Monday, 22. August 2011
Save the date – September 17-18, 2011 for the 28th Maryland Wine Festival. This festival takes place at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster, Maryland. The festival includes food vendors, crafts, wine education, entertainment and amateur wine competition.
More than 35 Maryland wineries will participate in the festival. More than 30 food vendors will provide a wide variety of foods to purchase including french fries, crab dip, funnel cakes and Polish sausage. Crafts vendors include Wooden Creations, Small Farms Ceramics, Pigeon Hills Pottery, Hillside Apiary and many more.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/apps/fm_sales/default.aspx?id=FM.
Wine homemakers are invited to enter the amateur winemakers competition. The details for participating are on the website competition page.
This annual wine festival is hosted by Carroll County Recreation and Parks, Maryland Wineries Association and Carroll County Farm Museum.
When planning to attend the festival use sunscreen, drink plenty of water, and eat between tastings. If you may be purchasing wine use a cooler to protect your wine. You may even want to plan to do some Christmas and holiday shopping at the festival.