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Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery

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Address: 600 S Railroad Ave, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1828
Phone Number:
+1 609-846-7347
Today
11:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Three generations of the Wuerker family have lovingly cultivated the...

Three generations of the Wuerker family have lovingly cultivated the farmland at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery. The sandy soils and ocean breezes provide the perfect conditions for great grape growing. Vineyard guests taste our diverse collection of wines at the extra-long mahogany bar and meander through the vines with bottles of wine and picnic baskets. Tastings are educational and enjoyable. Please join us, our tasting room is open daily, year round with live music, tours, and a lunch menu on select dates.

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Wine tasting

One of the best wine tasting places I've tried...Ryan is very knowledgeable about the wine....worthy the travel and make sure you he your wine passport stamp

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Patzi102
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45 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to Hawk Haven a few times in the past year, the wine is solid. They have done a nice job expanding their space for guests to sit and join their wines. On the lower price point, Flying Press Red is a nice little table red which is easy to drink with friends. A definite... More 

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Thank Raven G
HawkHavenWinery, Owner at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Hi Raven, thanks for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. I agree, the Flying Press Red is a great everyday wine. Hope to see you back again soon, our crushpad seating will be opening again in April and we'll have live music events all summer long. Cheers! More 

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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best wine tasting places I've tried...Ryan is very knowledgeable about the wine....worthy the travel and make sure you he your wine passport stamp

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Thank Patzi102
HawkHavenWinery, Owner at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Patzi102! We will be sure to pass the compliment along to Ryan! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our Host was very friendly and knowledgeable of the wines. The wines were first class, and bought a bottle of Albarino. Albarino has aromas of cantaloup, watermelon rind, and a hint of grapefruit zest and asian pear. Would like to go back when they have an outdoor event since we went in winter.

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Thank R8352RVannab
HawkHavenWinery, Owner at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your review and I'm glad you enjoyed our Albarino! We have an upcoming futures sale of our newest Albarino, the 2016 vintage, and I think it is one of our best yet. That event will be February 25 & 26, 2017. And we would love to have you back in the warmer months!... More 

Cape May, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Enjoyed a great cellar tasting of some phenomenal wines. The Quill is a must. Their boutique wines are as good as any you will have. This is a must visit.

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HawkHavenWinery, Owner at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed our Cellar Tasting! The Quill is definitely one of my favorites as well. We are currently offering tastings of our 2014 Quill as part of our regular tasting, and I think it is one of the best yet. Hope to see you back again soon! Cheers! More 

Cape May and Cumberland Counties
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A nice and friendly winery that is just perfect for a large or small group. The wine selection is very good. My favorite is the Riesling. The tastings are great and the wine educator is very knowledgeable and friendly. The grounds are very nice, looking forward to attending one of their Rootstock concerts in the vineyard next summer. The sunset... More 

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Thank NJsSouthernShoreDMO
HawkHavenWinery, Manager at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Wow thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad to hear you like the Riesling, it is a perfect wine for the holidays. If you ever need to stock up, you can always order online and have it shipped to your home or pick it up at your convenience. We can't wait for you to experience Rootstock, it... More 

New Milford, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

ended up stopping by with the wife on a recommendation.... had been to another winery with real bad results and was glad that we came to Hawk Haven. the woman who helped us with our tasting was very nice... she had only been there for a little while but walked us thru the tasting without a hitch.... we were not... More 

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Thank hamma166a
HawkHavenWinery, Manager at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Hawk Haven, it sounds like you had a really nice time! We have the live music and lunch menu every weekend in the spring, summer, and fall, and a handful of fun events throughout the winter as well. Every day of the week, though, we offer our Winemaker's Gourmet Cheese slate... More 

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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Nice small Winery. 8 tastes and a glass for only $10. Tasting room staff were friendly and knowledgeable concerning their wines. Wines are a bit pricey but still bought a bottle to take back to the hotel. Nice!

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Thank Paul R
HawkHavenWinery, Owner at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Thanks Paul! Glad to hear you found something to take home, we hope you'll make a trip back again sometime. Our wine list changes a few times a year and the prices per bottle range from $11.99-40.99, and if you live in NJ, PA, or FL we can ship to your doorstep! Thanks again and we hope to see you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Enjoy on our way home,awesome deal of tasting with keeping the glass for additional $2.00 . The lady that shared what each wine was did great job.

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Thank C1340LGsusanf
HawkHavenWinery, Owner at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for sharing a review of your experience! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your wine tasting and I hope you'll visit us again next time you're in the area. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Visited three wineries this past Saturday and this was the best of the three we visited - staff were informative, enjoyed the wine tasting along with a bottle and cheese plate after out under the tent with a beautiful view of the vineyard and the staff working on some of their recent harvest. Would definitely return!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The wine tasting is $8 for 8 wines ($10 if you want the glass). All wines are dry. They are very good and are inexpensive - most are between $12 & $17. They have some more expensive wines, but they are not included in the tasting, which suits me fine because I don't like to pay more than $20 for... More 

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