In effort to diversify the family agronomic operation, Joe and Laura Layton, their son William – a third generation farmer – and his wife Jennifer chose to start a vineyard. Less than five years since uncorking that first bottle of Layton’s Cha…

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Long-time agricultural leaders in Delmarva, Dorchester’s farms produce numerous crops including corn, soybean and melons. The Layton family added a new crop in 2007 when they planned and propagated grapevines on their Vienna-based farm to create th…

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2013 Harvest, production and distribution best ever It’s been almost nine years since the Layton family first started planning for their now award-winning vineyard. Setting their sights on Maryland’s growing viticulture industr…

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