Tag Archives: Elk Run Vineyards

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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A Maryland Fruit Bomb

October 15, 2009

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In continuation of Regional Wine Week, I pick up where I left off with a review of the Elk Run 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon.  Produced from grapes from their Cold Friday Vineyard, the Cabernet was recently awarded a Best in Class in the 2009 Maryland Governor’s Cup competition for top red.  The wine also took home […]

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Just Do It!

October 13, 2009

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After several visits to Virginia’s wine country, I decided it was finally time to cross the state line to experience Maryland and the growing wine industry for myself.  I’ve repeatedly had my sights set on a visit, but for whatever reasons, always ran out of time.  Thankfully, I followed through and jumped on the Frederick […]

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Maryland’s Growing Wine Industry

October 12, 2009

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Growing at a staggering 25 percent a year, Maryland’s wine industry is no longer the best kept secret on the East Coast.  With 38 licensed wineries on the map, encompassing 5 trails, 4 distinct growing regions, and 3 AVAs, Maryland offers visitors a wine for every palate and makes for the perfect weekend getaway. I […]

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