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Third Annual Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival
August 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on August 21, 2016 at 12:00pm
Advance Tickets are now on sale for our favorite festival! Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New Jersey wineries, announces its 3rd annual Wine & Food Festival to be held at one of the oldest north Jersey wineries – Four Sisters Winery, located just outside of Belvidere on County Route 519.
Participating wineries include:
- Ventimiglia Vineyard | ventivines.com
- Cava Winery & Vineyard | cavawinery.com
- Brook Hollow Winery | brookhollowwinery.com
- Four Sisters Winery | foursisterswinery.com
- Villa Milagro Vineyards | villamilagrovineyards.com
- Beneduce Vineyards | beneducevineyards.com
- Old York Cellars | oldyorkcellars.com
- Unionville Vineyards | unionvillevineyards.com
- Hopewell Valley Vineyards | hopewellvalleyvineyards.com
- Terhune Orchards Vineyard & Winery | terhuneorchards.com
Take a ride through beautiful northern New Jersey and experience some of their fine wines and local flavors at one centrally located venue. There will be wineries from Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon and Mercer Counties.
Food trucks, specialty food and wine-related vendors, farmers’ market will have a variety of food available for purchase. Enjoy the entertainment of local bands daily. Food Trucks include Oink and Moo BBQ, Surf and Turf and Waffle De Lys.
Watch daily demonstrations by Two Sisters Canning (www.twosisterscanning.com) and personal Chef Jason Arallano of the Pivotal Plate.
Available for purchase will be food by Four Sister’s proprietor and Chef, Matty Matarazzo. Matty is in his 12th year as head chef at Four Sisters Winery. He trained under Executive Chefs Inaki Lete from Spain and Lucy Lete from Brazil and filling his educational experience at numerous cooking schools in New Jersey and Florida. Matty, using some of his fresh produce from his farm, has created a number of menus from his family’s long line of quality chef, as well as devoting much of his creative time to enhancing traditional Italian meals into something more than tradition.
On Saturday, August 20, enjoy DNA’s MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT. Two musicians on stage bring a world of entertainment with upbeat sounds and crowd interactions. Using the Steelpan, Keys and vocals, the duo creates a party like atmosphere for all ages. Their musical entertainment is ever evolving in sound and image and keeps things ‘fresh’ by actively seeking popular music and sounds to add to their rich repertoire. Instruments include: Steelpan, Keyboard, Vocals, while the genres covered are Caribbean Island’s Soca, Reggae and Calypso, R&B, Pop Latin Pop, Jouk. All music is family friendly and non-offensive.
On Sunday, August 21, enjoy local band Truth & Soul, a Lehigh Valley cover band that has been performing together for over seventeen years. This talented musical act is known mostly for their unique song selection, tight vocal harmonies, and small but mighty horn section. Their diverse repertoire (well over 200 songs) consists of everything from the classic music of the 70’s to the latest chart topping hits. Lead vocalist, Victoria Butz, has been fronting the band for the past nine years. Rounding out the rest of the group are founding members: Steve Placotaris on guitar and vocals, Bob Giovannetti on keyboards and vocals, Rich Giancamilli on saxophone and vocals and longtime friend Dave Frinzi on trumpet. Powerful vocals, accomplished musicianship, and a state-of- the-art computer controlled live show all add up to place “Truth & Soul”; in a class by themselves.
The Wine & Food Festival is easily accessible from Route 80, Four Sisters Winery is located on County Route 519 off exit 12, six miles south of Route of 80 and 2 miles north of Route 46. Click here for directions.
Sample New Jersey wines from Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon and Mercer County. Four Sisters Winery, owned and operated by the Matarazzo family, has a long history of farming even before planting their first vines 33 years ago.
Gates open at 12 noon through 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday.
Save money and get your tickets in advance here: https://vintagenorthjersey.webconnex.com/tickets16
Advance tickets are $15 and at the gate $25, which includes glass for your tasting. Non-drinking at $10 at the gate. Ticket includes admission, wine glass for tasting at the wineries, and live music.