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Let Us Entertain You: Special Events in Missouri Wine Country

Beat the winter blues at a Missouri winery! There are more than 125 wineries across the “Show Me” State, and each offers something unique and exciting to discover. In addition to delicious, award-winning wines, you’ll often find exciting events going on at Missouri wineries. If live music is your thing, you’re in luck! Tons of wineries have live music on …

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Wine and Dine Your Valentine at a Missouri Winery

Many wineries across the state have restaurants where you can be served a delicious meal paired with local, award-winning wines. Consider one of these winery restaurants for your Valentine’s Day celebration and your sweetheart is sure to be swept off their feet.   Some winery restaurants require reservations; contact them today and lock in your spot for a romantic and …

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Enjoy Missouri Wine During Your Next Game Night

Game night with MO wines is a great night! Don’t let your social life leave with the warmth of summer. As the temperature drops, a game night is a great way to spend quality time with the people you care about and have a blast while you’re at it. Card games have been around for ages and they’ve withstood the …

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5 Reasons for Wine Fans to Love the Missouri State Fair

The Missouri State Fair is 11 days of fun with something for everyone, even wine-lovers! Be sure to add these Missouri wine-centric activities and events to your list of state fair must-dos. The Missouri Wine Tent– located on Missouri State Fair Boulevard just behind the Grandstand, is a State Fair staple, and it’s no wonder. They have a wide selection …

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Missouri Eats: Amigoni Urban Winery

When Michael and Kerry Amigoni first took Vitis vinifera grapes (European grape varietals) and planted them in 2001 in the first acre of their now 10-acre vineyard in Centerview, Missouri, their goal was to sell grapes to local winemakers. Michael had been interested in amateur winemaking since the mid-‘90s, and over time, began to study the skills necessary to produce …

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Famous Missouri Foods Paired Perfectly with Local Wines

There are few things in this world that go together better than wine and food. Missourians know this to be especially true. Missouri wine country boasts more than 125 wineries and a history dating back more than 160 years. Show-Me State winemakers produce very food-friendly wines that pair perfectly with local fare and the Missouri way of life. Missouri is …

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A New Take on Cranberry

The cranberry is one of few fruits native to America that are grown commercially. [Fun Fact: Several popular Missouri grape varietals are also American natives; Catawba, Concord and Norton.] The fruit was used as food, fabric dye and a healing agent long before the settlers arrived. However, the cranberry’s primary claim to fame these days is in the form of …

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Missouri Wines Pair Well with Summer Adventures

Alive! That is the best description of grape vines during the summer. The grapes are beginning to change color from green to deep purple and golden hues, taking on the characteristics that will be used to make delicious, award-winning wines. What sounds better than a summer stroll through a beautifully vibrant vineyard? After seeing where the grapes come from, the …

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McKittrick and Hermann Heritage Hoedown

Join Slow Food Katy Trail and other Missouri food enthusiasts as we explore the culinary heritage of McKittrick and Hermann,two towns that grew up across the river from one another in the 1800’s. We begin the festivities with lunch at a local, sustainable farm. Then we’ll spend the afternoon tasting at wineries and touring the Deutschheim State Historical Site (where we’ll be transported to the 19th …

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Paint and Sip

It was my “artsy-craftsy” sister’s birthday, and I’d found the perfect gift. A paint and sip evening at The Canvas on Broadway. What’s a paint and sip event? It’s a painting class where you also have wine and music and the best part is you don’t have to be artistic. I know I’m not, but I created a masterpiece all …

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