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:
Loew Vineyards
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
410-775-2513 . 875-2009
Elk Run offer 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.
Coming in 2009
Knob Hall Winery of Clear Spring, Maryland
plans to begin making wine this year. The winery is located on the 173-acre Clear Spring farm owned and managed by Dick Seibert. When operational, Knob Hall Winery will be the only winery in Washington County, with several varieties of grapes planted and being planted.
The winery is one of eight new wineries expected to open during 2008 in the State of Maryland. There are 31 wineries licensed in Maryland.
Knob Hall Winery
14108 St. Paul Road
Clear Spring, MD 21722
301-842-2777

Visit MarylandWine.com for more information.