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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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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What Can A Winery Teach You About Innovation?

Technology isn’t the only thing that quickly changes — so do fashion styles, health practices, and the weather. But the applied innovation process is the same for any industry. Finding little things that spark new conversations can lead to unexpected practices, products, and designs. Applied innovation keeps your business ready to adapt to any change. […]

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Explore Italy with St. James Winery and the University of Missouri

Learn more about our Tour of Tuscany at a second informational meeting which will be held on March 18th at Public House Brewing Company in St. James Missouri. The reception begins at 5:30pm, and reservations are required for this free event. Please call: 573-261-3348. Exploring Italy, particularly the wine and cheese region of Tuscany, is […]

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Sustainability at St. James Winery

Being a company that supports sustainability practices is like having Mother Nature’s stamp of approval. While many businesses try to position themselves as “green,” not all green companies are painted the same shade. So, how green is green enough to position yourself as an environmentally conscious company? For the average consumer, any green tactics may […]

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St. James Winery Wins Three Jefferson Cups

The results from the 15th annual Jefferson Cup Invitational wine competition are in, and St. James Winery won an impressive three Jefferson Cups out of the total 38 that were awarded. The winning wines for St. James Winery are 2013 Semi-Dry Vignoles, 2012 Estate Norton, and Friendship School White. The Jefferson Cup Invitational is distinctive […]

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Great Gifts!

It’s holiday shopping season, and St. James Winery has great gift box and basket ideas for the people you hold dear. With lots of options to choose from, you’re sure to find a gift that’s just right!  Order by December 15 for guaranteed delivery by Christmas. Sparkling Box and Glasses: Sparkling Moscato and Sparkling Blush, […]

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Cran You Sparkle?

It’s holiday party planning season, so what’s on your list for planning the perfect party? Well…when the lights on the tree sparkle…                   maybe your should wine sparkle, too! For festive fun try St. James Winery’s newest sparkling wine: Sparkling Cranberry! Sweet and tart with bright, festive […]

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Andrew Meggitt @ IdeaMensch

St. James Winery’s Executive Winemaker Andrew Meggitt is a veteran of the wine industry for more than 20 years, having worked in wineries in both the New and Old Worlds. This experience has brought a new kind of innovation to the American wine industry, and he’s chosen to take this entrepreneurial spirit to the Midwest. […]

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