On Sunday, October 9, Nina and Jonathan White of Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse, 369 Stamets Road, Milford, will host an afternoon on the lawn of the farmhouse, listening to great jazz and enjoying great food. The farm store will be open for purchase of cheeses, breads and burgers made with the farm’s own pastured meats and produce from the garden. They will also be roasting a pig for pork sandwiches. 1 to 4 PM; no charge for the music, but reservations are requested, and we recommend that burgers and pork sandwiches be reserved in advance. The link for reservations is here.
CRAFT BREW FEST POURS INTO JERSEY CITY
On Saturday, October 15, over 150 styles of craft beer, food, and music will be featured at the Harborside Craft Brew Fest that will be held at the Harborside Atrium, 34 Exchange Place, and outside along the Harborside Waterfront Esplanade in Jersey City. There will over 15 New Jersey breweries in attendance, including Jersey City’s own Departed Soles, Hoboken’s 902 Brewing, and many others. Guests will enjoy unlimited craft beer samples, paired with live music and food from the Cow and the Curd, Urban Lobster Shack, San Matteo Pizza, Mac Truck NYC & Nuchas. & more! Session 1 from 12 to 4 PM and session 2 from 5:30 to 9:30 PM. General admission, $60; designated driver $15. Tickets are available at this website.
NORTHERN SPAIN: A REGIONAL EXPLORATION TASTING
On October 13, a Northern Spain regional wine exploration, which will include Rias Biaxas, Valdeorras, Bierzo, Rioja and Txacoli De Guetaria, will be held a The Farm Cooking School, GPS address, 1925 Daniel Bray Highway (Rt 29), Stockton with wine guru and educator, Carol A. Berman owner of Class in a Glass. Chef Shelley Wiseman will prepare a Tortilla Espanola, a Spanish meat stew and a Spanish vegetable dish that will be served at the end of the tasting to be enjoyed with your favorite sips of the evening. 6 PM; $100. For information or reservations call Shelley at 646-236-0605, Ian at 516-840-4891 or visit their website.
OTHER NJ FOOD EVENTS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
TORRES WINE TAPAS DINNER
A five-course Torres Wine Tapas dinner will be held at The Palm, The Quarter at Tropicana, 2801 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City. 7 PM; $90 for 837 Club members; $120 for non-837 Club members plus tax and service charge. Reservations: [email protected] or 609-344-0483.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
CAPE MAY WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE
The Cape May Wine and Food Experience, hosted by the Garden State Wine Growers Association, will be held at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, Rio Grande. Noon to 5 PM; $30 on-site; includes souvenir wine glass; $5 for non-sampling. Information at this website or call 609-588-0085.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10
WINE LIBRARY 2016 CHARITY SUPER TASTING
The Wine Library will be hosting a charity tasting at The Manor, 111 Prospect Avenue, West Orange to benefit the JDRF and Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. VIP admission at 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM; $99.99; VIP 4:30; $129.99. For tickets, call 973-376-0005 or 888-980-WINE.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11
RHONE WINE TASTING
A Rhone Wine tasting will be held at Mana Contemporary, 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City. 7 to 9 PM; $55. Information: 201-604-2702.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12
JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS WINE DINNER AT ESCAPE, MONTCLAIR
A Jean Edwards Cellars wine dinner will be held at Escape, 345 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair. 7 to 10 PM; $74, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 973-744-0712. Wines must be paid to Wine Legend prior the event. Call Wine Legend at 973-435-7260 and reference the Escape October 12 dinner.
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