PRLog - Sep. 19, 2012 - CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- Wine lovers and winemakers in South Jersey are gearing up for what by all accounts will be a strong harvest of California grapes, and The Wine Room of Cherry Hill will be inviting them in to crush, press, barrel and bottle their own varietals beginning late September.
Pressing grapes at The Wine Room of Cherry Hill
South Jersey’s only hands–on winemaking facility, The Wine Room of Cherry Hill combines old-country techniques with state-of-the-
“Due to very favorable weather after three straight years of delayed harvests, this year’s crop of California grapes will be of exceptional quality, and on time,” says Kenton Nice, owner of The Wine Room. “That makes for a lengthy winemaking season here in New Jersey. We expect our first trucks of grapes to arrive around Sept. 24, and continue well into October.”
Winemaking is less "work" and more of a "celebration"
For those who aren’t in for a whole or half-barrel but want to give it a try, The Wine Room has a Winemaking Club. For just $65, individuals can join a winemaking group, and participate in the making of club wines.
The Wine Room is located at 1 Esterbrook Lane in Cherry Hill, N.J., right off Springdale Road. For more information on The Wine Room, or to enroll in winemaking, visit http://www.thewineroom.com or call 856-424-WINE (9463).