Established in 1990 by Hank and Jackie Johnson, Chaumette Vineyards & Winery is located in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, home of the first colonial settlement on the west side of the Mississippi River by the French in the early 1730’s. Chaumette sits on 310 acres of land, 30 acres of which are grapevines, approximately seventy miles south of St. Louis, in the Ozark Mountain American Viticultural Area. The region, distinguished by rolling hills and the Saline Creek River Valley, is known to have a temperature differential of more than 5 degrees (warmer) compared to other Missouri wine regions, which is considered to be advantageous.
Chaumette Winery is dedicated to handcrafting award-winning wines of distinction, and our diverse portfolio is comprised of more than a dozen wines from varieties such as Norton, Missouri’s state grape, Chardonel, a hybrid of Chardonnay and Missouri’s most widely planted white grape variety, Traminette, Chambourcin and Vignoles, all French-American hybrids. Chaumette is Read more »