Scores and Awards
Over the past several years, an increasing number of New Jersey wines have gained recognition from national and international wine competitions. Wines from the Garden State have continued to impress the critics in blind tasting competitions and earned special mention in reputable publications such as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
One of the most important goals of The Winemakers Co-Op is to raise the profile of New Jersey fine wines on both the global and international stage. This includes encouraging and spotlighting high quality Garden State wines via critical press outreach, exclusive events and industry investment.
Our member wineries are dedicated to making high quality wines that express their unique terroir and microclimates, in a continuing quest to produce the best possible wines vintage after vintage.
Auburn Road Dry Rosé 2021, Double Gold, 2023 The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
William Heritage Winery Bordeaux Blanc 2021, Double Gold, 2023 The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Beneduce Vineyards Blaufränkisch Hunterdon County 2021, 93 points, James Suckling
Beneduce Vineyards 2022 Gewurz Pet Nat, 92 points, Press Fraction by Lenn Thompson
Unionville Vineyards 2022 Dry Rosé, 90 points, Press Fraction by Lenn Thompson
William Heritage Winery 2019 BDX Estate Reserve, 91 points Press Fraction, Lenn Thompson
William Heritage Winery 2017 Estate Reserve Blanc de Blancs: 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast Editor’s Choice
Unionville Vineyards 2019 ‘Home Vineyard’ Estate Chardonnay: 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast
Unionville Vineyards 2019 ‘Hunterdon Mistral Rouge’ Red Blend: 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast
Unionville Vineyards 2019 ‘Amwell Ridge Vineyard’ Pinot Noir: 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast