The summer heat is sweltering and the evenings are perfect for a fine wine. A fine New Jersey wine. Pine Belt Chevrolet, Pine Belt Subaru and Pine Belt Chrysler-Jeep of Lakewood, NJ, your premier car dealerships in NJ, have a tip or two for you about NJ wine.
New Jersey Wine
The wine industry in New Jersey has won countless awards and is a significant part of the agriculture sector of the state. There are more than 40 varieties of wine grapes growing in New Jersey. Top wines produced are Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.
There are three major wine growing areas in the state. The Outer Coastal Plain is in the lower part of the state. It has a relatively long growing season and most New Jersey wineries are located in this area. It is especially conducive to producing some of the state’s best red wines. The Central Delaware Valley is cooler than the Outer Coastal Plain and produces more white wines than to the south of them. But, the Warren Hills area which is further north than the Central Delaware Valley, and they have phenomenal white wines.
Wine Events in NJ
Fire Pit Fridays are year round at Willow Creek Farm & Winery in West Cape May, New Jersey. From 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, you can enjoy live music, wine and tapas. Call ahead for guaranteed seating.
Saturday Nights at Hopewell Valley Vineyards in Pennington through the month of July feature live Jazz from 6-9 pm. Cheese plates and light fare are also available for purchase. Check their website for other cool events like Jazzy Sundays.
Just about every weekend in August and September features a #winefestivalinNewJersey. Laurita Winery’s Irish Festival in New Egypt is on August 5th & 6th. the New Jersey Wine Festival at Demarest Farms is the 12th and 13th, as is the Bellview Winery’s Seafood Festival. For a full listing go to: http://newjerseyisntboring.com/newjerseyevents/new-jersey-wine-events/
Before You Get On the Road
Before you set off for festival roads, bring your vehicle into any one of our auto service centers at Pine Belt Chevrolet, Pine Belt Subaru or Pine Belt Chrysler-Jeep. Let our factory trained techs do a summer inspection and make sure that all of your fluids are topped off properly. We are the best Lakewood car dealers in town. You can find our inventory of new, used and certified pre-owned vehicles on our websites, www.pinebeltchevrolet.com, www.pinebeltsubaru.com and www.pinebeltchryslerjeep.com.
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