2018 Finger Lakes Wine Competition Results!

By . April 3rd, 2018. Posted in Uncategorized

The 18th Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition benefits Camp Good Days and Special Times, a camp dedicated to bring smiles and memories to children with cancer! This year’s competition was held in Rochester, NY, on March 24 & 25, 2018. It was open to commercial wineries from all producing countries. in 2017, they had 16 countries,… READ MORE

Sugarloaf’s Cabernet Franc 2016 Wins!

By . March 1st, 2018. Posted in Uncategorized

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

Live Music starts this weekend!

By . April 26th, 2017. Posted in Latest News

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

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