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  the winery as you sip. Discover new music, paired with amazing wines, at the winery’s Rootstock concert series in the summer. Check out Sangria Sundays or Saturdays on the Crushpad. 600 S. Railroad Ave., Rio Grande; 609-846-7347; www.hawkhavenvineyard.com
Balic Winery – The winery makes more than 27 award-winning, handcrafted wines with a European accent, thanks to Savo Balic with his nephew Bojan Boskovic, from vines planted in the early 1900s. Buildings have been remodeled and the product line has been expanded. 6623 Harding Highway, Mays Landing; 609-625-2166; www.balicwinery.com
Bellview Winery – With more than 20 estate grown varietals and two dozen wines, Bellview Winery has a bottle for everyone from the connoisseur to the casual wine drinker including its well-known dandelion wine made from an old family recipe that goes back for generations. 150 Atlantic Ave., Landisville; 856-697-7172; www.bellviewwinery.com
Cape May Winery and Vineyards – The winery has four separate vineyards consisting of more than 70 acres and produces a variety of whites and reds, ranging from dry to sweet, including the winery’s signature Cape May Barrel Fermented Chardonnay. The winery is open year-round with a blazing fireplace to take the chill off on cooler days or a fire pit to cozy up to outside. Enjoy weekly Grill Nights all summer and an upstairs deck with a view of the vineyard for those warm days and evenings. 711 Townbank Road; 609-884-1169 www.capemaywinery.com
DiMatteo Vineyards – Along with traditional varietals like Merlot and
Chardonnay, DiMatteo Vineyards offers wine enthusiasts a bit of the unexpected with Vidal Blanc, Traminette, or Pasquale Red or have a little fun with their signature fruit wines. 951 8th St.; Hammonton; 609-704- 1414; www.dimatteowinery.com
G & W Winery – Like the unique character of Cape May, G & W Winery produces distinctive tastes to excite the discriminating palate, harvesting only select grapes to produce Merlot, Pinot Grigio and Cab Franc along with a Bordeaux-style created by the artful blending of Merlot and Cabernet
Franc. 1034 NJ-47; Rio Grande; 609-948-0595; www.gandwwinery.com
Natali Vineyards – One of seven local vineyards, Natali is less than 20 minutes from the area’s fabulous beaches. Open daily, year-round, for tours, tastings, parties or meetings. Bring your lunch and picnic in the vineyard. 221 North Delsea Drive (mile post 12.9 Rt. 47 North), Cape May Court House; 609-465- 0075; www.natalivineyards.com
Plagido’s Winery – Named New Jersey Winery of the year for 2016 and 2017, Plagido’s is family owned and operated. All grapes used in their wines are estate grown and fermented on the premises. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the tasting on the patio overlooking the vineyard. 570 N. First Road, Hammonton; 609-567-4633; www.plagidoswinery.com
Jessie Creek Winery – All wine processes from cultivation, harvest, punching down to labeling the bottles are completed by hand. Visit the barrel room with candlelit oak tasting bars and comfortable couches or sit outside on the wrap-around porch to experience the serenity of the beautiful vineyard. N. Delsea Drive, Rt. 47, Cape May Court House; 609-536- 2023; www.jessiecreekwinery.com
Renault Winery – The vineyard has rows of grape vines twined around trellises, huge oak barrels, a display of antique glasses and vintage wine-making equipment. 72 N. Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City; 609-9652111; www.renaultwinery.com
White Horse Winery – Explore one of Southern New Jersey’s newest wineries and
  Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery
  Cedar Rose Vineyards
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