Features Overview


General Viticulture Information and the Antietam Wine Trail

Photograph of a discarded cabinet photo by John Canan

Photograph of a discarded cabinet photo by John Canan

General Information 

Information about Maryland's Celebration and Promotions during Maryland Wine Month

South Mountain Journal's post on Maryland Wine Month

Enjoying wine and festivities in Maryland

Enjoying wine and festivities in Maryland

Antietam Wine Trail:

Visitor Resources

Antietam Wine Driving Trail A unique combination of Maryland's lush, rollings hills, historic battlefields, and unforgettable small towns.

 Wine and recreation ideas from Visit Hagerstown primarily for Washington County, Maryland.  Self Guided Wine Tour

Maryland is producing award wining wines

Maryland is producing award wining wines

Maryland Wineries Association

MWA's mission is to develop and expand the grape and wine industry in Maryland – through education and promotion.


Maryland Grape Growers Association


Antietam Wine Trail:

The Places we visited:

Big Cork Vineyards

4236 main street

Rohrersville, MD  21779

http://www.bigcorkvineyards.com  Google Maps

Knobhall Wineries:

14108 St Paul Rd, 

Clear Spring, MD 21722

and in Gettysburg, PA

https://knobhallwinery.com  Google Maps (Clear Spring, MD)

Sugar Loaf Mountain Vineyard (COMUS 2014: Signature Bordeaux-style blend)

18125 Comus Road

Dickerson, Maryland 20842

Phone: 301-605-0130

https://www.smvwinery.com  Google Maps

Meadery and Hard Cider

Orchid Cellar Meadery and Winer

8546 Pete Wiles Rd. 

Middletown, MD 21769 

Phone: 301-473-3568

https://www.orchidcellar.com/home  Google Maps

Distillery Lane Cider Works

5533 Gapland Road,

Jefferson, MD, 21755

(301) 834-8920

http://distillerylaneciderworks.com  Google Maps

Restaurants along the Wine Trail serving local wine:

Beans in the Belfry

Meeting place and cafe in Brunswick, MD


Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

Frederick, MD



The Orchard Restaurant

Frederick, MD.  Established in 1988, by Jim Hickey (Jim opened his first Organic cafe while in College up in Monmouth County, NJ,  with my mentor Jon Young.  It was called the Owl and the Fiddler.  

http: //www.theorchardrestaurant.com

Other Destinations and Ideas

The Brunswick Family Campground is located between the Potomac River and the C&O Canal, in Brunswick, MD.

Brunswick Family Campground, RV and Tent Camping

100 S. Maple Ave Brunswick, MD 21716

Phone: 301-834-9952 

https://www.potomacrivercampground.com  Google Maps

River & Trail Outfitters

604 Valley Road

Knoxville, MD 21758

(301) 834-9950

https://www.rivertrail.com  Google Maps