Monday, August 21, 2006

Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia Herald Mail Annonces Maryland Grape Growing Grants

Tuesday August 8, 2006
Grants available for wine, grape growing

ANNAPOLIS - The Governor's Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape Growing is seeking grant proposals through the Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund.

In all, $147,000 is available this year to organizations to promote the production of wine-grapes and consumption of Maryland wine throughout the state.

The funds may only be used for marketing, research, advertising, retail/festival promotions, activities that promote the growing of wine grapes, and educational seminars.

To apply or to get more information, go to Maryland Department of Agriculture's Web site at