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Amalthea Cellars

Amalthea Cellars In 1976, the first vineyards were planted at Amalthea Cellars. Founder Louis Caracciolo’s infatuation with winemaking began as a young boy making wine in the cellar of his Italian immigrant grandfather. Emilio brought the art from “The Old Country” at the age of thirteen to the southern New Jersey town of Blue Anchor at the turn of the century. Being exposed to the charm of winemaking at an early age ignited a passion that continues to this day at Amalthea Cellars. Caracciolo often says of his philosophical grandfather, “I came on the scene with an unlit torch and my grandfather passed the flame.” While attending Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York for his degree in Food Science and Technology far from Emilio’s “Old World techniques” he began to work on his style in small batches of wine in his dormitory room! He used his never ending respect for archaic winemaking techniques to study modern enology still unaware that Amalthea lied in his future. In 1972, he bought the farm where Amalthea is located and the rest as they say is history.

From the Philadelphia Area: Take Route 70 East to Route 73 South or take Route 73 South. Continue to follow signs for Route 73 South to the Berlin Traffic Circle (¾ around the Berlin Traffic Circle) follow Route 73 South until you see signs for Route 30 East/Atco. Travel approximately 2 miles on Route 30 East, after the third traffic light look for the Amalthea Cellars sign on the right at the Atco Lake. The sign indicates to turn right onto Vineyard Road. Continue on Vineyard Road for 1 mile. The winery will be on your right. From the North: Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4. Then take Route 73 South (approximately 20 minutes to the Berlin traffic circle) Continue to follow signs for Route 73 South to the Berlin Traffic Circle (¾ around the Berlin Traffic Circle) follow Rout

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209 Vineyard Road, Atco, NJ, US, 08004 Email:
Phone: 856-768-8585 Web:
Fax: 856-753-1099
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  Cabernet Sauvignon
Blackberry vanilla nose. Smooth berry and black currant flavors, round and soft in the mouth, long, lush, jammy finish.
Rich jammy fruit, toasty oak finish
Aromas of pear with a hint of citrus followed by subtle green apple flavors. Soft, balanced, with a light oak vanilla nose.
  Late Harvest Villard
Sweet Dessert/After dinner style
Intense, robust character - a mouthful of lush red berry and currant. Soft French oak in the nose and the palate with a smooth plum finish.
(White Zinfandel style blush) Crisp fruity berry flavors
  Pinot Noir
Light, juicy typical fruit with a smooth, long finish
Very dry French style with fruit notes
Light sweet tropical fruit crisp balanced finish


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