Ringoes-Based Unionville Vineyards Hosts Spring Wine & Food Festival May 12




Unionville Vineyards, celebrating 25 years of producing fine wines, welcomes you to its Spring Wine & Food Festival, held Saturday, May 12 starting at 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy a day of tasting estate-grown wines, enjoy six hours of live music, guided tours of the winery and vineyard, and all 89 acres of preserved farm property in Ringoes. Guests can purchase lunch or an early dinner from an array gourmet food trucks, or from several other local artisan food producers who will be sampling and selling during the event.

The Grapes Unwrapped founder Hank Zona recently named Unionville Vineyards among the top four wineries in the Garden State.

Bands: James Popik’s Backdoor Band, four-piece acoustic vocal group playing old timey and appalachian ballads to contemporary folk and acoustic rock, perform from 11:30 a.m.  to 2:30 p.m. The Swingaroos will play from 3 to 6 p.m. Kimberly Hawkey leads a dynamic crew of the finest in NYC’s swing scene, forming a youthful, high-energy replica of a small touring band from the 20s, 30s or 40s.

Food vendors include Jammin’ Crepes, Minuteman BBQ, Antimo’s Italian Kitchen, and AMA Gelato. Additional vendors will be added.

VIP Admission includes additional access to the 1858 Farmhouse, where the winemakers will pour tastings of library wines. There will be seating, live jazz & bass, bottled water, and cheese & charcuterie in the VIP area as well.

Tickets are $18 in advance until May 9th, and $25 from may 10th through the day of the event.

Children 12 and under are free.
Young adults and designated drivers are $10
VIP admission is $60

Admission includes unlimited wine tasting, a glass to keep, parking, and all entertainment. Food is additional and purchased directly from the vendors. Wine will be available by the glass, bottle, and case. Outside food is permitted but we encourage patronage of the gourmet food trucks. Outside alcohol is prohibited. Although our picnic area is typically dog-friendly, four legged wine enthusiasts should be kept home for this event. Coolers will be checked at the gate. Seating for approximately 300 guests is provided, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.