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Between Maryland’s burgeoning wine world and our killer craft breweries, we’ve got the goods to quench any thirst. Don’t believe us? Check out this amazing lineup of beer and wine events across the state.

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1 Love Thy Beer: Winter Warmer Showcase

Feb. 16, 2018

An event for the most avid of craft beer lovers, Love Thy Beer features exclusive beers not found at your local shop.  Chat with the experts of Maryland beer in an intimate setting and vote for your favorite brew with live music from garage folk performer Skribe. 

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2 Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival - Timonium

April 6-7, 2018

At the timonium Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival guests not only recieve a sampling glass for unlimited tastings of the 40 bourbons and 60 beers, but can also look forward to BBQ galore, a "Shrine of Swine", a game area with activities for everyone, tasting theater with brewmasters, and live music on the Main Stage.  

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3 Savor Bowie 2018

April 21-22, 2018

With free admission benefiting Concert for Causes, a non-profit that helps provide instruments to underserved communities, guests enjoy two days of complimentary wine tasting, artisan vendors, amazing food, live music & entertainment, and a huge classic car show. 

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4 Wine & Food Festival - National Harbor

April 28-29, 2018

The 10th Annual Wine and Food Festival at National Harbor features culinary pioneers, famous chefs, artisan vendors, and thousands of fellow food and wine lovers.  All attendees recieve a souvenir glass to take home, more than 150 different beers, wines, and spirits, food from some of the hottest restaurants and food trucks, hands on cooking demonstrations, book signings, and more.

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5 St. Michael's WineFest

April 28-29, 2018

With venues all across town, shuttle buses transport you from each tasting area to in gorgeous St. Michaels to sample wines from dozens of different wineries. 

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6 Baltimore Wine and Food Festival

May 12, 2018

Starting off with the Charm City Wine Run at 9:30am, guests at the 3rd Annual Baltimore Wine and Food Festival access to over 150 different international and local spirits, wine, and beers, a soecial rose tasting pavilion, champagne lounge, and a souvenir glass to take home.

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7 Wine in the Woods - Columbia

May 19-20, 2018

One of the premier wine festivals in the region, Wine in the Woods has grown over the decades to feature 35 wineries, nearly fifty artisans, more than twenty food vendors, and musicians on two stages.  

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8 Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival - Hunt Valley

June 2, 2018

More than 220 Maryland Wines and more than 20 Maryland Wineries descend on Hunt Valley for the 15th Annual Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival.  Take in beautiful Oregon Ridge Park while you enjoy gourmet food, live music, arts & crafts, and a free kids playground area.

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9 Whiskey Rebellion Festival

Friday June 8, 2018

Enjoy tastings from more than twelve national and local distillers of whiskey, vodka, run, and moonshine.  Your ticket also includes historic re-enactments, authentic colonial games, food from Good Carma catering, goodie bags, and a free ride home with Sober Rides.

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10 Interstate Wine Festival

June 9, 2018

Dozens of local restaurants, artists, crafters, and musicians pair along with nearly twenty wineries all sampling their products to thousands of attendees.  Attendance is free however samples range in price from zero to $1.00 each.  

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11 Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival

June 23, 2018

An all-you-can-eat extravaganza, the 5th Annual Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival has over 30,000 crabs, tons of beer, live music, family fun, arts & crafts, and much more.  

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For more events - go to Maryland Wine and Breweries Association of Maryland.

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