How to Support New Jersey Wineries During Coronavirus Shutdown

March 26, 2020 Shelby Vittek

When Governor Phil Murphy issued an executive order on March 16 limiting business operations in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, it didn’t only affect restaurants. New Jersey wineries are struggling to survive the sudden changes, too.

Based on Murphy’s executive order, wineries cannot conduct wine tastings or hold events, and no wine can be consumed on premise. They can, however, remain open—but only for the sale of wine in original containers.

Now is the time support small businesses of all kinds, wineries included. Here’s a list of New Jersey wineries, in alphabetical order, open for bottle purchases and wine delivery during these chaotic times.

4JGS Winery, Colts Neck

Call 908-930-8066 or stop by the vineyard from 1–4pm on Saturday with your order and staff will bring wine to your car. Need a case or more? 4JGS will deliver orders of a case or more in Monmouth or Ocean counties.

Alba Vineyard, Finesville

Sale of wine-to-go, 10am–5pm, daily.

Amalthea Cellars, Atco

Open 11am–5pm, Tuesday–Sunday for wine bottle purchasea

Auburn Road Vineyards, Pilesgrove

Curbside wine pickup offered from 1–7 pm, daily. All to-go wine sales are 15 percent off; free shipping and delivery. Call 856-769-WINE to place your order. Add something to eat from Ravello Woodfire Pizza, 4–7pm, Thursday–Sunday.

Autumn Lake Winery, Williamstown

Offering pickup and delivery options. Call 609-364-0717 to place wine order. Pay over the phone and pick-up before 5pm. Delivery orders taken only for Camden and Gloucester Counties.

Balic Winery, Mays Landing

Open for take-out sales. Call 609-625-2166 for orders.

Bellview Winery, Landisville

Open 10am-5pm for curbside orders. For curbside pickup, online ordering and home delivery call 856-697-7172. Still shipping website orders to NJ, NY, PA and FL via UPS and shipping is $10 for an order of four or more bottles.

Beneduce Vineyards, Pittstown

The tasting room remains open only for takeaway bottle sales, Wed-Sun from noon-5pm. Also offering free delivery and shipping on purchases of 6+ bottles on the online shop.

Blue Cork Winery, Williamstown

Will remain open for normal business hours; offering curbside pickup and delivery orders for bottles and cases. To order during business hours, call 856-885-2545. For deliveries and pre-order, email Tantaros6@gmail.com

Brook Hollow Winery, Columbia

Open for wine pickup.

Cape May Winery, Cape May

Open for to-go orders.

Cedarvale Winery, Logan Township

Open for bottle and case sales for porch pickup.

Cedar Rose Vineyards, Millville

Tasting room is closed but you can order wine via phone or email and they will arrange curbside pickup, leave it on the porch, deliver to local residents, or ship it out of county to NJ residents. Deals: 10 percent off 4-5 bottles; 15 percent off 6-8 bottles. Business hours: Wednesday, noon-5pm; Thursday–Saturday, noon-6pm; and Sunday, noon-5pm.

Chestnut Run Farm, Pilesgrove

Wines available at retail shops Hops and Grapes (Glassboro), JB Liquors (Swedesboro), Super Buy-Rite, 1075 Mantua Pike (Route 45); and Florence Wine and Liquors (Florence).

Coda Rossa Winery, Franklinville

Providing direct shipping and residential delivery on a case-by-case basis dependent on distance. Call 856-697-9463.

Cream Ridge Winery, Cream Ridge

Only offering curbside pickup. Patrons can either call the winery at 609-259-9797 during normal business hours and/or email contact@creamridgewinery.com to place their order and we’ll arrange pick up time and protocol. Business hours: Thursday–Saturday, 11am-6pm. Sunday, 11am-5pm.

DiBella Winery, Sewell

Tasting Room is closed until further notice, but they are offering drive-up sales. Text 609-221-6201 with your order and to set up a pickup time. They will bring the wine right to your car window when you pull up. Cash or credit sales. Open daily, 9am-8pm upon availability.

DiMatteo Vineyards, Hammonton

Will be available for closed bottle sales only during our normal business hours. You can also order online and have it shipped directly to your home. DiMatteo currently ships to Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Florida.

Four Sisters Winery, Belvidere

Open for wine sales by the bottle or case.

Fox Hollow Vineyards, Holmdel

Only be able to sell wines by the bottle—no tastings, no glasses. Margherita and pepperoni pizzas will be available in to-go boxes along with cheese platters. Open Thursday through Monday 11am–6:30pm and will be following stringent cleanliness protocol. Please sanitize hands prior to entering the winery. Another hand sanitizing station will be set up inside. A dedicated employee will ring up your purchase and another employee will pack your order. You are then required to promptly leave the premises.

G&W Winery, Cape May

Closed for the season but you can purchase their wine at the Shamong Diner & Store if you make a food purchase for takeout.

Hawk Haven Vineyard, Rio Grande

Open for pickup orders and shipping

Hopewell Valley Vineyards, Pennington

The winery will be open for purchases only Monday through Friday from 11 am to 3 pm

Iron Plow Vineyards, Columbus

Open for  take-out bottles: Thursday and Friday 5-7 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, noon-2 pm.

Jessie Creek Winery, Cape May

Accepting bottle and case sales over the phone. Call the winery at 609-536-2023 between 10am–5pm to place an order and they will make it available for pick up at the door.

Laurita Winery, New Egypt

Currently closed but taking orders for online purchase and shipping.

Monroeville Winery, Monroeville

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 11am-7 pm for curbside pickup. Credit card payment over the phone only. Call 856-521-0523 to place your order. Offer: 15 percent off cases.

Mount Salem Vineyards, Pittstown

By the bottle or case via telephone orders (908-735-9359); shipping by UPS in New Jersey is available.

Natali Vineyards, Cape May Court House

Providing pickup, delivery and internet shipping.

Old York Cellars, Ringoes

The winery in Ringoes is open for wine bottle sales from noon–7pm, daily. Old York Cellars Winery & Restaurant at Quaker Bridge Mall is open for wine and food takeout, noon–7pm, daily. Both locations are offering delivery from 4–7pm. Wine can be ordered online, or by calling the winery at 908-284-9463.

Old York Cellars wines are also available to-go at Blue Fish Grill in Flemington, Platform One Restaurant in Flemington, The Towpath Restaurant in Lambertville, DeLorenzo’s Pizza in Hamilton, Villaggio Iccara Pizzeria & Restaurant in Yardville, Rodolfo’s Pizzeria & Restaurant in South Plainfield, Kyma in Somerville, Dough Artisan Pizzeria & Restaurant in Caldwell and PF Market Restaurant in West Caldwell.

Plagido’s Winery, Hammonton

Open 11am-5 pm daily for wine pickups.

Renault Winery, Egg Harbor City

Tasting room and restaurants currently closed.

Salem Oak Vineyards, Pedricktown

Now open daily from noon–8 pm. Call 856-889-2121 to order wine and food. Pick up (stay in your car) and local delivery.

Sharrott Winery, Hammonton

Offering shipping to NJ and PA and special discounts if you order three bottles or more.

Sky Acres Winery, Somerset

Shipping only to NJ residents; no tasting room.

Terhune Orchards, Princeton

Offering fresh produce in their farm market, and can also purchase wine in the store. Tasting room is closed.

Terra Nonno Winery, Millville

Accepting online orders.

Tomasello Winery, Hammonton

During this time, tasting rooms will be limiting sales to to-go purchases only. For further information,  call 1-800-666-9463. You can also place orders for direct shipping.

Turdo Vineyards, Cape May

Curbside pickup and direct shipping.

Unionville Vineyards, Ringoes

The tasting room remains open daily noon-5 for bottle sales. Unionville staff is sanitizing the door handles and bar top several times a day. They will also bring the wine out to your car. Delivery and shipping also available. For free shipping on 6 or more bottles use the code “SHIPNOW” at checkout. There is also a 15 percent discount on a case when you use the code “CLUB15” at discount. You can mix and match any bottles to build that case.

Valenzano Winery, Shamong

Valenzano wines are still available for take-out purchase at outlet locations, wine stores, and licensed supermarkets throughout New Jersey.

Ventimiglia Vineyards, Wantage

Closed for the season. Only selling through their outlet partners.

Villa Milagro Vineyards, Phillipsburg

Open for curbside wine sales/pickup and for free UPS next-day deliveries to NJ and PA. Local deliveries are free. Call 610-842-3575 for pickups or local delivery, and order online for UPS delivery

Villari Vineyards, Sewell

Free shipping on all orders plus additional discounts on purchases of 12 bottles or more; use code STAYSAFE.

Wagonhouse Winery, Swedesboro

Tasting room is closed but they are offering the following: Sales by appointment. Free delivery within a 15 mile radius of Wagonhouse Winery for purchases of 6 bottles or more. $10 delivery within a 15 mile radius of Wagonhouse Winery for purchases of fewer than 6 bottles. Discounted UPS shipping for online purchases. Call 856-408-1401 or email Heather@WagonhouseWinery.com

White Horse Winery, Hammonton

Open for takeout sales and curbside pickup. Discounts include 20 percent off wine bottles and 30 percent off cases for Wine Club members.

William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill

Tasting room is open daily from 10am–6pm for to-go sales only. Offers include 15 percent off all purchases of 6 or more bottles of wine. Valid for all to-go sales, online purchases and phone orders.

Curbside pickup is now available. Purchase your wine online (make sure to select “pick up” option). When you arrive in parking lot, call 856-589-4474 and provide your name and vehicle info and they’ll bring your wine order out to you.

Willow Creek Winery, Cape May

Temporarily closed.

Working Dog Winery, East Windsor

Will be open for bottle purchases on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon–5pm.

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