If you are a fan of fine wines and want to learn how to make outstanding reds or whites yourself, consider taking a class taught by an expert winemaker. There are numerous schools that offer wine making in NJ, find one near you today!
Discover unbelievable wines! Come experience the most advanced custom hands-on winery on the East Coast. With more options than any other custom winery in the region, you personalize your wine by choosing the region, grape type, barrel type, and the amount of aging it receives. You actively participate in the four key steps of wine making. You personally crush the grapes, press the must, rack the wine and, finally, bottle your own premium wine!
Each bottle is customized with a label you create yourself and after you leave you can decide whether you want to enjoy the wine yourself, share it with friends or give it as a gift to someone special. Other classes that you can take at The Grape Escape, maybe even with a few friends, include oil or balsamic vinegar bottling, mozzarella making, ravioli making and even melt your own gourmet chocolate! They have classes for people with a wide variety of interests!
Winner of numerous awards! At California WineWorks, the staff understands that some folks are visiting for the party, some want to craft the wine of their dreams, and others want to crawl into the intricacies of yeast, barrel toast and aging. That is why they offer a little bit of everything. This wine making location is prepared to take you where you want to go! They only use the highest quality wine grapes that are available on the East Coast, professional grade equipment and make sure the classes are taught by instructors trained at UC Davis, the leading US School of Enology. They are dedicated to, and passionate about, producing wines of exceptional quality, have set high standards for their wine and seek to share their passion with the world. Their continually growing list of local and national awards demonstrates their love for wine and desire to expand in the industry. For more information about the winery, classes and hours of operation, call or visit their website.
Great make your own wine classes in the Northeast!
Make Great Wines in just 8 Weeks! Their approach to wine-making is different. Start with the wine juice specific to the wine you wish to make, the grape crush process has already been completed by their suppliers! Starting with wine juice rather than grapes allows you to complete the wine-making process in just 8 weeks in a small batch (28 bottles). Select your wine to make by sampling from over 50 wines at their free tasting bar. The samples are made from the same juices as your wine, so your finished wine will be virtually identical to the wine you tasted and loved.
Complete your wine-making with their personal instruction in 3 sessions of 1 hour or less over 8 weeks, all in their beautiful Tuscany decor shop. They handle all the messy details, you just have fun making great wine - which BTW have 1/3 sulfites. Custom bottle labels included creating your personal vintage - great for gifts. Oak barrel aging available - yielding wines rivaling $50+ store wines. Your Own Winery is also your destination for the Best Wine Bottle Wedding Favors. Your Own Winery is easily accessible from Northern and Central New Jersey, Southern New York state, NYC and Long Island - plan your trip today!
151 Industrial Way East, Building B, Eatontown, NJ 07724
Make your own premium private label wine in NJ Grape Beginnings' award winning winemakers guide you through the process of making great wine with fruit sourced from some of the best regions in the world, such as California's Napa Valley & Sonoma Valley, Chile, Tuscany and Argentina. Their wine is made in Oak Barrels, not the more commonly used glass containers, and is always aged properly to create a quality wine that is worthy of your own private label.
Grape Beginnings thinks it is exciting to pass along their wine making and brewing knowledge in the hopes you find the passion as well. Their new 6,000 square foot winery is conveniently located in Eatontown, NJ and is set up to provide the aspiring winemaker with expert guidance on wine making so they can become an expert in the field and, like Grape Beginnings, share their passion with others. However, Grape Beginnings is not just a hands-on winery, it is also New Jersey's premier self-brew facility for ALL GRAIN brewing. They produce a variety of ales, lagers, stouts and specialty brews such as bitters on a daily basis so their customers can get just what they like. Wine making and beer brewing are passions of this winery, but the passion doesn't stop there. They now offer cask-aged balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and premium cigars.
701 Hartle Street, Suite 705, Sayreville, NJ 08871
Winter Winemaking through April! Grapes N' Barrels is a premier New Jersey hands-on wine making center where YOU make your own wine! They provide everything you need to make your wine: the finest ingredients, professional state-of-the-art winery equipment, a winery-like facility and knowledge-based, courteous wine making guidance. Grapes N' Barrels offers unique winemaking options: make your wine with high-quality fresh wine grapes, frozen wine grapes or select wine juices. Each affords winemakers advantages...but the overarching rationale is that you can make your own private label quality wine any time of the year! You can choose to make popular red wines, white wines and blended wines from a variety selections that include grapes from vineyards in California, Italy and Chile. This NJ winery follows proven wine making methods with a keen focus on your results. You are sure to create great wine that you can be proud of in one of their classes.
The Grapes N' Barrels wine making process is highly flexible and can be tailored to your interests, wine selection, barrel/case quantities desired and schedule. They follow four simple hands-on sessions: you may crush, press, rack, bottle/label your wine. The four steps span the natural fermentation and aging period for each wine. Please visit their full page listing to learn more.
A Haven for wine lovers in Cherry Hill! The Wine Room is a haven for all wine lovers in NJ and provides you with an environment to interact with other wine enthusiasts. Bring your friends, family or coworkers and experience the excitement of making wine with your own hands! Choose from over 25 varieties of grapes brought to New Jersey from California, Italy and Chile.
You will use professional winery equipment to make your very own wine and bottle your wine with personalized labels so you can share your creation with your friends and family! California wines can be made in the fall and bottled in the summer while Chilean wines can be made in the spring and bottled in the winter. You can make your very own wine in NJ any time of the year and, if you like all types of wine, you can attend sessions all year long! The wine making process only takes three or four visits and sessions are available in the day, evening or on weekends and each session will last one to two hours. The Wine Room also presents wine and food seminars, and hosts wine-related events for private groups or organizations.
"Be more than just a wine lover...Be a wine maker!" Experience the atmosphere of your own winery and how much fun wine making can be at this Somerset County New Jersey location. You will be involved in the complete process of wine making, everything from the crushing and pressing of the grapes to the bottling of the wine. You will choose from select California, Italian and South American grapes and juices, all while being assisted by international award winemakers.
You can even customize your own label for someone special, or a specific special event. In September & October, California & Italian grapes are in season and highly recommended for use in wine making. In April & May, Chilean & Argentinian grapes are the ones that Grape Expectations will recommend. They know that you will be happy with the wine you make with them, as well as, the entire wine making experience. Please call TODAY for further details. Sweet to tart, red to white.
8 Bartles Corner Rd., Suite 107, Flemington, NJ 08822
"Wine with your personal touch" Grape Finale is an award winning hands-on winery that provides a unique opportunity for wine lovers to dip their hands into the magic of the winemaking experience. Owner, Lisa van den Woldenberg, who graduated from UC Davis, a world renowned school of enology and viticulture, opened Grape Finale to share her love of wine and wine making with NJ Tri-State residents. Grape Finale provides all the cutting edge equipment and personalized guidance necessary for both experienced and new winemakers to successfully create their own premium vintages.
In the spring make wine with grapes from South Africa and Chile, and in the fall from California. Choose from over 25 varietals of premium red and white grapes to make traditional blends or, upon request, create your own blends. Select what type of barrel to store your wine in for aging, between regular aging or making reserve wine, and between hand bottling your wine in regular, split or magnum sized bottles. Crush, press and rack your wine using professional winemaking equipment. At the end of the process winemakers hand-label their bottles with waterproof and humidity resistant, custom labels. You can personalize any of the over 120 off the shelf label designs Grape Finale offers or work with one of the facility's graphic artists to create a unique one of a kind label.
Call Grape Finale today and experience winemaking at its best!
Monmouth County wine making experience! Known as a one of a kind facility located in the Central region of New Jersey, At The Wine Room specializes in helping you create the perfect wine for your specific taste buds. With over 25 different varieties of freshly harvested grapes to choose from, you are sure to leave with an exquisite wine that you can enjoy any day of the week, whether it be a special occasion or simply a glass of wine with dinner! The expert staff will happily help you craft a wine that suits your wants and needs.
At this wine making location in Manalapan, you will go on an exciting adventure with your friends as the expert wine makers guide you through the wine making process in four sessions. Located near Englishtown, Freehold, and Old Bridge, and only a few minutes drive from Ocean County, At the Wine Room is one of the best places to stop for a bottle of wine in the area. To learn more, visit At the Wine Room online.
Corporate, wedding, and other special event wines!
"Lets make wine together" A Little Taste of Purple, located in Fairfield, NJ is dedicated to giving you an outstanding winemaking experience. They've been in the wine making business in Essex County for over 8 years and have grown from just a few barrels to over 250 barrels! Gather friends or your relatives and come out to make your own barrel of wine.
The first stages of the winemaking process happen from September through November and wines are ready to be picked up and enjoyed in June. The first step is to choose the wine you want to make from over 25 different varieties. After you choose, a refrigerated wine truck brings the freshly harvested grapes from California. Once delivered you will use professional winemaking equipment to de-stem and crush the grapes. Seven to ten days later you will press your crushed grapes and pump the wine into American Oak barrels where it will age and develop. A few months later the wine is racked and the sediment is removed. Finally, several months later you will bottle, cork, cap and of course enjoy your handmade wine!
Experience the art of wine making! The Wine Makers Cellar is Northern New Jersey's premiere wine making center. They are passionate about making wine and seek to share that passion with the public. With an award winning staff of experts who know the art and science of wine making and over 14 years of experience, you are guaranteed to be given clear and understandable guidance when making your own red or white wine.
Everything available at The Wine Makers Cellar is of the best quality. They offer only the finest quality grapes from California's Napa and Lodi regions, top quality equipment and the best wine making instructors. They also provide you with a comfortable learning, and friendly atmosphere so the entire process of wine making, from crushing to bottling, is pleasurable. Wine making is available in the fall and spring for your convenience. Call for hours and reservations.
1583 Livingston Ave., Unit #2, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Brew on premises or at home! love2brew is a homemade beer supply company in North Brunswick, New Jersey that seeks to help you make your very own wine. Whether you are a novice or an experienced taste coordinator, they will help you hand craft a wine that makes your mouth water and have your friends asking where you purchased the great wine.
All brew-on-premises packages come with ingredients, personal instruction, water, fermentation vessels, and a fermentation temperature controlled room. They even do all of the clean up, sanitation and prep work for you so you can enjoy the experience and take in their knowledge without the added stress of prepping or cleaning up your work station! Make your way to love2brew today and customize wine with a group of closest friends or make a wine that can be used for a special occasion! For more information about love2brew, their wine making classes and their hours of operation, call 1-888-654-5511.
Make beer or wine in NJ! The Brewer's Apprentice, Inc. is a "Brew On Premises" business, as well as a full service home brew supply shop located in Freehold, NJ. How it works is simple: they provide you with a place to create either seventy-two, 22-oz. bottles of your own hand-crafted beer or mead, or twenty six, 750 ml. bottles of your favorite wine! They also offer 375ml wine bottles which are great for gifts or special events!
The Brewer's Apprentice invites you to visit them, take a look around and learn a little about their company. When you find out about how you can brew all-natural, fresh, delicious beverages, you'll definitely want to set up a session. Whether you need homebrew supplies or want to brew on their premises, they have everything you need to be a successful homebrewer. This is the perfect opportunity to make your taste buds dance! Give your special event that extra special touch!
Enjoy their wine tasting room! You are invited to make your own barrel of wine at a real vineyard and winery in Northern NJ! One look inside Beneduce Vineyards' 5,000 square foot winery on their 50 acre farm and you'll realize it is much more than a "warehouse winery" that you may find other places. They are located in the beautiful, rural countryside of Hunterdon County and grow over 10 acres of meticulously cared for grapevines just yards from where you will craft your very own wine during your visit.
They use 60 gallon barrels which yield more than a home winemaker's and you may pick grapes right off the vine on their estate or choose from their ultra-premium imported grapes. You can share a barrel of wine with as many people as you'd like. Call Justen Beneduce at 908-251-2526 or visit the vineyard's website here to learn more about the winemaking process, classes available and hours of operation.
Great date idea! Bacchus Winemaking Club offers visitors a unique hands-on experience to create your own wine with only the finest grade grapes. All of Bacchus Winemaking Club's wine making courses are broken into four, one hour sessions. During the entire process, from crushing to bottling, you and your friends and family will be in control. You get to make the final decisions on taste, color and bottling.
At Bacchus Winemaking Club you even get to custom design a label for your wine bottles! With the assistance of GloriaJDesigns, you can finalize your wine making experience by personally designing a label which represents either you or a special event. Classes start in September, once the grapes are harvested from their prestigious California wine regions. They also have a South American Season from April until May. If you have any questions about the classes, or you are looking to book a private event/party, feel free to call 732-505-6930.