Our newly released Cabernet Franc 2016 made entire from our grapes and aged for 9 months in French Oak, has been the most popular wine on our tasting menu lately! Easy drinking, smooth, yet complex, this Cabernet Franc exhibits an intense fruity aroma, consisting of dried cherries, Craisens, and old fashioned spiced apples with subtle… READ MORE
Starting Saturday and Sunday, April 29th and 30th, we begin our live music series for the season! Between now and the end of October we will have live acoustic music on our lower patio from 2-5pm every weekend (weather depending). Check our facebook page for updates and our website events calendar for a list of… READ MORE
SMV is a member of the Maryland Wine Association and is participating in its Maryland Wine Passport program. Passports are available at participating wineries, simply pick one up and present it at each MD winery you visit. Each of the wineries has a unique code that you can collect while you visit. Participating in the… READ MORE
The Annual Governor’s Cup Competition of Maryland has released its results and SMV brought home a variety of awards. Rosé 2015 won Double Gold. Chardonnay 2015 and EVOE! 2013 won Gold, while our Cabernet Franc Reserve 2012, Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 and Circe Reserve 2014 won Silver. Chardonnay Reserve 2014 won Bronze.
The history of Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard is enriched by these stories of interest about our vineyard and winery, events, wines, honors and recognitions and community relationships. 2015 MD Governor’s Cup: SMV Chardonnay Reserve 2014 Wins Best in Class! The Annual Governor’s Cup Competition of Maryland has released its results and we were awarded a medal… READ MORE
We are currently tasting 9 wines for $10/person daily from 12-5:30pm. No reservations required. The SMV Tasting Room is open 7 days a week, noon until 6 pm with last call at 5:30. Our delicious Hot Mulled Wine is now available to purchase by the glass ($6). Available on weekends only. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate… READ MORE
SMV Rosé 2015 won Gold and Best in Category (Vinifera Blush/Rose Wines), Viognier 2015 also won Gold, and our Penelope 2014, Circe Reserve 2014, EVOE! 2013 and Chardonnay 2015 all won Silver at the 12th Annual Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition on July 23 & 24, 2016. The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association (ASWA) is one of… READ MORE
In the winery, Manolo has begun final preparations for bottling which will take place in August. In the vineyard Julio and his team are removing the suckers from the vine trunks. They are also straightening the shoots to a vertical position to prevent crossover and promote consistent growth and ripening of the grapes. They recently… READ MORE
SMV EVOE! 2013 won DOUBLE GOLD/Best in Class, Red Blend at the 2016 Maryland Comptroller’s Cup (formerly Winemasters Choice Competition) on June 8. Our Chardonnay 2015, Pinot Gris 2015, Circe 2014 and Viognier 2015 all brought home gold medals; while Rosé 2015, Cabernet Franc Reserve 2012, Chardonnay Unoaked 2015 and Anticipation 2013 all won bronze.… READ MORE
The Amenti del Vino Wine Society’s Eastern Connecticut Chapter – AWS held it’s International Wine Competition May 28, 2016. SMV’s Penelope 2014, Circe Reserve 2014, and EVOE! 2013 were all awarded Silver medals. Our Cabernet Franc Reserve 2012, Chardonnay Reserve 2014, Rosé 2015, and Pinot Gris 2015 won Bronze medals.