October 2, 2020
Direct-market farmers are often creative in their efforts to provide unique products and experiences for their customers, and this is evident in the offerings at Loew Vineyards in Mt. Airy, Maryland.
“While the selection of our wines has varied some over the years, there is one constant — meads — which are wines made with honey. This is an homage to my grandfather’s family legacy and the honey wines that were made in Europe at least since the mid-1800s,” said Rachel Lipman, fifth-generation winemaker in her family. “Currently those meads include a pyment — which is a blend of honey fermented with the juice of the grapes — and two cysers, which consists of honey fermented with apples.”
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