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The Wine Room of Cherry Hill, South Jersey Winemakers Anticipate Strong Crop of California Grapes
After three lean harvests, wine lovers in the East will have great choice and a lengthy season to make their own varietials -- and they'll have fun doing it.
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).