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Uncorked potential: Maryland's wine industry grows thanks to technology and collaboration

Uncorked potential: Maryland's wine industry grows thanks to technology and collaboration

The Maryland wine industry is getting better with age.

Ten years ago, the state’s wine industry was a small one that did not have a reputation for making high-quality wines. Today, however, the state boasts dozens of wineries — and some of them are turning out wines on par with the world’s top winemaking regions.

The local winemaking community attributes that change to a shift from being primarily events-oriented to a sharpened focus on making high-quality wines, fueled by the adoption of new technologies, research-based vineyard management and a collaborative spirit that inspires both new vineyards and old stalwarts.

According to the Maryland Wineries Association, there...

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