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New Jersey Wine Tasting and Bus Tour

Date: 9/16/2011
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

NJ Wineries Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association , the School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, and Divine Events, LLC.

Registration for this event is now closed.

Friday, September 16, 2011
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Busch Campus Center (bus pick-up)
604 Bartholomew Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

New Jersey offers not only nationally and internationally acclaimed wines, they offer a total wine experience. Join alumni and friends for an exciting day of wine tastings and educational tours throughout New Jersey. A bus will pick you up from Busch Campus Center and will travel to three New Jersey wineries for a day of schooling in fine wine.

Jaime Molloy RBS’00, CEO and Founder of Divine Events, and Gary Pavlis, PH.D., C.W.J., Professor at Rutgers and a County Agricultural Agent, will be our hosts and wine educators for the day.

Agenda for the day

  • 10:00 a.m. You will be welcomed by Rutgers alumni as we board the bus at Busch Campus Center for our journey.
  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Arrive at Unionville Vineyards in Ringoes, NJ, for a tasting of five wines and a vineyard tour.
  • 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. Enter Old York Cellars in Ringoes, NJ for lunch overlooking the beautiful local vineyards, a tasting of six wines, and a cellar tour. Lunch will be a sandwich served on nine-grain bread served with fresh fruit, potato chips, cookies, and an assortment of sodas and water. Sandwich options are selected upon registering.
  • 2:50 to 4:00 p.m. Finish the trip at Hopewell Valley Vineyards in Pennington, NJ for a pairing of three wines and desserts.
  • 4:00 p.m. Depart from Hopewell
  • 5:00 p.m. Arrive at Busch Campus Center
Cost : $54.99 ; includes round-trip transportation, tastings, tours, lunch, and a Rutgers Alumni canvas tote.

If you have any questions or comments, please email outreachprograms@winants.rutgers.edu or call 848-932-2284.

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