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6 Reasons to Visit MO Wine Country in the Winter

During the winter months, grape vines are resting, wines are aging and there’s a slower pace in general at the wineries. It’s a perfect time for learning more about Missouri varietals, touring cellars or just relaxing. If you think of the winter as the “off” season in Show Me wine country, here are six reasons to change your mind. Less …

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Missouri Eats: SOT

Ron Berg opened SoT, a glamorous new bar named for its location south of Truman Road, in the building next door to his photography studio and event space to attract more folks to Grand Boulevard. Bar and general manager Erik Mariscal sets the tone with his playful drink menu. His cocktails run from simple to serious, with a bit of …

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The Bubbly Side of Missouri

From New Year’s Eve parties and celebrating milestones to casual get-togethers and random Tuesday nights, everyone has room for a little bubbly in their life. Fortunately, Missouri has a nice selection of bars and restaurants offering Champagne, Champagne drinks and sparkling wine to ensure you’re not missing out. Some examples include: Room 38 Restaurant and Lounge, Columbia: Pop the top …

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Winter White Missouri Sangria Recipe

This time of year is full of holiday gatherings and get-togethers. Be the hit of your next shindig with this delicious and festive Winter White Sangria. With flavors of apple, cranberry, ginger and rosemary, it’s like the holidays in a glass. It’s made with a delicious and versatile Missouri wine called Vidal Blanc that helps it pair with a wide …

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Show Off Show-Me Wine Country

The holiday season is upon us. In addition to shopping for gifts and planning for feasts, you’re probably wondering how to entertain your loved ones when they visit. Missouri wine country is the answer. There are more than 130 wineries in the Show-Me state, each offering a unique and exciting experience. Wine country is the perfect place to take your …

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Chambourcin Cranberry Sauce

This Chambourcin Cranberry Sauce, or Cham-berry Sauce if you’re in a hurry, is easy to make, stores well, and adds tangy flavor to a wide range of dishes. This recipe should definitely make it on to your Thanksgiving table, but it’s also great with pork, as a condiment on sandwiches, served over warm brie, or as simply as spread on …

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20 New Wineries to Discover in MO Wine Country

It’s time to discover a new winery (or ten) in the Show Me State. The number of wineries in Missouri has grown drastically in the last twenty years to a formidable force of 130, producing 1.25 million gallons of wine and supporting nearly 15,000 fulltime jobs. Owning a winery is no easy task, but the passionate and hard-working winemakers of …

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Shop Local at Missouri Wineries

Holiday shopping can be really stressful, but it’s also a great opportunity to share your favorite things with the people you care about and support local businesses. A gift with a story makes a longer lasting impression and shows that you really put thought and effort into selecting it. Gifting locally crafted items you love adds a sense of place, …

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Chambourcin Month in Missouri

Chambourcin, pronounced sham-bor-san, may be hard to say, but it’s easy to enjoy! The French-American hybrid grape has gained popularity in Missouri with both vintners and consumers due to its versatility and tendency to be very food friendly. So much so, that it gets its own month. Yes, November is Chambourcin Month! Chambourcin grapes are often made into medium to …

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Halloween Candy and Wine? It’s a real treat!

You know you’re going to have a pile of Halloween candy left in the aftermath of Trick-or-Treating, or maybe you’ve already broke into that huge candy stash you have sitting aside for the big night. Create your own little treat with these delicious wine pairings. Starburst and Vidal Blanc– The crisp apple flavors of Vidal are the perfect complement to the …

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