2023 Spring Events in Missouri Wine Country

March 30, 2023

Spring is one of the best times to get out and explore in Missouri wine country. Check out this list then check-in, using Rewards Uncorked to gain points as you make your visits. There are great events from pairings, heritage celebrations, vineyard activities and more.

March 24

Explore Missouri varietals at Fence Stile Vineyards, Winery & Distillery. Not only will you try handcrafted wines, but also pairings that complement each offering at this small bites wine pairing event.

Celebrate German Heritage in Hermann. Held the same weekend as Wurstfest, Adam Puchta Winery is celebrating March 24, 25 and 26 with a four-course German Wine Dinner, presented by Chef Alex Blattel and Parker Puchta in the 1855 Cellar Bistro.

March 25

Experience the ritual of Burning of the Vines at Cave Vineyards & Winery. This tradition began in Europe and marks the end of winter pruning to look forward to bud break.  Guests will be offered a small vine cutting attached to a paper to toss into the fire. This is an opportunity to write down anything you’d like to leave behind, or any hopes, as we leave winter and enter into spring.  There are no reservations necessary.

March 26

Visit Backyard Vine & Wine for their Spring Bouquet Paint & Sip event. No experience needed, just bring your friends and follow step-by-step instructions to create your own masterpiece. When you purchase your ticket, it includes a drink voucher and everything you need to paint. 

Visit Baltimore Bend Winery to expand your art skills! Artist Charla Fashing will help you create your own work of art from 1:30-3:30 PM. She will be instructing the class on how to paint a Highland cow on canvas while you enjoy wine. Reservations are required – email or call the winery to reserve your spot.

March 31

Join Augusta Winery for a unique four-course dinner and wine pairing with Willow Spring Mercantile. Home to the nation’s first American Viticultural Area (AVA), this dinner is sure to be unique to this region. Purchase your tickets on their website today.

April 1

Enjoy the best of what Missouri has to offer at the Farmers Table Wine Trail. Meet the local farmers behind the food as you taste your way through seven delectable wine and food pairings along the Hermann Wine Trail. Purchase your tickets today, there is a limited amount left!

Missing the youthful days of Easter egg hunts? Here’s your match! Viandel Vineyard is hosting a Cork Hunt.There will wine, food and prizes. Tickets are required to participate.

April 1 & 2

Visit Potosi, Missouri for the Bunny Hop N'Shop adult Easter Egg Hunt and Wine Tasting and Tours with Edg-Clif Farms & Vineyard. Winners of the adult egg hunt will receive prizes and gift cards.

Sign up for the Easter kEGG Hunt at Jowler Creek Winery.  Search the Vineyard for eggs and prizes at this adult only event. Secure your $15 ticket online.

Hunts are at 11am, 1 PM, 3 PM, & 5 PM on April 1 and 1 PM & 3 PM on April 2.

April 5

Experience a 6-course tasting menu at Defiance Ridge Vineyards’ April Farmhouse Dinner. This dinner features Master of Wine and Master Sommelier, Doug Frost, who is one of three in the world to hold both titles. The majority of the food and ingredients for this each course will be sourced from the New Melle Food Co-op, which partners strictly with local farmers. Secure your tickets for this unique event.

April 7

Join West Winery for their First Friday event! Featuring a food truck and live music, good times are sure to be had. The event lasts from 7-9 and no ticket needed to attend. 

April 20-29

Visit Augusta for the 20th annual Plein Air Arts Festival. Whether you are an artist or a spectator, join the Augusta-area wineries for a week filled with great art and great wine. Explore the full schedule. 

April 22

Come celebrate the 8th anniversary of LaChance Vineyards in De Soto, Missouri. This free event features live music from SweetWater Holler from 1-4 PM and the Johnathan Braddy Band from 7-10 PM.

Experience all the new releases at Baltimore Bend Vineyard's annual Spring Release event! From 11AM-6PM, explore new wines, products and more, along with a winery tour.  

April 28

Experience a four-course wine dinner with Augusta’s Noboleis Winery in Excelsior Springs. Home to the nation’s first American Viticultural Area (AVA), the pairing experience with Willow Spring Mercantile is sure to be unique. Tickets can be purchased on their website.

May 13

Relax and experience an exciting overview of Missouri grapes, winemaking and wine tasting at Cave Vineyards & Winery. This Vine to Wine Tasting Experience includes cheese and chocolate pairings that demonstrate how well food and wine pair well together.

May 19-21

Enjoy live music, art and great Missouri wines in downtown Washington, Missouri. Enjoy a large selection of wine tasting as well as options to purchase. Stay tuned for tickets to the event.

May 20

Attend the 7th annual Weston Winefest, hosted by Pirtle Winery. Enjoy wine from nine Missouri wineries and live music from noon to 7 PM. Secure your tickets today. 

(This is not a collective list of all spring wine country events and was gathered by a survey.)

As you explore, tag us! We would love to see and be a part of your wine country experiences. Just use @missouriwine and #missouriwine in your post for a chance to be shared!


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