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Travel the Maryland Countryside with a Maryland Wine Passport

By . December 22nd, 2016. Posted in At the Winery

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


2016 MD Governor’s Cup: SMV Rosé Wins Double Gold!

By . December 17th, 2016. Posted in Awards

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.


Previous updates from Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard

By . December 1st, 2016. Posted in Latest News

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


An Update From the Tasting Room

By . November 1st, 2016. Posted in At the Tasting Room

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 Wins Gold and Best in Category at 12th Annual Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

By . July 25th, 2016. Posted in Awards

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


An Update From the Winery & Vineyard

By . July 1st, 2016. Posted in At the Winery

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


EVOE! 2013 Wins Double Gold/Best in Class at the 2016 MD Comptroller’s Cup

By . June 23rd, 2016. Posted in Awards

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


Awards at the Amenti del Vino International Wine Competition

By . May 30th, 2016. Posted in Awards

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.


A Reminder of Our Customer Policies

By . April 20th, 2016. Posted in At the Winery

As spring turns to summer, we all enjoy the great outdoors especially with a glass of wine here at SMV. We are busier at this time of year and welcome many customers during the week and especially on weekends. So, we like to take this time to direct your responsible attention to these five core… READ MORE


SMV Wins at the 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

By . March 20th, 2016. Posted in Awards

Our Chardonnay Reserve 2014, EVOE! 2013, and Circe Reserve 2014 all won silver medals at the 2016 Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition in March. This competition is the world’s largest charitable wine competition to benefit Camp Good Days. 3,824 wines were entered from 26 countries, including wines from all 50 US States and 6… READ MORE


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