Philosophy Winery Brings New Vintages to Baltimore
Meet the founders of Maryland’s first Black-owned, all-female vino operation, which sources grapes from several local vineyards.
It was over four years ago that Kimberly T. Johnson decided it was time to step out as a winemaker, but in many ways, this was the culmination of a journey that began over a decade ago.
Interested in wine for years, the Baltimore native started to volunteer with the Maryland Wineries Association. “That just fueled my curiosity,” says Johnson, pictured right, who eventually got a job at Old Westminster Winery in Carroll County, where the owners taught her the nuts and bolts of winemaking.
“[The Baker family] let me have a hand in everything and it taught me a lot.”To continue reading the great article, please visit Baltimore Magazine.