Come for a wine-derful time. Leave grapefully happy. 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —Get ready to “Sip. Savor. Celebrate” at the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival taking place June 8 and 9 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at The Mt Carmel Society in Berkeley Heights. Come wine down with some of New Jersey’s best wineries as they kick off the summer season in style.

Sometimes in life, it’s worth making pour decisions. So why not grab a cozy lounge chair, gather friends and family and have your souvenir wine glass ready, because the sippin’ starts now.  At the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival attendees can relax while enjoying the sampling and purchasing of over 150 refreshing NJ wines.  But the fun doesn’t stop there. Spend the day listening to great live music, shop artisan crafters' works, and indulge in delicious eats and treats served up by some of NJ’s favorite food trucks. Need activities for the kids? Make it a family day because there will be a moon bounce, arts and crafts, sand art, and lawn games, some at an additional cost. So come celebrate at the first wine festival of the summer. It’s worth stopping to smell the rosé for. 

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Wineries on site include: Auburn Road Vineyards, Cedar Rose Vineyards, DiMatteo Vineyards, Four Sisters Winery, Plagidos Winery, Terra Nonno Winery, Villa Milagro Winery, Villari Vineyards, and Wagonhouse Winery.

For scrumptious eats, festival attendees can taste the delights cooked up by these participating food trucks (check web site for days they will be on site): The Flying Pie Guy, Guac Spot, Pure & Simple Flatbreads, Cajun Jax BBQ, Ms. Fu’s Yummy Food Truck, and Waffle de Lys. They bring an eclectic taste to the festival by mixing Asian flare, exotic BBQ, Italian delicacies, Australian meat pies, and even scrumptious Belgian waffles. And it doesn’t just stop there. 

If it's great music you want, this festival has got it. On Saturday, come enjoy one of the area’s best live bands-ZaireThis band has the ability to cover the very best songs and get everyone up on their feet dancing.  On Sunday a true fan favorite, Mario & The Slyders, takes the stage.  It’s never a dull moment with this band, as they will have the place rockin’ all day long. Our live music stage is sure to be hoppin’ and poppin’, so don’t miss the fun.

In addition, Pour Into Summer will be hosting some of the most creatively talented crafters during this festival weekend. They are artisans selling products that range from hand-made soaps, to paintings, to fine hand dipped candles and so much more. The crafters include: A&A Dips, The Bacon Jams, Willowmoon Candles, Laurimar, The Hangover Pretzel Company, The Painted Flame, Rosetta Farm Spices, Hats & Stuff, Carolyn’s Crystal Creations, Keystone Farm Cheeses, Magical Scentaments, JD Gourmet, Bright Idea and Arts & Crafts, Gail Adams Jewelry and Jerky James.

Advances tickets are being sold for this event. Prices Include: Advance Sampling Ticket, 21 Years and Older: $20, At the Gate Sampling Ticket (Cash Only) 21 Years and Older: $25, Non-Sampling Spectator at the Gate Ticket (Cash Only): $5. Those Under 21 are Free for admittance. Those Sampling MUST have ID on them at the Gate for entry.  A portion of the proceeds goes to The Mt Carmel Society/Berkeley Heights.  Please note that the $1 parking fee is also a donation to the Mt Carmel Society.

Say you’ll be wine, at this year’s Pour Into Summer Wine Festival, June 8 & 9 at the Mt Carmel Society, 56 River Road, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. 

Get your advance tickets and more information on this event by visiting the website at or by going to the newjerseywineandbeerevents facebook page.

The Pour Into Summer Wine Festival is proudly produced by GPS, Inc.

About GPS Inc.

GPS, Inc. is a full service Event & Production Management Company having produced an extensive array of festivals, events, concerts and productions over the last 17 years. From large scale outdoor concerts, food truck rallies, BBQ competition festivals, fundraising galas, national celebrations to championship parades and major music festivals, GPS, Inc has led the way in producing outstanding live events. Among these we have produced more than 125 wine related festivals and events in the last 13 years. Our staff’s experience and background in event design, planning, production and management is unmatched in the industry. 

GPS, Inc is led by Kathy Krautter Bullock (Owner/Vice President) and Beth Krautter Glasgow (Director of Marketing) natives of New Providence.