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We believe that our mix of soils, climate, grape varieties, viticulture, personal commitment, and a bit of magic have been the secret to creating some wonderful wines, but don't take our word for it—come out and try them for yourself.

Beautiful Sunset

Tasting Room Hours

Black Ankle is open the following hours:

Thursdays:  2:00pm until 7:00pm 

Fridays: 12:00pm until 8:30pm

Saturdays: 10:00am until 5:00pm

Sundays: 10:00am until 5:00pm

Guided walking tours are given on Saturdays and Sundays, subject to weather, at 1pm and 3pm. Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour to ensure participation. The tours are usually 45 minutes to an hour long.

If you want to visit outside of these hours please schedule an appointment by emailing us at



Black Ankle Vineyards

Tastings are available without an appointment. 

The current tasting includes 4 wines, costs $15 per person, and takes place at one of our many tasting bars.  If we are packed, there may be a short wait to taste at a bar. 

Our seated Library Wine Flight option is currently sold out because of low wine quantities, but walk up bar tastings are a great option! 


Want to Bring a Large Group?

Due to the small and intimate nature of our tasting room, please follow the link below to submit information for groups larger than 8 people. 

Click Here


Ride Smart

We have teamed up with Lyft and their Ride Smart Maryland initiative for those who are in need of a safe ride home. Look for our Lyft and Uber drop off / pick up location just passed our front parking area. Click here for more information regarding the Ride Smart Maryland initiative. 


We have live music at the tasting room Friday evenings from 6 - 8:30 PM, rain or shine.  For a calendar of who is playing when, please click here.


We have a selection of local cheeses and picnic items to complement your tasting available for purchase. 
To view our food menu please click here.
You are more than welcome to bring your own snacks with you if you would like!

* Please note that alcohol from any other label is prohibited by Maryland State Law while at our farm.


With the exception of service dogs, we are not able to accommodate pets on the property.


Where to Stay Locally Black Ankle Vineyards 

If you are looking for a place to stay for your trip to Black Ankle Vineyards and want to explore other local areas, check out our suggestions below!

There are also many Airbnb options in our area that are wonderful!

10 Clarke
10 Clarke Pl, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (301) 660-6707  Map 

Antrim 1844
30 Trevanion Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787
Phone: (410) 756-6812  Map 

Frederick Inn Bed & Breakfast
3521 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown, MD 21717
Phone: (240) 341-2902  Map

Inn at Hornpoint
100 Chesapeake Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone: (410) 268-1126  Map

The Wayside Inn
4344 Columbia Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (410) 461-4636  Map

The Annapolis Waterfront Hotel
80 Compromise St, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 268-7555  Map

Turf Valley Resort
2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (410) 465-1500  Map