Maryland Wine Month

March is Maryland Wine Month



Award Winning Wines at Crow Vineyard
Award Winning Wines at Crow Vineyard
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift, OTD

Maryland Wine Month

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March of 2017 is the first-ever Maryland Wine Month. To uncork the month, enjoy The Wine Month Challenge , a Winemaker Series and  events and activities happening at wineries across the state.  




Winemakers Seminar Series

During Maryland Wine Month you can learn about Maryland Wine from the winemakers themselves. Enjoy a fascinating series of interactive seminars, exploring an array of topics, geared towards the wine enthusiast. Pick your weekend, region, and a topic that interests you. Tickets for these events are very limited so reserve your hands-on experience with Maryland winemakers today! 

  • Vines & Variety at Crow Vineyard (Eastern Shore)
    March 5, 2017 1:00 - ­3:30  P.M.
    What’s growing in Maryland? Explore Vidal Blanc grown from around the state and learn about the exciting red varietals growing from Western MD to the Eastern Shore.
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  • Everything Bubbly at Old Westminster Winery (Carroll County)
    March 12, 2017  5:00 - ­7:30 P.M. 
    An in­-depth look into sparkling wines and the various methods, grapes and philosophies used to create them. Sample an assortment of wines of both méthode champenoise and pétillant­natural styles.
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  • The Craft of Barrel Aging at Linganore Winecellars (Frederick County)
    March 12, 2017 1:00 - ­3:30 P.M.
    Learn the ins-and-outs of barrel aging. Explore how wines evolve as they spend time in the barrel, learn about different types of oak and more. Also, get a sneak-peek at what some Maryland winemakers are currently working on.
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  • The Mystery of the Mix at Rocklands Farm (Montgomery County)
    March 19, 2017 1:00 - ­3:30 P.M.
    Learn how to blend wine from the professional winemakers! They will explain their personalized blending methods and strategies for white and red blends. Also, learn how port-­style wines are made.
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  • Anything But Grapes at Millstone Cellars (Baltimore County)
    March 26, 2017 1:00 - 3:30 P.M.
    As you know, cider is made of apples and mead is made of honey, but what ELSE are our local makers using to make their products unique?  Explore the nuances of adding chili peppers, spices, berries, rhubarb and more.
    Learn more...

Take The Wine Month Challenge

Pick up The Maryland Wine Month Challenge card from a local winery or welcome center or download now. The card includes a list of all the Maryland wineries that are open to the public. You will receive a sticker for the challenge card (like bingo) at each winery you visit. Send in your challenge card before April 10, 2017 to the Maryland Wineries Association for prizes.
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And that’s just a taste of the wine lovers’ celebrations for March 2017. For more Maryland Wine Month fun check out ...

Winery Videos

Maryland Wine Month Events

Maryland Wine Trails

Winemakers Seminar Series

The Maryland Wine Month Challenge

Maryland Wineries Association


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