Posts Tagged ‘Wine’

End Your Week On A High Note With Hopewell Valley Vineyards’ Friday Night Jazz Performances

// September 30th, 2010 // No Comments » // Jazz Events, News

Hopewell Valley Vineyards - Front Sign

Hopewell Valley Vineyards invites you to enjoy a glass of wine and unwind to the sounds of their Friday Night jazz performances. PHOTO CREDIT:

I’ve been a fan of local New Jersey wines for many years. For ages I wondered why wineries would close at 5pm on Friday nights. With beautiful grounds, fantastic wines and local jazz musicians itching to play a show, they have everything they need to attract a crowd seeking to unwind on a Friday night. I figured it was such a no-brainer that there must be some kind of law or local ordinance preventing them from staying open, serving wine and giving people a place to socialize, relax and listen to some jazz.


SummerFest Fireworks – Saturday, July 24th

// July 23rd, 2010 // No Comments » // Jazz Events, News

Fireworks in the night sky

Fireworks like these will blanket the skies over Alba Vineyards on Saturday night.

What:  13th Annual SummerFest Fireworks
Where: Alba Vineyard
When:  Saturday, July 24th (Rain Date Saturday, July 31)  Gates open at 4pm, music starts at 5pm, fireworks after dark.


Good Times Were Had At The Blues & Wine Festival

// June 1st, 2010 // No Comments » // Blues Events

A rack of wine from Silvery Decoy Winery.

The Jazzville crew had a great time living out their inner “Sideways” fantasies this past weekend at the Blues & Wine Festival that was held at Natirar State Park. After all, what could be better than sampling more than 200 fine NJ wines from 23 local wineries, all while swaying to live blues?


Blues And Wine Festival – Memorial Day Weekend

// May 19th, 2010 // No Comments » // Blues Events

If there’s one thing I like as much as local NJ Jazz, it’s local NJ wine. The Garden State Wine Growers Association’s upcoming Blues & Wine Festival is the perfect place to get my fill of both.

This year it’s taking place the weekend of May 29th and 30th, with a rain date on the 31st.