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February 21

Maryland Wine Passport Experience

When:
Feb 21, 2015 @ 12
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About the Trail

Experience the Beauty, the Magic, and the Flavor of the Carroll Wine Trail.

The Carroll Wine Trail is a place of both historic and contemporary tradition. Home to Maryland’s oldest wine festival, visitors have been traveling to this region for years to taste the fruits of the harvest and to enjoy life––glass in hand!

Each winery along the trail will welcome you with charm, character and delicious hand-crafted wines. Learn about both new and age old wine making traditions, walk through the vineyards and meet the wonderful people who craft these local and sustainable wines.

Wineries on the Trail

Activities

About the Winery

Old Westminster Winery is the Baker family’s collective efforts to produce noteworthy wines on their small Maryland farm.

Hours

PRIVATE TOURS & TASTINGS BY APPOINTMENT

Address and Contact

1550 Old Westminster Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 881-4656

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About the Winery

Cygnus Wine Cellars was born in July 1996, emerging from the shell of an abandoned 1939-vintage slaughterhouse in downtown historic Manchester, Carroll County. Owner and winemaker Ray Brasfield focuses on producing dry table wines and methode champenoise sparkling wines (champagne) from only locally grown grapes. Depending upon the growing season, Brasfield also produces reserve wines in very small quantity, including late harvest dessert style wine, and a reserve dry red named Julian. Cygnus wines are ‘Vegan Friendly’, with no animal products used in their production. Table wines are sold under the ‘Cygnus’ label, while the sparkling wines say ‘Royele’ on the label.Wine education is the focus in the Cygnus Wine Cellars tasting room. Customers will find intelligent and informative answers to their wine questions, often from the winemaker himself. Cygnus Wine Cellars hosts several food-centered events throughout the year, and customers are encouraged to host their own private dinners, parties, or wine receptions at the winery, with the assistance of the winemaker and local caterers.

Hours

Sat and Sun 12-5 pm, Other times by appointment only. Wine tasting fee is $5.00 per person for up to 6 wines.

Address and Contact

3130 Long Lane
PO Box 113
Manchester, MD 21102
410-374-6395

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About the Winery

Hidden away in the country is a small, inviting winery, Galloping Goose Vineyards, in Carroll County. Leaving the drone of the black top and turning onto the gravel lane, passing through the old double gates, time just seems to slow down. Taking a deep breath, the damp woods in spring delights the senses and settles the nerves. The lane is lined with old pines and hay fields on each side. When the gravel lane twists hard left the vineyards appear, gracing the hillside. Nestled there, in folds of the hills, are the old red barns and winery. A pastoral setting where sheep and horses graze and chickens strut proudly with their young in springtime. Listen carefully and hear the breeze caress the reeds surrounding the pond, or the call of the red tail hawk somewhere in the distance. One is drawn to this country escape, not only because of its extraordinary beauty, but also by what this beauty can produce.

Hours

Saturday & Sun 12-5pm, other times by appointment. Closed on snowy days and holidays.

Address and Contact

4326 Maple Grove Road
Hampstead, MD 21074
410-374-6596

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About the Winery

Serpent Ridge Vineyard is Westminster’s first Vineyard Winery. We specialize in small lots of handmade wine from grapes grown in our vineyard, select Maryland vineyards, and other carefully chosen sites. Come see our picturesque view and lovely tasting room. Winery tours are available.

Hours

Open every Sat & Sun 10:30am-6pm. Open Wed, Thur & Fri 10:00am-3:00pm; Additional hours for special events as listed on our website. Closed Christmas & New Year's day.

Address and Contact

2962 Nicodemus Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-6511

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