Wine is a delicious libation, a considerate gift, and a worthy reason to continue bribing grapes into fermenting for yet another season. Enjoy the bounty of a century’s worth of kickback with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get a wine tasting for two, plus a cheese platter and two full glasses of wine (up to a $54 total value) at Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard, located in Dickerson.
Situated along the pastoral countryside, the family-owned-and-operated Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard produces flavorful Bordeaux-style wines in a charming, rustic setting. With today's Groupon, you and a fermentation fanatic get a full tasting of Sugarloaf's award-winning wines, from the brick-red cabernet Franc to the French-oak-aged chardonnay. Once you've introduced your taste buds to each potential grape suitor, you and your tasting-mate each get a glass of preferred wine and a scrumptious assortment of cheeses, complete with olive tapenade to pair. You'll also get two souvenir wine glasses, engraved with the vineyard's name, to take home and display next to other fine glassware, such as your Wrestlemania '87 juice glasses.
Located in the Sugarloaf Mountain foothills, the 92-acre farmland at Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard is primed to light the eyes with its rolling treescapes and bucolic windmill. Likewise, with horseback riding, picnic areas, and a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area, wine tasters will have plenty of activities to round out the day.
USA Today featured Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard in its article, "10 great places for local wines." The vineyard was also featured in the New York Times and mentioned in the Washington Post. Twelve Yelpers give the vineyard an average of four stars: