The series will highlight grapes grown at Antietam Creek Vineyard in Sharpsburg, Md.
OWING MILLS, MD. (LG & KM ) “Maryland Farm and Harvest” will be visiting western Maryland on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, to highlight a part of the state’s wine industry.
The program will profile Doctor Joe Fiola with the Western Maryland Research and Education Center in Keedysville. “Fiola works with vintners around the state to help them raise grapes that will be made into wine”, says Series Producer Robert Ferrier. ” Fiola travels to areas of the world to find how grapes are grown in climates similar to Maryland’s. He’s got tests vineyards all around the state. And he tests them out,” continued Ferrier.
Ferrier says the program will show Fiola inspecting the grapes grown at Antietam Creek Vineyard, in Sharpsburg. “Its a celebration really of Joe Fiola and the contribution he has made to Maryland wines.”
The program airs on Maryland Public Television on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
By Loretta Gaines and Kevin McManus