MO Wine and Grape

MO Wine and Grape
There is so much to discover in Missouri wine country. Grab a glass, pour some of that beautiful Missouri vino and learn from the experts at Missouri Wine and Grape. Discover all things Missouri wine related at MissouriWine.org.

Meet the Award Winning Missouri Wines of 2017

For more than thirty years, local wineries have entered their wines in the Missouri Wine Competition with the hope of winning the top award for best wine in the state, the coveted Governor’s Cup. This year was no different with 308 entries from 31 different wineries across the Show Me state. A panel of judges made up of wine experts …

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Missouri Wine Country: What is Véraison?

Véraison is a fancy French word that simply means the grapes are beginning to change color. A more complete definition is that Véraison is the beginning of berry ripening when the berries on a grape vine become soft and take on the colors characteristic of their specific varieties. What makes Véraison exciting? It means harvest is just around the corner, …

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Celebrate Concord Month in MO Wine Country

There are a lot of reasons to celebrate Concord Month this July. Concord is a sweet red wine that pairs perfectly with all your summer favorites… barbecue, ice cream, and it even makes a great popsicle! Concord is the quintessential grape flavor and we have Welch’s to thank for its prominence in Missouri. Prior to prohibition the Missouri wine industry …

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Soundtrack to Missouri Summer Sipping

There is something about music being performed live that transcends genre. Perhaps it’s the storytelling component or the sense of community when everyone is gathered around to listen. Whatever the reason, it only adds to the wonderful atmosphere you’ll find at Missouri wineries. There are more than 130 wineries in the Show Me State and many of them feature live …

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Sip and Savor Summer – MO Wine Bucket List

Sitting on a patio soaking in the sunshine and a warm breeze while sipping a glass of award-winning local wine… yeah that sounds like a great way to spend a summer day. Don’t let this Missouri summer slip away without checking these seasonal favorites off your bucket list. Discover a new winery – Missouri is home to 130+ wineries. There’s bound …

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Soak in the Sun on a Missouri Winery Patio

Missouri wineries are home to some of the most relaxing patios with breathtaking views that range from seemingly endless rows of vineyards, to the Missouri river, to miles of hills and valleys. If you’re looking to get away and enjoy the beauty of the Show Me State, a patio in local wine country is the place to be. Here are …

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Discover Missouri Vidal Blanc

June is Vidal Blanc Month in Missouri wine country because there’s no better way to kick off summer than with a crisp, refreshing glass. It’s the perfect white wine for poolside sipping or backyard grilling! Vidal Blanc, served chilled, is wonderful on a warm June day. It smells like a fresh summer garden and tastes like apple and citrus fruits. …

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63 Pet Friendly Missouri Wineries

One of the best things about Missouri wine country is the gorgeous scenery. Most wineries offer beautiful grounds with outdoor seating, and when you’re enjoying sunshine and fresh air, don’t you want your furry friend with you? There are 63 wineries in the state that welcome you to come out and enjoy the outdoors… and bring “man’s best friend” along …

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Memorial Day with Missouri Wines

Memorial Day is meant to be a day of remembrance and appreciation. Friends and family gather together on this long weekend to celebrate our freedom and say thank you to those who’ve made it possible for us to do so. Let’s raise a glass! This fun weekend also signifies the unofficial start of summer. Here are some suggestions for making your …

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Girlfriend Getaways in Missouri Wine Country

It’s hard to deny there’s a special bond between ladies. We laugh with each other, tell each other like it is, and always support each other through thick and thin. Embrace and celebrate these important friendships. Take a break and get away from it all for a little while with your girlfriends. We know the perfect place… Missouri Wine Country! …

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