Maryland Wine Month

March is Maryland Wine Month



Maryland Wine Month
Maryland Wine Month

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March is Maryland Wine Month


This March, oenophiles can celebrate during Maryland Wine Month with a jam-packed calendar of events, eight wine trails and the official Wine Month Challenge.



Take The Wine Month Challenge

The challenge is simple: visit, taste and enter to win. The more places you visit, the more likely you are to win a prize. Pick up your Maryland Wine Month Challenge card from a local winery or welcome center or download now and earn a sticker for every winery you visit
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Maryland Wine Trails

Explore Maryland's Wine Trails, they are self-guided tours––and each winery offers a different experience. When you visit a Maryland winery you get to meet the winemakers and see how your favorite wine goes from grape to bottle. Spend a day (or a weekend!) in Maryland's wine country, or simply enjoy a leisurely escape among the rolling hills and beautiful vineyards. Taste our superb wines, explore our picturesque vineyards, and take part in our exciting events throughout the year.  

Orchid Cellar Meadery and WineryAntietam Highlands Wine Trail
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.
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People drinking wineCapital Wine Trail
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.
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Carroll Wine TrailCarroll Wine Trail
From yoga at Serpent Ridge Vineyard to Solstice celebrations at Cygnus Wines to the Maryland Food & Wine Festival at Old Westminster Winery, the five wineries on this trail will welcome you with open arms and open corks.
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crow Vinyard Wine BottleChesapeake Wine Trail
With 16 wineries, this trail is the perfect excuse to explore the treasures of the Eastern Shore. Don’t miss St. Michaels Winery’s Gollywobbler Sangrias, brimming with fresh local fruit.
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Photo of Springfield Manor Winery and Distillery tasting roomFrederick Wine Trail
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.
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red barn and vinyardLegacy Wine Trail
Southern 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.
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Perigeaux Vineyards and WineryPatuxent Wine Trail
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.
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Boordy VineyardsPiedmont Wine Trail
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.
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Now that March is officially the best month to visit Maryland, you should plan your mini-vacation and book your stay today. Cheers, and we’ll see you on the trails!

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The Maryland Wine Month Challenge

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