Missouri wineries welcome groups with tastings, meal pairings, festivals and tours.

If you are not familiar with Missouri wines, be prepared for a delightful treat. Early German and Italian settlers brought their wine-making skills and prospered in their new homeland. Prior to Prohibition, Missouri was second on the list of wine-producing states.

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Today, the state’s wine industry is re-defining itself. More than 125 wineries produce a range of varietals that provide something for everyone’s palate. Almost half welcome groups.

In all five Missouri tourism regions, there is a group-friendly winery on your journey. For the adventuresome group that wants to delve into a full-fledged wine experience, there are 10 designated wine trails.