TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey wineries were recognized at the Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA) annual Governor’s Cup competition as fine wine producers, with William Heritage Winery taking the 2022 Governor’s Cup for Best in Show. Click here for more information on winning wines.
The eight wines and their wineries honored in the competition include:
William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill (2019 Reserve BDX Red Blend)
Auburn Road Winery, Pilesgrove (2020 Barrel Reserve Chardonnay)
Tomasello Winery, Hammonton (2020 Epilogue Ice Wine Riesling)
White Horse Winery, Hammonton (2021 Estate Vidal Blanc)
Beneduce Vineyards, Pittstown (2021 Estate Grown Rosé Pet Nat, Blaufränkisch)
William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill (2021 Rosé)
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton (NV Tango Red Blend)
Auburn Road, Pilesgrove (2019 Vintage Ruby, Chambourcin).
“We toast New Jersey’s wine industry and encourage you to drink local and support New Jersey wines and agritourism, especially during New Jersey Wine Week, November 14 – 21. With over 60 wineries and vineyards in the state, everyone can support a local grower.” said Devon Perry, Executive Director, Garden State Wine Growers Association.
Potential Visual Elements:
Interviews onsite at each winery with owners, growers and winemakers
Interview with Devon Perry, Executive Director GSWGA
Live Weather coverage broadcast statewide from the vines
For a list of New Jersey wineries and events happening at wineries and vineyards throughout the state, visit www.newjerseywines.com.
About the Garden State Wine Growers Association
The Garden State Wine Growers Association is a non-profit organization of New Jersey-based wineries, vineyards and allied businesses. It serves as a centralized information repository, resource and clearing house for industry members, and offers a unified voice advocating for issues important to the entire range of New Jersey winery and vineyard operations. Central to this mission are efforts toward branding, marketing, public relations, education, and legislation and regulation for the furtherance of the vineyard and wine industries in the Garden State.
–Garden State Wine Growers Association