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All of the following offer nice winemaking classes or "Brew on Premise" or "Make on Premise" Services


The Grape Escape 
12 Stults Road, Dayton NJ, 609-409-WINE (9463)
Central NJ

Come experience the most advanced custom hands-on winery on the East Coast. With more options then 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 will receive. You actively participate in the four key steps of winemaking: crushing the grapes, pressing the must, racking the wine and finally bottling your own premium wine. Each bottle is customized with your custom label, perfect for enjoying with friends or gifting.  Discover unbelievable wines in Dayton NJ using some of the finest grapes in the world.

Please visit for more information.

California Wineworks 
476 Route 17 North, Ramsey, NJ 201-785-WINE (9463)
Northern NJ

At California WineWorks, we understand that some folks are here 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. We are prepared to take you where you want to go using:

  • The Highest Quality Wine Grapes available on the East Coast.
    Professional Grade Equipment.
    Instructors trained at UC Davis, the leading US School of Enology.

Our Winemakers are producing wines of exceptional quality ?just ask them꿵r check out our growing list of national and local awards. 

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Beneduce Vineyards 
1 Jeremiah Lane, Pittstown, NJ, 908-996-DUCE
Northern NJ

Beneduce Winery Wine Making in New JerseyMake your own barrel of wine at a real vineyard and winery! One look inside our 5,000 sq ft winery on our 50 acre farm and you’ll realize this is much more than a “warehouse winery” you may find in other places. We are located in the beautiful, rural countryside of Hunterdon Country and grow over 10 acres of meticulously cared for grapevines just yards from where you will craft your very own wine. We use 60 gal barrels, which yield more than a home winemaker’s and you may pick grapes right off the vine on our estate or choose from our 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 click on the link below for more info.

Grape Beginnings 
151 Industrial Way East, Building B, Eatontown, NJ, 732-380-7356
Central NJ

Grape Beginnigs Wine Making Schools in NJWant to make your own Premium Private Label Wine?
Grape Beginnings award winning winemakers will guide you through the process of making great wine with fruit sourced from some of the best regions in the world. (California: Napa Valley & Sonoma Valley, Chile, Tuscany, Argentina, etc.).

Wine is made in real Oak Barrels (not glass containers) and aged properly to create a quality wine, worthy of your own private label.

Come Experience the Passion of Private Label Wine Making with us...
Our new 6,000 square foot Winery is conveniently located in Eatontown, New Jersey and is setup to provide the aspiring Winemaker and Wine lover alike with expert guidance on winemaking, while creating a fun and enjoyable experience.  Since its’ inception, Grape Beginnings has become the embodiment of its’ vision: a place where people can gather to learn about Winemaking and produce their own Private Label Quality wines at reasonable prices.  
Grape Beginnings is not just a Hand-on Winery, it is also New Jersey’s premier Self-Brew facility for ALL GRAIN brewing producing a variety of Ales, Lagers, Stouts and Specialty Brews such as Bitters. Winemaking and Beer brewing is a passion, but it doesn’t stop there.  We now offer Cask Aged Balsamic Vinegar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and premium Cigars (Cortez Cigars).
Grape Beginnings allows us to share with clients our passion for Wine and Beer as well as some of the other great things life has to offer. It is exciting to pass along our Winemaking and Brewing knowledge in the hopes you find the passion as well.
Did we forget to mention, that Grape Beginnings is also an ideal location to host your special event, or Corporate get together! Wine, Beer, Olive Oil, Vinegar, Cigars… Where else would you want to be for your next event?

For more information on making your own wine in NJ visit their website:

…Let Our Passion Enhance Your Experience…

Grapes N' Barrels 
701 Hartle Street  Suite 705, Sayreville, NJ, 732-851-6800
Central NJ

Grapes N' Barrels Wine Making Schools in NJPrivate Label Winemaking in NJ… Any Time of Year!
Grapes N’ Barrels is a premier New Jersey hand’s-on wine making center where YOU make your own wine! We provide everything you need to make your wine:  Finest ingredients, Professional state-of-the-art winery equipment, a winery-like facility and Knowledge-based, courteous winemaking 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: 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 varietal selections that include grapes from vineyards in California, Italy, and Chile. We follow proven winemaking methods with a keen focus on your results: Great wine that you can be proud of.

The Grapes N’ Barrels Winemaking Process is highly flexible and can be tailored to your interests, wine selection, barrel/case quantities desired, and schedule. We 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.

We specialize in group, special occasion, and corporate winemaking events. Come and enjoy the Grapes N’ Barrels winemaking experience with family, friends, and business colleagues.

Please visit or see their full page listing to learn more. Or, call Joe at 973-699-0709.

The Wine Room of Cherry Hill 
1 Esterbrook Lane, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, 856-424-9463
Southern NJ

The Wine Rom of Cherry Hill make your own wine in southern njA Haven for Wine Lovers!
The Wine Room is a haven for all wine lovers and provides you with a place 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 in from California, Italy and Chile.

You will use professional winery equipment to make your very own wine. Bottle your wine with personalized labels and share your creation with all of your friends and family! California wines can be made in the fall and bottled in the summer. Chilean wines can be made in the spring and bottled in the winter. Make your own wine in NJ all year round! The winemaking process only takes three or four visits and sessions are available in the day, evening or 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.

Visit the website or call for more information and to schedule your first session!

Grape Expectations
25E Kearney St., Bridgewater, NJ, 732-764-9463
Central NJ
Experience the atmosphere of your own winery and what fun winemaking can be. You will be involved in the complete process from the crushing and pressing of the grapes through to the bottling of the wine. You will choose from select California, Italian and South American grapes and juice and be assisted by international award winemakers. Please call for detail 732-764-9463 TODAY. We know that you will be happy with the wine you make with us, as well as, the entire winemaking experience.

The Brewers Apprentice
179 South Street Freehold NJ
Central NJ
Make beer or Wine in NJ! The Brewer's Apprentice, Inc. is a "Brew On Premises" business (or "BOP"), as well as a full service home brew supply shop. How it works is simple: we 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! (We also offer 375ml wine bottles - great for gifts and/or weddings!) Visit us soon, take a look around, and learn a little about us and about how you can brew all-natural, fresh, delicious beverages. Whether you need homebrew supplies or want to brew on our premises, we've got everything you need to be a successful homebrewer.

Wine Makers of Somerset
12 Church Street Bound Brook NJ
Central NJ
New Jersey's Premiere Winemaking School. Offering a unique experience and the opportunity to make your own wine for: 
Weddings, Social Functions, Business Parties, Gifts for Clients and more. Winemakers of Somerset offers an exciting opportunity for Vinophiles Young and Old! Whether you are looking for that new way to thank your friends and family for their generosity, or need a new project to build teamwork within your company, Winemakers of Somerset is a unique and fun way to CRUSH, FERMENT, and BOTTLE YOUR OWN WINE.

The Wine room
1 Esterbrook Lane Cherry Hill, NJ
Southern NJ
At The Wine Room in Cherry Hill, we combine traditional winemaking, modern science, and a passion for wine to make exceptional wines that are fresh, healthy, and a delicious addition to any gathering. California wines can be made in the fall and bottled the following summer, and Chilean wines can be made in the spring and bottled the following winter, so any season is perfect for making your own wine in the NJ area! Winemaking takes place in just three to four visits to the Wine Room and day, evening, or weekend sessions are available, with each session lasting one to two hours.
Come join us to start making your own very special Wines.

Wine Making Plus NJ
2 Andrews Drive West Paterson, NJ 973-785-WINE(9463)
Northern NJ
Winemaking Plus offers more than just the fundamentals of selecting the perfect vintage -- our students have a unique opportunity to learn this age-old process from vine to wine and ultimately leave with their own select blend. Through a series of hands-on classes, students will experience all aspects of winemaking as we guide them through choosing the right grape to crushing, pressing, aging, and finally the bottling of their own special vintage.

Grape Beginnings Wine School
54 West Main Street Eatontown NJ
Central NJ
We are a Premium Winemaking Center conveniently located in Freehold New Jersey. Grape Beginnings Winemaking Center provides the wine enthusiast with a "hands-on" opportunity to learn the art and science of Premium-Quality winemaking in a clean, "State-of-the-Art" Winemaking Facility. The complete Winemaking process runs approximately 9-months and is basically broken down into 4 fun-filled "sessions" that are about 1-2 hours each. We 
will lead you through the process of making your own Private-Label wine!

The Educated Grape
203 Main Street, #259 Flemington, NJ 908-284-4930
Central NJ
Regional Wine Classes in NJ. The Educated Grape offers exciting, interactive wine classes in New Jersey designed to expose enthusiasts to today's wine trends.

Bacchus Winemaking Club

1540 Route 37 West Toms River, NJ 732-505-6930
Southern NJ
Bacchus Winemaking Club offers a unique experience to create your own wine. The courses are broken into four, 1 hour sessions. From start to finish you will join with friends and family to participate in these hands-on winemaking sessions. Winemaking starts in September once the grapes are harvested from our prestigious California wine regions.

The Wine Makers Cellar
1050 Goffle Rd, Hawthorne, New Jersey
Northern NJ

North Jersey's premiere winemaking center. Our passionate staff are experts in the art and science of wine making, with over 14 years experience. They will guide you every step of the way to enable you to produce a top quality wine. We offer the finest quality grapes from California's Napa and Lodi regions.

Vitner's Circle
4 locations in NJ
Andover - Hackettstown - Middletown - Whippany
Offers Year-round wine making shops with individual or group wine making sessions where you can make handcrafted wines of superb quality. Choose wines by selecting from more than 80 grape juices from all over the world. Also offers winemaking supplies and educational classes.

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MYO Wine - Westchesters school of winemaking
105 Fairview Park Drive Elmsford, NY 914-741-5425
Located in the Hudson Valley - less than an hour from most of North Jersey

Hereë­© How It Works at MYO Wine:

Itë­© Easy. No experience is required! You Make Your Own Wine by participating in five sessions throughout the winemaking season:

  • Session 1: Multimedia Seminar
  • Session 2: Crushing/Destemming
  • Session 3: Pressing
  • Session 4: Barrel Tasting
  • Session 5: Bottling

About Wine Making in New Jersey and Wine making schools in NJ

There is no need to go to California anymore to produce your own custom wines. All of the wineries and breweries listed above offer a make your own wine experience right here in the State of New Jersey. In addition to the Wine making on premise attractions listed above, New Jersey is home to over 20 wineries throughout the State. These Wineries and Vineyards make for a great weekend day trip to go out and taste the wines that each of these vineyards produces. See our complete list Wineries in New Jersey. You no longer have to go out of state for the unique experience of wine tasting at the vineyard.


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