An Interview with Dave Blackmon, Owner of Smoketown Brewing & Cannon's Events
Owner Dave Blackmon’s path to brewery owner and winner of the #2 spot for ‘Best Beer’ in Frederick by Frederick Magazine, is one of hard work and persistence that has been widely billed as a game-changer for Brunswick.
Beer Policy Matters
Guest blogger Roger Wilson, Director of Government Affairs for Frederick County explains why beer policy matters in Annapolis this 2018 General Assembly session.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tourism Growth Helps Boost Frederick County's Economy
Tourism is an important and fast growing industry in Frederick County.
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.
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.
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.