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Wine industry began in Missouri in the 1840s when an influx of German immigrants, inspired by the enthusiastic findings of writer Gottfried Duden, relocated there They eventually founded the town of Hermann, and the state’s first commercial winery, Stone Hill. The success of these wines, most notably The Black Pearl, Hermannsberger, and Starkenberger sold in St. Louis and other large cities, and inspired others to follow. The transcontinental railroads gave a further boost to the wine industry, although it also allowed California wines made from Europeam varietals to prosper. Because European varietals didn’t grow well in the Missouri climate, the most successful wines were produced from French-American hybrids and natives such as Norton. But their popularity kept Missouri the second most popular American wine source leading up to the Prohibition. 
 
Missouri is finally emerging from the devastation of the Prohibition, with many boutique wineries focused on quality Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Missouri View all

  • Vignoles

    Popular in northeastern and midwest regions of America, this white wine-producing hybrid produces an excellent desser...

  • Norton

    Norton was first created in the experimental garden of the eccentric Dr. Daniel Norton in 1820s Richmond, VA. His int...

  • Chambourcin

    Little is known about the exact parentage of Chambourcin. It was a hybrid developed by Joannes Seibel in the Loire Va...

  • Seyval Blanc

    Well suited to cool climates, this popular French-American hybrid is the second most planted vine in England, behind ...

  • Chardonel

      Grape: Chardonel Color: White   Main Regions: New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio. ...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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Popular Wineries in Missouri View all

  • St. James Winery

    Founded in the 1970's By Jim and Patricia Hofherr, St. James Winery is named for the city it was ...

  • New Oak Vineyards

    New Oak Vineyards was established in 1998 by the owners Tim and Barbara Gasperino whose dream was...

  • Wenwood Farm Winery

    A boutique winery located in the beautiful Ozark Highlands region of Missouri, Wenwood has a uniq...

  • Augusta Winery

    The Augusta Winery has a free tasting room, gift shop, and a first-come, first-serve covered terr...

  • Whispering Oaks Vineyard & Winery

    Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery produce superb wines to meet the desires of the wide customer...

  • Seven Springs Winery

    Seven Springs Winery and Vineyards sits atop 160 acres of rolling Missouri foothills between Camd...

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  • Not at all.  The rambling that is.   I am surprised by the ... ... wine shipped to our home in Missouri, so ordering directly from the wineries is an option, and we currently belong to Laithwaite wine club, which has been a fun way to try new wines.  One I would highly recommend as the most delicious wine I've ever had" is Chateau La Tonnelle,... Read More

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  • Thanks for the info, I will definitely check out "whatcha drinking".  As for my pouty winemaker-he just loves wine, loves to talk about it, loves to share it with an appreciative audience, tastings are always worthwhile, although the environment is a little dicey:)  And you really need to give Celebrity a chance as far as the sommeliers and wine... Read More

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  • There I was bragging that I knew about Norton, and you go and show me up by mentioning St. Vincent.  That sent me off to the Googlesphere.  Well, now I know.A "pouty" winemaker?  In my limited experience meeting winemakers, I guess the only one I might put in that category is Mike Caparone.  I think he might have been in a slighty bad mood since... Read More

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  • There is a winery in Mt Vernon that makes a beautiful St. Vincent, and Seyval Blanc, Montelle makes a delicious Seyval Blanc, and I have even had a good Cab Franc on occasion.  And I do like the Norton, in particular, Bommarito in New Haven.  Also, there's a guy in St. James, Heinrich, who is an old German in overalls and a beret who makes delic... Read More

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  • We are very pleased to meet you, Diana.  Tell us what wines you enjoy. ...  Not many outside of Missouri have much (any) experience with that grape.   ; Read More

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  • I am always interested in learning more about wine and enjoy talking to vintners, sommeliers, and fellow winos.  Read More

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  • Summit Lake Winery So Blue Blanc NV

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    One of the best I have had! I am not a fan of the dry and often bitter after taste and that wasn't an issue with this wine. Pleasantly pleased! Read More

    Wine review by angel21570


  • "I don't particularly like Chrome and I don't trust Google not to ... ... the Yellowstone into the Missouri then the Mississippi. Didn't make it to New Orleans because it was taking too long but had plenty of adventures. In the North American context we have to consider them at least two different drainage basins. But Europe is so much smaller... Read More

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  • Stone Hill Pink Catawba Stone Hill Pink Catawba

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    If you like sweet wines this is a very nice wine for a summer BBQ.. Read More

    Wine review by lakenvelder


  • Augusta Norton Cynthiana Estate 2004

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    Wine review by tailleur


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