Notable fall wine events

If you can't make it to this weekend's Maryland Wine Festival, there are a few smaller wine events coming up — at either end of the state.

Riverside WineFest at Sotterley


This festival in St. Mary's County is the weekend of Oct. 2-3. It runs from noon to 6 p.m. on the grounds of Historic Sotterley, 44300 Sotterley Lane in Hollywood.

There will be crafts, food, live music and children's activities. Tickets are $20 and good for unlimited tastings.


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Autumn Wine Festival

A number of Maryland wineries will be featured at this festival at Pemberton Historical park in Salisbury on the weekend of Oct. 16-17. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Single-day tickets are $20 and a two-day pass is $30.

In addition to appearances from more than 20 area wineries, there will be local food, juried arts and fine crafts, and live entertainment. For more information, go to