Missouri Wine News

Augusta AVA Marks 40 Years

2020 marks 40 years since the Augusta AVA (American Viticultural Area) was declared the first federally designated viticultural area in the United States.In 1976, a wine-tasting test took place in Paris in which French...

Canned Wines: Portable, Sustainable — and Catching On

Businesses are always looking to revitalize the experience for consumers.For many wineries, that has led to the emergence of canned wine.“We want to shake up people’s perception of what Missouri wine is and what...

Celebrating Vidal Blanc — All Month

Missouri is celebrating Vidal Blanc throughout the month of June.Known for its crisp and clean flavor, Vidal Blanc is a French-American hybrid-white grape. In the Missouri wine industry, it accounts for 5.9 percent of...

The History of Missouri Wine

Immigration Surges with Missouri's Entry into StatehoodWhen Missouri achieved statehood in 1821, tens of thousands of immigrants came looking for a better life. Many were escaping political, religious and economic oppression in Europe. Missouri's...

Uniqueness of Place: ‘Terroir’ in Southeast Missouri

In culinary terms, “terroir” describes an area’s geography, climate and social features, especially those associated with viticulture.Terroir is a scary looking word. Yet, take a closer look. Terroir is actually a warm, fuzzy word....

Perfect Venue for Weddings & Events

Longing for a spectacular Missouri country winery or vineyard wedding? We offer wedding and party packages ranging from venue rental to full service party planning. We can accommodate up to 200 guests with parking for 150 cars.

Join the Hand-picked Wine Club!

The Hand Picked Wine Club was created to bring our friends and valued customers together to celebrate the different wines made at Edg-Clif.

Blumenhof Presented with 2011 Missouri Governor’s Award

The 2011 Missouri Governor’s Cup award was presented to Blumenhof Vineyards and Winery at a ceremony held May 10, 2012, at the Capitol building in Jefferson City.

Missouri Wine Begins Exporting to China

Mount Pleasant, one of Missouri’s oldest and largest wineries, is for the first time exporting to China. The winery recently sent their first shipment, consisting of 900 cases of Vidal Chardonnay, Pink Catawba, Claret, Villagio, R

Missouri’s premier Sustainable Vineyard & Winery Celebrates Earth Day throughout the year

April 14th, 2010“Sustainable” can mean so many things. For Missouri’s Jowler Creek Winery, sustainable means making choices throughout the year to positively impact our environment, be efficient with the resources we have available, improve...

Augusta Winery Opens NEW Wine & Beer Garden!

May 4th, 2009The Augusta Winery has expanded its seating with the opening of our new terrace, the Augusta Wine & Beer Garden!The Wine and Beer Garden will have all of the Augusta wines you...

Improved Vineyard Sustainability at Jowler Creek Vineyard

July 5th, 2008While sheep have been used to “mow” and upkeep vineyards and orchards in other areas of the country and world, no vineyards in the Midwest - where the high amounts of rain...

3rd Annual Fête de Chaumette: A Market & Festival of Regional Wines, Foods, &...

June 25th, 2008Chaumette Winery announces its 3rd Annual Fête de Chaumette: a Market & Festival of Regional Wines, Foods & Goods July 12th, 2008 June 17, 2008 - Chaumette Vineyards & Winery announces its...

Adam Puchta Winery Wins 2007 Jefferson Cup Award

March 5th, 2008HERMANN, MO –Adam Puchta Winery in Hermann, MO announces the following awards:Over 800 wines vied for Jefferson Cup honors at an invitation only competition held in late November in Kansas City, MO.Adam...

22nd Annual Missouri Winefest to be Held Feb. 9-10, 2008

January 18th, 2008St. Louis – Westport Plaza is proud to announce the 22nd Annual Missouri Winefest in the Pavilion on Saturday and Sunday, February 9 and 10, 2008 from Noon - 5:00 p.m.The Missouri...