The day begins with registration and light refreshments. At 9am Richard Leahy will moderate Session I – Creating Maryland’s Wine Identity. Session II will focus on the issues of Drinking Local and Dave McIntyre will moderate this session. Session III will be Kevin Atticks moderating Maryland’s New Guard. A TBD session will take place after lunch. The day ends with the Grand Tasting and Twitter Taste-Off from 3 to 6pm. The Twitter Taste-Off wines will be from more than 20 Maryland wines.
It’s not too late to signup. Wine enthusiasts can register online.
The Drink Local Wine Conference began with its first conference in Texas. Each year a different state is chosen for the event and so far have covered Texas, Virginia, Missouri and Colorado. The conference highlights the local wines of a state. Every state has a winery and these conferences provide the opportunity for attendees to learn about the vineyards and the wines.
The number of Maryland vineyards and wineries is growing quickly. To find out the wine industry in Maryland and taste an array of wines produced in Maryland be sure to attend the Drink Local Wine conference.