Missouri's Wine Country: The Perfect Eclipse Destination

August 10, 2017

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Missouri's Wine Country: The Perfect Eclipse Destination

Photo: http://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/

Time is running out! You only have a couple of weeks to plan your Total Solar Eclipse getaway. We suggest you spend the day at one of Missouri’s scenic wineries. Several wineries are hosting special events in conjunction with the eclipse. From live music to a balloon glow, Missouri’s wineries offer an amazing experience you won’t soon forget. Some wineries require reservations; call ahead to ensure ticket and space availability. Then pack up your lawn chairs or blankets and set out on your eclipse expedition. Visit Missouri Wines events calendar for more detailed information about the following solar eclipse events.

7C’s Winery
Solar Eclipse Watch Party
August 21
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walnut Grove
Features:
• Bring your picnic basket; 7C’s Winery will provide the Bratwurst
• Solar eclipse glasses for sale or view the eclipse with a pinhole projector at the winery
www.7cswinery.com/events.html
RSVP on 7C’s Winery’s Facebook page
417-788-2263

Adam Puchta Winery
Solar Eclipse Party
August 21
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hermann
Features:
• Eclipse lunch special
• Solar eclipse glasses available for the first 100 people
• Take a hayride to the vineyard to watch the eclipse
http://adampuchtawine.com/solar-eclipse-party/
573-486-5596

Apple Creek Vineyard & Winery
Eclipse in the Vineyard
August 18 – 21
Hours & costs vary
Friedheim
Features:
• Live music
• Steak Night (reservation required)
• Viewing party in the vineyard includes bagged lunch (reservation required)
http://www.applecreekwinery.com/
573-788-2211

Cave Vineyard
Total Solar Eclipse
August 21
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ste. Genevieve
Features:
• Complimentary snacks and special drinks
• RV parking available by reservation only
• Solar eclipse glasses available for $1 while supplies last
cavevineyard.com/news/
573-543-5299

Charleville Vineyard Winery & Microbrewery
Short Black Sun Boar & Brew Eclipse Party
August 21
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ste. Genevieve
Cost: $43.47, ages 12+; $21.74, ages 5 to 12; Free for ages 4 and under
Features:
• Included in ticket price: all-you-can-eat roasted pig luncheon with sides, first glass of wine, beer or root beer, solar eclipse glasses, live entertainment and seating
www.charlevillevineyard.com
573-756-4537

Cooper’s Oak Winery
Eclipse Party
August 21
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Higbee
Features:
• Food available for purchase
• Free solar eclipse glasses
• Unobstructed viewing
• Wine tastings
660-456-7660

Dale Hollow Winery
Eclipse Party
August 21
11 a.m.
Stover
Features:
• The first 30 guests receive solar eclipse glasses
• Custom made Eclipse label stickers
dalehollow.wordpress.com
573-569-0094

Edg-Clif Winery
Solar Eclipse Party
August 21
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Potosi
*Cost: $30/person, $45/couple – Must be 21+ to purchase tickets
Features:
• BBQ lunch
• Live music
• Solar eclipse glasses
• Special edition Chambourcin Eclipse wine with a commemorative label
Purchase tickets through Edg-Clif Winery’s Facebook page
573-438-4741
 
Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery
Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Viewing Party
August 21
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Excelsior Springs
*Cost: $50/person
Features:
• Combo event: education session, August 13; viewing party, August 21
• Toast the celestial event with a glass of wine and special Eclipse food menu
www.fencestile.com/calendar.html
816-500-6465

Hummingbird Vineyard & Winery 
Black Out Party!
August 21
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mexico
Feature:
• Solar eclipse glasses available for $3/each while supplies last
www.hummingbirdwinery.com/winery-events-mexico-mo
573-582-7425

Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery
Kansas City Eclipse & Sips Festival
August 18 - 21
*Hours & costs vary
Features:
• Educational events
• Limited edition Eclipse & Sips wine glass
• Live music
• Solar eclipse glasses while supplies last
• View the stars through one of the largest privately-owned telescopes in the Midwest
• Wine tastings
www.jowlercreek.com/events.html
816-858-5528

Les Bourgeois Vineyards
A Blufftop Eclipse & Moonshine Release
August 19 – August 21
Hours vary
Rocheport
*Free and open to the public
Features:
• Cocktail samples
• Extended menu options at the A-Frame
• Live music
missouriwine.com/2017/a-blufftop-eclipse/
800-690-1830

Mount Pleasant Estates
Great American Solar Eclipse Watch Party
August 21
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Augusta
Features:
• Live music by Ticket to the Beatles
• Complimentary wine tour
• Solar eclipse glasses available for $2.50/each while supplies last
mountpleasant.com/great-american-eclipse/
636-482-9463

Riverwood Winery
Total Solar Eclipse Viewing
August 21
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rushville
Feature:
• Plenty of open space
riverwoodwinery.com/events
816-579-9797

Serenity Valley Winery
Sip to the Eclipse
August 19, 12 to 4 p.m.
August 20, 7 to 10 p.m.
August 21, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fulton
Features:
• Balloon Glow
• Camp sites
• DJ
• Food trucks
• Live classic rock music performed by Open Road
• Yard games
www.serenitywinerymo.com
573-642-6958

Stone Hill Winery
Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
August 21
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hermann
Features:
• Box lunches available for purchase
• Complimentary wine tours
• Solar eclipse glasses available while supplies last
stonehillwinery.com
573-486-3479

Tipple Hill Winery & Vineyard
August 21
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Easton
*Cost: $10 parking
Features:
• Live music with Bill Hoffman & Bill Reiss
• Murphy Smokin' Meats
• Solar eclipse glasses available for $2.50 while supplies last
• Sunoculars available for viewing
www.tipplehillwinery.com/events
816-294-7968

Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery
Solar Eclipse Party
August 21
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Farmington
Features:
• Celestial and eclipse themed food and drink specials
• Live music by Deja Vu
• Solar eclipse glasses available for purchase
www.twinoaksvineyard.com
573-756-6500

Villa Antonio Winery
Total Eclipse
August 21
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hillsboro
*Cost: $20 parking passes
Features:
• Chef Bruce Special BBQ plates will be available for purchase
• Live music with Scott Laythan and Karl Holmes
villaantoniowinery.com/index.php/events-calendar/
636-475-5008

Vox Vineyards
Solar Eclipse 2017 Watch Party
August 21
11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Kansas City
*Cost: $45/person
Features:
• Picnic lunch
• Wine tasting
www.voxvineyards.com/calendar/solar-eclipse-2017-watch-party-august/
816-354-4903

Weston Wine Company
Eclipse Watch Party
August 21
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weston
Cost: $59/non-members, $49/members
Features:
• Included in ticket price: brunch buffet featuring southern-inspired cuisine from EJ’s Urban Eatery, two drink tickets for wine, beer or limited-edition wine cocktails, solar eclipse glasses, closed eclipse viewing on the porch
http://westonwinecompany.com/event-registration/
816-386-2345

Missouri wineries are a popular destination for people who want to experience the Total Solar Eclipse in a unique and memorable way. Some winery events are already sold out. Contact your favorite winery to save your spot today!