A Delicious Wine-Forward Adventure on the Eastern Shore

Two glasses of white wine and charcuterie at top Eastern Shore Wineries like Crow Vineyard

If there’s one thing to love about summer on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, it’s enjoying the opportunity to slow down and experience life’s simplest and most profound pleasures. That includes indulging in things like wine tasting at places like the beautiful Crow Vineyard. It’s just one of the many great places to sip wine near our Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast.

Between wholesome feasts of Maryland crab, sunset sails on the breathtaking Chesapeake Bay, and a delicious glass of chilled white wine, what more could you possibly ask for in a getaway? If you said relaxing accommodations, you’d be right! Aside from enjoying all the best things to do on the Eastern Shore of Maryland this summer, we also encourage you to relax, unwind, and enjoy the tranquil ambiance of our stunning Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast.

Walk through our fragrant lavender fields and colorful gardens, stroll on our grassy promenade and down to the Chesapeake Bay, and let your mind wander with the gentle sea breezes in the air. There’s truly nothing like our Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast. We’d love to treat you to a relaxing and pampered getaway this summer, where you can enjoy the stunning beauty of the Chesapeake Bay at your leisure. Book your room today! 

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Enjoy Wine Tasting at Crow Vineyard This Summer

Crow Vineyard & Winery is just one of the many excellent wineries on The Chesapeake Wine Trail on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. In total, this area is home to more than a dozen of the best wineries in Maryland. Crow Vineyard & Winery is not only one of our favorite Eastern Shore wineries but also one of the closest!

Crow Vineyard is just a short 30-minute drive from our Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast. More than a simple winery, Crow Vineyard is a working farm, offering a truly authentic taste of the Eastern Shore in every glass. Their 365-acre farm includes grass-fed Angus beef, soy, corn, other farm animals, and, of course, a vineyard. 

The wines produced at Crow Vineyard & Winery have earned a solid reputation among Eastern Shore wineries, winning award after award for their delicious flavor profiles and dedication to sustainable growing practices. As of 2022, Crow Vineyard & Winery produces wines from grapes grown exclusively on their farm. 

There are two tasting room options at Crow Vineyard & Winery. The main tasting room is located in a charming hay barn that can accommodate up to 50 people, and the second reservations-only space is in their milk barn and is a much more intimate space. Both are open for tastings year-round.

There’s also a limited food menu on-site at Crow Vineyard & Winery, including sandwiches, soups, a charcuterie tray, mixed nuts, and salsa and chips. Dogs are welcome on their outdoor patios, too. 

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4 More Great Eastern Shore Wineries to Visit

Though wineries are sometimes a new agricultural phenomenon in various areas around the country, that’s not the case here on the Eastern Shore. Growing grapes expressly for wine production has been a part of Maryland’s agricultural footprint since 1648. There are over 80 wineries in Maryland, with twelve right here on the Eastern Shore. 

Though we encourage you to start your wine-tasting journey at Crow Vineyard & Winery, there are several more fantastic Eastern Shore wineries worth visiting. Each offers a distinct selection of wines, most of which have been grown and refined to pair with the sensational seafood enjoyed throughout the year. Below are four more Eastern Shore wineries near us worth adding to your itinerary – but if you want to taste all twelve Eastern Shore wineries on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail, cheers! 

  1. Casa Carmen Wines is located in Chestertown and is a boutique family-run winery focusing on producing wine and Vermouth.
  2. Cascia Vineyards & Winery is a waterfront winery on Kent Island, overlooking the stunning waters of Chesapeake Bay.
  3. Triple Creek Winery, another farm-turned-winery, is a wonderful family-run operation just south of our Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast.
  4. St. Michaels Winery offers 18 varietals to sample in their cozy, quaint tasting room.

It’s hard to beat a summer afternoon on the Eastern Shore, but sipping and swirling your way through these Eastern Shore wineries sure is a great place to start! Get started on your wine-forward getaway in Maryland, and book your room at our Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast today!

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