Crow Vineyard and Winery Offers Winter Wine Seminar Series

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Crow Vineyard and Winery, an authentic farm winery, vineyard and farmstay B&B, will hold its Winter Wine Seminar Series from 2pm to 4pm on January 21st, February 4th, March 25th and April 22nd. Each session will offer participants a chance to learn all about the world of wine from Winemaker, Michael Zollo, Vineyard Manager, Brandon Hoy, and Owners, Roy and Judy Crow. To register for one or all of the seminars, visit crowvineyardandwinery.com/events.

The Wine Seminar Series is a unique opportunity for the local community to join in one of the Crow’s’ many efforts to promote education in an unforgettable atmosphere. Since opening the farm to the public, the Crow’s continue their vision to share with visitors the opportunity to experience the farm, vineyard, winery and B&B firsthand. Throughout the year Crow Vineyard and Winery offers a number of events to take part in, as well as opportunities to volunteer during harvest season.

Winemaker Michael Zollo and Vineyard Manager Brandon Hoy offer an opportunity for participants to learn about grapes grown and wine created at Crow Vineyard & Winery.

This winter, join Crow Vineyard and Winery at one or all of their Wine Seminar Series sessions to learn more about the different aspects of the wine world. Sessions offered include:

Session 1: The Basics of Wine Tasting and Palate Tasting will help you train your palate into identifying and articulating flavors like a pro. You will learn tools and techniques to practice every time you enjoy a glass of wine.

Session 2: Pairing Food & Wine, learn the art of pairing food and wine through guided tastings and presentation.

Session 3: Grapes to Glass, great wine begins in the vineyard and ends in the winery. During this session you will spend time in the vineyard to learn techniques for premium grape growing on the Eastern Shore. Then you will spend time in the winery to explore winemaking techniques and be guided through a tasting.

Session 4: The Art and Science of Blending Wines, in this session you will work side-by-side with the winemaker to see the process of blending wines. You will also sample some of Crow’s future wines.

Each seminar is designed to help participants learn a little more about wine, their taste preferences and the process from vine to wine. Wine tastings and light appetizers will also be a part of each session.

All sessions will be held at Crow Vineyard & Winery, 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, Maryland

Cost: $25 per person for session 1-3, $20 for Wine Club Members

Session 4 will be $30 per person, $25 for Wine Club Members

Located in the rural heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Crow Vineyard & Winery is Kent County’s first winery. Family owned and operated, they embrace the heritage and traditions of Crow Farm and their wines embody the simple elegance of a working pastoral landscape. The Tasting Room is open 7 days a week from 12-5pm.  The family also runs a farmstay B&B and sells all-natural grass-fed beef. For more information visit crowvineyardandwinery.com or call 302-304-0551.

Annual Crow Farm Vineyard Walk is August 12

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Harvest season will be here before you know it and at Crow Vineyard & Winery that means it is time for the Annual Vineyard Walk.  Every year the start of harvest is marked by opening the vineyard to the public for a guided tour with vineyard manager, Brandon Hoy.  On August 12 at 6 p.m., guests can enjoy the beauty of the vines and grapes on foot or in the comfort of an antique horse drawn carriage, tour the winery with winemaker Michael Zollo, taste Crow’s award winning wines and enjoy appetizers featuring smoked Crow Angus Beef.  Entertainment will be provided.

Each year Roy and Judy Crow, owners of Crow Vineyard & Winery, choose a local non-profit organization as a beneficiary of the event with a portion of the proceeds donated to them.  For 2017, Bridges at Worthmore has been chosen.  Located in Kent County, Maryland, they are committed to using horses to foster personal growth and learning.  Their programs include equine assisted activities such as adaptive riding, psychotherapy and learning.

Tickets are $30 ($25 for Crow Wine Club members) and are available online at crowvineyardandwinery.com or by calling the tasting room at 302-304-0551.  For more information on Bridges at Worthmore please visit bridgesatworthmore.org.

Located in the rural heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Crow Vineyard & Winery is Kent County’s first winery.  Family owned and operated, they embrace the heritage and traditions of Crow Farm and their wines embody the simple elegance of a working pastoral landscape. The family also runs a farmstay B&B and sells all-natural grass-fed beef. For more information visit crowvineyardandwinery.com, email at crowfarmmd@gmail.com or call Judy Crow at 302-304-0551.

Local Winery Takes Awards at 2016 Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition

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0d1a6199Governor Larry Hogan presented awards to the winning wineries for their entries in the 2016 Governor’s Cup Competition. Among the winners was Crow Vineyards of Kent County, with their estate grown Barbera Rose, capturing both Best in Class and Double Gold medals.

“This 2015 varietal was produced in the saignee method which results in a more intense presentation,” notes Judy Crow, “and has been a particular favorite with our customers.” Shown in the picture are Governor Larry Hogan, Judy and Roy Crow, owners.

Crow Vineyard (www.crowvineyardandwinery.com) is located in Kennedyville, MD, and the tasting room is open from 12 noon to 5pm, everyday.

2nd Annual CrowFest at Crow Vineyard Kicks off Harvest Season

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Kennedyville, MD, August 29, 2016– Harvest season brings a lot of action to Crow Vineyard & Winery.  In addition to the harvesting of the grapes, a number of events celebrating the season are planned.

grape_stompw-logoThe 2nd Annual CrowFest, a Farm and Vineyard Festival is being held on September 11, 2016, from 11-5pm. Come spend a day or a few hours enjoying award winning Crow Wine and local food offerings from the Haas food truck and Stewart’s catering.  Some of the other highlights of the event are tours of the vineyard and winery, blacksmith demonstrations, grape stomping, hayrides, alpacas and over 20 farm and wine related craft vendors.  Entertainment for the day is Phil Dutton and the Alligators playing a broad variety of music from the New Orleans region.For the first time this year, there will be an educational center, “Memory Lane”, so visitors can see the transition of Crow Farm over the years. CrowFest tickets can be purchased in advance, $12 for general admission or $35 for a VIP ticket, at crowvineyardandwinery.com click on events or for $15 at the gate.

Another opportunity to celebrate harvest with the Crow family is a pot luck dinner on October 7 from 6-9pm. Tours will be available and visitors will be able to see firsthand the fruits of the harvest.  For more information on these or other events at the winery, visit crowvineyardandwinery.com.  For information about joining the Wine Club contact Crow Vineyard & Winery at 302-304-0551, by email at crowfarmmd@gmail.com or visit the Tasting Room which is open everyday from 12 noon to 5pm.

Located in the rural heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Crow Vineyard& Winery is Kent County’s first winery.  Family owned and operated, they embrace the heritage and traditions of Crow Farm and the wines embody the simple elegance of a working pastoral landscape. The family also runs an authentic farmstay B&B and sells all-natural grass-fed beef.

Contact Information:
Judy Crow
302-304-0551
crowfarmmd@gmail.com

 

Harvest at Crow Begins with the Annual Vineyard Walk

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Harvest season is right around the corner and at Crow Vineyard & Winery that means it is time for the 5th Annual Vineyard Walk. Every year the start of harvest is marked by opening the vineyard to the public for a guided tour with vineyard manager, Brandon Hoy.

Antique carriage rides provide a wonderful way to view the vineyard.

Antique carriage rides provide a wonderful way to view the vineyard.

Guests can enjoy the beauty of the vines and grapes on foot or in the comfort of an antique horse drawn carriage, tour the winery with winemaker Catrina North, taste Crow’s award winning wines and enjoy appetizers featuring smoked Crow Angus Beef and creations from Martha Walton of Happy Chicken Bakery. Entertainment will be provided by musicians Tim and Christine Carroll. Have your photo taken by Anna Smolens of Purple Horse Designs and Photography while on your vineyard adventure.

Each year Roy and Judy Crow, owners of Crow Vineyard & Winery, choose a local non-profit organization as a beneficiary of the event with a portion of the proceeds donated to them. For 2016, Bridges at Worthmore has been chosen. Located in Kent County, Maryland, they are committed to using horses to foster personal growth and learning. Their programs include equine assisted activities such as adaptive riding, psychotherapy and learning.

Tickets are $30 ($25 for Crow Wine Club members) and are available online at crowvineyardandwinery.com or by calling the tasting room at 302-304-0551. For more information on Bridges at Worthmore please visit bridgesatworthmore.org.

Located in the rural heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Crow Vineyard & Winery is Kent County’s first winery. For more information visit crowvineyardandwinery.com or by email at crowfarmmd@gmail.com