ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing is accepting grant applications for funding from the Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund. The fund seeks to promote the production and consumption of Maryland wine and increase growth of commercial wine grapes across the state. The Maryland Department of Agriculture is the administrative agency responsible for receiving the applications and disbursing grant money to the selected applicants.

Proposal guidelines and application forms are available on the department’s website. The deadline for applications has been extended to Monday, December 17. For additional information, contact Karen Fedor at or 410-841-5773.