Wine-making at Your Own Winery is perhaps the perfect team building activity. Fun – Unique – and it’s Wine. Your Own Winery is a New Jersey licensed wine-making school – where you can select and make with our hands-on instruction over 50 different great wines. We start with wine juice, not wine grapes, so you can make and take home your selected wines in just 8 weeks. Wine-making with us is generally completed in 3 sessions over just 8 weeks.
However, we can structure your team-building event where your group (or just some members) participates in all 3 steps – just 2 of the 3 steps (generally #1 and #3 below) or just the final step, the Bottling session. The Bottling session being the most fun and with 5 individual steps to bottling provides great opportunity for team-work, extra socializing/team-building time, and the chance to enjoy your finished wine. All the wine-making steps can be accompanied with food and wine snacks, even BYO wine, making it an extremely enjoyable event.
The Wine-Making Team Building:
1. Free Tasting to select your Wines – and Start Wine Fermentation. A 60-90 minute session.
2. About 2 weeks later: Stabilize & Clear Wines. 60 minutes – but we can handle this step for you.
3. Bottle, Cork & Label your Wines. A total teamwork session – lots of fun. Four separate steps – bottle, cork, bottle toppers, custom label – custom company logo labels included. And at the end of the 3rd session, participants take home finished wine.
Our wines are made in batches of 6 gallons – which yields 28 bottles. We recommend 4-6 team building participants per batch – so everyone has a hands-on experience making their wine. Our wine batches start at $335 (custom labels included) – $11.95 per bottle. Based on 6 team members per batch – only $56.00 per person – and they go home with 4-5 bottles of wine each.