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Bringing a bottle of world-class wine to fruition requires a wealth of knowledge and experience. Some of that knowledge can be taught, but much of it is intuitive. It takes a custom blend of skill and instinct to elevate the craft of winemaking to an art and it is precisely this combination that has ushered our own family-owned and operated vineyard and winery to the forefront of the industry. Where It Began Nestled on 230 acres of rolling countryside outside of New Market, Maryland, Linganore Winecellars was founded by Jack and Lucille Aellen in 1972. Inspired by Jack’s German-Swiss heritage,…

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LINGANORE WINECELLARS WINS THE 2022 MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY LEADERSHIP AWARD! 

When it comes to environmental consciousness, 70% of companies now have some form of governance of sustainability in place, according to a 2021 McKinsey study, and it’s likely you’re hearing more about Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance, or ESG, than ever before.  More businesses are going green because more of today’s consumers demand it. Here’s a look at what business sustainability is, and how it can help your brand and your bottom line.  What is Business Sustainability?Also referred to as corporate sustainability or green business, business sustainability initiatives usually address the three pillars of sustainability.  Environmental PillarInitiatives that reduce the…

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Myths And The History Of Screw Caps 

Have you ever turned down a bottle of wine simply because it had a screw cap?  The Myths  More and more wines are opting to use screw cap closures over traditional corks. So why is that? And are there any benefits to using one closure technique over the other?  Since screw caps were invented for wine in the late 1960s, there’s been a belief that the screw cap is inferior to the traditional cork. But this belief mythical than reality.   Many believe that a screw cap is a sign of low-quality wine. Most likely because overtime, screw caps had…

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LINGANORE WINECELLARS WINS 2 BEST IN CLASS & 2 DOUBLE GOLD AWARDS AT THE MD GOVERNOR’S CUP WINE COMPETITION

MOUNT AIRY, MD., February 12, 2021/PRNewswire/ — Linganore Winecellars, located at 13601 Glissans Mill Road in Mt. Airy Maryland. Linganore Winecellars received a total of eleven medals and two “Best In Class” designations at the 2020 Maryland Wine Governor’s Cup Competition. Originally planned for August 2020, the competition was finally held on February 5 with a cohort of judges and staff.  The 32nd annual event featured 160 wines, some made from new-to-Maryland varieties, like Malbec, Saperavi, and Chenin Blanc. Linganore Winecellars passion is to make wines that can compete on a world stage. Thanks to our extremely talented winemaking team…

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Celebrating A Fruitful Harvest With A 2019 Nouveau Wine Release

2019 Vintage Among Best Linganore Winemakers Have Seen MT. AIRY, MD, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Eager anticipation to sample this vintage will give way to satisfying pleasure and new taste sensations when Linganore Winecellars releases its 2019 Nouveau wine. Per French custom, Nouveau is released on the third Thursday in November (this year on November 21st). With a nearly perfect summer growing season and exceptional harvest, all signs point to a stellar 2019 vintage. “There was very little rainfall throughout the growing season this year, especially in the important months, June through September. We also had lots of sunlight during…

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