The Hermann Wine Trail 2018 Holiday Fare Wine Trail

The Hermann Wine Trail 2018 Holiday Fare Wine TrailCome travel Missouri's Hermann Wine Trail this November for the annual Hermann Holiday Fare Wine Trail! 7 Hermann area wineries will host a celebration of good food and good wine, November 17th and 18th, 2018.

The Hermann Wine Trail is a group of seven, family owned wineries located along the Missouri River in central Missouri. They include the Adam Puchta Winery, Bias Winery, Dierberg Star Lane, Hermannhof Winery, OakGlenn Vineyards, Röbller Vineyard, and Stone Hill Winery.

The Hermann Wine Trail takes you from country farm settings to majestic wine cellars of the oldest family owned winery in the United States. Traveling along Missouri's Hermann Wine Trail is a great way to experience the area's rich history and variety of wine styles.

Special Wine Trail Events

The wine trail is open year-round, offering daily wine tastings. Even better, the trail hosts a variety of special events throughout the year.

  • The Chocolate Wine Trail event occurs the third weekend of February.
  • The Wild Bacon Wine Trail event is held the first weekend of May.
  • The Berries & BarBQ Wine Trail event is scheduled for the last full weekend of July.
  • The upcoming Holiday Fare Wine Trail will occur on the third weekend of November
  • The Say Cheese Wine Trail event is set for the second weekend of December.

Each of these special events, in case you couldn't tell by the name, features wine and food pairings. Best of all, The Holiday Fare Wine Trail event is just around the corner!

Hermann Holiday Fare Wine Trail 2018

November 17th and 18th, 2018

The Holiday Fare Wine Trail is the Hermann Wine Trail's annual celebration of good food, good wine, and good friends. Each winery along the trail will be offering special food and wine pairings to celebrate the end of the year holidays. Take a look at that menu!

2018 Holiday Fare Wine Trail Tasting Menu

Adam Puchta Winery
Pumpkin Pie Sheet Cake with 1855 Cream Cheese Frosting, paired with 1855.
Bias Winery
Holiday Apple Pecan Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Frosting, paired with Apple Weisser Flieder.
Dierberg Star Lane
Bacon Roasted Turkey with Pomegranate Sauce, paired with Pinot Noir.
Hermannhof Winery
Fire Braised Pork and Apple Stew, paired with White Lady.
OakGlenn Vineyards
Cranberry Almond Roll-ups, paired with Trolley Red.
Röbller Vineyard
Fall Harvest Soup, paired with Vidal Blanc.
Stone Hill Winery
Sweet Potato Round with Goat Cheese and Pulled Turkey Topped with Cranberry Drizzle, paired with Chambourcin.

To Participate in the Holiday Trail

To participate, purchase your ticket in advance at the wine trail website. On the day of the event, simply go to any one of the 7 participating wineries, show your ticket, and collect your souvenir wine glass. Thereafter you may visit as many of the other wineries you wish in any order you wish. Be sure to have your ticket and wine glass at each stop, however.

At your last stop on the trail, be sure to drop off your ticket so you can participate in the drawing. Winners receive a night’s stay at a Hermann Missouri B&B and a $30 gift certificate from each winery! WOW!

Learn more at the Hermann Wine Trail website. You can also follow this event on Facebook.

Central Missouri Lodging

Missouri's a big state and, no matter where you are, there's lots to see and do. The same is true of Missouri bed and breakfast inns. No matter where your Missouri getaway takes you, you can rest assured that there's a locally owned and operated Missouri B&B somewhere nearby. Stay at a Missouri Inn for the kind of personalized service, value, and hospitality you simply can't get at a hotel or motel. Find your Missouri home away from home now!

Augusta Harvest Festival 2018 & MVP Sweepstakes

Augusta Harvest Festival 2018Come to Augusta, MO this September for the annual Augusta Harvest Festival: September 21st through the 23rd, 2018. Augusta has the distinction of being America's first Viticultural Area and this festival, held for over 100 years, celebrates that heritage.

Augusta Harvest Festival 2018 is a fun and entertaining celebration of the area's German heritage, wine history, and more!

The event kicks off on the evening of Friday, September 21st, with a “Swing'n in the Vines” concert and picnic in a vineyard. Saturday sees a Harvest Parade, 5K Run/Walk, competitions, contests, Fruit of the Harvest Dinner, and more. The fun continues Sunday afternoon with a variety of activities and events, including a Historical Walking Cellar Tour.

It all takes place in Augusta, MO, September 21st through the 23rd, 2018. Book your lodging for this annual event at a Missouri B&B today!

The 2018 Augusta Harvest Festival Getaway

The Missouri Winery Visitors Program (MVP) is offering an Augusta Harvest Festival Getaway sweepstakes package. Let the wineries of the Augusta Wine Trail treat you and a friend to a VIP experience at the Augusta Harvest Festival!

The Augusta Harvest Festival Getaway Sweepstakes Package

- 2 tickets to "Swing'n in the Vines" plus a port tasting in one of Augusta's original wine cellars
- Dinner for two on Saturday evening featuring wine from the Augusta Wine Trail wineries.
- 2 complimentary wine tastings at Augusta Winery, Balducci Vineyards, Montelle Winery, and Noboleis Vineyards.
- Lunch for 2 at Montelle Winery, including a bottle of wine on the terrace
- Lunch for 2 at Balducci Vineyards, including a bottle of wine
- 2 bike rentals and ice-cream donated by Pop A Wheelie
- a total value of more than $300!

If you're an MVP member, all you need do is redeem 500 points to be entered for a chance to win. More details can be found under the sweepstakes tab on the MVP website.

Missouri Winery Visitors Program

Missouri has a long history of producing award-winning wines. Stone Hill Winery won its first gold medal at the Vienna World’s Fair 1873! Missouri has 11 officially recognized wine trails and the Missouri Wine Association counts 132 official wineries with more joining.

The MVP (Missouri Winery Visitors Program) rewards visitors to Missouri wineries with points they can apply towards MVP Perks. MVP Perks include discounts on food and retail purchases, as well as things like the Augusta Harvest Festival sweepstakes package. Visit the MVP website for a list of participating wineries and current MVP Perks.

If you're not already an MVP member, visit the MVP website and become one today!