Linganore (AVA)
  Sign In
Subscribe to our newsletter
Bookmark and Share  

Linganore is a small growing area on the bench-land Piedmont Plateau, northwest of Baltimore. It became Maryland’s first approved AVA in 1983. The Linganore name is of Indian origin, referring to the area framed by mountains to the west and the coastal plain to the east. The appellation’s microclimate is generally warmer and wetter than surrounding areas, with a longer growing season than Catoctin to the east, but slightly cooler and dryer with a shorter growing season than the coastal plain. Linganore’s soils are characterized by deep, well-drained gravelly loam, with silt and traces of mica, a shale bedrock and a high water table.

Current Feature

In the southern Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Georgia vineyards are small and few, yet the establishment of the Upper Hiwassee Highlands could bring much more.  [>] continue

Related Features


Alive & Well here

Traminette: You are the daughter of that spicy bad girl of the royal vinifera clan, Gewürztraminer,  [>] continue

Quick Finds

Q: What are the most recognized grapes grown here?
Q: What wines are produced here?

The AppellationAmerica database identifies 3 wines labeled with the Linganore designation.

[>] see the complete Linganore Wine List.
Q: What wineries are based here ?
Q: What other wineries source fruit here ?
There are no other wineries that source fruit from this appellation
Q: What are the overlapping appellations ?

Search the Linganore Wine List

select wine style:
select grape:


    Help us improve travel information to your favorite region...

Winery Sponsors

Winery sponsors of Appellation America’s coverage of the Linganore appellation.