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Maryland Wineries Allowed at Farmers’ Markets Beginning June 1

Maryland recently passed a new law, House Bill 978 that Gov. O’Malley signed. Beginning June 1, this law allows wineries to sell their wines at farmers’ markets. This law is a win-win situation for winery owners and consumers. Wineries can sell their wines directly to consumers without the middleman and consumers can discover local wines without driving to the winery.

Drink Local Wine Conference Kicks off with Media Welcome Dinner

The 2012 Drink Local Wine Conference opened on Friday evening with a media welcome dinner at the Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion. Media, wine growers, winemakers and state officials mingled as we drank a Bookcliff Vineyards 2010 Muscat Blanc and/or a Cottonwood Cellars 2008 Lemberger. We had the Muscat Blanc and paired it with […]

Maryland Local Products Available at Maryland Wineries this Weekend!

Maryland has five wine trails with more than 50 licensed wineries. Two of the wine trails have joined for an event this weekend  The Frederick and Carroll Wine Trails Go Local. On Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 several wineries are pairing their local wines with locally made and produced products. A visit to […]

Local Wines in Restaurants- Why Not?

This week we stopped for dinner at a restaurant in Suttons Bay, Michigan. Suttons Bay appears to be a thriving small town on the edge of Grand Traverse Bay. There are numerous wineries on the Leelanau Peninsula and all are within driving distance of Suttons Bay. Since we had been visiting and tasting wines in […]

If Local Food, why not Local Wine?

The third session of the Drink Local Wine Conference delved into the idea of the “eat local movement” and asked why not add local wine. Dave McIntyre of the Washington Post moderated the session of panelists that included Todd Kliman of Washingtonian magazine, Andrew Stover of the Chef Wino blog and Mary Watson-DeLauder from Lansdowne […]

Wines from the Neighborhood

On an April 20th post I commented on the Front Royal, Virginia Applebee’s display of local wineries’ wines and stock of different local wines. On a recent trip to the North East Ohio wine country we discovered an Applebee’s in Ashtabula. It had a local wine list in addition to the chain wine list. Six […]

Restaurants Should Stock Local Wines

Located on Rt. 13 in Salisbury Maryland, Chesapaeake Steakhouse offers a wonderful menu with a fine selection. Noting a small sign that with a list of a few wines, Kathy asked the waiter if they had any local wines. His response was that they have a Beringer. That winery is about 3000 miles away, not […]

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