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

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

1:00-3:30pm

FEATURED WINEMAKERS:

  • 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

5:00-7:30pm

FEATURED WINEMAKERS:

  • 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

1:00-3:30pm

FEATURED WINEMAKERS:

  • 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

FEATURED WINEMAKERS:

  • 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

1:00-3:30pm

FEATURED WINEMAKERS:

  • 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

Read More

Cost:



March 26

Sunday Music: The Blue Ridge Trio

Big Cork Vineyards

The Blue Ridge Jazz Trio plays a selection of American jazz standards, including swing and Latin with a mix of some contemporary standards, from 1:00-4:00 pm, join us for a lovely afternoon, pack a picnic or pick up something from our Grab-and-Go Food Market.

Big Cork Vineyards

Cost:
0

When:
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Where:
Big Cork Vineyards
Get Directions


March 26

Art, Wine and Canvas

Charis Winery

Please visit chariswinery.com (under the events tab)to register for the event

Charis Winery

Cost:
$25.00-$35.00

When:
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Where:
Charis Winery
Get Directions


March 26

Souper Sunday ft. Wayne Driscoll of Lucky Punk

Knob Hall Winery

live music, music, free, wine, food

Escape the cold and relax with a nice warm bowl of soup or freshly prepared snack made by our Executive Chef/ Caterer, Jeremy Jones. Tastings and award-winning wine will of course be available. This event is free and family- friendly. Live music will be provided by the one and only Wayne Driscoll of Lucky Punk from 3-5pm!!

Knob Hall Winery

Cost:
0

When:
3pm- 5pm

Where:
Knob Hall Winery
Get Directions


March 26

Uncork your Creativity*Make a terrarium!

Dove Valley Winery

Uncork your Creativity * Make a terrarium! Instructor : Carrie Engel Carrie Engel from Valley View Farms will be instructing how to make a terrarium .All Materials included.. A glass bowl,plants,soil and stone will be provided to create a garden in glass. All materials provided. $30 Limit 25 per class Call 410-658-8388 to complete your reservation

Dove Valley Winery

Cost:
$30 * All materials provided & glass of wine

When:
3-5pm

Where:
Dove Valley Winery
Get Directions


March 30

Jewelry, Wine, and Rescuing Dogs

Red Heifer Winery

Jewelry, wine, and helping animals in need.

Date: Thursday, March 30th 2017 Time: 6pm-8pm Sign up: http://www.marneyandswa.com/shop/red-heifer-winery-give-rise-project-jewelry-class Where: Red Heifer Winery * 12840 Red Heifer Winery Lane * Smithsburg, Maryland 21783 For Otis Sake's (www.forotissake.org) mission is to pull dogs out of high kill animal control and shelters across many states. A few remarkable things they do for our furry friends is rescuing, rehabilitating and fostering dogs into their forever home. Currently they don't have a facility so this all comes from hard work, resourcefulness and fundraising. What struck Give Rise Project is the educational element For Otis Sake included in their mission - this approach hopes to reduce the number of dogs needing rescue and has a positive impact on our community of animals. Sue Leveille, of marney and swa and Give Rise Project founder, will guide you to make a unique piece of jewelry as a reminder that you can make a difference. Creativity and learning have far reaching effects for you and the community around you. Let’s create change together! Cost: $40 for one reservation (see drop down for all options including a DONATION OPTION!) Included: 2 hours of guidance and instruction 2 PROJECTS of your choice Complimentary glass of wine Your kind $12 donation to For Otis Sake Snacks! Meet the Co-Founder of For Otis Sake! Project types: Necklace or bracelet (2 types) and lanyard (TBD) No refunds for reserved spaces - that money will be fully donated to For Otis Sake.

Red Heifer Winery

Cost:
40

When:
6-8pm

Where:
Red Heifer Winery
Get Directions


March 31

Wine Down Friday ft. The Push

Knob Hall Winery

Wine Down Friday's are family-friendly, however anyone ages 17 and under must be supervised by an adult at all times. $5 admission for anyone ages 4 and up. (Wine Club Members are free) Light food and snacks are available through Knob Hall Winery. You can purchase food through our caterer, Executive Chef Jeremy Jones. (Cash only to purchase food through Mr. Jones) You can bring snacks and small food items to Knob Hall Winery, however it is illegal to bring any alcohol not made at Knob Hall WInery on to our property or in our facility. (Maryland State Law) Coolers and backpacks will be checked. Call ahead for reservations to ensure a seated table anytime at 301-842-2777! Thank you for supporting your local musicians and your local winery!

Knob Hall Winery

Cost:
5

When:
7pm-10pm

Where:
Knob Hall Winery
Get Directions


March 31

Wine 101

Big Cork Vineyards

wine education

Our BIG GM Jed Gray is leading a Wine 101 course. If you're interested in learning how to describe wine or want to understand what you're tasting, this is the perfect introductory class for you. Choose from two sessions: 4:00 - 5:00 pm or 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Space is limited. Purchase your ticket online at our website today. 

Big Cork Vineyards

Cost:
20.00

When:
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Where:
Big Cork Vineyards
Get Directions


March 31

BIG Star Party

Big Cork Vineyards

Stargazing.

The TriState Astronomy Club is back and they're bringing their BIG telescopes to our vineyard. Join us for a fun, family-friendly event and enjoy some stargazing at the BIG, beautiful, night sky from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. A BIG added bonus, D.T. Huber  will be playing Americana country-folk music. 

Big Cork Vineyards

Cost:
0

When:
7:30 - 9:30 pm

Where:
Big Cork Vineyards
Get Directions


March 31

Friday Night Music Series

Big Cork Vineyards

D.T. Huber joins us for an evening of Americana-folk music.

Big Cork Vineyards

Cost:
0

When:
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Where:
Big Cork Vineyards
Get Directions


March 31

Wine & Vinyl Nights

Toasted Goat Winery

Join us on Friday evenings for wine and vinyl nights. Bring in your favorite records or listen to some or ours while enjoying your favorite wines.

Toasted Goat Winery

Cost:
0

When:
6 - 10 pm

Where:
Toasted Goat Winery
Get Directions