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The Wildwoods Beverage Tourism Offers One-of-a-Kind Local Flavors

The Wildwoods offer a wide variety of locations for visitors to experience Beverage Tourism, including restaurants, microbreweries, craft distilleries, and wineries.

The Wildwoods offer a wide variety of locations for visitors to experience Beverage Tourism, including restaurants, microbreweries, craft distilleries, and wineries. Experience Wildwoods breathtaking beaches and dining options in a unique way by sampling local flavors that encompass the heart of the Wildwoods.

A growing number of premier restaurants are now located throughout the Wildwoods five-mile island, each of them receiving outstanding reviews from critics and patrons. The Wildwoods’ upscale restaurants offer memorable surroundings, remarkable cuisine, and attentive service for a perfect evening with a touch of romance. Outdoor dining is accompanied by a stunning view of beautiful sunsets over the bay and live music paired with signature drinks.

Many restaurants throughout the island offer a full selection of cocktails, craft beers and wines. Connoisseurs will find wine lists that reflect a wide selection of vineyards and vintages – including some excellent New Jersey-grown choices from area vineyards.

The area’s finest wineries are located just minutes from this famous five-mile island. These local wines are unique as their vines are grown from the sandy soils of Southern New Jersey’s unique and mild climate, in conditions similar to Bordeaux, France. This unique climate surrounding the Wildwoods is an ideal environment for grape growing and wine making, making it perfect for a memorable tasting experience.

A quick tour of the vineyards surrounding the Wildwoods illustrates that New Jersey lives up to its legacy as, “The Garden State.” New Jersey’s southernmost region is an agricultural hub for wine cultivation. Rich farmland is home to acres of vineyards, from which grapes patiently transform into award-winning, handcrafted fine wines. Wines from these local wineries are served in many of the Wildwoods’ fine restaurants, offering a great dining experience to a beautiful evening.

If cold brews, craft beer or growlers are more your thing, check out the MudHen Brewing Company, located in the heart of Wildwood. This spot is a must-try for spirited vacationers, as you enter this oasis of locally made brews and craft artisan beers that can only be found in the Wildwoods, New Jersey. If you have a love for spirits, or for the distilling process, then check out Lazy Eye Distillery on Spicer Avenue in Wildwood. Try regionally produced vodka, gin, or rum that you won’t find anywhere other than the Jersey Shore.

Be sure to put these breweries, distilleries, and wineries on your fall bucket list when visiting the Wildwoods:

Wildwoods, NJ Breweries

MudHen Brewing Company
127 West Rio Grande Avenue
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609-846-7918
MudHenBrew.com

Cape May County, NJ Breweries

7 Mile Brewery
3156 Route 9 South
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
609-365-7777
7MileBrew.com

Behr Brewing
513 Seashore Road
Cape May, NJ 08204
BehrBrewing.com

Bucket Brigade Brewery
205 North Main Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-778-2641
BucketBrigadeBrewery.com

Cape May Brewing Company
1288 Hornet Road
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
609-849-9933
CapeMayBrewery.com

COHO Brewing Co.
28 Indian Trail Road Suite 103
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-264-6480
COHOBrewing.com

Cold Spring Brewery
733 Seashore Road
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-854-3077
ColdSpringBrewery.org

Gusto Brewing Company
3860 Bayshore Road
North Cape May, NJ 08204
609-849-8260
GustoBrewCo.com

Ludlam Island Brewery
9 Stoney Court
Ocean View, NJ 08230
609-263-6969
LudlamIsland.com

Slack Tide Brewing Company
1072 Route 83 Unit 3
Clermont, NJ 08210
609-478-2343
SlackTideBrewingCo.com

Wildwoods, NJ Distilleries

Lazy Eye Distillery
135 East Spicer Avenue
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609-305-4755
LazyEyeDistillery.com

Cape May County, NJ Distilleries

Cape May Distillery
371 Route 47
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-305-4853
CapeMay-Distillery.com

Nauti Spirits Distillery
916 Shunpike Road
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-770-3381
NautiSpirits.com

Cape May County, NJ Wineries

Cape May Winery & Vineyard
711 Town Bank Road
North Cape May, NJ 08204
609-884-1169
CapeMayWinery.com

Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 S Railroad Avenue
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
609-846-7347
HawkHavenVineyard.com

Jessie Creek Winery
1 N Delsea Drive
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-536-2023
JessieCreekWinery.com

Natali Vineyards
221 North Delsea Drive
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-465-0075
NataliVineyards.com

Turdo Vineyards & Winery
3911 Bayshore Road
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-884-5591
TurdoVineyards.com

Willow Creek Winery
160-168 Stevens Street
West Cape May, NJ 08204
609-770-8782
WillowCreekWineryCapeMay.com

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