The Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA) will host a wine festival to celebrate the start of the fall harvest season on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30 from noon to 5 p.m.

The Jersey Fresh Wine Festival will take place in south Jersey at the 640-acre Burlington County Fairgrounds. Featuring live music, crafts and food, the festival will host 18 of New Jersey's finest wineries.

Guests can sample more than 250 locally-produced wines at the event while listening to featured performers Steve Reilly Band on September 29 and Gas House Gorillas on September 30.

Tickets are $25 a person at the gate. On-site purchases must be paid in cash. Advance discount tickets for $20 can be purchased online. Guests will receive a souvenir wine glass upon admission.

Participating wineries include:



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