Cape May Wine Festival

NJWineGrowers2SIXTH ANNUAL CAPE MAY WINE FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CAPE MAY-LEWES FERRY TERMINAL OCTOBER 6-7

With Atlantic Ocean as Backdrop, Attendees to Enjoy Great Music, Wine Tasting From 24 of New Jersey's Finest Wineries and Shopping

For the sixth consecutive year, the historic Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal will be the setting for the Cape May Wine Festival sponsored by the Garden State Wine Growers Association on October 6 and 7 from noon-5 p.m. 

At the Festival, attendees will enjoy the fall weather surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the surroundings as they sample over 300 award-winning wines from 24 GSWGA wineries, shop craft tables and listen to great live music. The Festival is held on a grassy field, surrounded on all sides by water. Attendees can watch the arrival and departures of the ferries, walk along the waterfront and boardwalk and enjoy a day of great entertainment, food and wine.  The younger generation will also be entertained as they visit the Kids Zone, which features face painting, sand art and other great fun.

Live music will be provided Saturday by the band Jingo Jive and Sunday by the Funktion Band.

Admission is $25 for either day or $40 for a two-day pass. The fee includes a wine tasting glass. Tickets can be purchased at the admission tent 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day. Advance tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.newjerseywines.com. All ticket purchases on-site are cash only. Large groups and bus groups can call 609-588-0085 for more information. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass.

Garden State Wine Growers Association wineries participating at the event are:

Amalthea Cellars, Atco
Auburn Road Winery and Vineyard, Pilesgrove
Bellview Winery, Landisville
Cape May Winery, Cape May
Cava Winery, Hamburg
Cedarvale Winery, Logan Township
Chestnut Run Farms, Pilesgrove
Coda Rossa Winery, Franklinville
Cream Ridge Winery, Cream Ridge
DiBella Winery, Woolwich Twp.
DiMatteo Vineyards, Hammonton
Four Sisters Winery at Mattarazzo Farms, Belvidere
Hawk Haven Vineyards, Rio Grande
Heritage Vineyards, Mullica Hill
Jessie Creek Winery, Cape May Courthouse
Natali Vineyards, Cape May Courthouse
Plagido's Winery, Hammonton
Renault Winery, Egg Harbor
Sharrott Winery, Blue Anchor
Silver Decoy Winery, East Windsor
Tomasello Winery, Hammonton
Unionville Vineyards, Ringoes
Valenzano Winery,  Shamong
Wagonhouse Winery, Swedesboro

For more information on the Garden State Wine Growers Association, visit www.newjerseywines.com.

Last modified onTuesday, 19 March 2013 15:52
Maria Baniel

Maria Baniel, owner of the new Café & Wine Bar at Restaurant Village, recalls her month-old business taking off. A Long Valley resident for 20 years and unabashed wine lover.

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