Events

Barrel Tasting Weekend!
Jul
15
Jul 16

Barrel Tasting Weekend!

Come in from the heat for a wine tasting and barrel samples. Craig will conduct an Informative discussion of the use of oak barrels to enhance flavor. Barrel trivia and prizes...and of course, award winning wines. The barrel room is a “cool” place….on a hot weekend, so come and join the barrel of fun.

Wine Tastings are $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass

*In accordance with the NJ Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, NO alcohol other than 4JG's wine may be consumed anywhere on our property.

Jersey Shore Wine Country Weekends at 4JGs
Jul
15
Jul 16

Jersey Shore Wine Country Weekends at 4JGs

4JG's will open for the wine season EVERY weekend (Saturdays & Sundays) from July 16, 2017 through December 17, 2017.  Please stay tuned for upcoming special event weekends....join us for tours and tasting of our award-winning wines.
No reservations required.

Wine Tastings are $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.  

*In accordance with the NJ Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, NO alcohol other than 4JG's wine may be consumed anywhere on our property.


Father's Day at the Vineyard
Jun
18
12:00 pm12:00

Father's Day at the Vineyard

Have a dog with Dad! Make Sunday, June 18, 2017 your special day with Dad! Grab your favorite Dad, Uncle, Brother, Grandpa and join us at 4JG's for a Father's Day wine tasting. The Wind Mill Restaurant, home of the Jersey Shore's Favorite Hot Dogs will be on hand if you wish to purchase dogs or burgers for a picnic snack. Of course you can pair them with 4JG's award-winning wines for a super dad day experience! (Please note Vineyard and Winery not open to the public on Saturday, June 17)

Entrance fee is $10 per person, 21 and older
Entrance includes tasting of 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.  
Wind Mill goodies are an extra charge.  NO OTHER FOOD PERMITTED ON SITE.

*In accordance with the NJ Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, NO alcohol other than 4JG's wine may be consumed anywhere on our property.

Sunday, June 18
Tasting Room Hours; 12 to 5pm

SPECIAL EVENT! Tasting on the Lawn
May
27
May 28

SPECIAL EVENT! Tasting on the Lawn

You're invited to join us for a special Tasting on the Lawn. We will be releasing two favorites, Sweet Cayuga and Big Brook Red on the beautiful lawn overlooking the vineyard (weather permitting)

We're moving the tasting to a different part of the vineyard for this special day....the setting is beautiful so be sure and bring your cameras and snacks!

Saturday & Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2017
(Please note winery is NOT open Memorial Day, May 29, 2017)
Tasting Room Hours; 12 to 5pm.  
Last call at 4:45; Vineyard closes promptly at 5pm.
Admission Fee for ALL adults over 21: $10 pp
Fee includes 7 tastes, plus a taste of the Frappe Vino, and a take-home logo glass.
Groups larger than ten require a reservation by calling (908) 930-8066. 

4JGs is not permitted to have patrons open bottles of wine on the premises; however, we will sell you wine by the glass!

*In accordance with the NJ Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, NO alcohol other than 4JG's wine may be consumed anywhere on our property.

Mother's Day Weekend Wine Trail
May
13
May 14

Mother's Day Weekend Wine Trail

Bring your mom (gram, aunt, BFF, cousin) and toast her with us at the vineyard while sipping our award-winning wines. The weekend is all about the special ladies in the family as we celebrate Mother’s Day.  4JGs will be featuring our award-winning wines paired with chocolates. Sheri from Chocolate Legends will be giving chocolate flower making demos, easy with recipe so you can try it at home!

….and you think nothing is sweeter than your Mom!

Celebrate the special lady in your life with a wine tasting and leisurely walk through the vineyard.  Bring a snack and enjoy the sunshine (snacks permitted outdoors only weather permitting).

DRINK PINK MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND.  4JGS is participating in Meridian Health's Paint the Town Pink celebration Mother's Day Weekend.  Paint the Town is an annual community-wide effort to raise awareness of the importance of annual mammography.  Join the fun....and wear Pink with Mom!  

Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.

Bud Break! Take a Walk through the Vineyard...
Apr
29
Apr 30

Bud Break! Take a Walk through the Vineyard...

Spring is a time of miraculous transformation in our vineyard. The soil begins to warm and sap runs in the vines. Small nodes on the canes begin to swell. Soon the buds will break and small leaves will make their appearance. The growth of the vines in spring is truly amazing.

Take a walk through the vineyard and learn about what is happening as we welcome bud break and spring. The tasting room will be open from 12 to 5pm for sampling our award winning wines.  

Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.

April 29 & 30, Saturday and Sunday
Tasting room hours 12 to 5pm

Apr
27
6:30 pm18:30

LIQUID GOLD

4JG's is pairing up with Sickles Market, the award-winning grocer in Little Silver, New Jersey, for a night of olive oil and wine!  Have you ever wondered what makes olive oil "Extra Virgin?"  What in the world is "fusty" oil?  Would you like to learn the olive oil lingo and tasting techniques that the experts use?  Well, here is your chance to enjoy the secrets of olive oil while enjoying award-winning wines!  Nibble on goodies and sip award winning wines while you taste and learn all about Liquid Gold!

The event will be held at 4JG's Winery in Colts Neck, New Jersey....Thursday evening, April 27, 2017 frm 6:30pm-8:00pm.

$45 per person or $80 per couple

Reservations Required.  Please send a note to cnvintner@optonline.net or call now to reserve your spot!  908-930-8066

THURSDAY EVENING April 27, 2017

Apr
8
Apr 9

SPRING IS IN THE WINE!

Spring is a time of miraculous transformation in our vineyard. The soil begins to warm and sap runs in the vines. Small nodes on the canes begin to swell. Soon the buds will break and small leaves will make their appearance. The growth of the vines in spring is truly amazing.

Take a walk through the vineyard and learn about what is happening as we welcome bud break and spring. The tasting room will be open from 12 to 5pm for sampling our award winning wines paired with sumptuous chocolates! 

Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.

April 8 & 9, Saturday and Sunday
Tasting room hours 12 to 5pm

Mar
18
Mar 19

ST. PATTY'S DAY WEEKEND

Let's celebrate the Luck of the Irish with something better than green beer! Celebrate Saint Patty's Day weekend at 4JG'a with food and fun....and of course, our award-winning wines.  Potato soup and mini corned beef sandwiches will be on hand for a light lunch.  Join the fun, no reservations required.

Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.

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Mar
17
5:30 pm17:30

IRISH I HAD ANOTHER GLASS OF WINE FRIDAY!

Get your Irish on....We will be open Friday night for Happy Hour Friday from 5:30 to 8:00pm to celebrate St. Patty's Day.  Serving up finger sandwich Corned Beef and Cabbage (made with our special wine ingredients!) No reservations required.  Join the fun!  

Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.

Feb
11
Feb 12

Wine and Chocolate Lovers' Weekend

Back by popular demand.  Escape the dull days of winter and join 4JG's for their Annual Festival of Wines and Chocolates!  We will be pouring our award winning wines (yes the Riserva will receive top billing this weekend!) and they will be paired with sinfully delicious chocolates by Chocolate Legends.  In addition, Dove Chocolate Discoveries will join us for samples of their chocolate cooking products!  

Come in from the cold and bring your honey, your mom, or hang with your friends.  The fire pit will be roaring and spirits will be soaring!  

Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 7 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass.

 

Last Minute Holiday Wine Shopping & Gifts
Dec
17
Dec 18

Last Minute Holiday Wine Shopping & Gifts

Last minute gifts? Escape to the vineyard for some unique and delicious gifts for the wine lovers in your life. Your last chance before we close for the season!

Store Hours
12 tp 4 pm

 

Jersey Shore Fall Wine Weekends
Dec
10
Dec 11

Jersey Shore Fall Wine Weekends

Join 4JGs during the Fall Wine Season as we harvest the 2016 vintage. Sip award-winning wines in our Colonial Tasting Room, relax by the firepit, wander through Monmouth County's largest vineyard, and make new wine friends! No reservations required.

Wine Tastings are $10 per person (21 and older)*
Tastings include 8 samples of our nationally award-winning wines
in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass

Please note: Special events are described on the events page separately and occasionally require reservations. 

Open 12 to 5pm
Saturdays and Sundays
September 10 through December 18
(Closed December 3 and 4)


*In accordance with the NJ Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, NO alcohol other than 4JGs wine may consumed anywhere on our property.

The use of 4JGs property and grounds are SOLELY for the purpose of our patrons only.

St. Nick's Party
Dec
10
Dec 11

St. Nick's Party

A holiday tradition at 4JG's! Some holiday treats and a relaxing break for the over 21 set. St. Nick is at the Vineyard in spirit only...

Dec
3
Dec 4

Staff Appreciation Weekend

In Appreciation of our staff the Vineyard and Tasting Room will be CLOSED on December 3 and 4.

Thank you for your understanding!

Holiday Shopping and Sipping
Nov
25
Nov 27

Holiday Shopping and Sipping

It's that time of year again: Santa, singing, and festivities for the holidays! 4JGs Holiday Wine weekend is our annual celebration of good wine, shared with family and friends. Enjoy our award winning wines, live piano music, and chocolate pairing. 4JG's has great gift ideas for all of the wine lovers on your list! Relax and enjoy with us at the vineyard while we uncork a little magic for this holiday season!

 

Wine & Chocolate
Nov
19
Nov 20

Wine & Chocolate

Sherri will be with us again this weekend with her hand crafted delicious chocolates. It's fun to pair them with our award-winning wines.  Stock up on wonderful chocolates and delicious wines for your holiday table. We will have lots of tips for pairing with the Thanksgiving classics.

Soup & Sip
Nov
5
Nov 6

Soup & Sip

It's back...our popular and tasty soup and sip. We will be pairing wines and soups. Join us for a tasting and a light lunch.

Not-so Haunted Wine Walk
Oct
29
Oct 30

Not-so Haunted Wine Walk

Our spells are all friendly and our brews are delicious! Join us for some not-to-scary fun! A tasting and a self-guided 'haunted' wine walk are part of a wicked good time.
Plan on having a bit of seasonal fun while sipping our delicious wines.

While the little ones are always welcomed with their parents, the fun is intended for the over 21 crowd.

Saturday, October 29 & Sunday, October 30
Open 12 to 5pm
(the "walk" portion of the weekend is weather permitting. However, RAIN OR SHINE, we still pour wine!  In the case of inclement weather, we will be inside for all of the scary fun)

Wine and Chocolate
Oct
22
Oct 23

Wine and Chocolate

A favorite for wine and chocolate lovers. We will be pairing our wines with delicious artisan chocolates. Fun and tasty!

Meet the Winemaker at 4JG's
Oct
8
Oct 9

Meet the Winemaker at 4JG's

Enjoy a tasting with our wonderful winemaker, Craig Donofrio. Craig is an Advanced Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers and has worked and consulted with some the nation's top restaurants. Craig is the winemaker at 4JG's and will be giving tours on Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. The tasting room is open from 12-5pm.

Saturday, October 8 & Sunday, October 9
12 to 5pm
Craig, our winemaker will be giving talks at 2pm.

Fire Pit Friday Happy Hour!
Sep
23
5:30 pm17:30

Fire Pit Friday Happy Hour!

The new fire pit is ready so join us for a $5 Friday night Happy Hour. Sample our delicious new releases and our other great wines! Come relax in the beautiful setting in the early fall--bring a picnic! On your way to Colts Neck Rockfest, stop by to taste some wines and pick up a bottle!

 

Friday, September 23
5:30 to 8 pm

Weather Permitting

Pre-Harvest Vineyard Walk
Aug
20
Aug 21

Pre-Harvest Vineyard Walk

We will be walking among the vines to look at the grapes before harvest begins. Come and experience the early falls bounty! Bring your cameras it is a beautiful time at the Vineyard.

Saturday & Sunday, August 20-21
Tasting Room Hours; 12 to 5pm

Jul
23
12:00 pm12:00

Sangria Saturday!

Cooking Demonstrations and favorite wine sangria recipes.  This Saturday....and of course, we will make our refreshing Frappe Vino too!  

Memorial Day Weekend at the Vineyard..Red, White, and Perfect!
May
28
May 29

Memorial Day Weekend at the Vineyard..Red, White, and Perfect!

Memorial Day at the Vineyard!  See the vines and walk through the vineyard. A perfect way to start the summer!  Come sip wine and stock up on our frozen wine Frappe for the summer.

Wine Tastings are $10 per person, 21 and older
Tastings include 8 samples of our nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29
Tasting Room Hours; 12 to 5pm

Mother's Day Wine Trail at 4JG's
May
7
May 8

Mother's Day Wine Trail at 4JG's

Bring your mom (gram, aunt, BFF, cousin) and toast her with us at the vineyard while sipping our award-winning wines. The weekend is all about the special ladies in the family as we celebrate Mother’s Day.

Saturday, May 7 we will be showcasing and featuring Monmouth County businesses...
The Coastal Collection
Coop Decor (Recycled Funky Art)
Seaginny
Chocolate Legends

May 7 (Made in Monmouth) & 8, Saturday and Sunday
Tasting room open 12 to 5pm
 

March Wine Madness
Mar
19
Mar 20

March Wine Madness

March madness isn't just about basketball. Plans are in the works for a fun event. Fun, games, and FREE prizes!  We have a wine tasting with Chocolate pairing on tap.  The weekend will have a March Madness theme.  Entrance fee $10 per person and is held like an open house.  No reservation is required, come anytime between 12-5 (come before 4 as you will have time to experience the entire tasting). The vineyard is just about to break open for the season, so  Craig our winemaker will be giving pruning tours for anyone who wants to take a walk outside in the vineyard. Wear your favorite college basketball team gear for a free prize! Join us for the fun.  

March 19 & 20, Saturday and Sunday
Tasting Room open 12 to 5pm

Valentines Day Wine and Chocolate
Feb
13
Feb 14

Valentines Day Wine and Chocolate

Wine and chocolate might just be the language of love! Celebrate St. Valentine and all his delights with wine and chocolate in our tasting room.

As part of the Garden State Wine Growers Association’s Chocolate & Wine Trail Weekend we will be accompanying our wines with artisan chocolates and sinfully delicious brownies. Your Valentine's Day planning just got a lot easier!

February 13 & 14, Saturday and Sunday
Tasting Room hours 12 to 5pm

Weather Permitting

Come in from the Cold for  a Celebration!
Jan
30
12:00 pm12:00

Come in from the Cold for a Celebration!

HAPPY NEW YEAR...
TOAST TO 4JG's AWARD-WINNING CELEBRATION CHARDONNAY!
Make it your resolution to "Learn More About Wine".
Join us for our one day release of Celebration Chardonnay this Saturday, January 30. Enjoy our Celebration Chardonnay (and all of our other award winning wines) with your favorite mini grilled cheese sandwich!
Craig Donofrio, Court of Master Sommeliers, will be on hand to discuss the vintage and answer any of your wine-related questions. 12 to 5pm.
No reservation required.

4 JG's Celebration Chardonnay won a bronze medal at the San Francisco Wine Chronicle Competition this January, 2016. An exciting recognition of NJ wines in California! 

Saturday, January 30 (Saturday only)
12 to 5pm
Weather permitting

St. Nick's Holiday Wine Tasting
Dec
12
Dec 13

St. Nick's Holiday Wine Tasting

We will be serving some warm holiday sangria, cookies and other holiday treats. Come for some stress free holiday shopping and delicious wines. Check out our Holiday specials and gift cards!

Saturday, December 12 and Sunday December 13
12 to 5pm

Holiday Wine Weekend Trail
Nov
27
Nov 29

Holiday Wine Weekend Trail

The Holiday Wine Trail weekend is our annual celebration of good wine shared with family and friends.  Enjoy 4JG’s award-winning wines while you stock up on gifts for family and friends! Live music and fun....and for $10 pp which includes souvenir-etched logo glass.

Friday, November 27, bring you Thanksgiving guests for delicious wine and hors d'oeuvres and avoid the Black Friday Frenzy. You can stock up on holiday treats for the wine lovers on your list, while sipping award-winning wines!

Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 30, enjoy artisan chocolate and wine pairings and live music! Delicious, fun and wonderful gift ideas...

Friday, November 27
Saturday, November 28
Sunday, November 30

12 to 5pm

Wine & Chocolate in November!
Nov
21
Nov 22

Wine & Chocolate in November!

Chocolate and Wine, the perfect pairing!
We will light the fire pit (weather permitting) so come and relax at the vineyard! Wine and wonderful artisan chocolates. A perfect gift option for your Thanksgiving host or guests. The delicious chocolate is hand crafted and paired with our delicious wines.

Saturday and Sunday
November 21 and 22 from 12 to 5pm