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Wine Trails – Calvert County

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Spending a Saturday seeing multiple wineries is a summer dream. But, we all have things to do so Calvert County offers a mixture of wineries, vineyards and storefronts that save time while making three stops. Coming from Washington, down Rt. 4, your first stop is Fridays Creek Winery at 3485 Chaneyville Road, Owings, MD 20736 where vivacious general manager Frank Cleary is your new friend. It’s a fun venue that was once a dairy and tobacco barn and part of…

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‘Wine Country’ is Southern Maryland

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“Wine Country” starring Amy Proehler and Maya Rudolph was released on Netflix today. A story of six women celebrating one’s 50th birthday with weekend outing. They visit Napa Valley and drink wine amid steady laughter. Yeah, yeah, I know – Napa. Of course, Napa. And hey, I’ve been to Napa Valley and it’s cool and all, but who has the time or money to go to Northern California for the latest version of the 2004 movie “Sideways.” Let me first…

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Pizza and wine? Why not with these local offerings

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Pizza and wine? Of course. Listen, it’s Friday (or whatever day). You’re tired. You just want a couple slices, turn on the TV and let a glass of wine or two erase the tension of the day. It’s called being normal. But people often ask do they have to drink red wine because, you know, pizza has red sauce under those four toppings you ordered. The answer is yes. Well, kinda. The wine police won’t slap the glass out of…

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Solomons Island Winery offers best of all experiences

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There’s nothing quite like drinking a glass of wine by the water, sampling cheese while watching the sun set. It’s where stress goes to die. Solomons Island Winery is by the Pier restaurant along Solomons Island Road. (You can’t miss it.) The wine is made on the other side of the Patuxent River in St. Mary’s County with the tasting room in Calvert County right where Pax River meets the Chesapeake Bay. It’s basically Chillsville USA even in the summer…

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