Recommended Wine Grape Varieties for MarylandTwenty-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 MarylandThis 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 MarylandThis workbook is designed to allow wine grape growers to assess their vineyard's position regarding sustainability. (PDF - 3.6mb download)
University of Maryland Extension Office Viticulture PageViticultural 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.
FieldWatch / BeeCheck / DriftWatchA definite upgrade from the old Sensitive Crop Locator, FieldWatch, Inc. is a non-profit company created to develop, expand and continue to innovate the DriftWatch Specialty Crop Site and BeeCheck Apiary Registry.
Maryland Wineries AssociationFormed 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.