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Celebrate the start of grape harvest in the Meramec Highlands!

St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company are hosting their inaugural Crush Festival at The Gardens in St. James, Mo. on Saturday, August 26 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. The Gardens is located between the winery and brewery in St. James, Mo. (551 State Route B, St. James, MO 65559). We have many […]

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What is Bud Rubbing?

Our St. James Winery vineyard team works hard year-round to grow the best flavors. Bud rubbing is an important task that typically takes place in late spring and directly impacts the way the grapes develop. By removing the shoots and buds that are starting to grow on the lower parts of the vine, it helps […]

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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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First Annual Winery & Brewery Harvest Festival in The Gardens at St. James

St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company are excited to announce our First Annual Harvest Festival.  This family-friendly Italian heritage event celebrates the bountiful harvest of the Meramec Highlands. Join us on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in The Gardens at St. James (540 & 551 State Route B, […]

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Six Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Winemaking inherently depends on the land and the environment, so it makes sense that we would want to give back as an industry. Plus, the benefits of sustainable wine production aren’t just for the environment. Consumers are increasingly seeking out sustainably produced wine, and saving resources can also keep cash in your coffers. With the […]

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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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Aromatic and Flavorful: Harvest 2014

Wine making begins in the vineyard, so when the summer growing season becomes the fall harvest season, things get busy in both the vineyard and the cellar at St. James Winery. The 2014 harvest is underway and looking promising. Each year the start of St. James Winery’s harvest is officially marked when the first grapes […]

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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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Harvest Update

It’s Official! Harvest is ON! St. James Winery’s first grapes (Cayuga) hit the crush pad last week at 9:51pm on Wednesday, August 21. Congratulations to Tiffany Blaser who won our 2013 Harvest Pool with her guess of August 22nd at 6:45 am, and thanks to everyone who entered. Since then, we’ve harvested more than 250 […]

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Join the Harvest Pool

Grape harvest is getting closer, and the St. James Winery winemaking staff is checking on the grapes regularly to see how they are doing.  It’s always a guessing game as to when the grapes will be ready, so each year the winery has a Harvest Pool to predict the start of harvest. Please join our Harvest Pool with your best guess!  Here’s what you need […]

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