Linganore Winecellars received a total of eleven medals and two “Best In Class” designations at the 2020 Maryland Wine Governor’s Cup Competition. The 32nd annual event featured 160 wines, some made from new-to-Maryland varieties, like Malbec, Saperavi, and Chenin Blanc.

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AWARD-WINNING WINES

 

Best in Class

Brut Albariño 2019

Brut Albariño releases elegant notes of pear, apricot, and grapefruit with each bubble in the slightly sparkling wine. A light, rounded midpalate melds smoothly into a crisp and balanced finish.

Seventh Rosé 2020

Fresh notes of strawberries, raspberries, and Honeycrisp apples ends with a balanced crispness.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2017 Finger Lakes Int’l Wine Competition Gold
  • 2016 Comptroller’s Cup Gold
  • 2015 Governor’s Cup Gold

Double Gold

Brut Albariño 2019

Brut Albariño releases elegant notes of pear, apricot, and grapefruit with each bubble in the slightly sparkling wine. A light, rounded midpalate melds smoothly into a crisp and balanced finish.

Saperavi 2019

Although native to the country of Georgia, we have found that Saperavi grows lusciously on our fertile soils in central Maryland. This medium-bodied wine is rich in aromas of the darkest blueberries, vibrant blackberries, and subtle vanilla notes ending with a smooth finish.
This is our first release of Saperavi

Gold

Seventh Rosé 2020

Fresh notes of strawberries, raspberries, and Honeycrisp apples ends with a balanced crispness.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2017 Finger Lakes Int’l Wine Competition Gold
  • 2016 Comptroller’s Cup Gold
  • 2015 Governor’s Cup Gold

Cabernet Franc 2019

Bright fruit and spices with a soft entry and midpalate. Medium bodied. Aged in French oak barrels for 10 months, this complex wine has nuances of toast, black cherry, and red licorice. A round mouthfeel ends with an enjoyable robust finish.

Other Awards Include:
Received a score of 90 points from James Suckling

Chardonnay Reserve 2019

Full bodied wine that is rich, creamy, and buttery with an aromatic balance of fruit and oak. Fermented in oak, then aged six months in French oak.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2016 Maryland Governor’s Cup Double Gold Recipient
  • 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Bronze

Silver

Albariño 2020

A bright floral nose mingles with notes of pear, peach and fresh apricot and ends with a round crispness.

Other Awards Include:

This wine has not yet been released.

Bacioni 2019

A light red blend of Chambourcin, Barbara, Merlot & Cabernet Franc. Berry nose gives way to a combination of red fruit, white pepper, and oak with floral notes.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2016 & 2018 Governor’s Cup Silver
  • 2017 & 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Silver

Terrapin 2019

Elegant ripe melon nose creates a lovely medium bodied wine with just a touch of sweetness. Hints of honeysuckle and green apple combine to make the perfect wine for any occasion.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2015 & 2018 Governor’s Cup Silver
  • 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Double Gold

Vignoles 2019

Crisp citrus nose leading to a refreshing light bodied wine with lively acidity throughout. The perfect white wine for entertaining.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Bronze

White Raven 2019

Crisp citrus & green apple nose leading to a refreshing light bodied wine with lively acidity throughout.

Other Awards Include:

  • 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Bronze

Bronze

Aperture 2019

Full-bodied with black cherry, spice, and dark chocolate nose. Firm tannins, and a long finish.

Other Award Include:

  • 2017 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Double Gold
  • 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Silver

VIEW OTHER LINGANORE AWARD WINNING WINES

DISCOUNTED SHIPPING

Don’t live in Maryland or don’t have time to stop by the store? You can still get our wines by having them shipped to your door! Click on the link to order online.

Wine Tastings and Tours

Linganore Winecellars has a variety of Tasting and Tour experiences to choose from. One of our experienced wine educators will walk you through an in-depth tour of our state of the art winery. You will then be seated in a private area where you can sample a selection of our wines and choice of charcuterie accompaniments.

COME VISIT US

We have multiple seating options at the winery to choose from. Our Abisso Hall is a large indoor space with adequate social distancing, and our Bacioni Room has space for groups smaller than 10.

If you prefer to be outdoors, our heated pavilion, is partially enclosed and warm.

 Reserve a fire pit on our lawn and bring your own chairs to surround it, then sip on wine, listen to music and relax. Wine tastings are not included in a fire pit reservation.

We will have Music and Food Trucks every weekend at the winery starting March 6th. Check our Facebook or events page for more info.

WINE & COOKIE PAIRING

We’ve teamed up with our local Troop to bring you a one-of-a-kind wine pairing event! Choose from either a dry or blended wine selection and we’ll have a cookie suggestion to perfectly complement each one. As part of this pairing, we’ll be making a donation to our local Troop.

VINTNER’S CHOICE WINE BUNDLE

Vintner's Choice Wine Bundle
Experience the taste of what wine judges have declared are Award-winning Linganore wines, grown and produced right here on our property in Mt. Airy, Maryland!  Each bundle includes our recently awarded Best in Class, Double Gold and Gold award wines.  Included in this bundle is one bottle of Brut Albarino, awarded a Best in Class and Double Gold, a bottle of Seventh, awarded a Best in Class and Gold, and a bottle of Saparavi, awarded a Double Gold.

JOIN OUR WINE CLUB

The Linganore Wine Club celebrates our legacy of making award-winning Maryland Wine since 1976. Club membership allows you to enjoy your favorite wines throughout the year. Whether you’re treating yourself to a membership or giving one as a gift, the Linganore Wine Club will give you access to some of the finest wines, events, and experiences!

THE GIFT OF WINE

Let your gift recipient choose the wine of their choice with a personalized Virtual Gift Certificate. Linganore Winecellars offers a variety of wine to appeal to every palate. We also offer discounted shipping on all wines.  

For in-store gift cards, please call the winery at 301-831-5889.

*Gift Certificates are for online use. Gift Cards are for use at the winery.

LING BLING

Can’t make it to the winery right now? Not only can you purchase our wine online, but we’ve now added your favorite Linganore merchandise as well.