Tag Archives: Maryland Wine

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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An AmpelWHATapher?

Ampelography is one of the funniest sounding words in wine, a field that’s full of potential puns and double entendres. It means simply, the study and identification of grapevines. And Lucie Morton is one of this country’s leading ampelographers. But … Continue reading

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Is Wine Really an Agricultural Product?

Of course it is, but society doesn€™t always acknowledge that fact. If it did, you€™d probably see more wineries selling their products at farm markets. But that€™s not so easy here in the Washington, D.C. area. I explore the topic … Continue reading

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Black Ankle Goes to Bethesda

Fans of the Bethesda Central Farm Market will have a chance to taste some local wine with all that local produce this Sunday, Sept. 13, from 9 am to 1 pm, when Black Ankle Vineyards will be pouring and selling … Continue reading

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The Judgment of DC

It may not have the cachet of the Texas Twitter Tasteoff, but at The Washington Post we conducted our own version of the famous Judgment of Paris, pitting the US vs France in an oenological grudge match. Only we slipped … Continue reading

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