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St. James Winery Awarded 2016 Governor’s Cup for Second Consecutive Year

2015 Vignoles Beat Out 308 wines for Missouri Wine Competition’s Top Award St. James Winery won the prestigious Missouri Governor’s Cup for the second year in a row. Out of seven best-of-class winners, the 2015 Vignoles, a semi-dry white vignoles, took the top award at the Missouri Wine Competition. A total of 308 wines were […]

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St. James Winery Vignoles Wins Best White Wine

Sonoma, CA—St. James Winery 2014 Vignoles of the Ozark Highlands, Missouri was voted the Best White Wine at the recent East vs. West Wine Competition held in Santa Rosa, CA. On its way to the top prize, Vignoles was also named Best White Wine at the International Eastern Wine Competition. The IEWC, which includes wines […]

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Gift Baskets Are Here

St. James Winery is ready for the holidays — and holiday shoppers! — with our new line of  2015 Holiday Gift Boxes and Baskets. Here are just a few of our selections currently available online: Sweet Trio Box (Velvet Red, Velvet White & Pink Catawba) The Sweet Box (Velvet Red & Velvet White, plus cheese, sausage, crackers […]

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2015 Harvest Report

As of 9:19pm on August 11, harvest is on here at St. James Winery, and so far the results have been absolutely glorious! “Throughout the summer, our Meramec Highlands region has received abundant rainfall,” said Andrew Meggitt, executive winemaker for St. James Winery. “The fruit quality has been outstanding, and the taste profile of the […]

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Vignoles Wins Governor’s Cup

St. James Winery’s 2014 Vignoles won the coveted “Governor’s Cup” trophy at the 2015 Missouri Wine Competition, an event held exclusively for Missouri wineries. This year’s competition received 270 entries, all of which were judged during the two-day event held July 14 and 15 in Columbia, Missouri. During the competition St. James Winery 2014 Vignoles […]

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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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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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St. James Winery Winemaker Best of Class

Wine has been called “poetry in a bottle.” If that’s the case, then the results of the 2014 wine competition season make it clear that St. James Winery’s Executive Winemaker, Andrew Meggitt, is a wine poet laureate. “Last year during harvest, the fruit quality from our vineyards was superb, and I thought we could expect […]

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St. James Winery Recognized as One of Top 15 Wineries Worldwide

St. James, MO – St. James Winery recently placed in the top 15 of the World Association of Wine and Spirits Writers and Journalists annual list of the 100 Top Wineries in the World. This year St. James Winery has won three major international competitions, received 13 Best of Class awards, and earned more than […]

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Missouri Wine Month

Harvest is in the air, and it’s a great time to be a grape in Missouri because September is Missouri Wine Month! What better way to celebrate  than with some of your favorite award-winning wines from St. James Winery. It’s been a banner year for us at wine competitions because our wines have won Grand […]

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