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The wineries of Maryland
The wineries of Maryland
"With more than 300 different wines to choose from, there's a Maryland wine that's perfect for every palate and every pocketbook.
Drawing from generations of experience and an ideal climate for ripening classical winegrapes, Maryland's skilled winemakers provide wine drinkers a wonderful experience - world class wine made in Maryland. From the mountains of Western Maryland to the Chesapeake plains, from country landscapes to quaint historic towns, Maryland's wineries provide a wide variety of delightful settings for a family adventure, a gathering with friends, a romantic interlude, or a moment of quiet solitude.
"Visit a Maryland winery - meet the winemakers and see how your favorite wine goes from grape to bottle. "Spend a day (or a weekend!) in the country, or simply enjoy a leisurely escape among the rolling hills and beautiful vineyards. Taste our superb wine, explore our picturesque vineyards, and take part in our exciting events throughout the year." (MarylandWine.com)
Below are a few selected wineries near or in Washington County, Maryland:
14001 Liberty Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771
301-831-5464; Open Saturday 10AM-5PM and Sunday 1-5PM. Weekdays by appointment. Features fine European wines, including barrel-fermented Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Berrywine Plantations Linganore Wine Cellars
13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771
410-795-6432 - 301-831-5889; Open daily 10AM-5PM, Sundays 12-6PM. Berrywine features outdoor music fests, weekend events and picnics.
Elk Run Vineyards
14113 Liberty Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771
Elk Run offers summer concerts on its beautiful 1750's estate. Open Monday, Thursday and Friday 12-4PM, Saturday 10AM-5PM and Sunday 1-5PM. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Knob Hall Winery of Clear Spring
14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722
The winery is located on the 173-acre Clear Spring farm owned and managed by Dick Seibert. Several varieties of grapes planted and being planted.
Big Cork Winery
4238 Main Street, Rohrersville, MD
This vineyard is centered in the historic rolling hills of southern Washington County, MD a few miles from historic tourist attractions: Antietam Battlefield, the town of Harpers Ferry, the Appalachian Trail, and the C&O Canal. Big Cork is serious about making great wines but doesn't take itself too seriously. They are committed to the craft of winemaking, to the land and to the community. "We have a connection to nature, a romantic sense of freedom and an excitement that comes from the spontaneous celebration of life." Big Cork Winery is located at in
Visit MarylandWine.com for more information.