Craft Beverages

OED Hosts CiderCon 2018 Attendees for a Sold Out Tour of Frederick Cideries

OED Hosts CiderCon 2018 Attendees for a Sold Out Tour of Frederick Cideries

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) proudly sponsored CiderCon 2018, an annual conference for cider makers from all over the world.

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Katie Albaugh - OED's Agriculture & Craft Beverage Champion

Katie Albaugh - OED's Agriculture & Craft Beverage Champion

Katie Albaugh joined the Office of Economic Development (OED) team in August of 2015 as the Agriculture Business Development Specialist.

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Frederick County Leads Craft Beverages at Summer MACo Conference

Frederick County Leads Craft Beverages at Summer MACo Conference

At a celebration of Maryland’s counties, Frederick County took center stage as a leader, particularly in craft beverages.

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Homegrown Frederick, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair

Homegrown Frederick, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair

Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Visit Frederick and Frederick Magazine have partnered to create the Homegrown Frederick Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair, September 15 – 23.

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Tourism Growth Helps Boost Frederick County's Economy

Tourism Growth Helps Boost Frederick County's Economy

Tourism is an important and fast growing industry in Frederick County.

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How to Start a Winery, Brewery, Distillery Guide in Frederick County Released

How to Start a Winery, Brewery, Distillery Guide in Frederick County Released

Frederick County’s craft beverage industry has seen tremendous growth over the last three years and leads the state in the number of wineries, farm breweries, and distilleries.

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Growing Local Hops and Crops for the Craft Beer Boom

Growing Local Hops and Crops for the Craft Beer Boom

As the Farm to Bottle movement continues to grow the demand for local ingredients is increasing.

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From Farm to Award-Winning Craft Beverages: Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery

From Farm to Award-Winning Craft Beverages: Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery

John & Amie St’Angelo are not your average farmers. The couple purchased their first farm in 2004 with no plans of actually owning an agri-business. Thirteen years later they own two very successful country inns and event venues, a winery, a distillery, a lavender market, and an operating farm with big plans for the future.

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Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has partnered for the first time with Grow & Fortify to offer startup seminars to Frederick County for the winery, brewery and distillery industries.

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Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.

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