Vacchiano Farm

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Vacchiano Farm
Vacchiano Farm logo.png
Location 135 Port Colden Road, Washington, New Jersey, USA
Coordinates 40.771410 N, 74.960093 W
Appellation Warren Hills AVA
First vines planted 2004
Opened to the public 2009
Key people Anthony Vacchiano Sr.,
Anthony Vacciano Jr. (owners)[1]
Acres cultivated 11
Cases/yr 2,500 (2013)
Other products Breads, cheeses, fruits, meats, pies, sauces, vegetables
Distribution NJ farmers' markets
Tasting No tasting room
Website http://www.vacchianofarm.com

Vacchiano Farm is a winery in the Port Colden section of Washington Township in Warren County, New Jersey.[2][3] A family produce and livestock farm since 1983, the vineyard was first planted in 2004, and began to sell its wine in 2009.[4][5] Vacchiano has 11 acres of grapes under cultivation, and produces 2,500 cases of wine per year.[5][6] The winery is named after the family that owns it.[1][7]

Wines and other products[edit]

Vacchiano Farm is in the Warren Hills AVA, and produces red and white wines from American hybrid grapes.[8][9] Vacchiano also makes and sells breads, cheeses, fruits, meats, pies, sauces, and vegetables.[9][10]

Licensing, associations, and distribution[edit]

Vacchiano has a plenary winery license from the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, which allows it to produce an unrestricted amount of wine, operate up to 15 off-premises sales rooms, and ship up to 12 cases per year to consumers in-state or out-of-state.[11][12] The winery is not a member of the Garden State Wine Growers Association.[13] Vacchiano does not have a tasting room, but distributes their wines and other products at farmers' markets in New Jersey.[10][14]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lindsay, Jacqueline. "Washington Township, Warren County farmer ready for big turkey day" in The Warren Reporter (22 November 2008). Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  2. ^ De Bellis, John. "At Madison Farmers Market, Vacchiano Means Variety" in Madison Patch (11 August 2011). Retrieved 8 September 2013
  3. ^ Lechiski, Kevin. "Local farmers happy to be selling locally" in The Warren Reporter (8 July 2007). Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  4. ^ Garey, Dave. "Sandy delays turkey orders at local farms" in The Daily Record (15 November 2012). Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  5. ^ a b Connic, Jennifer. "It's a Family Affair for Vacchiano Farms" in Millburn-Short Hills Patch (30 June 2009). Retrieved 13 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Vacchiano Farm" in American Winery Guide. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
  7. ^ "Fresh produce, special events mark Thursday's Farmers’ Market in Madison" in The Madison Eagle (20 June 2013). Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  8. ^ Jackson, Bart. Garden State Wineries Guide. (South San Francisco, CA: Wine Appreciation Guild, 2011). ISBN 9781934259573. Geographic description of Warren Hills AVA includes Vacchiano Farm.
  9. ^ a b Vacchiano Farm. "About Vacchiano Farm" (commercial website). Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  10. ^ a b Feeney, Kelly. "Home Is Where the Food Is Grown" in The New York Times (14 November 2008). Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  11. ^ New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. "New Jersey ABC list of wineries, breweries, and distilleries" (5 February 2013). Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  12. ^ New Jersey General Assembly. "N.J.S.A. 33:1-10". Statutes of New Jersey. New Jersey. 
  13. ^ Garden State Wine Growers Association. "GSWGA Wineries." Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  14. ^ Vacchiano Farm. "Vacchiano Farm: Community Farmer Markets that we participate in." (commercial website). Retrieved 2 April 2013.

Coordinates: 40°46′17″N 74°57′36″W / 40.771410°N 74.960093°W / 40.771410; -74.960093