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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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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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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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August is Vignoles Month

August is Vignoles Month in Missouri! A versatile, French-American hybrid grape, Vignoles is a favorite at St. James Winery because it is so uniquely suited to flourishing in Missouri’s Ozark Highlands AVA. Our Vignoles is a perfect balance of sweet fruit and citrus zing. This delicious white wine features crisp grapefruit and pineapple flavors which […]

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St. James Winery has Exceptional Year at Los Angeles International

St. James Winery at Los Angeles Wine Competition

Eight St. James Winery wines received 90 points or better, including two 97 point ratings, at the 2013 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition, held May 15 and 16 at the Los Angeles County Fair. The LA Wine & Spirits Competition uses a 100 point rating scale for gold medal winning wines. Best of […]

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St. James Winery Introduces Frontier Selections

St. James Winery Frontier Selections

St. James Winery has always drawn inspiration for its award winning wines from the spirit of the early Italian immigrants who settled the area around St. James, Missouri, during the late 1800s. Now with the introduction their Frontier Selection label, St. James Winery is re-branding five of its award-winning varietal wines — Cynthiana, Estate Norton, […]

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Magical Tastes

At St. James Winery there aren’t any tricks involved in making our delicious wines. Still, sometimes when we taste the results, we wonder if maybe there was a little bit of magic involved after all. Certainly, the results of the 2012 wine competition year have been magical. Here’s how some of your favorite wines have […]

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