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2014 MD Governor's Cup Competition Winners Announced

Over 100 Wines from Across the State Competed for Prestigious Award   August 25, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) – Today, the Maryland Wineries Association announced the winners of the 26th Annual Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition for 2014. The judging for... read more >


New Industry Classifieds Launched

The Maryland Wineries Association has launched a new classifieds site devoted to servicing the Maryland winegrowing community. The site Maryland Wine Industry Classifieds provides a platform for growers to post available or wanted grapes, fruit and honey, helping... read more >


Maryland Ice Cream Trail

With the summer months in full swing and the temperatures rising fast, a good wine begs for necessary food collaboration. In this case, that collaborative pairing is ice cream.  While the Maryland Wine Trails are quite popular in the state, the Maryland Ice Cream... read more >


Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery Strikes (Double) Gold In Napa

Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery's 2011 Montepulciano has been awarded a “Best of Appellation” Double Gold Medal by Appellation America based in Napa, California.  The “Best of Appellation” expert wine judges evaluate and award medals to... read more >


Winemasters Choice Competition Winners Announced

The 8th Annual Maryland Winemasters Choice Competition was the largest iteration to date with over Maryland-produced 140 wines entered. "Our young wineries are learning very quickly how to make very good wine,” says Al Spoler, director of the competition... read more >


MD Wines Take Top Honors

The results are in from the Finger Lakes International Competition, and Maryland scored big! Boordy Vineyards earned a Double Gold for its Viva Sangria, silvers for Jazzberry and Veritas Ruby Port and bronzes for Chardonnay Reserve 2012, White Sangria, Tango Peach,... read more >


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Passport Experience Events Highlight Regions

January 14, 2014 (Baltimore, MD)- Maryland’s wine country has grown three-fold in the last decade to boast 60+ wineries throughout the state. The wineries and wine trails are hosting Passport Experience Events on weekends in January through March, to highlight... read more >

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