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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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When St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company Team Up, Life is Sweeter with Peaches

It’s a beautiful day – the sun is shining and a warm breeze is blowing through the trees. You’re out enjoying the best activities the outdoors has to offer. There’s not much that can make this summer day better, except perhaps a cool drink with the light and delicious flavor of ripe peaches made with […]

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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 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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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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Springtime is White Wine Time

“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions, and more tolerance.” ~Benjamin Franklin We definitely agree with Benjamin Franklin! And with springtime finally here, we’re all about living easier, being less hurried, and feeling fewer tensions. Now that it’s becoming white wine season, St. James Winery is here with a wide range of […]

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Grand Champion Status for Friendship School White

For years St. James Winery has said, “Friendship School White very well may be the perfect white wine.” Now we’ve got proof! The 2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition selected St. James Winery’s Friendship School White wine as its Grand Champion, besting approximately 1,200 other wines entered to be named top wine at the 29th annual […]

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St. James Winery Riesling Best of Show at Finger Lakes

St. James Winery’s Riesling has been named Best of Show-Riesling at the 14th annual Finger Lakes Wine Competition, winning the John Rose Award for the Best in Riesling. With nearly 4,000 individual wines entered, the Finger Lakes Wine Competition described the event as “their tightest competition ever.” St. James Winery competed with wineries from 20 […]

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Back to School — Friendship School!

St. James WInery Wine Pouches

It’s back to school time — Friendship School wine time! For years people have loved St. James Winery’s Friendship School White and Friendship School Red wines for their high quality and great value. But they’re also a perennial favorite because of their versatility. Here are some of our favorite ways to indulge in these two […]

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