Maryland Wineries' Calendar of Promotional Events & Activities

Maryland's wineries offer hundreds of fun-filled events throughout the year. Whether you bring the whole family, a group of friends, or that special someone, events at Maryland's wineries can be both entertaining and educational. Events listed are those hosted by members of the Maryland Wineries Association.

Here you'll find the wineries' major events for the year.

Month:        Event Type:        Wine Trail:        Winery:  


March 05 - March 26

Winemaker Speaker Series

March Winemaker Seminar Series

EASTERN SHORE: Vines & Variety @ Crow Vineyard

What’s growing in Maryland?! Explore Vidal Blanc grown from around the state & learn about the exciting red varietals growing from Western MD to the Eastern Shore.

12441 Vansant Corner Rd, Kennedyville, MD 21645

Sunday, March 5, 2017



  • Catrina North, Crow Vineyard
  • Gary Cohen, Mazzaroth Vineyard
  • Roy Albin, Royal Rabbit Vineyards
  • William Layton, Layton’s Chance Winery & Vineyard

For more information and to buy tickets: CLICK HERE

CARROLL CO: Everything Bubbly @ Old Westminster Winery

An in-depth look into sparkling wines and the different methods, grapes and philosophies used to create them. Sample vaious wines of both méthode champenoise & pétillant-natural styles.

1550 Old Westminster Rd, Westminster, MD 21157

Sunday, March 12, 2017



  • Lisa Hinton, Old Westminster Winery
  • Fred Wilson, Elk Run Vineyard
  • Matt Cimino, Great Shoals Winery

For more information and to buy tickets: CLICK HERE


FREDERICK CO: The Craft of Barrel Aging @ Linganore Winecellars

Learn the ins and outs of Barrel Aging. Explore how wines change as they spend time in the barrel, about different types of oak & more! Also, get a sneak peek at what these winemakers are currently working on.

13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mt Airy, MD 21771

Sunday, March 12, 2017



  • Anthony Aellen, Linganore Winecellars
  • Mike Lentini, Catoctin Breeze Vineyard
  • Jacques van der Vyver, Chateau Bu-De Vineyard & Winery
For more information and to buy tickets: CLICK HERE

MONTGOMERY CO: The Mystery of the Mix @ Rocklands Farm

Learn how to blend wine from the pros!  They’ll walk you through their particular blending methods & strategies for white and red blends. Also, learn how port-style wines are made!

14525 Montevideo Rd., Poolesville, MD 20837

Sunday, March 19, 2017

1:00-3:30 pm


  • TJ Flemming, Rocklands Farm
  • Lauren Zimmerman, Port of Leonardtown Winery
  • Dave Collins, Big Cork Vineyards

For more information and to buy tickets: CLICK HERE

BALTIMORE CO: Anything But Grapes @ Millstone Cellars

You know cider is made of apples and mead of honey, but what ELSE are our local makers using to make their product unique?  Explore chili peppers, spices, berries, rhubarb & more! 

2029 Monkton Road, Monkton, MD 21111

Sunday, March 26, 2017



  • Curt Sherrer, Millstone Cellars
  • Andrzej Wilk, Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery
  • Linda Blades, Faulkner Branch Cidery
  • James Boicourt, Charm City Meadworks

For more information and to buy tickets: CLICK HERE

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Decanter Wine & Racing Festival
April 08

Decanter Wine & Racing Festival

Bet on the horses and stock up your wine cellar!

At Decanter, there truly is something for everyone! From live racing, betting, to seminars, to craft vendors and more, there isn’t much down-time at Laurel Park Race Course.

Join us for our 7th annual Decanter Wine Festival, set for April 8, where we will celebrate the tradition of the growing wine industry as well as the legacy of horse racing here in Maryland. This weekend of fine wine tasting is perfectly complemented by the presence of our partner, the Maryland Jockey Club.  And once again this year, we will be hosting a “best-dressed” contest for attendees with the best Preakness attire. So pull out that big fancy hat & seersucker suit from the back of your closet and head to the races!

For more information: Visit the event page

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