Jersey City Wine Fest


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On September 9th Saturday evening I attended the Jersey City Wine Festival. The event was held at the Harborside Atrium at 153 Exchange Place in Jersey City, New Jersey. This event space is one stop on the path train over (on more correctly, under) the Hudson River from lower Manhattan into New Jersey. As you get out of the train station you are greeted with a stunning view of the lower Manhattan skyline across the river.

It was the usual consumer wine event with a wide range of mid-level wines with a vodka and gin thrown in. Some food vendors were on hand as was good live music provided by the Stereo Junkies Band. The event space was large and airy and accommodated the crowds without too much of a wait time at the wine tables. People were having a good time.

Some of what I sampled:



2015 La Crema Chardonnay

2015 Reata Chardonnay

2016 Silver Palms Sauvignon Blanc

2015 Fish House Sauvignon Blanc

2016 “J” Pinot Grigio

2015 Talbott “Kali Hart” Chardonnay

2013 Georges Deboeuf Macon-Villages

2016 Los Vascos Sauvignon Blanc



2015 BR Cohen Pinot Noir

2013 Reata Pinot Noir

2014 Firesteed Pinot Noir

2015 L’Umami Pinot Noir

2013 Lauca Reserva Pinot Noir

2013 Silver Palms Cabernet Sauvignon

2014 Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Les Hauts de Lagard Bordeaux

2016 Paolo Marcarnono Barbera

2016 Bertoldi Gran Passione Rosso

2015 Argiano Rosso Toscano

2013 Aldo Conterno Langhe

2015 Bere Toscana

2014 Lindemans Gentlemans Collection Red Blend

2014 Los Vascos Carmenere

2013 Mas de Berceo Graciano



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