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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 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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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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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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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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