A Guide to Maryland’s Southern Plain Wine Region
December 6, 2022
The Southern Maryland Chronicle
Maryland may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of fine wines in the United States, but that’s about to change for many people. Why? The state is quickly earning a reputation as the Mid-Atlantic’s Napa Valley.
Maryland is located 39 degrees north, the same latitude as several iconic wine regions, including Southern Italy and Spain. With over 120 acres of land dedicated to wine cultivation, there are approximately 80 wine producers throughout Maryland, contributing to an annual grape yield of about 800 tons. Over two dozen wine grape varietals are grown throughout Maryland, including well-known grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and Syrah.
Maryland Wine Country has more to offer than can be covered in one short article, so today, we’re focusing on the best wine trails and wineries in Maryland’s Southern Plain.To continue reading this great article, visit the Southern Maryland Chronicle.