See the first wine district (AVA) in the US
Area Wineries

The Defiance - Augusta - Dutzow area hosts the first AVA district in the United States, and has a long history of producing award-winning wines.  Come taste the best kept secret in the wine world, and see why our wines will keep you coming back for more!

vineyards at sunrise

vineyards at sunrise

History

History

Manucured Grounds

Manucured Grounds

Unspoiled Beauty

Unspoiled Beauty

Wineries
View from deck
View from deck

View from the Chandler Hill deck

Chandler Hill interior
Chandler Hill interior

Inside Chandler Hill by the bar

Chandler Hill Porch
Chandler Hill Porch

The Chandler Hill covered porch

View from deck
View from deck

View from the Chandler Hill deck

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One of the area's most picturesque wineries that offers award winning Missouri wines as well as West Coast varietals.  You'll love the expansive tasting room and deck overlooking the manicured vineyards and grounds.

Montelle Winery from the deck
Montelle Winery from the deck

View from the Montelle Winery deck

Hwy. 94 from Montelle
Hwy. 94 from Montelle

A view of highway 94 in fall from the Montelle Winery deck

Montelle in winter
Montelle in winter

A view from the Mntelle Winery deck in winter

Montelle Winery from the deck
Montelle Winery from the deck

View from the Montelle Winery deck

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Montelle has one of the most beautiful and dramatic views you will find anywhere in the state.  The expansive deck provides views of the town of Augusta, the Missouri river valley and beyond.  Along with their award-winning wines, this is an absolute "must-visit." (A Hoffmann Family Company)

Noboleis Vineyards
Noboleis Vineyards

Nobolies Vineyards

Noboleis Wedding
Noboleis Wedding

Preparing for a wedding at Nobolies Vineyards

Noboleis View
Noboleis View

View from the entrance of Nobolies Vineyards

Noboleis Vineyards
Noboleis Vineyards

Nobolies Vineyards

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Surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful valleys, Noboleis provides beautiful sccenery and great wines any time of year.   The winner of many Missouri Wine Competitions, Noboleis has a spacious private room for events and hosts numerous weddings on their spacious grounds.



Lake Creek Winery
Lake Creek Winery

Lake Creek Winery 2
Lake Creek Winery 2

Lake Creek Winery
Lake Creek Winery

A Visit to Lake Creek Winery

Lake Creek Winery
Lake Creek Winery

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Nestled on a hilltop by the Daniel Boone Monument, this quaint establishment offers unbelievable valley views, great food, and wonderful wines.  It is an absolute must-see for any trip through the area.

Defiance ridge Vineyards
Defiance ridge Vineyards

A wedding at Defiance Ridge Vineyards

Defiance Ridge Vineyards
Defiance Ridge Vineyards

Defiance ridge Vineyards
Defiance ridge Vineyards

A wedding at Defiance Ridge Vineyards

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Spacious indoor and outside dining area and event space, beautiful grounds, full-service restaurant, tasting room. A beautiful wedding venue. Live music and events year-round. Open 7 days a week.

Augusta Winery
Augusta Winery

Wine Storage

Augusta Winery
Augusta Winery

Augusta Winery Awards

Augusta Winery
Augusta Winery

Augusta Winery
Augusta Winery

Wine Storage

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Augusta Winery has won the Governor’s Cup for Best Missouri Wine multiple years in a row.  With a cozy outdoor patio, and a beautiful patio covered in grapevines, the setting is hard to beat for downtown Augusta. Be sure to stop by and taste some of the best wine Missouri has to offer.  (A Hoffmann Family Company)

Balducci Wine Tasting
Balducci Wine Tasting

A view of the meautiful mural over the Baldicci wine tasting room

Balducci Farm
Balducci Farm

A view towards the entertainment area and historical farm in the background

Balducci Tasting
Balducci Tasting

The barn tasting area at Balducci

Balducci Wine Tasting
Balducci Wine Tasting

A view of the meautiful mural over the Baldicci wine tasting room

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If you want to pair your wine with great food, then go no further, as Balducci offers both in one place. Beautiful views, live music, and a "soon to be built amphitheater" to offer the best in regional entertainment.  (A Hoffmann Family Company),

Holy Grail Winery
Holy Grail Winery

Awards

Holy Grail Winery
Holy Grail Winery

Shannon Brown Vineyards

Holy Grail Winery
Holy Grail Winery

Shannon Brown Vineyards

Holy Grail Winery
Holy Grail Winery

Awards

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Holy Grail Wines incorporate Old World Traditions used centuries ago. Their wine is unique because of the way it is made, using the great traditions used centuries ago.  These methods are not used by many wineries today, and you can see and taste the difference in the wine.

Blush and White
Blush and White

Sugar Creek Wedding
Sugar Creek Wedding

Sugar Creek logo and grapes
Sugar Creek logo and grapes

Blush and White
Blush and White

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Sugar Creek has unfettered views of the Missouri river valley, and St. Alban's cliffs.  Live music and award winning wines combine with a comfortable and inviting atmosphere to produce an unforgettable experience. Also home to The Distillery of Defiance.

Mount Pleasant Cellar
Mount Pleasant Cellar

A view of the Mount Pleasant wine cellar

Mount Pleasant Winery
Mount Pleasant Winery

A view of the Mount Pleasant Winery

Mount Pleasant Wedding
Mount Pleasant Wedding

A wedding at Mount Pleasant Winery

Mount Pleasant Cellar
Mount Pleasant Cellar

A view of the Mount Pleasant wine cellar

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Mount Pleasant is one of the oldest wineries in the state, having been established in 1856.  It survived Prohibition to become a jewel in the crown of area wineries.  A large event space and beautiful views of the bottoms distinguish this winery. (A Hoffmann Family Company).

Blumenhof Wines
Blumenhof Wines

Blumenhof has won numerous awards for its Missouri varietal wines

Blumenhof Winery
Blumenhof Winery

The front view of the Blumenhof Winery

Blumenhof Pavilion
Blumenhof Pavilion

A view of the Blumenhof Pavilion and open seating area

Blumenhof Wines
Blumenhof Wines

Blumenhof has won numerous awards for its Missouri varietal wines

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Blumenhoff provides a direct link to the German heritage of the area, exuding a feel that you are in a valley in the Alps.  Situated in a beautiful valley near Dutzow, you won't want to miss this gem. Live music, cozy outdoor area, and great wines.

Cedar Lake Cellars
Cedar Lake Cellars

Barn

Cedar Lake Cellars
Cedar Lake Cellars

Front Entrance

Cedar Lake Cellars
Cedar Lake Cellars

Lake

Cedar Lake Cellars
Cedar Lake Cellars

Barn

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Cedar Lake Cellar's premium Missouri wines are hand-crafted locally in the spirit of Missouri wine country. French-American hybrid and native grapes are blended for superb balance, taste and aroma.  There is also a selection of California and other wines from around the world, along with food, music, and fun!

Wine, Beer & Spirits
Map
Map of Area

The map of the area below will help you find our wineries, breweries and distilleries.