Tag Archives: Maryland Wine

DLW13 wrapup – We trended over Tiger Woods!

DLW 13 is now history. This is a cliché, but I have to say it: This year’s conference was the best ever. Not only did we shine a light on Maryland wine at a conference with about 150 people, but … Continue reading

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DLW13 approaches – with some love from Jancis Robinson

In case you missed it, Jancis Robinson mentioned Drink Local Wine in her recent Financial Times column about the revolution in U.S. wine that she and Linda Murphy chronicled in their new book, American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the … Continue reading

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A nice lineup for DLW13 – in less than 2 weeks!

The annual Drink Local Wine conference will be in Baltimore on April 13 – now less than two weeks away. There’s still time to make plans to join us at the Tremont Hotel for the conference and lunch and the … Continue reading

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Drink Local Wine 2013 – on iWineRadio.com

Last weekend I had the pleasure of talking again with Lynn Krielow Chamberlain of iWineRadio.com, an Internet radio program available online and through iTunes. Of course, we discussed the upcoming Drink Local Wine 2013 conference to be held April 13 … Continue reading

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On the Kojo Nnamdi Show

I’m thrilled to be taking the local wine message to the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5 FM today, Wednesday April 18, at 12 noon ET.  The Kojo Show is local to the DC radio market, but of course anyone … Continue reading

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Virginia, Maryland impress the California judges

Local wines shined – or at least won some shiny medals – at two recent competitions in California. At this year’s San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest annual contest featuring wines from around the United States, Barboursville Vineyards took … Continue reading

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#Wine Harvest Update: At Least the Stink Bugs Weren’t So Bad This Year!

Forty days and forty nights. That’s what it seemed like to area vintners when the rains wouldn’t stop last month. They didn’t quite get there — it was more like 30 out of 35 days that the sun didn’t shine … Continue reading

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Maryland Renaissance

Maryland’s wine industry is overshadowed by its neighbor to the south. Virginia boasts nearly 200 wineries to Maryland’s 52, and it has benefited from strong support from its state government, while Annapolis has largely been unhelpful. But Maryland wine is … Continue reading

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VA, MD name Governor’s Cup Winners

If you’re keeping a list of Virginia winemakers to watch, better make sure Tom Payette is on it. Payette is a consulting winemaker and a regular contributor to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. Though he’s been a fixture on the … Continue reading

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Marylanders: Eat, Drink, Go Local

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The Maryland Wineries Association is urging residents to “Eat-Drink-Go LOCAL.” The campaign, launched last week in collaboration with local farmers and chefs, will feature three open-air, market-style events across the Free State to promote local agriculture, including wine. The events … Continue reading

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