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Champagne Tasting Event on March 17

When we re-released our Brut Champagne American in the summer of 2016, we shared the story of our champagne-making process and the potential disaster that ultimately led to greatness. Of the three exceptionally small batches made, Bin 3 was the first to be released in June 2016 with only 18 cases produced. It had a […]

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Nouveau Tasting on November 18

Come and try the 2016 Nouveau on Friday, November 18, 2016, in the St. James Winery Tasting Room! Traditionally, Nouveau is the first wine bottled to celebrate the recent harvest and is made to be enjoyed young. We’ll pair it with cheese, meat, and chocolate, so stop in anytime 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This […]

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St. James Winery Releases Two Small Batch 2015 Norton Wines

St. James Winery has been growing Norton for four decades. Every year we produce one of the most awarded Norton’s in the country, our Estate Norton. In 2015 we set aside our very best, hand-selected Norton grapes to produce two additional unique, small batch wines. 2015 Norton 42 Back for the fourth year, our Norton […]

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Missouri Wine Month Kicks Off New Missouri Winery Visitors’ Program

St. James Winery and the Missouri Wine and Grape Board are excited to announce the launch of the Missouri winery Visitors’ Program (MVP). MVP will reward visitors to Missouri wineries through points redeemable for unique rewards. The program will officially launch on Thursday, September 1, just in time for the first weekend of Missouri Wine […]

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St. James Winery Brut Champagne American

A Benedictine monk named Dom Perignon is credited with discovering the artful blends of wine and the process that creates the famous bubbles of Champagne. Before it was fine-tuned by the monk, champagne was originally found the same way many great breakthroughs are… by accident. In homage, our champagne-making process had some disasters that led […]

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Sunshine & Sauvignon Blanc

  The days are getting longer, and that extra bit of sunshine is perfectly suited to St. James Winery’s newest wine, Sauvignon Blanc. Our Sauvignon Blanc is a crisp dry white white featuring aromas of guava, kiwi, and white peach. Expect a bright, fresh palate and characteristic flavors of key lime and bell pepper. Since […]

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January is Norton Month

January in Missouri is cold temperatures, snowy landscapes, and chilly winds. It’s easy to see why January is also Norton Month in Missouri — Norton is a great way to warm up when you come inside. St. James Winery’s Estate Norton showcases Missouri’s state grape in a wine that has aromas of mixed berries mingled […]

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Sauvignon Blanc for 2016

Making wine is the true passion of St. James Winery’s Executive Winemaker, Andrew Meggitt’s, and it’s no surprise, as a New Zealand native, that Sauvignon Blanc is one of his favorite wines. To honor Meggitt’s exceptional winemaking skills as well as his homeland, St. James Winery has released a new Sauvignon Blanc for 2016. The […]

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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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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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