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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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Taste testings find some hits


A perk of this job is trying wines. Something new (at least to me) and different. Every winery has new offerings annually. I’m a sucker for sweet and dessert wines, which kinda says a lot about me. But, occasionally, somebody convinces me to sample a hearty red. Here are some notes from recent tastings. Solomons Island Winery Solomons Chocolate Raspberry Port – You quickly sense the mixture of dense chocolate along with a strong hint of raspberry. A good before-…

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