Tuesday, June 22, 2010


Maybe you noticed a theme this week? I'll be speaking about New Jersey wineries this weekend, so I'll be devoting the rest of the week to New Jersey wines. Come on down to Pennington, to Hopewell Valley Vineyards, and join us at the festival. Should be lots of fun!

Produced by Slow Food Central Jersey and Five Estate Wineries of New Jersey Sponsored by NJN Public Radio and Television, Wegmans and Kitchen Kapers

I hope you can join me at the East Coast Food & Wine Festival on Saturday June 26th, 2010. The festival takes place at lovely Hopewell Valley Vineyards in Pennington, New Jersey and includes cooking demonstrations, wine presentations, winery tours, wine tasting, great restaurants, a farmer’s market and more.I will be doing a wine presentation Saturday at 4:00 p.m. In addition to the presentations, I will also be answering any questions you may have as well as selling autographed copies of my book Wineries of the East Coast.

I hope to see you there.The East Coast Food and Wine Festival is held on June 26 & 27 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. and features the best restaurants and some of the most celebrated wineries of the area. Attendees can sample dishes prepared with the season’s locally grown vegetables, fruits, seafood, chicken, meats and more dished up by some of the most exciting chefs in the State. Participating restaurants include Brother’s Moon (Hopewell), Cherry Grove Farm (Lawrenceville), High Street Grill (Mt. Holly), Matt’s Red Rooster Grill (Flemington), and Tre Piani (Princeton Forrestal Village). Desserts will be offered by Bent Spoon (Princeton, gelato), The Little Chef Pastry Shop (Princeton) and more.

In addition, estate wineries from the State will be offering samples of hundreds of wines grown and produced near by. Attendees can sample award-winning wines to pair with the food from New Jersey wineries including host Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington), Alba Vineyard (Finesville), Unionville Vineyards (Ringoes), Cape May Winery (Cape May), and Laurita Vineyards (New Egypt).

What: East Coast Food And Wine FestivalWhen: June 26 & 27, 2010 - Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, NJ 08534
For More Info: http://www.slowfoodandwinefestival.com/ / 609-890-8188
Contact: info@slowfoodandwinefestival.com / 609-890-8188