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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Drink Local

Craft beer may be the poster child of the “drink local” movement, but consumers want even more local options from their grocers. So why not offer local wines as well? Regional wines establish the sense of place that customers seek. Many communities possess an appetite for preserving local color and flavor. And by offering wine […]

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A Most Unlikely Place

Wine connoisseurs might not expect delicious wines to come from Missouri — a place that many people see as just another state to fly over. But because Missouri has unique environmental challenges and opportunities, winemakers use innovative techniques to create exceptional wine. Dedication and continual progress is what sets Missouri’s vineyards apart from those in […]

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Making the Leap: Wine Drinker to Wine Connoisseur

Did you know that nearly 80 percent of the wine market is comprised of just 10 different varietals? If you want to make the leap from wine drinker to wine connoisseur, you’re going to have to move beyond the supermarket aisle into the vineyards. When you buy a new vintage of wine, there’s an inherent […]

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Love Potions Made with Wine

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to experiment with a wine cocktails to set the scene for romance! Here are some of our favorite wine cocktails made with your favorite St. James Winery wines. •Love Potion Made with Wine— Peach Wine, vodka, grapefruit juice & soda •Sparkling Love— Sparkling Blush & raspberry sorbet •Mulled Cherry […]

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