Celebrate the Holidays with Missouri's Seasonal Wines

December 04, 2018

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This is the time of year when we try to savor every moment of the day, making memories gathered around the table or near a crackling fireplace. Start a new tradition this year or rekindle an old one by adding a seasonal Missouri wine to your celebrations. 
 
502 E 560th Road
Walnut Grove, MO 65770
 
7Cs Winery offers a variety of meads this time of year including its Grim Reaper and After Burn, both semi-sweet meads. Look for their Hades Ambrosia’s release in the near future.
 
19203 E. Old Hwy 40
Higginsville, MO 64037 
 
The staff at Arcadian Moon are currently working on a sparkling seasonal wine. The bubbly will only be available for a limited time.
 
27150 US 24
Waverly, MO 64096
 
Baltimore Bend Vineyards offers a well-timed and perfectly named, semi-sweet red wine, Kris Kringle. The Vignoles-Norton blend features cinnamon flavor and is now in its 8th year of production.
 
23589 State Rte WW
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
 
Crown Valley Winery’s Bourbon Barrel Chardonel and Bourbon Barrel Norton take the chill out of a cold winter’s day. The Bourbon Barrel Chardonel has a fragrant nose of sweet melon, citrus and vanilla with a smooth caramel pear taste. The Bourbon Barrel Norton has a deep red color that opens up with a rich fragrance of blackberry, black currant & toasted oak for a long lingering finish.
 
10035 Edg-Clif Drive
Potosi, MO 63664
 
Hollyberry Red, a semi-sweet Chambourcin with a rich, dark purple color and wonderful blackberry notes, is available at Edg-Clif Farms & Vineyard. The wine includes a gift tag with a mulled wine recipe for holiday entertaining.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31010 W. 124th St.
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Fence Stile Winery invites you to enjoy FirePit Red and Backpack Red, Chambourcin-based wines blended with Norton. FirePit Red is a full-bodied Norton-Chambourcin balanced with cherry notes. Backpack Red is a semi-dry red wine with notes of cherry, light spice and pomegranate. The winery will release Mure Blanche, a seasonal winter dessert wine made with blackberries and grapes sourced from the estate in February.
 
 
 
16905 Jowler Creek Road
Platte City, MO 64079
 
 
Jowler Creek Winery offers several wines released to coincide with the holiday season. Caramel Apple Sangria is available now through Thanksgiving. Cranberry Apple Sangria will be released on Thanksgiving. Enjoy the winery’s Wine Hot Chocolate from Thanksgiving through Christmas and its mulled wine from Thanksgiving through Christmas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LaChance Vineyard
12237 Peter Moore Lane
De Soto, MO 63020 
LaChance Vineyard’s La Trop is a beautifully intense and robust wine. This classic port-style, sweet red dessert wine is of intense dark plum, cassis and blackberry fruit. It pairs extremely well with nuts and soft cheeses as well as chocolate based desserts. 
 
 
 
 
 
201 Montelle Drive
Augusta, MO 63332
 
 
St. Wenceslaus is a festive holiday tradition at Montelle Winery. This ruby red sweet wine is full of spice and is ready to enjoy right out of the bottle or you can add citrus and spices to give it an extra flair. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Noboleis Vineyards 
100 Hemsath Road
Augusta, MO 63332
 
Noboleis Vineyards recently released their limited edition wines, including Viognier, Aromella, Dry Traminette, Crimson Cabernet and their port-style Volume V.
 
 
 
 
 
3578 Sand Creek Road
Farmington, MO 63640
 
Sand Creek Winery invites you to add their Late Harvest Chardonel dessert wine to your festive get-togethers. This wine will be on special at the winery until the end of the year.
 
Serenity Valley Winery 
1888 Co. Rte 342
Fulton, MO 65251
 
If you enjoy everything pumpkin, check out Serenity Valley Winery’s Golden Days, a semi sweet pumpkin pie white wine. Another seasonal favorite is the winery’s Fiery Opal, a semi-sweet red wine with a crisp tart burst of ripe cranberries. Serve the wine at room temperature or warm it up with mulling spices. Velvet Rhapsody, a semi-sweet raspberry red, is the perfect wine to add to hot chocolate.
 
620 West Hwy N
Wentzville, MO 63385
 
 
Small Batch Winery specializes in small batches of wine including Mary Kathryn's Cranberry. This semi-sweet plum wine has the crisp taste of fresh cranberries harmoniously blended with a fruity, velvety richness. The wine’s robust, yet elegant, sweet berry flavors make it a perfect refresher.
 
540 State Route B
St. James, MO 65559
 
St. James Winery’s Cranberry wine is sweet and tart with bright, festive cranberry colors, aromas and flavors. The seasonal bestseller is available now through December 31. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10501 US 36
Easton, MO 64443
 
Tipple Hill Winery’s Holiday Cranberry wine is available now through December. You can enjoy this delicious wine on its own or use it to make mulled spice wine. The winery’s Chocolate Raspberry is available during the month of February.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Top Hat Winery 
120 S. Main St.
Independence, MO 64050
 
Top Hat Winery’s Viking, a sweet and tart Cranberry wine is bright with festive cranberry colors, aromas and flavors. This seasonal wine pairs great with holiday meals. 
 
8381 US 60
Mountain View, MO 65548
 

 
The rich color, crisp cranberry flavor and smooth finish of Jack’s Frost Cranberry will get you in the holiday spirit. Viandel Winery’s semi-sweet wine has the perfect balance of tartness. Looks like Christmas in a glass!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
107 Vine Street
Macon, MO 63552
 
West Winery’s seasonal wines lineup include Spiced Apple, Sweet Blackberry and semi-sweet Pear. These wines are available for a limited time at the winery’s Hannibal, Kirksville and Macon locations. 
 
 
 
 
34751 Miller Road
Smithton, MO 65350
 
 
Wildlife Ridge Winery’s Spring Fling is a limited edition semi-sweet Traminette with a big floral finish. This wine will be available until February 2019.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9478 SW State Hwy J
Osborn, MO 64474
 
Windy Wine Company invites you to try their two seasonal wines: Thanksgiving Red, a sweet, cranberry wine with orange and cinnamon and Sugar Plum, a sweet, spiced plum wine. 
 
 
As you plan your family get-togethers, don’t forget Missouri’s seasonal wines. Just remember…many of these wines are only available for a limited time. Get your favorite seasonal wine or find a new one before it disappears.