Unionville Vineyards' annual fall wine festival will delight with wine tastings, live rock bands, food & wine talks and demonstrations, food trucks, winery tours & vineyard walks, hayrides, pumpkin painting, cork crafts, and more, all on Unionville's sprawling 89 acre preserved farm winery estate in gorgeous Hunterdon County.
Food Trucks and vendors include Off the Hook (seafood), Ms. Fu's Yummy Truck (Asian), and Antimo's Italian Kitchen. Other food vendors will sell produce, cheeses, coffee, tea, honey, desserts, and other speciaties. Local Legend jam rocker John Beacher will open the event from 12-3pm, and Tacoma Narrows, a 6 piece folk rock band from New York City will close from 3 to 6.
Food and wine talks:
Patrons will enjoy a full slate of food and wine talks from industry experts from across the state. Enjoy insights from cheese makers, bee keepers, sommeliers, winemakers, and the highlight of the afternoon- a special discussion on the NJ wine industry by Dan Ward, founding director of the New Jersey Center for Wine Research and Education, Rutgers University.
A VIP package includes special wine tastings with the winemakers in the 1858 Farmhouse throughout the afternoon, premium parking, reserved seating, additional live music in the Farmhouse, and a cheese and charcuterie spread, refreshed throughout the day. VIP tickets are $55.
General Admission tickets are $15 online in advance, $20 at the gate, day of the event. Youth 13-21 and designated drivers are $10 per person. Admission includes a wine tasting of eight 1oz pours of Unionville wines, and a glass to keep.
Under 13 are free. Online tickets will be available until Thursday, September 28th or until capacity is reached. No outside alcohol is permitted, and four legged friends may not visit the winery on festival day. Outside food is permitted but patronizing our food vendors is encouraged. Coolers will be checked at the gate. Seating for approximately 300 guests is provided, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. All questions should be directed to JCifelli@unionvillevineyards.com.