Get entwined with wine this month and taste, make, learn or simply sip at great events and restaurants. This May we've got 4 ways you can enjoy wine in Howard County, no vineyard required.

Learning Wine:

Explore the history of wine at AIDA Bistro and Wine Bar on Thursday, May 4 at their Spring Winemaker's Dinner  featuring winemaker Thomas Houseman from Anne Amie Vineyards. You will be able to indulge in a five course dinner paired with Anne Amie wines. Limited spots are available, so you will want to reserve your seat now! On Wednesday, May 10 Iron Bridge Wine Co. will hold a Four Course Wine Dinner featuring winemakers from Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Vineyards located in Argentina. In addition on Monday, May 15, Iron Bridge Wine Co. will be holding a course as part of their Iron Bridge University entitled  Sparkling Wine from the Mediterranean.  

Making Wine :

Ever thought about the wine process? Or even how to make your own wine? Well, Tin Lizzie Wineworks is the number one place around for making your own special wine. Head winemaker Dave Zuchero and other instructors will guide you through the whole process from beginning to end. You will learn how to crush and ferment the grapes to labeling each bottle. The winemaking process can be very long, so make sure you bring your patience with you.  Early bird special ends June 1, 2017 check it out for a 5% discount!

Tasting Wine :

If you are a true wine lover? You will want to attend the 25th Annual Wine in the Woods  held at Symphony Woods Park start at 11 am on May 20 & 21. Sample a variety of Maryland's finest wineries with a complimentary  souvenir glass, purchase food from an abundance of high quality vendors, distinctive restaurants and caterers.  You will be able to attend wine educational seminars, purchase exceptional works of art/specialty crafts and revel in continuous live entertainment. You don't want to miss this event!

Enjoying Wine:

Do you enjoy a great happy hour? Do you enjoy visiting Old Ellicott City,MD? Bring your four footed family and join The Wine Bin  for "Yappy Hour" on Friday, May 5 at 6 pm. Enjoy wine tasting, live music, and more. Movie Nights at The Win Bin begin on Friday, May 26. If you are looking for small plates and wine, Pure Wine Cafe holds a Happy Hour each Tuesday- Friday from 4pm-6pm. You don't want to miss these awesome specials and events. 

Wine Holidays in May:

And just for your general, wine-sipping knowledge there are a few of those fun foodie holidays happening this month too. 

May 9th is National Moscato Day
May 21st is National Chardonnay Day 

**Photo credit: AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar