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La Mer Beachfront Resort – Escape to Cape May, NJ
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The 4 Best Wineries and Breweries in Cape May

Nestled along the stunning shores of Cape May, New Jersey, lies a hidden gem for wine and beer enthusiasts alike. This charming seaside town is home to an array of wineries and breweries that offer a unique and unforgettable experience. From the sandy soils of the vineyards to the locally sourced ingredients in the brews, New Jersey’s best wineries and breweries are a testament to the region’s rich history and culinary prowess. Join us as we embark on a journey through the finest wineries and breweries in Cape May, and discover the perfect haven to unwind after a day of indulgence at La Mer Beachfront Resort.Toasting wine at sunset in Cape May, NJ

Hawk Haven Winery & Vineyard: A Jewel of the Cape May Peninsula

Founded in 2008, Hawk Haven Winery & Vineyard stands as a beacon for wine enthusiasts, offering a collection of wines that truly reflect the dedication to viticulture. Tucked away on the Cape May Peninsula, the vineyard benefits from sandy soils and the gentle caress of ocean breezes, providing the perfect terroir for growing exceptional grapes. Hawk Haven invites visitors to immerse themselves in the wine experience through tastings, wine flights, and vineyard tours, unveiling the complex character of their wines. Enjoy a relaxed tasting session in their indoor or tented, heated seating areas, where groups of 6 or fewer can delve into the world of wine without a reservation. Larger groups are kindly asked to book in advance.

Location Tip: Just a 12-minute drive from La Mer Beachfront Resort. Address: 600 S Railroad Ave, Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Behr Brewery: A Local Craft Beer OdysseyToasting Beer in Cape May, NJ

From a simple backyard brew setup to a community hub, Behr Brewery has evolved into a destination for beer lovers. Founders Steve and Cat Wilson have curated a selection of beers that cater to every taste, from shandies to stouts. Behr Brewing prides itself on community engagement, sourcing locally for their brews and featuring local products in their shop. Whether you prefer to sip your beer indoors or enjoy it outside at a picnic table, Behr offers the perfect backdrop.

Location Tip: Only an 11-minute journey from La Mer Beachfront Resort. Address: 513 Seashore Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204

Willow Creek Winery: An Enchanting Vineyard Escape

Nestled in West Cape May, Willow Creek Winery sprawls across 50 acres, surrounded by the beauty of the ocean and bay. This setting fosters a unique microclimate that is ideal for vine growing. The winery’s 300-seat rustic hall Tasting Room welcomes guests throughout the year to explore their wine and sangria offerings. With over 35 distinct sangrias and a variety of wines, alongside a full grill menu, there’s a flavor for every palate. Willow Creek is also known for its vibrant event lineup, offering everything from live music to yoga among the vines.

Location Tip: A quick 12-minute drive from La Mer Beachfront Resort via Beach Ave. Address: 168 Stevens St, West Cape May, NJ 08204

Cape May Winery: A Vineyard of Rich Heritage and Culinary Delight

Dating back to 1989, Cape May Winery has grown from its humble beginnings to encompass four vineyards and a variety of grape varietals. Beyond grapes, the winery celebrates the bounty of their land, integrating seasonal ingredients into their tapas kitchen. Guests can enjoy a culinary journey that pairs exquisitely with their wines. The winery’s intimate setting offers a serene backdrop to explore the grounds and savor the tapas selections.

Location Tip: Located just 9 minutes from La Mer Beachfront Resort. Address: 711 Town Bank Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204

La Mer Beachfront Resort: Your Ultimate Cape May Vacation AccommodationsLa Mer Beachfront Resort Beach

After a day of exploring Cape May’s wineries and breweries, retreat to the comforts of La Mer Beachfront Resort. Positioned by the water’s edge, our accommodations are designed with a blend of luxury and homely touches, ensuring your stay is nothing short of exceptional. With uninterrupted ocean views, a stay at La Mer is the epitome of a Cape May getaway. The resort’s calm, coastal-inspired atmosphere is the perfect end to a day spent indulging in the local wine and brew culture.

Book your stay with us today and experience the best of Cape May’s wineries, breweries, and coastal charm. With our prime location just minutes away from the finest vineyards and taprooms, La Mer Beachfront Resort is the perfect launching point for your journey through the flavors of Cape May. Come and discover why La Mer Beachfront Resort is the ultimate haven for wine and beer lovers alike.

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