“It’s a fabulous event. We had so many wonderful wines.” Dianne, Manalapan, NJ

“There’s so many different wine companies and you can try all the different kinds. It’s fantastic!” Janice, Avalon, NJ

“This is the greatest wine tasting event in New Jersey. The wines are wonderful. The more I drink the better they taste.” Jon, Summit, NJ

“Fifth time here. The variety is always nice. Everything is always top notch!” Edward, Wyckoff, NJ

“There is such a great variety of wine. You come here and try so many different types that if you take notes and take note of what you’re doing, you walk away with a full understanding of what you enjoy.” Tim, Westfield, NJ

“One of the best things about the event is the exposure that many consumers have to the tremendous amount of different types of grapes from all over the world. It opens a bunch different avenues and journeys people can take drinking different bottles of wine.” Bob, Livingston, NJ

“I think the variety of wines that are available and the variety of wines you can taste here is remarkable.” Jamie, Stone Harbor, NJ

 

 ”I definitely wanted to get into exploring different wines, learning about the culture, and it’s been a great experience so far. It’s a wake up call, it’s a learning experience.” Mike, Franklin Lakes, NJ

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Michael Simonson | April 11, 2014

Which French Winery drew Amar’e Stoudemire into a $17K Bidding War?

The Knicks’ aging superstar forward Amar’e Stoudemire won a $17,000 bidding war at a benefit auction at the Plaza Hotel; he was bidding on a visit to the Chanel-owned Château Rauzan-Ségla, a winery in the Bordeaux region of France. What would drive a Knicks basketball player with the world in the palm of his hands to spend – Read More

Michael Simonson | April 8, 2014

Beaujolais: “The Dude” of Fine Wines

The New York Times wine critic, Eric Asimov, wrote about Beaujolais in his Wine School column yesterday. The article’s headline was an attention grabber: “Beaujolais, a Wine that Appeals to the Soul”. Asimov writes that Beaujolais is a far more relaxed wine than Bordeaux; you could say it’s the wine version of The Dude in The Big Lebowski. Asimov claims Beaujolais – Read More

Michael Simonson | April 7, 2014

Do Yourself a Favor: See the documentary Somm Now

Since you’ve ventured upon this website dedicated to “New Jersey’s Best Curated Wine Tasting Events,” you may have already seen the spellbinding documentary Somm. If you haven’t seen it, please do yourself a favor and watch it on Netflix now. To understand why I’m being so pushy, check out the trailer below:   It is remarkable to see the – Read More

Kate Forster | April 1, 2014

Wine Minute: A video series featuring a single wine. Episode 3 Schramsbert 2009 Blanc de Noirs

The Wine Minute is a video series that features a wine connoisseur’s commentary regarding one particular wine per video. This will be an ongoing series posted several times per week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoyed creating them. Please share your thoughts on this new series with comments. In this episode – Read More

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