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8546 Pete Wiles Rd
Middletown, MD, 21769
United States


Maryland's premier meadery and winery bringing the world's oldest alcohol into the 21st century. Specializing in complex honey wines as well as unique red and white varietals. Locally crafted, Internationally awarded.

Maryland Wine Festival


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Maryland Wine Festival

  • Carroll County Farm Museum 500 South Center Street Westminster, MD, 21157 United States (map)

We're participating again in the state's oldest wine festival and we could use your help pouring for visitors. If you agree to pour for us, you'll get free admission to both days of the festival. Sign up below!

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Enjoy 150+ wines for sampling, The Maryland Cheese Pavilion, Juried Crafts, Fabulous Food, Live Entertainment and more at the 34th annual Maryland Wine Festival!

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 15
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 16

Saturday Entertainment
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Foreplay
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Reagan Years

Sunday Entertainment
11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Jah Works
2:30 p.m. to 5 :30 p.m. Wylde Fire

VIP EXPLORER PASS $50 | $45 Sunday
-Commemorative 16 oz tasting glass with sampling
-Sample 40+ additional exclusive wines
-Access to Hilltop Hangout with shaded seating, bottled water and private restrooms
-Participate in the 5th Annual Free State Throwdown– a blind tasting competition

GENERAL ADMISSION $30 | $25 Sunday
-Commemorative wine festival glass with sampling

DESIGNATED DRIVER (& children 13 – 20) $20 | $15 Sunday
children 12 and under are free with paying adult

GROUP SALES $20 | SUNDAY ONLY | General Admission only
20 ticket minimum. Group sales tickets are offered by pre-sale only and will be available online through Sept. 1, 2017. All group sales tickets must be purchased at the same time in order to get the discounted rate. Group sales tickets are good for Sunday use only. Designated Driver, Explorer Passes and children’s ticket are not part of the group sales. Ticketholders can upgrade to an EXPLORER PASS on site the day of the event for an additional fee. Groups coming by charter bus must contact the Museum at 800-654-4645 or no later than Sept. 5 for drop off and parking restrictions.