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Black Ankle Vineyards 2007 Crumbling Rock

May 12, 2010

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I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the quality of Maryland wines sampled during the Twitter Taste-off at the DrinkLocalWine.com 2010 conference.  I’ve praised Maryland wines for some time now (see my earlier recap) and continue to be impressed with the quality of wines being produced.  I didn’t have time to sample all of […]

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Making A Statement

October 17, 2009

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Not often do you see the new kid on the block make the splash Black Ankle Vineyards has in its inaugural year.  Winning Maryland’s top wine award two years in a row, the coveted Governor’s Cup for their Crumbling Rock Bordeaux blend, Black Ankle has won “best in show” in three of the last four […]

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The 2009 Maryland Governor’s Cup

September 12, 2009

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The new kid on the block, Black Ankle Vineyards, has won their second Governor’s Cup in as many years.  The soon-to-be-released 2007 Crumbling Rock follows its predecessor, the 2006 Crumbling Rock, in winning Maryland’s top prize.  The Crumbling Rock is a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot.  Situated on the […]

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Hype?

March 17, 2009

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I’m going to switch gears tonight and talk about two recent wineries who have won their respective states Governor’s Cup for best overall wine.  The 2008 award went to Black Ankle Vineyards for their 2006 Bordeaux blend, Crumbling Rock.  Black Ankle Vineyards is a new, up and coming winery located in Mt. Airy, Maryland.  The […]

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