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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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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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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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