Wineries in Frederick Md (2022)

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With over a dozen wineries in Frederick Md, you can enjoy what it’s truly like to experience a taste of ‘Homegrown Frederick’!

From boutique, appointment only, intimate venue wineries to large sprawling wineries offering events, wine tasting, and live music, there’s a winery for everybody!

Clearly, with amazing mountain views and award winning, fine wines, your only problem will be which of these wineries in Frederick Md to visit first!

Wineries in Frederick Md

If you’re new to Frederick County Maryland, you will quickly find out that this is the place to be for gorgeous vineyards, not to mention our amazing craft beer breweries and distilleries.

Needless to say, when it comes to alcoholic beverages, Frederick Md offers the best of the best!

In addition, did you know that Maryland’s first wine trail is located in none other than Frederick County? 

Mmm hmm!

Read all about the Frederick Wine Trail at Visit Frederick.org.

Indeed, if you’re looking for a unique experience while enjoying a Maryland made Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon or any other varieties of wine, you’ve come to the right place!

What To Expect When You Visit Wineries in Frederick Md

First of all, at every single one of these wineries, you can expect serene, beautiful countryside with wide open space to walk around and enjoy nature.

Second, just imagine acres and acres of vineyards, many run by original families for countless generations, full of luscious grapes growing in Maryland’s lush, fertile ground.

Then picture yourself and your friends sitting outside, breathing in the mountain breezes while sampling the quality craftsmanship that goes into creating these wines.

And because each of these wineries in Frederick Md is different, you’ll really want to try them all at some point!

To help you decide which ones to prioritize based on your personal preferences, this list of wineries includes the following information:

  • Name, address, phone number, website link
  • Days and hours of operation
  • Whether or not an appointment/reservation is required
  • If tastings are available
  • Are tours offered to get a behind-the-scenes look at the wine making?
  • Is there outdoor seating?
  • Are there live music events?
  • Does the winery offer a wine club with special offers on preferred wines?
  • Is food available at the winery? 
  • Quotes from some of our readers specifying which wineries are their favorite and why.

Call Ahead Before You Plan Your Visit

Please note that I did not include information for each winery as to whether or not kids under 21 years of age OR pets are allowed.

I purposely excluded this information because I’ve gotten conflicting answers from the wineries vs. people who have visited these wineries as to whether or not they are allowed.

Therefore, your best bet will be to call ahead of time to check.

Also, any other information I have included could change without notice, so please confirm with your winery of choice before planning your visit.

Winery Events in Frederick County Maryland

As a rule, if you’re looking for wineries in Frederick Md who host events including live music, food, and vendors, your best, most up-to-date option is to go to each winery’s Facebook page for the most current information.

Finally, without further ado, here is the list of our incredible wineries in Frederick Md!

1. Black Ankle Vineyards

Black Ankle Vineyards
Photo credit: Black Ankle Vineyards

Black Ankle Vineyards
14463 Black Ankle Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(301) 829-3338

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am to 6pm, Friday 11am to 8:30pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am to 6pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Yes, charcuterie plates, cheeses, breads, crackers, dips, sweets, food trucks

“Black Ankle. I think their wine is far and above the best. The customer service is special and they remember you.”

“Black Ankle is beautiful”

Black Ankle Vineyards best wine in the area, and absolutely the best in customer service. Plus a beautiful setting.”

“I love Black Ankle Vineyards because it literally looks like “The Shire.” It’s beautiful and they are a sustainable business, which is a huge plus. And their wine (and food offerings) are delicious!”

2. Catoctin Breeze Vineyard – Wineries in Frederick Md

Catoctin Breeze Vineyard
15010 Roddy Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
(240) 578-3831

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30am to 4pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am to 6pm, Sunday 11:30am to 5pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Yes, food trucks

“Catoctin Breeze is one of my favorites too for location, music, and the wines are well-developed. Such a relaxing atmosphere and a beautiful view of the mountains and vineyard.”

Catoctin Breeze Vineyard has a beautiful location. Perfect for an afternoon or special occasion. You can tell they really have a passion for their craft. Wines are more on the dry side which is perfect for those who don’t have a taste for the overly sweet”

3. Celebration Cellars Winery

Wineries in Frederick Md
Photo credit: Celebration Cellars Winery

Celebration Cellars Winery
9831 Fox Rd
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 812-9463

Hours: Private destination winery, boutique vineyard; By appointment only; Saturdays 12pm to 8:30pm, Sundays 12pm to 5pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? No
Wine Club? No
Food? No

4. Elk Run Vineyards & Winery – Wineries in Frederick Md

Elk Run Vineyard & Winery
15113 Liberty Rd.
Mt Airy, MD 21771
(410) 775-2513

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10am to 6pm, Friday 10am to 9pm, Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Food trucks

5. Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard

Hidden Hills Vineyard
Photo credit: Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard

Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard
7550 Green Valley Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 660-8735

Hours: Thursday 2pm to 7pm, Friday 1pm to 8pm, Saturday 12pm to 7pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Lite fare menu of artisanal cheeses, jams, charcuterie, crackers and other delicious snacks

“Hidden Hills! Great dry red wines, horses and fire pits nestled on top of a foothill.”

Hidden Hills Farm and Vineyard is such a great place to go! The wine and the views can’t be beat!”

“Hidden Hills! The wine was great. The weekend we went they had food trucks and a live band. Beautiful place! I remember liking their Rose and Dark Bay Reserve.”

“Another vote for Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard. Beautiful setting, great wines, cheeses, terrific service. My happy place!”

6. Linganore Winecellars – Wineries in Frederick Md

Wineries in Frederick Md
Photo credit: Linganore Winecellars

Linganore Winecellars
13601 Glissans Mill Rd
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
(301) 831-5889

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10am to 5pm, Thursday 10am to 8pm, Friday-Saturday 10am to 9pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Food vendors

“Linganore, good Caribbean fest and sweet wines.”

“Linganore is my favorite for the wide range of wines, sprawling scenery, and friendly (and knowledgeable) staff. Prices are reasonable, and there is always some kind of event going on – anything from pairings to food trucks to music festivals. The fact that they are pet friendly and have a brewery on site is an added bonus.”

“Linganore is the best for fun events and music.”

“Linganore Winery is great! First I got married there so it’s the perfect venue! They have not only wine but beer too! It satisfied my husband’s taste and mine too!”

7. Links Bridge Vineyards

Wineries in Frederick Md (2022)

Links Bridge Vineyards
8830 Old Links Bridge Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 466-2413

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10am to 5pm, Thursday 10am to 8pm, Friday-Saturday 10am to 9pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours? “We do offer tours on request, though these are impromptu, not regularly scheduled.”
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music? “We don’t normally offer live music”
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Charcuterie platters and guests are also welcome to bring their own food.

“We encourage reservations for those wanting indoor seating, but have plenty of comfortable outdoor space with great views of the Monocacy River and adjacent farmland. Children are welcome and we’re also “dog-friendly.” 

“Recently checked out Links Bridge using our Beverage Passport (Sold by Downtown Frederick Partnership – $10 and a really great deal, they sold out quickly. Full of coupons for breweries, wineries and distilleries). They have a short trail down to banks of the Monocacy River with tables set up down there. You can get a glass and take it down there- lovely. I really like their flight set-up, too.”

8. Loew Vineyards – Wineries in Frederick Md

Wineries in Frederick Md
Photo credit: Loew Vineyards

Loew Vineyards
14001 Liberty Rd
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
(301) 831-5464

Hours: Friday 1pm to 5pm, Saturday 11am to 5pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm, Available by reservation during the week
Tasting Room? Guided tastings
Tours?  Yes, by request
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music?  Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food?  Amish cheeses, local honey, small batch salami and crackers, Food trucks

9. Mazzaroth Vineyard

Mazzaroth Vineyard
8333 Myersville Rd
Middletown, MD 21769
(301) 639-0303

Hours: Boutique winery
Tasting Room?  
Tours?  
Outdoor Seating?  
Live Music?    
Wine Club? Yes
Food?  

10. New Market Plains Vineyard – Wineries in Frederick Md

Wineries in Frederick Md
Photo credit: New Market Plains Vineyard

New Market Plains Vineyards
Located on the former estate of Nicholas Hall, Sr., the Co-Founder of New Market, MD
11111 W Baldwin
New Market, MD 21774
(240) 409-2868

Hours: Friday 12pm to 5pm, Saturday 12pm to 7pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm, Other times by appointment
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours?  Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music?  Yes, every Saturday
Wine Club? Yes
Food? Working on stocking prepackaged Charcuterie in the near future

New Market Plains Vineyards – The best wine I’ve had and I’ve hit all the local places – great friendly owners and a fantastic vineyard cat 🐈‍⬛

11. Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery

Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery
8546 Pete Wiles Rd
Middletown, MD 21769
(301) 473-3568

Hours: Thursday-Friday 12pm to 5pm, Saturday 12pm to 6pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Tasting Room? Yes
Tours?  Yes
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music?  Yes
Wine Club? Yes
Food?  Small bites, outside food welcome

12. Springfield Manor Winery, Distillery & Brewery

Wineries in Frederick Md
Photo credit: Springfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery

Springfield Manor Winery, Distillery & Brewery
11836 Auburn Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 271-0099

Hours: Thursday-Friday 12pm to 5pm, Saturday 12pm to 6pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Tasting Room? No
Tours?  No
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music?  Yes
Wine Club? No
Food?  Full food menu and food trucks during events

“Currently we are offering wine flights during all of our open hours which guests can enjoy at their table. Also, we have cocktail flights, beer flights, and spirit tastings as well. We are Maryland’s first winery, distillery, and brewery. We are also a bed and breakfast as well as a wedding venue.”

“Love the lavender fest usually on Fathers Day weekend, the cocktail flights and the pairing events too!”

“Springfield Manor for all their fun events, yummy food, music and wonderful spirits, wines and beer.”

“I really like Springfield Manor. It has a beautiful outdoor space and they also have beer for those non wine drinkers”

“Liquor/cocktails too!”

“They have a Locust Blossom wine made from actual locust blossoms on their farm!”

“Their toasted coconut brown ale is incredible!”

Springfield Manor
Photo credit: Springfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery

13. Willow Oaks Craft Cider & Wine – Wineries in Frederick Md

Willow Oaks Craft Cider & Wine
6219 Harley Rd
Middletown, MD 21769
(301) 371-4814

Hours: Saturday-Sunday 11am to 5pm, Other times by appointment
Tasting Room? 
Tours?  
Outdoor Seating? Yes
Live Music?  
Wine Club? 
Food?   

Finally, send me a comment to let me know which of these wineries in Frederick Md are your favorite and why.

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