Wine Tasting with Cheese and Chocolate for Two or Four at Plagido's Winery (Up to 54% Off)


140 Ratings

Value Discount You Save
$24 50% $12
Give as a Gift
Limited quantity available
Over 300 bought

In a Nutshell

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

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance; weekday space limited. Cancellation/rescheduling policy of 24 hours applies. Not valid on national holidays or special events. Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID to redeem. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $12 for wine tasting with cheese and chocolate for two people, with two souvenir glasses ($24 value)
  • $22 for wine tasting with cheese and chocolate for four people, with four souvenir glasses ($48 value)

Chardonnay: The Global Grape

Chardonnay's full-bodied taste makes it one of the food-friendliest white wines. Sample possible pairings with this Groupon guide.

The chardonnay grape can grow nearly anywhere. Given its easygoing nature, it’s little surprise that it produces one of the world's most popular wines, much as dandelions are the world’s most popular flower. Vines from France to California to Australia burst forth with the pale-green fruit, which vintners convert to white wine in both New World and Old World styles.

Unlike most whites, chardonnay is robust enough to stand up to aging in oak casks, where it can acquire notes of vanilla, toast, and smoke. Prolonged oak aging is common among New World chardonnays, which include popular vintages from California's Russian River Valley and Carneros region. Often relatively high in alcohol, these full-bodied whites may also acquire a buttery or creamy taste through malolactic fermentation, a process that softens the wine’s natural acids. They also often pair well with white meats or pastas in creamy sauces.

Those used to sipping well-oaked New World chardonnays might be surprised to see what the grape can do in the Old-World style. Crisper and brighter, these so-called white burgundies mingle notes of earth, flint, and other minerals amid their complex fruit. (Côte de Beaune and Chablis are two regions noted for this style within France.) Pairing with seafood and roast chicken can help bring out this style’s crispness.

Of course, this dichotomy oversimplifies things a little bit, since New World producers are starting to come out with less oaky wines, too. Today, some Californian and South American whites are fermented in steel barrels, which yield wine with more acid and fruitiness and fewer wood-sprite tears. As the varietal continues to evolve, oenophiles should expect to read wine lists and bottle labels more closely if they want to accurately predict the flavor of a new chardonnay.

Plagido's Winery

The legacy of Plagido's Winery stretches back to the late 17th century. That's when Italian-born Plagido Tomasello came to the United States and put down roots on a plot of land in Hammonton, which he nurtured into a thriving farm. Four generations later, Tomasello's descendants continue to till the same earth, planting select grapevines and then hand-picking their fruit to make award-winning wines. Each wine is fermented on the premises in either stainless steel or oak barrels. Customers can taste the wines during tours of the winemaking quarters—at times, directly from the barrel.

Customer Reviews

140 Ratings

Good wine and nice atmosphere
Jasmine P. · October 1, 2016
Some of the wines were sold out and could not try them, which was disappointing. But everyone was nice and some of the wines were really good. It has a sitting area outside with a beautiful view of the winery. Will definitely come back.
Yenny G. · September 8, 2016
Staff very pleasant & accommodating. Wines were quite good. We enjoyed our wine tasting experience and purchased bottles to take home. We'll definitely return.
Diane R. · September 8, 2016
Merchant Location Map
  1. 1


    594 N 1st Rd

    Hammonton, NJ 08037


    Get Directions

Sniff, swirl, and sip the heady juices of the noble grape
Impress your date with romantic restaurants and activities for two
Bring your besties for these all-in activities
15% Bonus Savings
Get an extra 15% off local restaurants, spas, salons, and more to use within 48 hours of your Goods order! See details
By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.