Squeezed inbetween restaurant weeks and Valentine’s Day is the 5th Annual Winter Wine Showcase, sponsored by the Maryland Wineries Association on Thursday, January 26th 2017 from 6 – 9:30 pm at the B & O Railroad Museum. Over forty award-winning selections from top Maryland wineries, poured by the winemakers and proprietors themselves; highlighting a vast array of sparkling, red, whit ean dessert wines. Tickets are $55.00 for the “Roundhouse Tasting” (7-9:30 pm) and $70.00 for the “Sparkling Wine Pre-Reception + Roundhouse Tasting” (6-9:30 pm) and are available by logging onto http://www.marylandwineevents.com/winter-wine/ or by calling 410-252-WINE.
Winter Wine Showcase at the B&O Railroad Museum will feature stationary hors d’oeuvres, live jazz music provided by David Bach, and an opportunity to mingle with the leading folks in the Maryland wine industry, all the while amidst the largest antique train collection in the country. Al Spoler, Host of WYPR’s “Cellar Notes”, will be on hand serving as Guest Curator, to ensure that the most notable wines from across the state are showcased. The VIP Sparkling Wine Pre-Reception, from 6-7pm, will give guests the opportunity to get to know Maryland’s best traditional and non-traditional sparkling varietals and learn about méthode champenoise from the producers themselves. (Tickets for this VIP Reception are limited.)