Photo of the winery’s planned location, in the lower right side of the building, courtesy Main Street Takoma.

Great Shoals Winery will open its second tasting room in Montgomery County at 7050 Carroll Ave. in Takoma Park, according to an announcement from Main Street Takoma.

The winery also operates a tasting room at 14526 New Hampshire Ave. inside of the Heyser Farms market.

The winery, owned by Matt Cimino and partner Marina McCaney, produces various hard ciders and fruit wines based on blackberries, cherries and apples at the county site. They also offer a variety of wines from sauvignon blanc and pinot gris to chambourcin, malbec, merlot and cabernet franc, among others.

The pair plan to open to open the tasting room this June and will offer products by the glass or flight, or by the bottle to take home, along with cheeses and other small platters. The space will include a tasting bar, tables, and an outdoor patio seating area.  

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Great Shoals Winery Plans Tasting Room in Takoma Park