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Complete guide to the best NJ wineries and Vineyards

The State of New Jersey is home to over 50 Wineries and Vineyards. Most of them offer
wine tasting tours and many different types of special events during the year
including fes
tivals, concerts, grape-crushing parties and holiday themed celebrations.

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White Horse Winery Best Southern New Jersey WineriesWhite Horse Winery
106 Hall Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Situated on a bucolic sixty-acre farm in Hammonton, White Horse Winery combines the best of new and old-world techniques to make vibrant and delicious wines. Patrons enjoy a tasting experience unlike any other ~ a spacious tasting room, outdoor decks, yard and fire-pit seating, live music, light food options and beautiful views. White Horse Winery’s high demand varietals include Gewurztraminer and Cabernet Franc Reserve ~ come try both among others during a wine tasting. No reservations are needed ~ simply come and unwind and allow them to make your visit a memorable one! The winery hosts parties, anniversaries, banquets, weddings, corporate outings and events of all kinds and sizes. To book a group reservation, call or stop by ~ as they would be delighted to assist!

The winery was recently recognized at the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle wine competition for their 2013 - Cabernet Franc Reserve; 2013 - Barrel Aged Vintner’s Blend; 2015 - Barrel Fermented Chardonnay and the 2015 - Provincial Style Rosé.

Southern New Jersey Recommended Winery

Sharrott Winery 
370 South Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Sharrott Winery is a family owned vineyard and winery located in the beautiful pine forests of New Jersey. Our belief is that great wines start in the vineyard in collaboration with Mother Nature. We take great care to use sustainable practices in our wine growing. This care has translated into many award winning wines such as our Double Gold Unoaked Chardonnay. Open year round seven days a week.
  Southern New Jersey

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Plagido's Winery 
570 North 1st Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

A Family owned and operated boutique winery, with a cozy, inviting atmosphere. Plagido’s is a 4th generation farm, located in the town of Hammonton, and has been awarded Winery of The Year 2016, & 2017. A hidden gem amongst the giants.

Plagido’s specializes in small artisanal hand-crafted wines, that are produced using a basket press. The grapes come from small lots, on a single vineyard, with sandy loam soil. The quality of wine speaks for itself.

Come to escape to their little oasis located in the heart of South Jersey. They welcome you to relax on their patio with a glass of wine and enjoy the tranquil view of the vineyard.

The tasting room is open daily from 11am-5pm, for tastings, relaxation, and wine sales. Groups of 6 or more require a reservation.

Southern New Jersey Quaint Wineries

Coda Rossa Winery South JerseyCoda Rossa Winery
1526 Dutch Mill Road, Franklinville, NJ 083228

The owners of Coda Rossa, Kenton (Master Wineaux) and Kathy (Quality Control Taster) have a unique passion for growing and making both New Jersey and California wines.

Their tasting room is open Fridays and Saturdays from 11am to 6pm and Sundays from 11am until 5pm. They offer many fun and exciting events in their Franklinville location throughout the year. Coda Rossa also attends various wine festivals during the season. Besides having a nice local distribution of their wines in many restaurants and liquor stores, wine enthusiast's can buy their wines as well gift cards directly on their website

Their sister winery "The Wine Room" offers an amazing hands-on experience where guests can hand craft and label their own wines.

  South Jersey

One of New Jersey's Finest Vineyards in Southern NJ!

Willow Creek Winery and Farm 
168 Stevens St., West Cape May, NJ 08204

Willow Creek Winery and Farm is located on 50 acres of beautiful land in Cape May County NJ. They are one of the only wineries in the county open year round for tastings, tours and private events. Willow Creek Winery and Farm is the perfect place to escape and unwind any time of the year. Purchase wine by the glass or bottle and enjoy it in their tasting room or, during the warmer months, in their picnic areas, patios or porches that overlook the grounds. A tapas menu is available all day long on Fridays and Saturdays. The menu offers many food options that pair perfectly with their homemade wines. If you are unsure, their knowledgeable staff members can recommend the right pairings as well. Visit their website regularly for special events happening throughout the year.

Southern Shore Region New Jersey Recommended Winery

Beneduce Vineyards best new jersey wineriesBeneduce Vineyards 
1 Jeremiah Lane, Pittstown, NJ 08867
Nestled in the hills of beautiful Hunterdon County, Beneduce Vineyards offers Wine Tastings and Sales, Private Events, Vineyard Tours and Live Music all year round. In the nicer months, join them on their sprawling grassy knoll with stone patio, bonfire pit and stage with full bands on Saturday evenings. In the winter, experience their Oasis, a converted greenhouse with indoor stone patio, fruit trees and antique bar for their Group Therapy music (every Saturday and Sunday) or for a unique private event. Contact them at 908-996-DUCE or visit for more information.
  Northern New Jersey Featured Winery

DiMatteo Winery  
951 8th. St., Hammonton, NJ 08037

DiMatteo Vineyards and Winery is located in a major farming area in Southern New Jersey. DiMatteo's wine list continues to grow, and many of the wines are award winning year after year. Try one of these delectable wines and you will discover for yourself why this family affair is so successful. Join us 5 days a week to pick up a bottle or taste our award winning wines. We are open Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 12pm to 5pm. We are open from 11am to 5pm every weekend. Visit our website to purchase our wines or for more information at You can also call us at 609-704-1414.
  Southern New Jersey Sophisticated Winery

Unionville Vineyards sophisticated wineries in Hunterdon County NJUnionville Vineyards
9 Rocktown Rd., Ringoes, NJ 08551
Unionville Vineyards is a boutique producer of fine wines in bucolic and charming Hunterdon County. With nearly 60 acres of vines planted across three counties, Unionville features terroir-driven, site specific wines, with several single vineyard bottlings. Unionville receives high praise and acclaim from neighborhood enthusiasts and national wine writers alike for their dry, European-style, food-friendly wines. The winery focuses on varieties native to Burgundy and Rhone, such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Viognier. Led by Napa Valley veteran Cameron Stark, Unionville continues to explore with experimental varieties such as Counoise, Marsanne and Rousanne, and challenge the conventional thought about what can be accomplished in the soils of New Jersey. Visit Unionville seven days a week 12-5pm for tastings, or join them any Saturday or Sunday at 2:30 for a public winery tour or vineyard walk. See for yourself what makes Unionville Vineyards one of the east coast’s finest wineries.
Central New Jersey Oldest Winery

Renault Winery Southern NJ wineries and vineyardsRenault Winery 
72 Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

Renault winery is New Jersey’s oldest winery, dating back over 100 years. Renault started producing estate-grown Champagne in 1870, and the winery has thrived since then. Located in the Outer Coastal Plain Appellation, the vineyard’s soil and terroir are similar to south eastern areas of France, lending to lush Cabernets and complex Chardonnays. From smooth red varietals such as Merlot and Norton, to tasty white varietals such as Riesling and Pinot Grigio, there is something here for every palate. While trying our award-winning wines, try some delicious food at one of our highly regarded restaurants, Gourmet and Joseph’s.

Renault is not just a day trip destination. Spend the weekend at our gorgeous hotel and book a tee time at The Vineyards. For a wedding or corporate event that nobody will ever forget, call 609-965-2111 to book a personal tour of the property.

  Southern Shore Region New Jersey Finest Winery

Willow Creek Winery and Farm  
168 Stevens St., West Cape May, NJ 08204
Willow Creek Winery and Farm is located on 50 acres of beautiful land in Cape May County NJ. They are one of the only wineries in the county open year round for tastings, tours and private events. Willow Creek Winery and Farm is the perfect place to escape and unwind any time of the year. Purchase wine by the glass or bottle and enjoy it in their tasting room or, during the warmer months, in their picnic areas, patios or porches that overlook the grounds. A tapas menu is available all day long on Fridays and Saturdays. The menu offers many food options that pair perfectly with their homemade wines. If you are unsure, their knowledgeable staff members can recommend the right pairings as well. Visit their website regularly for special events happening throughout the year.
  Southern Shore Region New Jersey Award-Winning Wineries

The Garden State Wine Growers Association wineries in njThe Garden State Wine Growers Association
The Garden State Wine Growers Association is a coalition of 45 New Jersey wineries, dedicated to the increase in awareness and quality of the fine wines of the Garden State. We showcase wines produced from Sussex to Cape May Counties through six annual wine festivals and four wine trails held at the wineries statewide.

The NJ Wine Industry has grown from 10 wineries in the early 2000’s to nearly 50 ten years later. The explosive growth is a testament to the viability of grape growing and winemaking in the state. Almost each winery has a tasting room open for visitation and wine sampling. The Association produces a passport that can be found at each winery. Collect stamps from each winery for a chance to win an international wine trip!

Many wineries hold large scale events, wine education classes, live music, and many opportunities to experience the best of NJ agritourism. To plan your trip to New Jersey wine country, visit, and toast New Jersey!

All of New Jersey Most Unique Winery

Melovino Meadery best wineries in Central NJMelovino Meadery
2933 Vauxhall Rd., Vauxhall, NJ 07088
Melovino Meadery is proud to be New Jersey's first official meadery! Mead is simply wine made from honey and has quickly become the newest and most popular craft beverage. Melovino Meadery crafts their mead with all natural ingredients including 100% raw, unprocessed honey and reverse osmosis water. They proudly brew a style of mead for everyone with their unique range of recipes.

By the end of 2014 they will have 14 varieties of mead and an estimated 25 by spring of 2015. There is always something new to try at Melovino Meadery!

Central New Jersey Quaint Wineries

Valenzano Family Wineries Southern NJ wineriesValenzano Family Winery 
1090 Route 206, Shamong, NJ 08088
Valenzano Family Winery sits on 88 pristine acres of farm land in the center of the Pine Barrens of Burlington County NJ. Throughout the years their wines have been reviewed and recognized by local and national wine experts, winning many prestigious awards including the Governor’s Cup Wine Award 2 years in a row. Plan an afternoon to visit the winery to enjoy a tour of the beautiful grounds and a wine tasting at their bar or on their patio courtyard. Wine tastings give you the opportunity to sample a selection of their wines, then purchase your favorites by the glass or bottle. A tasting menu is also available with a selection of delicious foods to pair with your wine. Enjoy live entertainment on select evenings, as well as special events throughout the year.

  Southern New Jersey


Balic Winery
6623 Harding Highway, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Balic Winery is located in southern NJ near Philadelphia. They make  more than 27 award-winning wines. Visit their other 2 locations as well. 152 E. Main St. Manasquan, NJ (732) 223-2333 and 8 E. Main St. Clinton, NJ (908) 713-9463. See their Upcoming Events Calendar
Southern New Jersey

Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic Street, Landisville, NJ 08326
856- 697-7172

Bellview Winery is located in South New Jersey. Bellview grows and produces the finest wines possible. They feature an impressive list of award winning wines, the vast majority of which are estate bottled using grape from their own vineyards. Check out their Upcoming events calendar
Southern New Jersey

Cedarvale Winery
205 Repaupo Station Road, Swedesboro, NJ 08085

Welcome to Cedarvale Winery! Located in Gloucester County, New Jersey, we craft a variety of fruit and grape wines. Come visit us at the winery, where you can sample all of our wine, take a tour, and chat with our winemaker. We host a number of small events, including private parties and tastings, as well as offer a variety of gift baskets and wine-related items. You can also try our wine at a number of festivals in the area.
Southern New Jersey

Chestnut Run Farm
66 Stewart Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Chestnut Run Farm is a fine wine producer in Pilesgrove, Salem County, New Jersey. Specializing in Asian pear wines. Asian Pear wines are very unique tasting wines. There is no wine tasting room and they are not open for events. Wine can be purchased by appointment and on special occasions, such as wine trail weekends. Please call 856-769-2158 for purchase information.
Southern New Jersey

Coda Rossa Winery
1526 Dutch Mill Road, Franklinville, NJ 08322

Coda Rossa is one of the newest wineries in the Southern NJ area. The Tasting Room is open Fridays and Saturdays from 11am - 6pm, and Sundays from 11am - 5pm. Stop in to enjoy a bottle of award winning wine on their patio overlooking the vineyard.
Southern New Jersey

Cream Ridge Winery
145 County Road 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514

Located in Central New Jersey in beautiful Cream Ridge. Exit 7A off the NJ Turnpike just minutes away from Great Adventure. Cream Ridge has received 13 awards at the NJ wine competition including two gold medals. Open Mon- Sat 11am - 6pm and Sun 11am - 5pm. Check out their Upcoming Events Calendar.
Central New Jersey

DiMatteo Vineyards
951 8th. St., Hammonton, NJ 08037

DiMatteo Vineyards is located in beautiful Hammonton NJ in South New Jersey. DiMatteo is a smaller, but really nice winery, open to the public on the weekends. Visit their tasting room and try their superb Blueberry, Peach and Cranberry wines. Please call 609-704-1414 for more information and reservations.
Southern New Jersey

4 JG's
127 Hillsdale Road, Colts Neck, NJ 07722
908- 930-8066

Four JG's is a relatively new Vineyard, that opened in 2004, located in Colts Neck New Jersey. They won a gold Medal in their first year of operation for their Chambourcin Reserve. The winery is open on weekends from May thru December. Call 908-930-8066 for appointments from January thru April.
Central New Jersey

Four Sisters Winery
783 County Road 519, Belvidere, NJ 07823

Four Sisters Winery sits nestled in a beautiful valley amidst the rolling fields and picturesque hills of Warren County, New Jersey. They have many cool events throughout the year including a terrific Father's day Pig Roast.
Northern New Jersey

The Grape Escape NJ WineriesGrape Escape
12 Stults Road, Dayton, NJ 08810
609-409-WINE (9463)

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 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.

Central New Jersey

Grape Expectations
25 Kearney St., Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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.

Central New Jersey

Grapes N Barrels Wineries in NJGrapes N' Barrels
701 Hartle Street, Suite 705, Sayreville, NJ 08872

Experience the art and science of winemaking at Grapes N’ Barrels where you make your own private label wine!  Join the hands-on winemaking fun in a winery atmosphere and use state-of-the-art winery equipment. Our knowledgeable and courteous staff guides you through the entire process to produce your own quality wines. Family, friends, business associates… come enjoy a unique and memorable wine experience! Celebrate your own wine! Visit their full page listing for more information!

Central New Jersey

Hawk Haven Vineyard wine tastings in Southern NJHawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 S Railroad Ave., Rio Grande, NJ 08242

The history of Hawk Haven Vineyard dates back to 1940 when Johan Felix Wuerker came to Cape May, NJ from Germany and purchased the land that would one day become a vineyard and winery. Today, the 100+ acre vineyard hosts tours, tastings and private events. Their wines are sold in various restaurants, bars and liquor stores throughout Cape May County!
Southern New Jersey

Heritage Vineyards
480 Mullica Hill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Heritage Vineyards makes their own wine from their own grapes. Come taste such classics as Merlot, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon. They also have their own Fruit wines: Peach, Apple, Sugar Plum, Sour Cherry. Tasting bar open 7 days a week. Wine and Cheese Tastings also by reservation.
Southern New Jersey

Hopewell Valley Vineyards
46 Yard Road, Pennington, NJ 08534

Hopewell Valley Vineyards is a destination in itself. They have designed the tasting room to provide a rustic, cozy atmosphere that is perfect for relaxing and sampling wines. This room features a wood burning stove, a copper wine bar and lots of large windows to enjoy the views of their Vineyards.

Central New Jersey

Natali Vineyards, LLC
221 North Delsea Drive, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Natali Vineyards is a New Jersey Farm Winery where the wine is made in the Vineyard. The Cape May peninsula is a very special place for growing European wine grapes (Vitis Vinifera). The lower Cape May region has a moderating impact on these weather conditions due to the influence of two large bodies of water, the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay. It is somewhat similar to the Bordeaux region of France which lies between the Atlantic and the lower Gironde River, especially the area known as the Medoc. As one might expect, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc do very well in this climate.
Southern New Jersey

Plagido's Winery
570 North 1st Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

As longtime vineyard owners and farmers, we decided to share our passion for "old world vino" with the masses. On August 1st, 2007 Plagido's opened for business. Come visit Plagido's Tuscany theme tasting room and try our plethora of Estate Bottled Wines. Tasting Room and Gift Shop hours are from 11am-5pm and we are open all week long! Also available by appointment. Plagido's Winery prides ourselves with not only being a family owned business that treats our customers like family but also, by doing things right.
Southern New Jersey

Renault Winery
72 N. Bremen Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

Amid 1,400 acres of vineyards, graceful gardens and trickling streams is the renowned Renault Winery and Gourmet Restaurant. The restaurants entrance, an inclined ramp through a tunnel of three enormous 105-year-old redwood wine casks, sets the tone for a truly unique dining experience. Top choice if you are not sure which winery to visit.
Southern New Jersey

Sand Castle Winery
755 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920

Sand Castle Winery is nestled on the banks of the Delaware River in historic Bucks County. They are more than just making wine. They offer terrific tours geared towards those who truly are interested in learning more about wine. Tours start at just $5 and the drive in along the quiet county roads does wonders for the soul.

Sharrott Winery
370 South Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Sharrott Winery is a family owned vineyard and winery located in the beautiful pine forests of New Jersey. Our belief is that great wines start in the vineyard in collaboration with Mother Nature. We take great care to use sustainable practices in our wine growing. This care has translated into many award winning wines such as our Double Gold Unoaked Chardonnay. Open year round seven days a week. One of the best wineries in Southern NJ!
SouthernNew Jersey

Turdo Vineyards and Winery Award Winning Wineries in Cape May NJTurdo Vineyards and Winery
3911 Bayshore Rd., Cape May, NJ 08204

Turdo Vineyards and Winery of Cape May, NJ is a wonderful place to visit during the spring and summer months. They offer award-winning estate-grown wines that are made with grapes harvested at peak maturity. From this process, you are given the opportunity to enjoy exquisite wines that will pair well with a number of meals.

Southern Shore Region New Jersey

Tomasello Winery
300 New Jersey 33, Freehold, NJ 07728

Tomasello is dedicated to the production of fine table and sparkling wines. They offer many fine special events too. Come experience their Wine & Cheese Parties, Wine Education Seminars, Wine tastings and Wine Dinners. They also offer a "Wine lovers club" and custom labeling for any event.
Southern New Jersey

Valenzano Family Winery
1090 U.S. 206, Shamong, NJ 08008

Valenzano Winery, located in the heart of the New Jersey Pinelands, is dedicated to producing the highest quality wines from the vineyards of southern New Jersey; specializing in fine red and white wines from grape varieties that are unique to the North Eastern United States.
Southern New Jersey

Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 Warren Glen Road, Finesville, NJ 08865

Villa Milagro Vineyards is the state's only organic vineyard and one of only two on the entire East Coast! Located along the Delaware River, in the Warren Hills Appellation, its breathtaking views earn its name of House of Miracles. Organic wine grapes are blended to express the best of each variety, creating complex and interesting wines.
West Central New Jersey

Vintage New Jersey Wine Trails Best NJ WineriesVintage North Jersey Wine Trails
Locations throughout Northern NJ
Enjoy Northern New Jersey Wine and explore scenic New Jersey on the Vintage North Jersey Wine Trails. A collaboration of 9 wineries located in Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon Counties. Visit the website to check out their themed trail events, suggested wine tasting itineraries and other things to see and do along the way. Visitors find northern New Jersey breathtaking and serendipitous as visitors find themselves surrounded by rolling hills, quaint towns and farmland as far as the eye can see.
Northern New Jersey

White Horse Winery Wineries in NJWhite Horse Winery
106 Hall Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037

White Horse Winery is located on a gorgeous 60-acre country farm, in Hammonton, NJ. They have the capacity to host special events and large group visits to the winery. They have spacious tasting rooms, outdoor decks with a yard and a fire pit! Come enjoy the beautiful view, light menu and live music events and book a tour for a tasting experience like no other. You will get to see how they combine modern and old-fashioned wine making techniques to make their vibrant and delicious wines!
Southern New Jersey

Willow Creek Winery Cape May NJ wineriesWillow Creek Winery
160-168 Stevens Street, West Cape May, NJ 08204

Willow Creek Winery, located in Cape May, NJ produces premium sustainable wines grown and bottled on their 50 acre farm. The farm has thousands of vines, combined with their unique climate allows them to produce some of the finest wines in New Jersey. Willow Creek is open to the public daily for tours and wine and sangria tasting.
Southern New Jersey

Working Dog Winery
610 Windsor Perrineville Rd., Hightstown, NJ 08520

Working Dog Winery was founded in 2001 to create high quality wines that celebrate our great state! Nestled in the beautiful rolling terrain of Mercer County, NJ. Open to the public on weekends from 11AM to 6PM. Their vineyard is also well suited to events and parties ranging from large family gatherings, reunions and corporate outings to outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Central New Jersey

A Southern NJ Vineyard near Delaware

Auburn Road Vineyards and Winery 
117 Sharptown Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Located in Southern New Jersey just minutes from the Delaware Memorial Bridge. A very nice NJ vineyard that sells great wine baskets. Come visit for a tour or tasting! Hours are Friday from 4 to 8 PM - Saturdays from 12 noon to 8 PM and Sundays from 12 noon to 5 PM. 

Southern New Jersey

Ventimiglia Vineyard
101 Layton Road, Wantage, NJ 07461

The hand-crafted wine making of Ventimiglia Vineyard continues a family tradition passed down for generations. Our wines are made in small batches with carefully selected, top quality grapes. We use oak barrels and minimal chemical or mechanical intervention. Artful blending promotes optimal flavors, aroma, and finish. Our aim is to let you enjoy the delicious wine we share at our own table.
Northern New Jersey

Wagonhouse Winery
1401 New Jersey 45, Swedesboro, NJ 08085

We will now be offering tastings and selling wine out of Grasso Girls Farm Market 353 Wolfert Station Rd Mullica Hill, NJ. Try our blueberry wine! The best fruit makes the best wine, so what better place to pick blueberries than the blueberry capitol of the world, Hammonton, NJ. Fermented dry and then lightly sweetened, off-dry to semi-sweet, this is a wine drinkers fruit wine.
Southern New Jersey





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