Visiting wineries is one of my favorite pastimes, and I suspect, since you're visiting this site, that it may be one of yours, too. Usually I go somewhat far from New Jersey to do that - Sonoma or Spain, Sicily or Sancerre. Yet right in my own backyard, or perhaps more correctly my front yard, there's a winery that is remarkably technologically advanced, but also fun, charming and beautiful. Especially if you live in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, a visit to Stoutridge Vineyard is well worth the trip. The current property of Stoutridge goes back to at least the mid 1800s, although it wasn't always a vineyard and winery - at times it's been a pig farm, autmobile…

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