New Jersey has a history of making fine wine that dates back to the 18th-century. New Jersey’s leading wineries are transforming the area into one of the top wine regions in the country. The state’s wine country is primarily along the westernmost portion of northern New Jersey and through the state’s southern section. New Jersey has a maritime climate that allows various grapes to grow, including Native American and French-American hybrid types.
New Jersey has more than 40 wineries, each producing distinctive wines to tempt every palate. Summer is the ideal time to tour the wineries when many feature live music weekends and special events. Wine tours are perfect for special occasions and can be customized to suit the size of your group and your itinerary.
When you book a New Jersey wine tour, A1 Quality Express is the best option for transportation. We focus on the ultimate experience for all our clients. We’ll assist you in customizing your tour based on:
- How long you want your tour
- Number of guests in your party
- Wineries you wish to visit
Whether the occasion is a big celebration or an intimate occasion like an anniversary, we have the perfect vehicle for your tour. If you’re arriving at the airport, we’ll be there when your flight arrives and begin your tour. We have luxury sedans, SUVs, and mini-coaches with plush seating, WiFi, and LCD screens.
Cape May Winery & Vineyard, Cape May
The Cape May Winery & Vineyard was founded in 1989 and is the 5th largest producer of wine in New Jersey. The winery encompasses 70 acres with four vineyards. The winery produces more than 16 varieties of grapes to create their exceptional wines. Cape May Winery features:
- Vineyard tours
- Three tasting rooms
- Outside patio with beautiful views
- Retail store
- Live music
Cava Winery & Vineyard, Hamburg
Cava Winery & Vineyard in Hamburg was founded by two U.S. Army veterans who met while stationed at Ft. Dix. The wine tours feature a unique tasting experience with flight tastings that feature four exceptional New Jersey wines. In addition, the winery offers a bistro menu to complement your wine tasting. Enjoy your wine tasting in the outdoor tent during pleasant days.
Cream Ridge Winery, Allentown
If sitting on the patio on a quiet road in the country sounds like heaven Cream Ridge Winery in Allentown should be on your list. Cream Ridge Winery was founded more than 25 years ago. This small, charming winery offers wine tastings, and you can take your glass home as a souvenir. Cream Ridge features classic favorites and seasonal wines.
Coda Rossa, Franklinville
One of the unique features of Coda Rossa Winery in Franklinville is the stunning red-tail hawks that soar above and give the vineyard its name. The winery produces traditional whites, reds, and some whimsical varieties, including Peacho Grigio. Coda Rossa also produces exceptional wines from California, Chile, and South Africa.
DiMatteo Winery, Hammonton
DiMatteo Winery in Hammonton is in the midst of New Jersey farm country. The combination of soil and climate produces the exceptional wines DiMatteo Winery produces. The winery has many awards for its excellent vintages. Varieties include rich red, white, and fruit wines like blueberry and cranberry. In addition, DiMatteo Winery hosts private wine tours and corporate and social occasions.
Hopewell Valley Vineyards, Pennington
Three generations of Tuscan winery experience have molded Hopewell Valley Vineyards into the award-winning winery it is today. The exceptional red wines, refreshing white wines, and delicious dessert varietals set this winery apart from many others in the Garden State. In addition, Hopewell Valley Vineyards hosts live music events. Artists perform folk, alternative, country rock, and jazz.
Wine tours of New Jersey’s wineries are an excellent way to spend a day or weekend. We can assist you will all the details that will make your visit memorable. To schedule your winery tour contact us to discuss your plans and get a quote.