4th Annual Harvest Wine Festival / 180+ wines to taste. $79.00

November 6, 2009 (Fri) from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Short Hills
41 John F. Kennedy Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078

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Cost: $79.00 in advance

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New Jersey Wine Festivals invites you to The Harvest Wine Festival on Friday, November 6, 2009 at the award-winning Hilton Short Hills Resort & Spa. Come relax, mix and mingle with other wine lovers while enjoying the sounds of LIVE jazz.  This is our 6th wine and jazz event at this wonderful venue and our customers keep coming back for more.  With 180+ wines for tasting there is something for everyone.

WINE & FOOD:  What pleases your palette?  Are you into a full-bodied, rich, red?  Or are you in the mood for a light, summery white?  Maybe you'd prefer a more lively selection with a few bubbles.  No matter what your taste and no matter the occasion, there will be quite a few wines available to meet your needs.  Bold, dry, sweet, or fruitful; Red, white, rose, or sparkling; The connoisseurs from The Wine Library will be selecting wines for every palette’s pleasure.  180+ wines for tasting!!!  AND to accompany the wine, the hotel’s culinary experts will provide a first class selection of light hors d'oeuvres...plus antipasto, cheese, bread and pasta stations. The Hilton Short Hills is the recipient of numerous awards for food service, and it is one of New Jersey's finest hotels.

WINE CLASSES: Three (3) wine classes will be conducted in a special tasting area at 7:15PM, 8:15PM & 9:15.  The instructor will conduct a side by side tasting of 5 special wines, explaining the grape varietal origins and tasting notes for each. Class cost is an additional $20 per person and advance reservations must be made online or by phone during ticket purchase. This is an opportunity to attend a 30-40 minute small group session during the event to expand your knowledge of wine.  Class sizes are limited,  so RESERVE EARLY!

DISCOUNT HOTEL ROOMS:  Hilton Short Hills, New Jersey’s premiere urban resort hotel and spa, is offering special overnight accommodations for attendees of this year’s Harvest Wine Festival.  Enjoy an overnight stay for a discounted rate of $159 for Deluxe Accommodations, or just $204 for an overnight stay in the private Executive Level which includes continental breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts in the Executive Lounge.  Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to the renowned Mall at Short Hills. Approximately 40 boutiques have their only New Jersey location at The Mall at Short Hills, a favored destination for shoppers from far and wide. Indulge in the newly renovated Spa Chakra® complete with state of the art fitness center, salon, pool and massage rooms. The Hilton Short Hills is a winner of the coveted AAA 4 Diamond Award.  TO BOOK YOUR ROOM:  visit our web site or call (973) 379-0100, ask for reservations and the Harvest Wine Festival.  Use promo code:  "HWF"

MUSIC: We are thrilled to welcome back award-winning jazz guitarist Gil Parris and his band. This Grammy-nominated musician is one of the most acclaimed and versatile instrumentalists of his generation, having played with world renowned artists such as Toni Braxton, David Sanborn, Bob James, Cissy Houston, and Dr. John just to name a few.  Come experience the sounds of Gil Parris in an intimate setting as you taste an array of fine wines.  This is an event that wine connoisseurs and jazz lovers alike will not want to miss!

CHARITY:  A portion of the proceeds from this event go to The Inter-Religious Fellowship for The Homeless of Bergen Country,  an outstanding organization dedicated to alleviating the plight of the homeless in Bergen County.  Special Permit.  State of NJ: Dept of Law & Public Safety:  Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.