Missouri Wineries & Winery Tours

German settlers in Missouri brought to the area clippings from their vineyards back home. In the 1800s the immigrants planted vineyards on the south bank of the Missouri river and by 1848 had begun producing wine. These early Missouri wineries produced 1000 gallons of wine during that year and have grown by leaps and bounds since.

The early wineries in Missouri were second only to the wines produced in California. They continued to grow and develop until Prohibition put a stop to wine production in the region. Today, there are seven wine producing regions in Missouri and each produces a distinctive wine. Wine lovers can sample the various products of these regions by touring the Missouri wineries in the region.

The Augusta, Hermann, Ozark Highlands, Ozark Mountains, Southeast, Central and Western regions are home to Missouri wineries. Each of these regions of the state have their own unique flavor and personality. Serious wine lovers will need to make several trips to the state to explore each of the Missouri wineries special flavor.

The various regions have a thriving business community surrounding the wineries so that visitors have a choice of inns, motels and bed and breakfasts to visit while sipping wines in the vineyards. The Missouri wineries bring in a bustling business for the surrounding area. Visitors can take part in special events throughout the year that feature Missouri wine. Festivals and craft shows give travelers an opportunity to try the regional cuisine and celebrate the wines of the area.

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Missouri wineries are an ideal place to take a romantic weekend getaway, family vacation or a place to enjoy some solitary time exploring the vineyards. The old world charm of European wines are alive and well in Missouri wineries. Meet winemakers and learn the artistry of winemaking in the way it has been done for centuries.

Wine Country of Missouri

15959 Quiet Oak Rd

Chesterfield, MO 63017

(314) 537-4934

Wine Rack

1139 E Vine St # E

Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

(573) 785-0999

Patrician Wine Marketing

737 Beardsley Ct

Saint Louis, MO 63135

(314) 522-3804

Bombay Wine & Spirits

7884 Mexico Rd

Saint Peters, MO 63376

(636) 970-7030