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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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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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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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National Cheese Day: 5 Cheese and Wine Pairings for All Palates

National Cheese Day- June 4th, 2024 Most people can agree that cheese and wine make a delightful combination. But which wines go best with which cheeses? Does the cheddar in my fridge pair well with sweet red wine? On this National Cheese Day, we’ve got the answers! Whether you want to create a show-stopping tasting experience for guests, or just a savory snack for a movie night by yourself, we will help you navigate through the intricate worlds of cheese and wine. If you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a leisurely novice, there’s something for everyone! Know the facts: Did you…

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March 2024 Wine Club Blog

  Pour yourself a glass of excitement! 🍷 We’re thrilled to unveil our new look and toast to a fresh beginning with our amazing Wine Club members. Sip, savor, and join us on this journey as we raise a glass to a reimagined experience that’s as bold and flavorful as our wines. Cheers to the new us – let the celebration begin!     What is your favorite thing about working at Linganore Winecellars? I adore the ambiance and the colleagues I work with. Every person who joins the workplace is enthusiastic and delighted to be a part of an…

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Chris’ Tip Jar – Wedding Planning Organization

Staying organized is a hallmark of maintaining your mental health throughout the wedding planning process! Unfortunately, it is also an uphill battle for most couples. For my fiancé and I, creating a joint Google account for our wedding day has been crucial to keeping everything from falling apart thus far. To state the obvious, a Google account is useful for far more than sending and receiving emails. Using the features within Gmail as well as the supplementary applications will allow you to pull pertinent wedding day information in 30 seconds or less, anywhere in the world. I think you all…

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Chris’ Tip Jar – A Guide to Tipping Your On-Site Wedding Vendors

Chris again, the people’s champ and your venue coordinator, here to let you know about best practices for tipping your vendors. All too often, couples neglect to take account of gratuities when budgeting for their wedding. In fact, my fiancé and I completely forgot about it until I started writing this blog. Do I need to tip my wedding vendors? Yes, you have paid your wedding vendors a tremendous amount already, but it is in good taste to tack on a bit extra for their efforts on the day of your wedding. It is not a trivial expense, but you…

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Chris’ Tip Jar – Selecting your Wedding Photographer

Selecting your photographer for your wedding, after maybe your caterer and day of coordinator, is perhaps the highest priority vendor choice you will have to make throughout your wedding planning process. Your photos will last forever and will be the few tangible memories you can keep from your wedding. However, without your priorities set in place, and with all the wedding photographers out there, you can quickly become overwhelmed or, heaven forbid, end up overspending on services you don’t need! Not to fear, your resident day of coordinator is here to ease the burden!  I am currently planning my wedding…

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