ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing is accepting applications for a grant competition to award $150,000 in 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 successful applicants.

Proposal guidelines and application forms are available on the department’s website. Applications are due by June 14. For additional information, contact Karen Fedor at, 410-841-5773.