Beer, Wine & Spirits in New Jersey

64% Off Dinner with Bottle of Wine at 1742 Wine Bar

Upper East Side

$80.90 $29

Start meals off with a chosen bottle of wine, paired with entrees such as potato gnocchi in a vodka sauce of pizza with taco-themed toppings

59% Off Private Wine Tasting at Atlantic City Bottle Company

Atlantic City

$240 $99

Customizable wine tastings can be casual or education depending on the group

50% Off at New Hope Beer Festival

New Hope

$40 $20

Guests sample top beers by local and craft breweries, including Triumph, RiverHorse, and Vault; VIPs get access to the beer garden

57% Off Wine-Tasting for Two

Hardyston

$115 $49

Pairs learn proper ways to taste six Cava wines; they also enjoy a lunch of homemade soup and pasta or soup and salad

Up to 53% Off a Case of Preselected Wines 

Summit

$90 $45

Each case unveils preselected wines, ranging from italian Sangiovese to portugese touriga nacional

Half Off Wine Tasting for Two or Four

South Harrison

$24 $12

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Sample all 18 Wagonhouse wines during a tasting that includes souvenir glasses, Cherry Grove Farm cheeses, and truffles from Sweet Mary's

Up to 55% Off Wine and Cheese at Four Sisters Winery

Belvidere

$164 $79

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Following an informative wine-cellar tour, guests sample several of the winery's 25+ wine varieties paired with specially chosen cheeses

Up to 54% Off at Plagido's Winery

Hammonton

$24 $12

Guests sip wine samples made from New Jersey-grown grapes at scenic, seven-year-old family vineyard and winery

Up to 51% Off Winery Tour at Cape May Winery

Cape May

$40 $20

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the wine-making process, then enjoy a cheese tray paired with wine tastings straight from oak barrels

Up to 50% Off Winemaking Class for One

Wallington

$300 $149

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American Wine Society–certified judges help participants crush, press, rack, and bottle their own wines during three hands-on sessions

Up to 54% Off Beer Tasting at Harper's Pub

Clementon

$40 $20

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Appetizers such as chicken quesadillas and french fries complement a tasting of four beers

AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar – Up to 46% Off

West Village

$101 $59

Martinis mix chocolate with flavors such as raspberry and mint; imported cheeses complement plates of grilled shrimp and artichoke hearts

Up to 51% Off St. Patrick's Bar Crawl

Tropicana Casino and Resort

$40 $20

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend with a night of drinks specials in Atlantic City at the Tropicana Casino & Resort

Up to 52% Off Wine-and-Cheese Pairing

Washington Crossing

$40 $20.90

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Wine pro shows guests how to bring out the flavors of specific wines and assorted cheeses during a presentation in a historic vineyard

55% Off Wine Tasting with Tour and Food for Two

Tinicum

$42 $19

Private events can take place in large tasting rooms or an outdoor pavilion

Half Off Wine Tasting at Sharrott Winery

Winslow

$20 $10

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Sample a rotating selection of award-winning wines, which can include riesling, pinot grigio, and chardonnay

Up to 59% Off Wine and Food Tasting at Project JB Wines

New York

$150 $69

Five to six wines with food pairings in an relaxed, highly social setting

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Conceived by Las Vegas restaurateur Mark DiMartino, Tilted Kilt evokes Ireland by way of Vegas, with waitresses dressed in plaid mini kilts shouldering trays of chilled beer and pub fare. Like an enchilada stuffed with four-leaf clovers, the eatery’s Irish nachos interpret a south-of-the-border classic in a Celtic way, slathering potato chips in cheese sauce and seasoned ground beef; alternatively, pot roast and vegetables simmer traditionally in the Olde Dublin Irish stew’s Guinness-infused beef stock. Barkeeps pour a full bar’s worth of wine, cocktails, and beer, which surfaces in bottles, bombers, and multi-brew mixes such as the Blue Moon and Guinness combination. High-definition TVs glow with a ceaseless parade of professional and college baseball, basketball, and hockey, and live bands add to the entertainment smorgasbord on Friday and Saturday nights.

201 Marin Boulevard
Jersey City,
NJ
US

• For $45, you get a session of three Spanish-wine classes and a healthy-cooking-and-mixed-drink guide on August 17, 24, and 31, from 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. • For $45, you get a session of three Spanish-wine classes and a healthy-cooking-and-mixed-drink guide on August 18, 25, and September 1, from 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

1353 Stelton Rd
Piscataway,
NJ
US

Armed with memories of his father's and grandfather's winepress, Dominick Chirichillo founded his wine school as a hobby in a basement cellar. Since he began crafting his own wines, he has won 47 medals from national American Wine Society competitions and established a proper winemaking school. During a series of classes, instructors guide students through all the stages of winemaking, from crushing grapes to prepping barrels, removing sediment, and softly singing to expedite fermentation. Students handle the same seasonal grapes—harvested from regions of California and Chile—that Chirichillo blends into more than 40 different varietals for sale by the bottle and case.

1540 Route 37 W
Toms River,
NJ
US

Trenton Social's convivial environment sprawls from its indoor lounge to its cozy outdoor patio, where dining and drinking often melds with special events. Its menu fuels guests with eats ranging from seafood and pastas to hot sandwiches and parmesan fries. Between drinks on Sundays, guests can learn to shimmy as salsa dancers teach free lessons, and monthly bike trips explore historic Trenton as tour guides expound upon relevant historical morsels, such as stories of the brutal penny-farthing gangs of old.

449 S Broad St
Trenton,
NJ
US

At Wine Legend, owner Mahesh Lekkala and his team of wine enthusiasts introduce oenophiles and first-time sippers to sundry varietals from around the world. The shop’s selection features a massive inventory of reds and whites from Italy, France, Australia, and California. Wine Legend’s consultants help patrons pair wines with meals or tiny ships to build inside the bottles. Wine tastings are available in the shop on Saturday afternoons and can set up tastings at offsite events in homes or offices, paired with house-prepared platters of cheese, crackers, and breads.

1811 Marlton Pike W
Cherry Hill,
NJ
US

Though Bellview Winery was only established in 2000, its history is almost a century long. After immigrating from Italy, Angelo Quarella purchased the original 20-acre plot in 1914. Angelo named the farm Bellview, and worked its soil over the decades, all the while maintaining his own cellar of homemade wines. Jim Quarella, Angelo's great-grandson, would see the family farm expand to more than 150 acres, 40 of which are populated by swelling grapevines. The winery building still contains Angelo's original cellar.

Even after 100 years, the land is still good to the Quarellas. Its fruits go into each of the winery's 30 varietals, encompassing dry, semisweet, and fruit concoctions. Fistfuls of freshly plucked dandelions go into a family-recipe dandelion wine, the flower's wish-granting ability distilled down into a potent vintage. Bellview Winery offers something for everyone in a friendly and accessible environment. At the pastoral tasting room, visitors lounge under the shade in picnic seating, sipping at filled glasses and endlessly chomping the ends off cigars from the humidor before stopping at the gift shop.

150 Atlantic St
Landisville,
NJ
US

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