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From perfect pairings to do-it-yourself crafts, it's no secret that wine is more than a beverage. Here, you'll find all kinds of fascinating stories, recipes and videos to make the most of your Missouri wine experience. Cheers!

Discover the inspiration behind the name for Defiance Ridge Winery's Off Dry Vignoles
Behind the Label: Defiance Ridge Vineyards' Heath's Off Dry Vignoles
When the lights go out at Defiance Ridge Vineyards, there’s an old soul that likes to stick around and keep an eye on things. Rain or shine...
Cooking with Vignoles. Food + wine.
Recipe Round Up: Cooking with Vignoles
In celebration of Vignoles month, we invite you to cut the heat with these white wine recipes. Vignoles and Brie Soup Ingredients 1...
Hermann: Where the Missouri Wine Industry Began
Escape to Hermann, Your Destination for Incredible Adventures in Missouri Wine Country
With its beautiful rolling hills and quaint shop-lined streets, Hermann has become the ideal destination for those who appreciate fine wine and wish...
Picture of a vineyard with mature grape vines
Harvesting - It's Worth the Work
When is the right time to harvest? In general, the prime time for the annual grape harvest falls in the months of August, September and...
9 Things You Won't Want to Miss at the Missouri State Fair
9 Things You Won't Want to Miss at the Missouri State Fair
Adventure awaits at the 2019 Missouri State Fair, August 8 - 18, in Sedalia, Missouri. This fair highlights the best of the best in the state...
Raising a glass of Vignoles at sunset
Discover the Versatility of Vignoles
It’s hot outside! Grab a glass of Vignoles and cut the heat with this fruity white wine. August is Vignoles month in Missouri. As one of...
cut up corks
DIY: Cork Board Craft
Wondering what to do with all those wine bottle corks you have laying around? Put them to good use by making a super slim and convenient cork board...
Nature's Weed Eaters: Sheep in the Vineyard
Nature's Weed Eaters: Sheep in the Vineyard
Keeping a tidy vineyard is an ongoing challenge during the growing season which is why some vineyard managers have enlisted the help of sheep....
Best of Class winning bottles lined up
2019 MO Wine Competition Results: Meet This Year’s Best-of-the-Best
We are pleased to announce that the results are in from the 2019 Missouri Wine Competition! For more than 30 years, this annual competition has...
Concord Dessert Sauce in a jar
Recipe Round-up: Cooking with Concord
Concord is a deep, dark plum colored wine that smells like a jar of concord grape jelly. Its candy-like sweetness makes it a great wine to create...