Lavender soap, Lavender Gin, Lavender Muffins, Lavender oils, Lavender Pillows, Lavender Lemonade. Lavender. All of it. Only at the Maryland Lavender Festival, June 17 & 18!Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery is hosting The Maryland Lavender Festival on June 17 and 18. The festival is taking place at a winery and distillery that doesn't just grow grapes and corn for tasty alcoholic spirits. They also have expansive fields of French and English lavender. The event includes vendors, live music, educational seminars, food, wine, and handcrafted distilled spirits. You take in the relaxing aroma and relax in the lavender fields, or cut and take home your very own bundle of the delightful herb. Plants, along with fresh and dried lavender, will also be for sale at the event. This is a ticketed event. All adults and children over two years of age must have tickets. The event will be held rain or shine, and space is limited, so get your ticket today! [caption id="attachment_1608" align="aligncenter" width="781"] Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery[/caption]
About Springfield Manor Winery & DistillerySpringfield Manor is a winery and distillery in Frederick County, Maryland. Springfield Manor crafts award winning wines and unique craft spirits. The distillery at Springfield is Maryland's first and only award winning distillery; opened in 2012, Springfield produces Bourbon, Rye, Corn & Caramel Corn Whiskey using corn harvested from their own fields. Springfield also distills a vodka crafted with limestone spring water, a bourbon barrel aged rum, and of course, lavender gin with the lavender from their fields. The winery & distillery also host weddings and private events. The large terraces on the main building overlook the rolling fields give a fresh feel to every event. The rustic barn offers a more intimate setting with a historical aesthetic. Springfield encourages interested parties to plan ahead when visiting and to contact them to schedule private events.
[caption id="attachment_1605" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Barn at Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery[/caption] Not only is Springfield Manor a tasty place to visit, but the pastoral countryside surrounding it is also beautiful. If you're a road-tripper, add Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery as a stop on your next trip. You won't be disappointed.