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Celebrate Maryland Wine

Did you know that March is Maryland Wine Month?

Celebrate with the Maryland Wineries Association in their “Winemakers Series!” This series has 5 different seminars all over the state of Maryland and costs $45 a person.

The seminars are:

 

Eastern Shore: Vines & Variety

Crow Vineyard on Sunday, March 5, 2017, 1 pm – 3:30 pm

12441 VanSant Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645

They’ll explore locally grown and made Vidal Blanc as well as red varietals growing all over the state, from Western MD to the Eastern Shore.

 

Frederick County: The Craft of Barrel Aging

Linganore Winecellars,  Sunday, March 12, 2017, 1pm – 3:30 pm

13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mt Airy, MD 21771

They’ll explore the scope of Barrel Aging and how wines change over time. You’ll be able to get a sneak peek at what the winemakers are currently fermenting!

 

Carroll County: Everything Bubbly

Old Westminster Winery, Sunday, March 12, 2017, 5 pm – 7:30 pm

1150 Old Westminster Road, Westminster, MD 21157

They’ll explore sparkling wines and how they’re made. You’ll be able to sample wines made from  méthode champenoise & pétillant-natural styles.

 

Montgomery County: The Mystery of the Mix

Rocklands Farm,  Sunday, March 19, 2017, 1 pm – 3:30 pm

14525 Montevideo Road, Poolesville, MD 20837

They’ll explore how to blend wines like professionals! You’ll learn methods and strategies for both white and red blends as well as how to make port-style wines.

 

Baltimore County: Anything But Grapes

Millstone Cellars, Sunday, March 26, 2017, 1 pm – 3:30  pm

2029 Monktown Road, Monkton, MD 21111

They’ll explore not just apples for cider and honey for mead, but what other ingredients make wines unique – including chili peppers, spices, berries, and rhubarb.

 

Make sure you also check out the Wine Month Challenge, where you can pick up a challenge card from any local winery or by downloading it here. At the end of the month, you can send your filled out card and win some prizes:

 

Maryland Wineries Association

6247 Falls Rd, Ste G

Baltimore, MD 21209

 

For More information, visit Maryland Wine Events or call 410.252.WINE

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