2019 Canine Capers at Maggies's Wine Cave

Winery dogs Moxie and Jet

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Maggie's vineyards are known for being dog-friendly.

Resident Wine Cave dogs are Moxie and Jet, whom, often, are mingling and socializing with other canines on property. 

Please remember, despite what our dogs tell you, they are well fed. Please do not feed Moxie and Jet.

While we allow people to practice dock jumping for their dogs, please call ahead (540-905-2921), if you wish to be on property during the week,. to make sure we are not planning maintenance or mowing in the area.

NOTE: Animal owners and their dogs are welcome on the vineyard grounds at Maggie Malick Wine Cave. All dogs must be leashed at all times and are the sole responsibility of its owners, during any winery visit.  Thank you!

Chesapeake Dock Dogs

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 Chesapeake DockDogs (CDD), the local chapter of the premier canine aquatics competition,  manages Dock Dog competitions at one of Maggie's winery four ponds.

The CDD group built a regulation 40-foot dock for their jumping competitions. 

If your dog is looking to learn dock jumping, try the pond just below the Cave, which features a small dock.  ​

​​Do you think your dog could be a contender at competitions?  ​Checkwww.ChesapeakeDockDogs.com for more information or visit their Facebook page. Maggie Malick Wine Caves is a proud sponsor of DockDogs events, but we are not affiliated. Chesapeake DockDogs is happy to can answer all your dog competition questions.   

Competition/Practice

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Dock Dog 2019 Event Dates

  •  PuppyPalooza May 18-19   
  • DockDogs National Wild Card,​Firecracker Splash June 28, 29, 30
  • MMWC LabFest Weekend July 13-14 
  • PondFest Aug. 24-25

DockDog 2019 Practice dates at the pond:   

  • May 11  
  • June 1  
  • July 7 (Crab feast, members only)  
  • July 13 (Lab Fest)  
  • Aug. 4  
  • Sept. 22  
  • Oct. 19 (Howl-O-Ween members only)  

Hound Hotels Nearby

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Need a place to stay with you dog?

We've got some recommendations for nearby hotels.

Here's a list of where DockDog competitors stay while they compete in events at Maggie Malick Wine Caves.

PondFest Aug. 24 - 25 2019

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Pond Fest Weekend Aug 24-25, 2019  

Some of the top-ranked dog teams in the world will compete across all levels and disciplines for jumping height and distance Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24-25 at Maggie Malick Wine Caves winery in Purcellville, VA.

Chesapeake DockDogs is the only dock-jumping dog club to have a home dock in a natural setting, against the backdrop of 30 acres of green vineyards. Dock jumping also known as dock diving is a dog sport in which dogs compete in jumping for distance or height from a dock into a body of water. Dock jumping events have been held in the United States since 2000, and has been broadcast on ESPN.

LabFest raised $1,100!

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​In case you haven't noticed, dogs are near and dear to Maggie and Mark.

Both winery dogs, Jet and Moxie, are lab rescues. 

That's why we are so grateful the our 2018 LabFest visitors helped us raise nearly $1,100 - more than double our 2017 donation - for LabRescue, from a portion of our winery's LabFest sales. 

 Lab Rescue of the LRCP (Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac) is a volunteer, nonprofit organization that rescues, fosters and places homeless, abused, and/or abandoned Labrador Retrievers.