Second of two parts
Rose Fiore, co-owner of Fiore Winery and Distillery, stands on a rear deck overlooking rows of grape vines marching down a gentle slope at the rear of the Pylesville property.
The property, off the scenic Route 136 and surrounded by farms, forms a bowl shape as the slopes go down from the highway and back up toward neighboring farms.
That bowl effect allows for lower temperatures and breezes on an otherwise hot summer day.
"We truly have been blessed with a unique little location," Fiore, 72, said.
Fiore and her husband, Mike, moved to Pylesville from Baltimore in 1975. Their lot off of...