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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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A Most Unlikely Place

Wine connoisseurs might not expect delicious wines to come from Missouri — a place that many people see as just another state to fly over. But because Missouri has unique environmental challenges and opportunities, winemakers use innovative techniques to create exceptional wine. Dedication and continual progress is what sets Missouri’s vineyards apart from those in […]

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Warm Up!

St. James Winery’s Norton Dessert begs to be sipped from a snifter on late winter evenings, and it’s especially lovely when paired with a cozy fire. Our Norton Dessert wine is rich and sweet, with a complex structure and flavor of Norton grapes, and the oak imparts a nutty character. After hearing this weekend’s weather […]

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Love State Parks for the Holidays

St. James Winery - Missouri State Parks Collector's Series

There is an ongoing trend toward making the holiday season meaningful, whether it’s the events we attend or the gifts we purchase. For wine lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, St. James Winery’s Missouri State Parks Collector’s Editions wines – Johnson’s Shut-Ins Red and Montauk White – embody this principle. St. James Winery developed a series of […]

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Collector’s Edition Wines

St. James Winery and the Missouri State Parks Foundation have partnered to create a series of wines that celebrate the state’s exquisite state parks and help provide for their future. The first two Missouri State Parks Collector’s Edition wines, Johnson’s Shut-Ins Red and Montauk White, will be available online at www.MOStateParksWine.com October 10 for $19.99 […]

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St. James Winery Executive Winemaker on Top 100 List

Andrew Meggitt, executive winemaker at St. James Winery, was recently named to IntoWine.com’s list of “Top 100 Most Influential U.S. Winemakers.” A native of New Zealand, Meggitt joined the winemaking team at St. James Winery in 2002 and moved to the position of executive winemaker in 2006. IntoWine.com recognized Meggitt for his work as executive […]

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Everything’s Peachy!

St. James Winery Peach Wine

When we say everything’s peachy at St. James Winery, we’re not kidding because our fruit wines are the most awarded fruit wines in the nation! What’s really interesting is that each year it seems a different one of the fruit wines is the standout at wine competitions. Some years it’s our Strawberry Wine, some years […]

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St. James Winery Supports Missouri River Relief

St. James Winery is helping clean up the Missouri River by funding Missouri River Relief, a non-profit organization dedicated to river clean up. For each bottle of St. James Winery wines purchased at participating Missouri retail stores during August and September, St. James Winery will contribute to Missouri River Relief’s work. “By the time the […]

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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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St. James Winery Raises More than $14,000 in Campaign Against Childhood Hunger

St. James Winery’s first an annual campaign against childhood hunger, which began in March and ran through the end of May 2013, raised a total of $14,100 in support of child feeding programs throughout the state of Missouri. “The St. James Winery family is so thankful for the generosity of our customers who supported our […]

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