Carol Wilson

Carol L. Wilson
Marketing Director

Education

  • BA, Science of Dance, University of Maryland, 1973
  • Graduate Studies, Kinetics and Leisure Studies, Georgetown University, 1975

Career

  • Instructor of Dance, Western Maryland College
  • Manager and Marketing Director, Elk Run Vineyards and Winery, 1983-present

Wine
As a founding member of Elk Run Vineyards, Carol was involved in the nursery operation, grafting, vineyard management and design, and winemaking. She was solely responsible for all wine sales from 1983-1987. In 1987, she secured a distributor, and she began to focus on both domestic and international sales. To support this, she developed a tasting outlet and continued to get certifications through professional marketing and viticultural organizations.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Maryland Wineries (Former President)
  • Governor’s Wine Grape Advisory Board
  • Chairperson, Marketing Committee, Association of Maryland Wineries
  • Maryland Tourism Council
  • Frederick County Tourism Council
  • Maryland Restaurant Association
  • American Vintner’s Association
  • American Wine Society
  • Maryland Grape Growers Association