Summer festival season in South Jersey is winding down, but one of the best is still to come! The Wine Down Summer event at Riverwinds in West Deptford is happening this weekend, and you could experience it as a SoJO VIP!

We've partnered with New Jersey Wine Events to give you and three friends the chance to do some wine sampling with midday host Heather DeLuca to celebrate her upcoming birthday!

The festival takes place Saturday from 1-7p and Sunday from 12-5p! Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the gate (cash only).

Here are five reasons why you can't miss this event!

  • 1

    Lots Going on to Entertain You!

    You can sample wine, nosh on food, shop artisan crafts, and listen to live music! So bring a comfy chair and some friends for a relaxing day by the river!

  • 2

    Try Out Some Local Wines!

    There will be quite a variety to choose from, including a tomato wine from Wagonhouse Winery! Auburn Road Vineyards, Cedarvale Winery, Chestnut Run Farms, Coda Rossa Winery, DiBella Winery, DiMatteo Vineyard, Plagido’s Winery, Sharrott Winery, Southwind Vineyard, Valenzano Winery, Villari Vineyards and Wagonhouse Winery are just a few of the participating wineries!

  • 3

    You Won't Go Hungry!

    Try out delectable culinary cuisine from Empanada Guy, So. Jersey Cafe, MexiFlip Taco Truck, Callahans, and Maddalenas Cheesecakes!

  • 4

    Listen to Live Music!

    Saturday it's Sun-Dog, known for their high-energy, infectious, ‘get on your feet and sing along’ performances. And Sunday it's the debut of Mesquite Honey, playing some of the best classic rock roll covers you'll ever hear!

  • 5

    Be a SoJO VIP and Get Special Treatment!

    Our grand prize winner will receive four passes to attend Wine Down Summer on the Riverwinds Community Center Grounds on Sunday, August 28, commemorative wine tasting glass, a bag full of SoJO swag, and access to the SoJO VIP seating area! Enter to win by filling out the form below!