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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
HO! HO! HO! ALL WINES are now $8.88 in Merry Olde Dutzow!
Where does the time go? Suddenly, we’re coming up on the end of 2015. Unbelievable. Seems like we were just picking grapes. Were we just napping? Anyway, now that we’re closing in on 2016, it’s time for the year’s Top Ten Lists, which customarily look backward at the year’s best books, movies, restaurants, sex scandals, etc. […]Continue reading
Handpicking Local, Having Some “Harmless Fun”
Handpicking Local Having Some Harmless Fun After a long, soggy, insufferably steamy summer, Wine Country is now beginning to dry out as the harvest season approaches. Heading into the latter half of August, the days are still summery, but the nights have the cooler touch of fall–perfect weather for ripening wine grapes. In our vineyards, […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading