Winery hosts autumn toast to environment

The public is invited to the New Jersey Environmental Federation’s wine tasting and auction event Oct. 3 at Laurita Winery in the New Egypt section of Plumsted.

The 2-4 p.m. event will include wine tasting and winery tours, wagon rides (weather permitting), live jazz music, tasty morsels, and chance auctions. Tickets cost $75 per person and $125 per couple. Proceeds will benefit the New Jersey Environmental Federation, a statewide nonprofit organization working for clean water, open space, environmental justice, healthy schools, and sustainable communities. The winery is located at 35 Archertown Road. To donate auction items to the event or for more information, call 732-280- 8988. The winery can be reached at 609-758-8000.