Maryland’s distinct microclimates provide diversity and flavor to our wines; try them out along these wine trails. Search our comprehensive list of breweries, wineries and distilleries.
Meander through the mountains of Western Maryland and the heart of the Civil War while visiting eight stand-out vineyards. Don’t miss Cool Ridge Vineyards, winner of the 2017 Governor’s Cup, and Willow Oaks, where organic fruits become unique artisanal ciders.
Caper down the Capital Trail to visit five premier wineries, including Great Shoals Winery, Olney Winery, Rocklands Farm, The Urban Winery and the scenic, award-winning Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard, located at the base of its namesake mountain. Experience the beauty, the magic, and the flavor of the Capital Wine Trail.
From yoga at Serpent Ridge Vineyard to the Maryland Food & Wine Festival at Old Westminster Winery, and the beautiful views of the Bachman Valley at BirchView Vineyard, the wineries on this trail will welcome you with open arms and open corks.
With 16 wineries, this trail is the perfect excuse to explore the treasures of the Eastern Shore. Don’t miss St. Michael's Winery's Gollywobbler Sangrias, brimming with fresh local fruit.
With soil as dark and rich as fresh-ground coffee, the beauty of the Catoctin foothills fills every glass at these six wineries. The wineries on the trail are close enough to visit all six in one day but historic sites, fabulous shopping and renowned restaurants make for a great weekend getaway.
Maryland's agricultural heritage meets the new legacy of fine wine. Maryland's newest wine trail, the Legacy Wine Trail promotes wineries in Prince George's County and Charles County, bringing together Southern Maryland agricultural heritage and the new legacy of its fine wines.
The 10 wineries of the Patuxent Trail capitalize on Southern Maryland’s Old-World growing traditions to bring an exciting new vision to classic wine profiles. Port of Leonardtown has helped lead the charge, winning best in class and gold medals at the 2014 Maryland Wine Masters.
The lush, forested Piedmont plateau is home to eight great wineries; it’s an ideal getaway from summer heat, or to take in the fall foliage. Boordy Vineyards is famous for their outdoor concerts and open-air festivals.
Two of the latest trails being developed are dedicated to Cider and Mead. Faulkner Branch Cidery and Distilling Company is one such business. Or, as the Blades Family puts it, "after nurturing the orchard, the call to produce a hard cider was developed. Great Shoals Takoma Park also offer ciders along with their other products. The Mead Trail includes specific Meaderies such as Charm City Meadworks in Baltimore was born out of a love of beekeeping and community. Maryland Meadworks in Hyattsville has created a friendly neighborhood hangout spot right off a bike trail. Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery is Maryland's one of a kind meadery and winery that takes the ancient alcohol and makes it into a 21st Century experience (and they create unique red and white wines as well).
The Gunpowder Wine Trail currently includes four wineries and puts an emphasis on great events for wine lovers set around the meandering Gunpowder River. Maryland Wineries include Harford Vineyard & Winery, Royal Rabbit Vineyards, Mount Felix Vineyard & Winery and Fiore Winery & Distillery.
The First Landing Wine Trail pays homage to Maryland's birthplace where settlers first came ashore on St. Clement’s Island in 1634 and established the first settlement in St. Mary’s City. Come out and visit our state's oldest and one of the most historic areas, and pair it with a new tradition of award winning wines.