About Us

Established in 2007, our vineyards are situated on rolling hills just south of Davidsonville, Maryland. Using only grapes grown on our farm, our vineyard and winemaking techniques emphasize individual attention to each cluster and protect the quality of the fruit. We believe that our deep soils and abundance of Southern Maryland sun are the keys to producing rich, balanced, aromatic wines.

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People

Soils and climate provide the essential foundation for outstanding wines, but people make them. The Dodon team brings vision, passion and perseverance to craft rich, balanced aromatic wines that express the qualities of our site…

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Dodon History 1658-2013

Dodon is a 550 acre working family farm, the largest in Anne Arundel County. Nine consecutive generations of Steuarts (now Pittmans) have lived and worked at Dodon…

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Climate and Soil

Our fruit thrives in our deep sandy soil, producing distinctive aromatic wines that also have an unexpected minerality that adds zest and complexity to our wines. Emphasizing the importance of this site, we only produce wine from grapes grown in our own vineyards…

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Vineyards

Vineyards

Starting with a “vineyard-first” strategy that began in 2007, Dodon now has more than 26,000 vines densely planted over fifteen acres on the northeastern corner of the farm. Varietals include Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay…

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Environment

Environment

In developing the vineyard, we have worked with experts from across the world to select the most appropriate site, to develop appropriate nutrient management strategies, and to establish sound conservation practices. Prior to the vineyard planting, our site had suffered erosion from more than 50 years of row crops (tobacco and more recently corn and soy)….

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Photo Gallery

See photos of daily life in the vineyard…

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