and a Dry or Sweet Wine Tasting.

Monroeville Winery 314 Richwood Rd, Monroeville, NJ (856) 521-0523
Tasting Room open Saturday 12-6, Sunday 12-5. Taste new releases of Chardonnay, Oak Aged Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc. The tasting will include an array of Cheeses, Spreads, Crackers and desserts. Live music by String Theory on Saturday, and Piano Bill on Sunday.

Atlantic County
Bellview Winery 150 Atlantic St, Landisville, NJ 08326 (856) 697-7172
Tasting Room open Saturday and Sunday 11-5. Each Tasting includes a plated dessert. Light fare and treats from Chocolate Pretzel Heaven will be available.

Plagido’s Winery 570 N 1st Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (609) 567-4633
Tasting Room open Saturday and Sunday 11-5. Tasting will include light fare and a complimentary glass.

Sharrott Winery 370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (609) 567-9463
Tasting Room open 12-9 on Saturday, 12-5 on Sunday. Flowers for all mothers upon arrival, dark chocolate included with a tasting. Live music, Mike Greto 6-9 Saturday evening, Chris Huff 1-4 Sunday afternoon.

Tomasello Winery 225 North White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037 (800) MMM-WINE
Tasting Room open Saturday 9-7, Sunday 11-6. Sunday Brunch (see graphic).

Cape May County
Hawk Haven Vineyard 600 South Railroad Avenue, Rio Grande NJ 08242 (609) 846-7347
Tasting Room open Saturday and Sunday 11-6. Complimentary tastings for mothers. Gourmet cheese plates available, guests are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

Jessie Creek Winery 1 North Delsea Drive (Route 47), Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 609-536-2092
Tasting Room open 12-5 Saturday and Sunday. Mother’s Day buffet 11-2 on Sunday. $10 per person, mothers and youth under 5 are free.

Natali Vineyard 221 North Delsea Drive (Route 47), Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 609-465-0075
Tasting Room open 10-5 Saturday and Sunday. Roses given to all mothers. Special tastings paired with Chocolates by MaryElla.