Elegant Pears in Wine Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 cup St. James Winery Friendship School Red Wine 2 (15-ounce) cans pear halves, packed in their own juice 1 cup sugar juice from 1/2 lemon ground cinnamon fresh mint for garnish Instructions Drain juice from pears. Divide pears evenly, center side up into four shallow dessert bowls. Set aside. Combine sugar, wine, and…

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Think Outside the Bottle

Labor Day Weekend is coming up, the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the late summer sunshine. Take St. James Winery wines along with you. It’s easy when you think outside the bottle…to the 1 liter pouch and the 3 liter box! St. James Winery’s Friendship School White (Pacific Rim Grand Champion & Long…

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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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New New New!

New!” is the theme for St. James Winery this spring.  We’ve introduced our new Strawberry Moscato seasonal wine, our new line of Heritage Recipes gourmet foods, and now we’re introducing new labels on our award-winning sweet wines. Be on the lookout for the new labels on : Velvet Red Velvet White Pink Catawba Country Red…

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St. James Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients 1/4 cup St. James Winery Friendship School Red Wine 1 cup water 1/2 cup uncooked white rice 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/8 cup minced carrots 1/8 cup celery 3 bell peppers (any color) stems and seeds removed, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 pound ground beef 1/4 pound pancetta or lightly smoked bacon, diced…

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2013 Gold Rush

Some people might consider 13 an unlucky number, but 2013 was an exceptional year for St. James Winery located in St. James, Missouri. During the 2013 wine competition season, St. James Winery entered wines in 22 national and international wine competitions. By the end of the year, the winery recorded 15 Best of Class awards,…

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Harvest Update

It’s Official! Harvest is ON! St. James Winery’s first grapes (Cayuga) hit the crush pad last week at 9:51pm on Wednesday, August 21. Congratulations to Tiffany Blaser who won our 2013 Harvest Pool with her guess of August 22nd at 6:45 am, and thanks to everyone who entered. Since then, we’ve harvested more than 250…

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St. James Winery Introduces New Eco-Friendly Pouches

St. James WInery Wine Pouches

This summer St. James Winery is thinking outside the bottle! For the first time, St. James Winery’s popular Friendship School line of wines – Friendship School Red and Friendship School White – are available in convenient, outdoor-friendly pouches. Enjoy these fun, easy-drinking wines in any setting. Lightweight and portable with a built-in, cut-out handle, each…

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