Hand-crafted wines grown on our rocky hillside in Thurmont, MD. Visit us a see my our family-owned winery is ideal for wine tastings and private events.

Can I bring my children?

We discourage our guests from bringing children in order to help maintain the pleasant adult atmosphere that our patrons seek. CBV is a working farm with several hazards; so if you decide to bring your children they must remain under your supervision at all times.

Can I play games on the lawn?

Playing games or sports on our lawn is prohibited as it interferes with our guests’ expectations for a quiet environment.

What is your policy on pets?

We are dog friendly to friendly dogs. We ask that you clean up after your pet, keep them outside at all times on a leash, and do not leave them unattended.

How much is a wine tasting?

We offer three different wine tastings.  Our Signature Tasting is $10 and includes a sample of five wines. Our Premier Tasting is only offered on Saturdays and Sundays and is $12 featuring five wines selected by our winemaker, Mike Lentini. We also offer a Sweet Wine Tasting at $8, and it includes a variety of five wines.

Do I need to make a reservation?

Reservations are required with groups of 6 or more. Due to the intimate nature of our winery, we cannot accommodate limos, buses, or groups larger than 10 people on weekends (unless you rent one of our available spaces for your group).

Do you reserve seating arrangements?

No, we do not reserve seating for guests. Our seating is on a first come first serve basis, but you are more than welcome to bring your own chairs and blankets.

Is live music free?

Music is free of charge to our patrons. Otherwise, a cover charge of $10 per person is required.

Do you host weddings?

No, our facility is not set up to do weddings.

Do you serve food?

Between May and September, we will have food trucks on site every Friday night. We will also have food trucks on select weekends. Please check our "Event Calendar" for a complete schedule. We do not offer any other food beyond that.

Can I bring my own food?

Yes, but please keep it in the picnic areas outside.  If you are renting our facility for a private event, feel free to bring your own picnic or a licensed caterer. NO outside alcohol is allowed at any time.  

Do you have a weather policy for live music?

Live music will be held rain or shine.

Do you offer tours?

Yes, we do offer tours Monday-Friday. If you would like to schedule a tour, please email sales@catoctinbreeze.com.

Do you offer group tastings?

Yes, private tastings are offered by appointment only during the week and a 25% deposit is required. There is a 24 hour cancellation policy.

Do you ship wines?

Yes, we do ship our wines.  If you’d like your wines shipped to an address in Maryland, click here to shop. If wines are to be shipped outside of Maryland, click here and create a VinoShipper account.  You will receive free shipping if you purchase six or more bottles! If you have any questions about this, please email sales@catoctinbreeze.com

Is smoking allowed?

No. Out of consideration for all of our guests, our farm is smoke free.