Recommended Wine Grape Varieties for Maryland
Twenty-three grower and university recommending varieties, including comments on vigor, yield, winter hardiness, more. Also includes eight varieties that are showing promise in our region.
Commercial Vineyard Establishment in Maryland
This MGGA guide details the many aspects of starting a vineyard (commercial or otherwise). Topics include site selection, winery requirements and economic considerations.
Sustainable Practices Workbook for Wine Grape Growing in Maryland
This workbook is designed to allow wine grape growers to assess their vineyard's position regarding sustainability. (PDF - 3.6mb download)
Major Grapevine Dieseases
A list of the six most common diseases, with descriptions, pictures, scouting and management practices.
County by County list of locally grown grapes.
Maryland Vineyard Statistics
University of Maryland Extension Office Viticulture Page
Viticultural Specialist Dr. Joseph Fiola,has put together several informative sections, such as: Starting a Vineyard, General Viticulture, Timely Viticulture, Pest Management, Equipment, Newsletters, Web Sites, and Consultants.
Maryland Wineries Association
Formed in 1984, the MWA is the non-profit trade association that represents wineries in Maryland. Its mission is to develop and expand the grape and wine industry in Maryland - through education and promotion.