TWO CABS, NO WAITING at BLUMENHOF

Did you know that Cabernet Sauvignon is currently the most-planted wine grape in the world?  [Believe it or not, just a few years ago that honor was claimed by the Spanish white variety called Airén.  If you've never heard of it, you have lots of company.]  These days, almost everywhere red wine is grown (especially […]

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FINAL FOUR Days of MARCH MANIA

We've reached the F!NAL FOUR days of MARCH MANIA   MARCH MANIA will extend through Sunday April 3rd!  This weekend will be your last chance to purchase any 12 (or more) bottles of your favorite Blumenhof wines for just $9.88 per bottle - including the newest vintage of Original Cyn (limit 6 bottles per case purchase), […]

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MaRCh mAN!A Str!kes Aga!n!

MArCh MAn!A Str!kes Aga!n Remember the good ole days in Missouri Wine Country?  You could count on being able to try wines without paying a fee.  Corkage fees were non-existent.  Wineries made wine.  It sure was weird. Here at Blumenhof we’re still Old School.  We make our own wine right here in Dutzow, and all […]

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Public Displays of Affection at Blumenhof

According to archaeologists, human beings have been making wine for at least 8,000 years–nearly as long as the presidential campaign season.  Over those ages, people discovered how to make palatable wine mainly through the process of trial and error.  Winemaking was more art than science.  These days, enology (the science of wine) plays a larger […]

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RINGING (OR WOULD THAT BE “WRINGING?”) OUT 2015/Ringing In 2016

It’s been a soggy year.  A quick check of local weather records indicates that the Greater Dutzow Area has received about 60 inches of precipitation this year–almost 50% more than average.  Recently, torrential rains resulted in historic flooding that closed several major roads (SEE NOTE BELOW). This calls to mind one of our favorite “old […]

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28 Years of Missouri Wine

It’s our 28th anniversary here at Blumenhof Winery, as good a time as any to take a look back–and a better time to look forward. In the year we opened, 1987, there were a handful of wineries in Missouri.  At the time, Blumenhof was just the third winery along this Weldon Spring-to-Marthasville stretch of Highway […]

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