ELK RUN VINEYARDS WITH DELICIOUS WINES. THE ESTABLISHED WINERY ON 6.9 ACRES IN NOT FOR SALE. Property conveys with established agricultural business. THE YIELD CHANGES YEARLY. Total acreage 35.16-acres. The winery has been in business for 42 years of business experience. Elk Run Vineyards is nestled in the rolling hills of Frederick County surrounded by dairy and horse farms and fields of wheat and corn. Elk Run is named one of the TOP 100 WINERIES on the EAST COAST, USA. The name Elk Run was chosen for a stream. Neill Bassford, along with associates, family and friends, have made Elk Run a shining star among American wine producers. Using new world research and technology while maintaining the traditions and values of old world practices, Elk Run s focus is on producing high quality wine from high quality grapes. Soils of schist and shale allow for deep roots and good drainage. Seven to eight hundred feet elevations help keep the vineyard safe from frost danger. Warm days and cool nights preserve the fruity character in the wines. Practicing sustainable agriculture, close spacing and great attention to crop levels allow the wine maker to create wines of varietal character, structure, balance and good color. With so many (almost too many) options, all the wines began to blend together making it difficult to select favorites. Without a winery provided rating or favorite selection system, guests do their best to find space next to the name for documenting comments, stars, ratings, smiley faces, etc. to remember tasting preferences. Using a rather detailed rating system requiring tiny writing, With so many wines available, Elk Run Vineyards is certain to have at least one wine for each individual. Family owned vineyard and winery! Delicious wine, friendly people, and a gorgeous location! PThere are 20 acres in vines. In 2022 the vines produced 3 tons of grapes per acre. The vines are Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignion, and Syrah. The vines are planted 3 feet apart and 1200 vines per acre. The vines are 20 years plus old. 2022 Was an excellent year with plentiful of crops. 5 Acres are used for parking and events. 10 Acres to place a B&B or Buildings,and tasting Room. Please contact Frederick County Permits, Zoning, ETC., and do your due diligence plus study period. The vinyard is in agricultural use. Please go to check with Frederick County Zoning and Permits to applu for a license or to get an exception to do business. Elk Run Vineyards is entirely fenced.
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