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MGGA launches Grower Sustainability Classes

Attend a class on sustainable grape growing practices and receive a guidebook.
First workshop is May 25, 2016 at the Wye Research and Education Center, 1 to 4 pm. For more info contact Bruce Perrygo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Maryland Grape Industry Survey


Results indicate that the industry is continuing to grow at a rapid rate. In the last four years, 25 new Maryland wineries have opened and there’s been an increase in the number of commercial grape growers (individuals who sell grapes to wineries but do not own a winery). During that four year period there was a 43% increase in Maryland vineyard acreage and an 84% increase in grape production.

Read the 2014 Report

Expert Video Interviews!

4 Experts share their observations on the rises popularity of our regional wines and the growing Chesapeake Wine Country!

Who are the new breed of winemakers on Maryland's Eastern Shore; check out this new video series on "All About Chesapeake Wine Country"

Buy & Sell Fruit & Equipment, List or Find a Job…

The Maryland Grape Growers Association and the Maryland Wineries Association have activated a new tool to make finding buyers easier then ever. Just go to this link. You’ll find a very easy to use site that not only lets you advertise, for free, your grapes, but where you can also list equipment, services and other items. Heck, you may even find a new job.


shoreVines is a sponsor of the Maryland Wineries Association Chesapeake Wine Trail

The Maryland Wineries association is a valuable source of information for starting a winery business.
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