Auburn Road Vineyards
The Madd Potters Studio is a proud outlet for Auburn Road Vineyards wines in both our West End Garage location, as well as the main store at the Cape May County Airport complex. Wines are available to purchase by the bottle or split bottle, and we encourage you to sip while you shop! Tastings are available at our Cape May County Airport location.
Meet The Vineyard
The oldest of the vines were planted in 2003 and some are as young as 3 years old. Much of the vineyard has been established for 5 years or more and is in the prime of its grape producing life. They have two very good sites that are very different in terms of soil composition and grade. The climate is among the best in New Jersey as it is within 10 miles of the Delaware River to the west and 50 miles of the Atlantic Ocean to the east. This has a mellowing influence on the weather such that it is rarely exceedingly hot or cold. The winemakers are learning about the nuances of each lot and are beginning to understand better what the vineyards are capable of and what varieties grow best and in what locations.
Auburn Road Vineyards currently cultivate 23 total acres of grapes over two distinct lots:
The Auburn Road Vineyard, which surrounds the Enoteca, is comprised of approximately 10 acres which includes the following varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Merlot, Pinot Grigio, and Chambourcin
The Woodfield Vineyard is located a mile north on Sharptown-Auburn Road. It is approximately 13 acres and on it is grown the following varieties: Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Grigio.