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July is Concord Month

This whole month we’ll be celebrating Concord in Missouri. The grape makes up about 8% of all wine grapes grown in our “Show Me” state. The wine is a tribute to the Concord grapes grown in the Ozark Highlands along Missouri’s Historic Route 66 for over 115 years. A long-term contract with a prestigious juice, […]

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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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Concord Wine: A New Product with a Long History

St. James Winery is excited to announce our new Concord sweet red wine, which releases on March 31, 2017. The wine is a tribute to the Concord grapes grown in the Ozark Highlands along Missouri’s Historic Route 66 for over 115 years. A long-term contract with a prestigious juice, jam and jelly company helped make […]

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Life is Sweeter with St. James Wine: History of Our Area

Our hearts and souls are poured into each bottle of wine. The story of St. James is found in the Italian culture, and the winemaking and farming traditions of the Meramec Highlands. It’s a special place – like no other, where life is sweeter. Grape and wine production have a long history in the St. […]

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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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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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New Look for Country Red & Country White

The iconic Route 66, also known as “Main Street of America,” is a fixture in American popular culture. Ever since St. James Winery opened in 1970, the Main Street of America has been an everyday part of the winery’s life because the original route runs directly past the St. James Winery Vineyards and Tasting Room […]

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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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