Wine Aficionado

Ste. Genevieve County has a long, rich history of winemaking beginning with its French settlers in the early 1700s. The French found Ste. Genevieve's calcium rich limestone soils, rolling countryside and temperate climate favorable for winemaking. In the mid 1800s, German immigrants brought their regional styles to the area to further enrich this art of winemaking. Today, many descendants of those early pioneers continue that long tradition and invite you to join them for a taste of Ste. Genevieve history. À Santé!

  • Route du Vin Wine Trail

    Location: Ste. Genevieve’s Route du Vin
    Cost: $25
    314-616-1098
    573-883-2800
    Route du Vin Wine Trail

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    The Route Du Vin is one of several wine trails in Missouri which includes six distinctive wineries from Ste Genevieve to Farmington, Missouri. Four times a year (January, February, April, November) the Wine Trail offers special events to enhance your experience while visiting our beautiful wine region. Each event showcases one wine and a food pairing included in your event ticket for each of the six wineries

     

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    The Bequette-Ribault House

    351 St Marys Rd
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-747-1000
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    The Bequette-Ribault House, located across from Le Grand Champ or the “Big Field,”  was built in 1804. It is a “poteaux-en-terre ”or “posts-in-the-earth” building, referencing its vertical logs built directly into the ground without a foundation. Ste. Genevieve is home to 3 out of 5 remaining such buildings. In one of its restored outbuildings, a Hospitality Center features a tasting bar offering

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    tastings and purchase of Chaumette’s award-winning wines.  The Bequette Ribault House was restored by Chaumette’s owners Hank and Jacque Johnson and is open for public tours on Saturdays & Sundays, noon to 5pm, April – October, and private tours on Saturdays can be arranged during winter months by calling 573-747-1000. For more info visit our web site: chaumette.com

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    Weingarten Vineyard and Garten Haus Restaurant

    12323 Rottler Lane (off Hwy 32)
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2505
    Weingarten Vineyard
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    Serving: Dinner Wed, Fri, Sat
    Lunch Friday-Sunday
    Brunch Sunday by reservation

    Cuisine: For lunch visitors can enjoy a delightful deli menu that features hot panini sandwiches, oven fired pizzas, and a variety of breads and cheeses. In the evening upscale

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    American cuisine is offered (burgers and pasta on Wednesday). Weingarten Vineyard specialize in two Missouri wines, Norton – a deep, dry red wine and Vivant a semi-dry sweet white wine. Everyone’s tastes differ, so in addition to wines they offer a varied collection of red and white wines as well as Weingarten microbrew beer. The visitor is assured a unique wine experience, superior customer service, and an extraordinary atmosphere for those new to wine as well as the more experienced consumer.

    Alcohol: Beer and wine

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    Charleville Vineyard, Winery & Microbrewery

    16937 Boyd Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-756-4537
    Website:charlevillevineyard.com
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    Located in the western part of Ste. Genevieve County, owners Jack and Joal Russell pride themselves in offering distinctive handcrafted wines and microbrewed beers in a relaxed atmosphere. Their tasting room and patio features

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    a rustic country setting high above the Saline Creek Valley.A beautifully refurbished 1860s log cabin adjacent to the tasting room serves as a two-room Bed & Breakfast for guests on weekends. Guests may sample cheese and sausage from the tasting room, bring a picnic lunch, take a hike on nearby trails, or just sit by the bonfire on a chilly evening. The staff is eager to share their wine expertise with guests. Small tasting fee. Please click on their website for hours.

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    Sand Creek Vineyard & Winery

    3578 Sand Creek Road, Farmington, MO 63640
    573-756-9999
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    Among the rolling hills and vineyards of Ste. Genevieve’s Wine Country lies one of the newest family owned vineyard in St. Francois County, Sand Creek Vineyard & Winery.

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    Established in 2002, Sand Creek has recently opened their spacious new tasting room with its handmade railing, beautiful double doors, large stone bar, and heavenly cupola. Be sure to taste their nine distinctive wines while enjoying a picnic lunch and listening to live, seasonal entertainment on the large, firepitted veranda. The winery also has sausage, cheese, crackers, chocolates, and draft & bottled beers available for purchase. The tasting room is available for private parties and special events. Please click on their website for hours.

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  • The Anvil Saloon & Restaurant

    46 South Third Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7323
    The Anvil Saloon & Restaurant
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    Serving: Lunch, Dinner daily

    Cuisine: This family restaurant is famous for onion rings, fried chicken, pork tenderloin, and homemade desserts. A restaurant has occupied this building since 1855. The bar came from an 1850’s steamboat that traveled the Mississippi River.

    Alcohol: Wine, beer & cocktails

  • Audubon's by Chaumette

    Audubon’s
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    9 North Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2479
    Audubon’s of Ste. Genevieve
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    Serving: Lunch, Dinner Tues-Sat

    Cuisine: Audubon’s Restaurant provides regional dining with an emphasis on farm to table suppliers.  American, Cajun/Creole, French, and German cuisines are featured.

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    Alcohol: Wine, beer & cocktails

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    Old Brick House

    90 South 3rd Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2724
    Old Brick House
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    Serving: Breakfast Mon – Fri
    Lunch and Dinner daily

    Cuisine:   At the Old Brick House you can find sandwiches and fine dining, a fabulous hamburger or a famous 40-ounce steak. Daily

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    and Sunday a luncheon buffet is available.  Built around 1800, the Old Brick is one of the oldest brick buildings west of the Mississippi.  It has served as a territorial court house as well as a school.

    Alcohol:  Wine, beer & cocktails

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    Sirro’s Restaurant

    261 Merchant Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-5749
    Sirro’s Restaurant
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    Serving: Lunch and Dinner daily

    Cuisine: Dine-in or carry-out, pizza, pasta and “samiches.” Children’s menu is available.

    Alcohol: Wine, beer and cocktails

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    Midway Bar & Grill

    13551 Hwy 32
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-1006
    Midway Bar & Grill
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    Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner daily

    Cuisine: Traditional American

    Alcohol: Beer and wine

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    Kozy Kitchen II

    701 US Hwy 61

    Bloomsdale, MO 63627
    573-483-2898
    Kozy Kitchen II
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    Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner daily

    Cuisine: ContemporaryAmericana such as fish tacos, catfish, homemade burgers, hand cut fries and onion rings

    Alcohol: Beer-Wine
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    Show Me Shop

    10 South Main St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-3096
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    The SHOW-ME SHOP is home to the finest Missouri wines and gourmet foods. They also have a very large selection of unique gifts, greeting cards, and garden decorations.

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    Sainte Geneviève Winery

    245 Merchant St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-398-1298
    Saint Genevieve Winery
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    Handcrafting small lots of over twenty different wines, Ste. Genevieve’s oldest winery continually produces award winning varietal wines and an array of fruit wines for your enjoyment.

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    Winemaking comes naturally for this fourth generation family,  crafting many varieties from their own vineyards just west of town. Their tasting room is located in the heart of Ste. Genevieve’s National Historic District and provides a pleasant respite for guests under the shade of their grape arbor or in their wine related gift shop featuring work by local artists, unique gifts, souvenirs, items for the home wine and collectibles.  Browse while tasting a sample of your favorite wine.   Numerous historic attractions are within easy walking distance of the winery along with most Bed and Breakfast Inns, restaurants, historic homes and antique shops in the Historic District.  Please click on their website (above) for hours.

     

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    Watertower Wines – Vineyard & Winery

    11373 State Route M
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-880-3887
    Website:watertowerwinerystegen.com
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    Brad and Jean Fisher welcome you to one of Ste. Genevieve’s newest winery! Sample the wines and enjoy our countryside. To find us, take

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    Interstate 55, Exit 150 onto State Highway 32 East toward Ste. Genevieve, turn right on Progress Pkwy. (near the Community Center), then right on Highway M. It’s the third drive on right… we’re in the red barn! Please click on their website for hours.

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    Cave Vineyard

    21124 Cave Rd
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-543-5284
    Website:cavevineyard.com
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    Family owned Cave Vineyard and winery is a must stop destination on your tour of Ste. Genevieve’s Wine Country!

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    Cave offers its guests a wide array of award winning, estate grown Strussione Wines all of which are available to be enjoyed from the winery’s outdoor pavilion that overlooks some of the most scenic, rolling vineyards in the county, or in the cave! Begin by sampling their wines in the tasting room, then ride the tram to the cave for an afternoon of live music, picnic lunches, or just to cool off on a hot summer day. Picnic baskets are welcome, or should you desire, one can be prepared for you in the tasting room. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

  • Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling

    13326 State Highway F
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-756-9700
    Crown Valley Brewery & Distillery
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    Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling Company features handcrafted beer, vodka, gin, hard cider, Fizzy Izzy Root Beer,  and Missouri Moonshine made exclusively at this Crown Country location.  This unique facility has a 73’ rustic wooden bar, a sitting area to enjoy

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    freshly brewed coffee, a Moonshine store, and an outdoor beer garden. Hot pub food is available for purchase, and in the Moonshine Store there are collectibles, antiques, small moonshine stills, and more.

    Alcohol: Wine, beer, vodka, whiskey, moonshine 

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    Crown Valley Winery

    23589 State Route WW
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    866-207-9463
    Website: crownvalleywinery.com
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    As Ste. Genevieve County’s largest wine producer, Crown’s dominance in the wine industry is surpassed only by its impressive array of fine, hand-crafted wines, beers and distilled spirits.

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    Widely aclaimed for its Nortons and other varietals, Crown’s attention to detail in the production of all its products will be evident with your first taste. Their beautiful winery houses the Crown Valley Bistro which offers fine gourmet snacks, sandwiches, cheeses and desserts. Check their website for upcoming entertainment and events. A private tasting room is available for parties, meetings, and private gatherings. Wines, beers & spirits. Gift shop on site. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    Chaumette  Vineyards & Winery

    24345 State Route WW
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-747-1000
    Website:chaumette.com
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    Serving: Lunch and Dinner Thursday-Saturday
    (Wednesday-Sunday April-October)

    Cuisine: Widely known for their masterful menus, Grapevine Grill serves entrees using only fresh, seasonal ingredients that support Missouri’s local food producers and may be enjoyed in the artful dining

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    areas inside or on the sweeping porch that overlooks scenic hills and vineyards. Established in 1990 by Hank and Jackie Johnson, Chaumette is the Midwest’s premier winery destination, offering a unique and memorable experience for every guest. Their award winning wines may be experienced in the eloquent tasting room that houses the winery’s own Grapevine Grill.  A gift shop and art gallery, along with live music in the warm months is just a sampling of your total wine country experience at Chaumette. Their facilities are available for weddings, corporate & private events, and the all faith chapel, St. Vincent’s-in-the-Vineyard, may be reserved for private ceremonies. In addition, the winery provides a full service day spa for the enjoyment of their guest as well as modern, French Colonial style Villas that may be purchased or rented.

    Alcohol: Beer-Wine
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    Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery

    6470 Hwy F
    Farmington, MO 63640
    573-756-6500
    Website: twinoaksvineyard.com
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    This family owned winery sits amid the vineyards providing a perfect spot to relax and enjoy a bottle of their red, white or blended wine, or a glass of cold, premium beer. In the tasting room, with its antique, turn-of-the-century bar, sample wines while you browse through a variety of unique gifts and apparel.

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    An assortment of fresh meats, cheeses, crackers, fruit and chocolates is also available for purchase. A tranquil pond adjacent to the patio is the perfect gathering place for you and friends to enjoy live entertainment from April through October – or get cozy in front of the tasting room’s fireplace during the cool months. The winery’s facilities are available for private parties, corporate events, and weddings. Check their website for listings of upcoming events. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    The Terrace at French Village

    6188 Highway Y
    French Village, MO
    573-358-7177
    Website: theterrace.com
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    Located on the northern tip of the Ozark Highland Triangle, the building housing The Terrace at French Village was the 1890s homeof the Harold Werner family who were early pioneering vintners in Missouri. The Werners left a legacy of wine making

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    in the region that carries on to this day with a single row of their original vines still producing grapes. Stop by and discover The Terrace at French Village’s selection of sweet red, moscato, riesling, chardonel, norton, french wines, and beers. They’re sure to please. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    The Barrens Winery

    2815 MO-51
    Perryville, MO
    573-547-6968
    Website:thebarrenswinery.com
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    The Barrens Winery is located northeast of Perryville (just 20 minutes South of Ste. Genevieve) on Missouri HWY 51 North.

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    Secluded behind the trees, there is always a gentle breeze blowing through the porch for you to enjoy a glass of wine, a bite to eat or live entertainment. The Barrens features Chambourcin, Traminette, Vignoles, Embarrass, Barrens Red, Passion, Late Harvest Chambourcin and original Lime, Strawberry, Sangria Winearitas. The Barrens’ warm, inviting atmosphere is sure to please all! Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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