Winestock 2010 event planned for September 11th at Knob Hall Winery

Winestock 2010 event planned for September 11th at Knob Hall Winery

Knob Hall Winery is Washington County's only winery, and has 29 acres of land under grape production. The acreage includes the following grape varieties: Albarino, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Traminette, Vidal Blanc, Viognier, Chambourcin, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, and Petite Verdot. The winery is expanding and will have 60 acres of land planted with grape vines.
Winestock 2010 at the Knob Hall Winery, Clear Spring on Saturday, September 11th from 11am-9pm. Winestock benefits the local Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley organization.
Featuring bands include: Mama Jama, Adam Taylor, Kim Cameron and more! Food and wine tastings! Food venders include: Leiter's Fine Catering, Hempen Hill BBQ and Catering, Flannery's Tavern on the Square, and Antietam Dairy.
Earlier this year, the winery unveiled its first four wines. Knob Hall currently offers a dry French hybrid red wine called Chambourcin. The wine has a full body and a fruity taste. Knob Hall also is selling its Vidal Blanc white wine, a dry rose and a semi-dry rose. Other wines will be ready by Winestock, including a Bordeaux-style blend, a merlot and a semi-dry blend.
Knob Hall Winery is moving forward with pans for an official tasting room, and is working on refurbishing the farm's old stone bank barn into an events facility to cater wedding receptions, corporate dinners and other events.
One of the newest wineries in Maryland, Knob Hall Winery is one of 42 wineries in the state. For more information about Maryland Wine, see: www.marylandwine.com.
Knob Hall Winery is a member of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information see: www.marylandmemories.com.
For more information about the winery contact Knob Hall Winery at 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722 or call 301-842-2777 or visit the winery's website at www.knobhallwinery.com where you can also purchase advanced tickets. Tickets are also on sale at the Downtown Hagerstown Visitor Welcome Center, 6 North Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740. Call 301-791-3246.
Tickets are going fast, and will be limited. For more information about tickets, see: http://www.knobhallwinery.com/winestock.
Sponsors for the event include: Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Washington County Agricultural Marketing Committee, Hagerstown Magazine, Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, AC&T, and Antietam Cable Television. More sponsors being announced soon!
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help attract visitors to Hagerstown and Washington County. The CVB helps to create vibrant growth for the local economy by promoting, developing, and expanding the local visitor industry. Washington County is part of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area (www.heartofthecivilwar.org), and the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area (http://hallowedground.org). Washington County is also part of the Quad-State Tourism Coalition, a four-state tourism group along I-81. For more information, see: www.quadstate81.com. The Hagerstown-Washington County CVB was recently awarded the Maryland Cultural Heritage Tourism Award by Governor Martin O'Malley.

This information was provided by the Hagerstown/Washington County Convention and Visitor's Bureau - www.marylandmemories.com