Thursday, August 18, 2011

NJ WINEGROWERS SEPTEMBER FESTIVAL SEPT 17 & 18, 2011


NJ WINEGROWERS SEPTEMBER FESTIVAL SLATED
FOR HISTORIC EQUESTRIAN FARM IN BEDMINSTER

The Garden State Wine Growers Association will hold its annual Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Lana Lobell Farms, one of the most famous northeast equestrian estates, in Bedminster on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18 from noon to five p.m.

The farm has been around since the American Revolution and became a commercial breeding facility in 1977. The owners have granted the association access to this beautiful estate which includes a mile of frontage along the Lamington River.

The festival will feature twenty four wineries offering nearly 300 locally-produced wines, food, crafts vendors, live bands and the opportunity to experience one of New Jersey’s significant but rarely seen historic farms.

Persons interested in learning more about the festival can call The Garden State Wine Growers Association at 609-588-0085 or go to the association website at www.newjerseywines.com. Tickets for the festival are $25 an adult at the gate and include a complimentary wine glass and sampling of all wines. Advance discount tickets for the wine festival can be purchased only at the association web site.