Jersey City, NJ, September 26, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Wine Country Stores announces the inaugural Whiskey Festival of New Jersey, set for Thursday October 15th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm in Downtown Jersey City.
Wine Country Stores and supporting sponsor, R & R Marketing of NJ, are presenting this unique experience allowing guests to taste over 100 Whiskeys from elite vendors while sampling delicious food from Taphaus’ acclaimed Executive Chef, Malik Fall.
“This intimate gathering will provide an opportunity for attendees to taste artfully-crafted Whiskeys and to discover the various styles of Whiskey, Bourbon, Rye and Scotch,” said event creator and organizer, Scott Maybaum, franchise owner of Wine Country Stores. “The event also provides Wine Country Stores an additional way to help York Street Project, a very worthy charity we are proud to support,” continued Maybaum.
In addition to tasting the variety of select Whiskeys, attendees will also have the opportunity to sample complimentary, hand-crafted cocktails presented exclusively for this event by the participating Whiskey vendors.
The Whiskey Festival of New Jersey is within a short walk from Exchange Place and Harborside Light Rail and also offers convenient parking near Taphaus.
Only a limited number of tickets will be sold for this inaugural event and a portion of the proceeds are being donated to York Street Project. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased by visiting the festival website: whiskeyfestnj (dot) com
About Wine Country Stores
Wine Country Stores helps people discover craft spirits and make conscientious decisions about what they drink.
Our knowledgeable store experts work to bring you the finest artisanal spirits available in New Jersey. We celebrate the passion and dedication of master distillers and their unique ability to create interesting products for our customers.
Wine Country Stores has a proud heritage dating back to 1997. From humble beginnings, we have become a thriving New Jersey wine, beer and spirits retailer with 12 locations in the Garden State and with plans to add more. Each store location has compiled a wonderful selection of wine, beer, spirits and particularly, of fine Whiskies.
Combining industry-leading knowledge and experience with a drive and passion for all things drinks-related, we are here to help our customers make informed decisions about what they drink.
We are bonkers about Whisky in all its forms are enjoying the category’s growth along with so much consumer interest.
About Supporting Sponsor R&R Marketing of NJ
R&R Marketing is one of the largest wine and spirits distributors in New Jersey, handling more than 3,500 on-premise and 1,800 off-premise accounts, and employing approximately 344 associates.
R&R Marketing is a member of The Charmer Sunbelt Group (CSG), one of the nation’s leading distributors of fine wines, spirits, beer and other beverages. A group of privately held companies, CSG operates local distributor and/or brokerage houses in 15 markets: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York (Metro and Upstate), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Together, these companies employ more than 7,000 associates who bring to market some of the most valuable and well-known consumer brands in the world. CSG is a family-owned business that proudly serves as the critical link between wine and spirit suppliers, and the retail outlets where alcoholic beverage brands are legally and responsibly sold and enjoyed.
The vision of R&R Marketing is to be the distributor of choice for our suppliers, customers, associates, industry, and community.
About York Street Project
The ministry of the York Street Project is a weaving of innovative programs which provide an environment to shelter, feed, educate and promote the healing of persons in need, especially women, children, and their families.
Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, the York Street Project expresses in direct service to the poor the religious congregation's commitment to peace through justice. The project begins a second century of loving ministry of the sisters and their collaborators who work with the poor and oppressed in Jersey City.
The York Street Project community promotes the dignity of every person.