Fred W. Wilson

Fred W. Wilson


  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1967
  • MA, Tennessee Space Institute, 1971
  • Post-Graduate Studies, U.S. Department of the Navy

Director, Naval Science Assistance Program, U.S. Navy, 1988-1994
Naval Architect, U.S. Navy, 1971-1984


  • Winemaker, Elk Run Vineyards, 1983-present
  • Studied with Dr. Konstantine Frank of Vinifera Wine Cellars, New York
  • Professional Exchange, United States Oenology and Viticulture organizations
  • Studied viticulture and winemaking in France and Germany

Professional Memberships

  • Maryland Grape Growers Association
  • Governor’s Wine Grape Advisory Board
  • American Wine Society
  • American Vintner’s Association
  • Association of Maryland Wineries (former President)
  • Cork and Fork Culinary Club (former President)
  • Maryland Tourism
  • Maryland Restaurant Association