An easy drive from Baltimore, DC, or Philadelphia, the Antietam Highlands Wine Trail is an escape to another century.
Anchored by a dozen vineyards, meaderies, and a pair of cider mills, the Antietam Highlands Trail winds through Maryland’s rolling hills, historic battlefields, and small towns.
And oh, those wines! As magnificent as this Maryland countryside is, the wines make this a trip fit for a sommelier’s dreams.
Blessed with rich soil, warm days, cool nights, and an ideal elevation, the Antietam Trail is suited to grow grapes.
It’s no wonder the region has produced many remarkable wines.
• Antietam Creek Vineyards • Big Cork Vineyards • Blue Mountain Winecrafters • Cool Ridge Vineyard • Knob Hall Winery • Mazzaroth Vineyard • Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery • Red Heifer Winery • Willow Oaks Craft Cider and Wine
Capital Wine Trail
The Capital Wine Trail offers stunningly complex reds, vibrant whites, unique meads, ciders, and fruit wines nestled into a bucolic countryside just outside of Washington D.C. It doesn’t take long to feel like you’re stepping back in time. This trail is carved from the urbane city center of Silver Spring.
There’s truly something for every wine lover along the Capital Wine Trail.
Home of Maryland’s oldest wine festival and some of the finest wineries in the region, the Carroll Wine Trail marries excellent wineries to the traditions and cultures of Carroll County farm and horse country.
People have been traveling to this region for years to taste the harvest’s fruits and enjoy life.
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 beautiful people who craft these local and sustainable wines.
The Frederick Wine Trail meanders through Civil War battlefields to the electric downtown Frederick’s funky arts culture. Next, the trail skirts the lush soils of the region that has made Frederick a mid-Atlantic breadbasket for generations.
It explores the region’s spirit that made Frederick a nexus for the craft brewing revolution and now makes it fertile ground for the new Maryland wine movement.
You’ll taste world class-wines, meet the open-hearted craftspeople, and experience the fantastic flavor of Frederick.
• Catoctin Breeze Vineyard • Celebration Cellars Winery • Elk Run Vineyards and Winery • Hidden Hills Farm and Vineyard • Linganore Winecellars • Links Bridge Vineyards • Loew Vineyards • New Market Plains Vineyards • Springfield Manor Winery and Distillery
Gunpowder Wine Trail
• Fiore Winery & Distillery • Harford Vineyard • Mount Felix Vineyard and Winery • Royal Rabbit Vineyards
Legacy Wine Trail
The Legacy Wine Trail promotes Prince George and Charles County wineries, bringing together Southern Maryland’s agricultural heritage and its fine wines.
These Southern Maryland wineries are creating a new tradition using deep, dark soils and historic farms once dedicated to tobacco.
Get out in the fields and get hands-on experience with the grapes that make these excellent wines.
• Gemeny Winery and Vineyards • Janemark Winery & Vineyard • Robin Hill Farm and Vineyards • Romano Vineyard & Winery
When people call Maryland “The Land of Pleasant Living,” they’re talking about the Piedmont Plateau.
North of Baltimore and marked by the rolling hills of Maryland’s horse country, the rich soil and mix of aeration and sunshine make the Piedmont Plateau a wine-growing region to give Europe a run for their money.
Here you’ll find some of Maryland’s oldest and most established wineries, as well as cutting-edge meaderies, cideries, and distilleries.
Take advantage of the summer concert series and festivals along the Piedmont Wine Trail. Spend an afternoon horseback riding or whitewater kayaking, then toast your adventure with one of this trail’s fantastic wines.
• Basignani Winery • Boordy Vineyards • DeJon Vineyard • Fiore Winery & Distillery • Harford Vineyard • Mount Felix Vineyard and Winery • Royal Rabbit Vineyards
Patuxent Wine Trail
Meandering through Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties and surrounded by the waters of the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, the Patuxent Wine Trail is a tour through the birthplace of Maryland.
Experience the region’s rich, colonial history. See unique, world treasures like the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay. And get out and enjoy Southern Maryland’s outdoor charms.
In just a short time, the wineries of the Patuxent Wine Trail have carved out a reputation for making some of the best wines on the Eastern Seaboard.
• Cove Point Winery • Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery • Running Hare Vineyard • Solomons Island Winery • Thanksgiving Farm