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Late Harvest Wines

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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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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Saperavi, An Ancient Grape That Thrives On America’s East Coast

  Do you know about the origins of Saperavi?  Saperavi is actually the Georgian word for “dye.” The grape is grown throughout the Caucasus — the area between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea — where winemaking began at least 6,000 years ago. The region has a moderate climate and is believed to be the original home of vinifera, the species of grape that includes classic European varieties like Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, and Chardonnay. Hardy and late-ripening, Saperavi thrives in the cooler, moist climates of eastern Europe, so it’s no surprise that Mid Atlantic winemakers see its…

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INGREDIENTS 3 Tbsp butter 3 Tbsp flour 1½ cups milk 1/3 cup Linganore Terrapin white wine 8 oz Gruyere cheese, grated 4 oz Dubliner cheese, grated 2 slices (2 oz) Cooper Sharp White American Cheese (deli counter) 4 medium Russet potatoes 1 onion Salt Pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium-sized pot, over medium-low heat, melt butter. Add flour and mix until smooth. Pour milk into flour/butter mix – medium-slow – so that the flour/butter mix doesn’t form clumps, but stirs into a smooth sauce.  Add wine. Stir to make sure flour/butter mix is off the…

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Indulgence Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Linganore’s Indulgence is a semi-sweet wine infused with natural chocolate. It’s perfect when paired with desserts or as part of this delicious red wine hot chocolate in Winter. INGREDIENTS 1 cup of Vanilla Almond milk – Do not use regular milk – it will become thick and clumpy. ½ cup of Semi-sweet chocolate chips ½ cup Linganore Indulgence wine Whipped crème Marshmallows DIRECTIONS Heat Vanilla Soy milk to simmering over medium heat. Turn heat to low and add chocolate chips. Stir until completely melted, about two minutes. Turn off heat and add Linganore Indulgence Wine Top with marshmallows and whipped…

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