Well-known wine grape varieties don’t hold up well in Missouri weather, so vineyards are harvesting little known varietals like Chambourcin, Vidal Blanc and Vignoles.
Never heard of those varietals? If you plan to pick up a bottle of Midwestern wine, you’d better familiarize yourself with these strange yet tasty grapes. Read more.
I’m headed to Missouri to taste wine this fall. Excited to meet some growers and try something new.
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Please stop back by and let us know about your trip! Missouri is an up-and-comer as far as wine regions go and it would be exciting to hear about it first-hand.