Connecting Food, Farms and the Environment

To Rebuild our Local Food Economy

New Jersey Wine, Beer & Spirits Festival

September 24, 2016, Noon to 5 p.m.

(Rain date: September 25)

Tickets now available!

Tickets 21 and older – $25 plus service charge, if purchased online by September 19. Thereafter, you may purchase tickets at the gate for $35.

Tickets 16 to 21 are $10.  Designated Drivers Tickets are $10.  Children 15 and under are admitted free.

BEST DEAL: 10 tickets for $200!

All attendees with wine-tasting tickets, regardless of age, MUST produce valid I.D. at the ticket booth. 


You are welcome to bring lawn chairs or a blanket to relax and enjoy the afternoon in the vineyard.  Live music, sample wine, craft beer, and spirits.  Gourmet food for purchase.  No outside food or alcohol is permitted.  No pets allowed.

This event has a rain date of Sunday, September 25.  Sorry, no refunds.

New Jersey Wine, Beer & Spirits Festival

Join us and sample award-winning wines produced by Alba Vineyard, New Jersey’s largest estate vineyard. Also sample wines from the state’s premium wine wholesalers. We invite you to not only taste, but learn about the wines you are sampling. Alba wines are available for purchase to enjoy with food from “Morini at Alba” and to take home.

This year for the first time, we are inviting New Jersey’s top craft breweries and its ground-breaking distillery to join us to share samples of their outstanding products.


In addition to our host, Alba Vineyard, the following wholesalers will be pouring their best international wines for your sampling pleasure.

  • Allied Beverage featuring
    –The Kobrand Corporation: Poema Red, Settle Ponti Crognolo, Michele Chiarlo Barbera D’Asti, Domaine Carneros Brut, Jadot Beaujolais-Villages, Jadot Macon-Villages, Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse
    –Francis Ford Coppola Winery: Coppola Sparkling Sofia, Coppola Diamond Pinot Grigio, Coppola Diamond Chardonnay, Coppola Diamond Cabernet, Coppola Diamond Claret, Coppola Diamond Pinot Noir, Coppola Diamond Sauvignon Blanc
  • Opici/American BD
  • Fedway
  • Breakthru Beverage featuring
    –J. Lohr Wines
    –Constellation wines: Estancia, Franciscan, Monkey Bay and Clos du Bois
    –Prestige wines: Mezza Corona and Stemmari

Craft Beer

New this year, we have invited New Jersey’s premier craft breweries to join us so you can sample their amazing beers.


Award-winning Claremont Distilled Spirits, Inc. proves that world class spirits could be produced using the finest locally sourced ingredients of the “Garden State.”

From the potatoes used in the production of its Vodka to the corn in its Moonshine, it’s all Jersey made.

Special Appearance by Chef Michael White!

Having won or been nominated for just about every known prestigious culinary award, Michael White is hailed by food critics as a great hero of Italian gastronomy. His reach extends around the globe with the Altamarea Group of fine dining restaurants, including Marea, Ai Fiori, Osteria Morini, and pizzeria Nicoletta. Meet this renowned chef rock star and have him sign his best-selling cookbook.

A Feast For Your Senses

Besides tasting amazing wines, craft beers, and spirits, four food stations will be available for purchase from Chef Michael White’s famed Altamarea Group – Morini, Due Mari, Nicoletta Pizza and a gelato cart!  Enjoy a variety of gourmet wood-fired pizzas, grilled oysters, a signature pasta dish, seafood salad, dry-aged beef hamburgers with fontina cheese and toppings bar, sliced charcuterie and local cheeses, gelato and sorbet cart with assorted seasonal flavors and toppings. All food sold separately.

You’ll also have the opportunity to meet dozens of specialty food vendors who pride themselves on using the freshest from-the-farm ingredients. You can shop baked goods, jams, cheese, hot sauces, fermented products, honey, garlic and much, much more–all from New Jersey.

Finally, enjoy Blues, Jazz, Swing, Folk, R&B, Soul and more by The BC Combo.


Buy your tickets today and save!

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Foodshed Alliance, Inc.

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