Uniting two fine cultures of passion and distinction

Welcome…
to a new destination to celebrate the age-old marriage of great music & great wine.

Jazz for Wine Lovers is a new site that works with labels, wineries and musicians to promote fine jazz releases and events. Our premiere projects honor the great saxophonist Pepper Adams with a digital box set release, a book,and a thirty city tour and a week of celebrations in New York City from 9.24-30. You can celebrate the New York week first class with an all-access pepper passport. Find out more on our jazz, wine, event, passport and special offers pages. You can also find out more about the projects at pepperadams.com and motema.com. Join now to get a free download and to hear about future events.

Gourmet Jazz

JazzforWineLovers, brainchild of the multi-Grammy nominated Motéma Music record label, based in New York City, provides a new way for you to connect with passionate world-class, soul-satisfying jazz and other creative music.

Our first featured release tributes great jazz showman Pepper Adams, (1930-1986). Read more.

Hand-Crafted Wines

Jazz for Wine Lovers will introduce you to passionate vintners, sommeliers, musicians, chefs and other celebrities who will share thoughts and exclusive offers connected with their favorite jazz, wine and other fine things in life. Read more.

Festive Events

Sign up now to hear about events and exclusive offers. The Joy Road tour, now underway comes to New York City for six all-star events 9.24-30. An all access Pepper Passport gets you free wine and entry to NYC events for one low price.


Our Inaugural Jazz Releases and Events

Joy Road SamplerThe Joy Road project is obviously a labor of the love for Pepper Adams by Gary Carner. It deserves consideration for a Grammy award for best jazz box set.
– Audiophile Audition

Producer, Author and Jazz Historian Gary Carner complete works includes all 43 of Pepper’s original compositions as played by three phenomenal contemporary jazz leaders and their ensembles: Pianist Jeremy Kahn, Baritone Saxophonist Frank Basile and Kevin Bales. Volume 5, Alexis Cole Sings Pepper Adams breaks ground with the first ever Pepper Adams tunes paired with lyrics. Carner’s co-branded book “PEPPER ADAMS JOY ROAD – An Annotated Discography, is also now available. These items now available together or separately at the Jazz For Wine Lovers Store. Read More

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