Three White Wines for Summer

White wine is a summer staple. It’s just not summertime without sipping a refreshing glass of white wine during a backyard cookout or while watching the sunset at the lake. This year, there are even more white wines on the scene. I’m all for a good Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio, but instead of slipping into […]

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New Look for Country Red & Country White

The iconic Route 66, also known as “Main Street of America,” is a fixture in American popular culture. Ever since St. James Winery opened in 1970, the Main Street of America has been an everyday part of the winery’s life because the original route runs directly past the St. James Winery Vineyards and Tasting Room […]

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The Wine Frontier

Welcome to the Wine Frontier, an emerging wine region, a place where new and traditional grape varieties are used in winemaking. The Meramec Highlands of Missouri that St. James Winery calls home are on the wine frontier. At St. James Winery, 45 years of winemaking in this challenging environment has resulted in consistently excellent — […]

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2014 Vignoles Wins Best White Wine

at Riverside International Wine Competition in California St. James Winery’s 2014 Vignoles recently won Best White Wine at the prestigious Riverside International Wine Competition in Riverside, California. The 2014 Vignoles, made from Vignoles grapes grown in the Ozark Highlands AVA, competed with more than 1,700 entries from around the world and was evaluated primarily by […]

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Rev up the grill

May is National Barbecue Month, and it’s easy to see why — the sky is blue, the temps are perfect, and the flowers are blooming. All of that provides the perfect backdrop for firing up the grill and enjoying the weather. St. James Winery’s Raspberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce, part of our Heritage Recipes Collection, is […]

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Pineapple Mango: A New Seasonal Selection

The countdown to summer is on, and at St. James Winery that means only one thing – time for a new summer seasonal: Pineapple Mango Fruit Wine. Pineapple Mango wine is a tropical taste treat designed to match the season, and it’s the perfect complement to longer days filled with sun. St. James Winery Pineapple […]

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Take Part in the Winery R&D Process During Your Next Tasting Room Visit

While satisfying your inner wine connoisseur in a tasting room, you’re doing more than indulging in a delightful afternoon at a winery — you’re also playing a crucial role in the winery’s research and development efforts. There are nearly 8,300 wineries in the U.S., and most don’t distribute their products in all 50 states. This […]

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How Climate Change Will Transform Wine as We Know It

Climate change means a lot more than unseasonably warm days. That glass of wine you look forward to after a hard day of work is fundamentally changing due to erratic weather conditions. The grapes used for wine are dependent on consistent temperatures and seasons. While you may enjoy popping off your coat on 60-degree days […]

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Springtime is White Wine Time

“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions, and more tolerance.” ~Benjamin Franklin We definitely agree with Benjamin Franklin! And with springtime finally here, we’re all about living easier, being less hurried, and feeling fewer tensions. Now that it’s becoming white wine season, St. James Winery is here with a wide range of […]

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Cheers to Country Red and Country White

Country Red and Country White cows, we salute you! Over the years our vintage cow labels have had a great run, but all good things must end. This spring our Country Red and Country White cows are being put out to pasture, making these end-of-an-era bottles into collectibles. Bottle collectors, take advantage of this opportunity […]

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