• ASWA winner Heritage winemaker2017 Chambourcin by William Heritage Winery, NJ  Formerly a site of peach and apple orchards, owners Bill and Penni Heritage began cultivating grapes in 1999 in the heart of New Jersey’s Outer Coastal Plain AVA.

    Heritage Chambourcin, according to the winery, can be thought of as the “East Coast Red Zinfandel.” Winemaker Sean Comninos practices saignee as well as extended maceration to extract full color and flavor.