Fall Wine Festivals You Can’t Miss

The Harvest Season is upon us! To kick off the season, South Jersey wineries are celebrating with exciting festivals and events. Each year these events draw in thousands of visitors with attractions such as grape stomping, live music and entertainment, craft vendors, and of course, amazing wine. Don’t miss this opportunity to see our award winning wineries and vineyards come alive with the excitement of harvest!

Photo Credit: Valenzano Winery

WineFestNJ 2019
September 21 & 22 | 12 PM – 5 PM
Valenzano Winery, Shamong, NJ

Don’t miss the 18th Annual WineFest at Valenzano Winery this year! The festival features wine tasting from some of New Jersey’s best wineries, four stages of music and entertainment, over 70 local crafters and vendors, and endless food options from local restaurants. Bring the kids along too because there will be pony rides and entertainment just for them! There will even be a beer garden featuring Brotherton Brewing Company.

Photo Credit: Bellview Winery

Harvest Party
September 28 & 29 | 12 PM – 5 PM
Bellview Winery, Landisville, NJ

Bellview Winery annually celebrates each new harvest with a party, and invites all who can to come and enjoy the fruits of their labor. Join them for a weekend of wine, music and festivities! There will be live music, craft vendors, amazing wine, and delicious food trucks. Guests can also participate in fun activities such as grape stomping grape stomping and vineyard tours!

Photo Credit: Tomasello Winery

Harvest Opera Gala
Sunday, September 29 | 2 PM
Sunday, October 6 | 2 PM
Tomasello Winery, Hammonton, NJ

Held in their versatile Vintner’s Room, the Opera Gala at Tomasello Winery presents four times a year. Join them at their Harvest Opera Gala for an afternoon featuring fine wines, elegantly prepared cuisine, and thoughtfully selected operatic arias. The music is complemented by a delicious four-course gourmet dinner prepared by the excellent Executive Chef, Jason Hall, who expertly pairs his creations with Tomasello’s award-winning wines. Tickets are required.

Photo Credit: Hawk Haven Winery

October 12 & 13 | 12 PM – 5 PM
Hawk Haven Winery, Rio Grande, NJ

It’s been a busy year and Hawk Haven is getting ready to break ground on a big winery and tasting room expansion, BUT they are making time to celebrate harvest with you! Join them for HAWKTOBERFEST, a fun-filled day of wine, music, and food! There will be al fresco wine tastings, four live bands, and delicious food trucks featuring tacos, BBQ, seafood, and more! Bring a chair or come early to grab a picnic table, and let’s celebrate the harvest!