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To Filter or Unfilter, That is a Question

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

They say timing is everything, and that’s never truer than when we bottle wine. This March we have nine separate Layton’s Chance wines to bottle, the most we’ve ever done at once. It takes a lot of energy, organization and efficiency to bring nine wines to market at once. To offer some insight on how [.. Read the full article ..]


Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2018 MARYLAND WINERIES KICK OFF THIRD-ANNUAL MARYLAND WINE MONTH March is Maryland Wine Month, a celebration of Maryland-made wine and the state’s growing wine industry.  (BALTIMORE, MD) – Members of the Maryland Wineries Association are preparing for a month-long celebration of the state’s flourishing wine industry. Maryland Wine Month [.. Read the full article ..]

Not Your Mother’s Wine Tasting

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Looking for something unique to do in the cold winter months? Want to kick your winery visit up a notch? Gather your friends, (or family or even your knitting group) and try a VIP Wine Tasting. Designed to give you a more in-depth experience, a VIP Wine Tasting will often include a behind-the scenes look [.. Read the full article ..]

Celebrate Popcorn the Layton’s Chance Winery Way!

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

When I heard January 19 is National Popcorn Day, we just had to celebrate it at the Winery! You see Popcorn plays a significant role in the Layton household. Our 17-year-old son, Stephen, LOVES popcorn. I attribute this to adoration to William’s need to ALWAYS have popcorn at the movies. Going to the movies and [.. Read the full article ..]

In Praise of the Designated Driver

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

It’s the “Holidays” with a capital “H” – the time of year, more than any other, where cheery, popular people in perfect clothing toast each other with wine, champagne, mixed drinks or beer every second or third television commercial. Morning show hosts have wine on the podium; reality TV cooking shows showcase recipes with wine. [.. Read the full article ..]

Christmas Letter from the Laytons

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Greetings from the Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery Family, If there is one thing that defined 2018 it is RAIN! Maryland’s Eastern Shore received its fair share and then some. All the farmers and growers were impacted in some way – even Lazy Day Farm and Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery. But despite the weather, [.. Read the full article ..]

View from the Tractor Seat

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Memories of Harvests Past Harvest is the best time of the year for a farmer. It is tremendously rewarding to harvest a really good crop and even fun to harvest an average one. This fall we had had some good corn and some bad. In general, it wasn’t a very good year for corn; just [.. Read the full article ..]

Wine Festival 101: Ten Great Tips (Plus a Couple More)

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