There is a long and fascinating winemaking history in the Show Me state steeped in culture brought over by French, Italian and German immigrants with their vines more than 150 years ago. Experience international influence and local deliciousness on one of these tours through Missouri wine country, perfect for a romantic getaway!
French Colonial Tour– Travel just an hour south of St. Louis on Interstate 55 (I-55) to experience the French influenced Missouri wine country of Ste. Genevieve. The charming community of Ste. Genevieve is Missouri’s oldest town. French immigrants began growing grapes in this area in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today, their impact is apparent in the region’s architecture, museums and wineries. Click here for more information about the wineries in and near Ste. Genevieve.
Little Italy Tour– Explore Italian history and traditions on this tour through Missouri wine country’s Little Italy. Italian immigrants established themselves and began producing wine in the St. James area in the late 1800s. Today, the region still embodies Italian influence – including award-winning wines. Click here for more information about the wineries in and near St. James.
Missouri Rhineland Tour– Discover the birthplace of the Show Me state’s wine country on this tour through the Missouri Rhineland. Missouri’s long history of producing fine wines started in the 1830s when German immigrants established themselves and developed prosperous vineyards on the banks of the Missouri River. Known as the Missouri Rhineland because of its resemblance to Germany’s Rhine River Valley, this area celebrates rich culture through German traditions, museums and award-winning wines. Click here for more information about the wineries in and near Hermann and Augusta.
Find adventure with your sweetheart in Missouri wine country.