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 2015 Missouri Valley Wine Competition Results

Here are the results of the 2015 Missouri Valley Wine Competition.

Medals and score sheets have been mailed out.  We had 320 entries of which 236 entries qualified for a medal.  There were a lot of high quality wines this year as evidenced by the number of medals awarded. 

Thank you for entering the 2015 Missouri Valley Wine Competition.  I hope you will enter next year's competition. 

Click on the link below to view the competition results, or to download the results, right click on the link and save it to your pc

2015 Missouri Valley Wine and Label Competition Results 


MVWS Wine Competition is coming together PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Thursday, 28 January 2010

The competition is coming together.  The entries are starting to come in.

We have a great list of sponsors this year that has allowed us to give gift certificates to each of the 11 wine categories as well as 2nd place for the first 8 High Score categories.  We are also awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the label competition.

It is not too late to enter.  Download the brochure on our website and get your entry in by February 14th.

5 gallon oak barrel - Best of Show

$100 - High Score—Non Grape

$100 - High Score—Fortified/Ice Wine

$100 - High Score—Red Grape—American

$100 - High Score—White Grape—American

$100 - High Score—Red Grape—Hybrid

$100 - High Score—White Grape—Hybrid

$100 - High Score—Red Grape—Vinifera

$100 - High Score—White Grape—Vinifera


$50 - High Score- Mead


$50 - High Score - Herb, Spice, Vegetable, Flower


In the label competition, we will give $100 for 1st Place, $60 for 2nd Place and $40 for 3rd Place. 

Last Updated ( Sunday, 15 January 2012 )
Missouri Wine Country: St. Charles to Hermann PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Wednesday, 27 January 2010

A new book called Missouri Wine Country: St. Charles to Hermann is scheduled for release April 19, 2010 by Arcadia Publishing as part of its Images of America series. The book is available on and will be for sale by major chains, as well as independent sellers.

The book is authored by Diana and Don Graveman.  They already have two signing events scheduled for April in St. Charles.  Events in Hermann is planned.  Diana and Don will be at our May meeting as our guest.

A brief description:

Before prohibition, Missouri was the second largest wine-producing state in the union, and for a short time during the Civil War, it was number one. Today the state's lush green area overlooking the Missouri River is officially recognized as America's first wine district. Parts of this district have produced wine since the 1830s, when German immigrants from the Rhine River Valley settled in Missouri. The historic towns of Augusta and Defiance, home of pioneer Daniel Boone, are part of this district. Other towns along the river include Dutzow, the first permanent German settlement in Missouri; Washington, which holds the state record for the most buildings on the National Register of Historic Places; and Hermann, recognized by its settlers as a German utopia.

About the Authors: 

Don Graveman, a graduate of the University of Missouri, is a historian and freelance photographer. Dianna Graveman, an editor, writer, and teacher, holds degrees from Lindenwood University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. With the assistance of community residents, Historic Hermann's Museum at the German School, and the historical societies in Gasconade County, St. Charles County, Warren County, and Washington, the Gravemans have assembled a broad, pictorial history of Missouri wine country from St. Charles to Hermann.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 March 2011 )
Corral Liquors In-Store Wine Tasting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Wednesday, 20 January 2010

January 25th 2-5pm
We will be Tasting the Following:

Soave Italian White
FunF5 Reisling
Superstition Pinot Blanc Reisling
Anything Goes Reisling
Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz

Plus Hors d'oeurves  

Asian Spread and crackers!!

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 March 2011 )
My first blog PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Monday, 11 January 2010

I have decided to open the blog section of our website.  Please let me know what you think.

If you are visiting our website to access the wine competition brochure, I encourage you to become a registered user.  I will be providing updates on the wine competition through this blog.

The wine competition is well under way.  Entry forms should be coming in within the next 2 to 3 weeks.  Our goal this year is 250 wines. 

To date, we have 9 gift certificates covering all 9 prize categories.  I still have two more gift certificates coming.

We are going to create two new prize categories; Most Silvers and Most Bronzes.

That will give us 11 prize categories.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 March 2011 )
Toast of Soulard Wine Taste PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Monday, 11 January 2010


Date From January 29, 2010 5:30 PM
Until January 29, 2010 9:30 PM


Hilton at the Ballpark
1 South Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
Price $30.00
Info Line (314)771-5110
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The Wine Taste, as this event is widely known, is designed to be a Mardi Gras happy hour. This event has grown in popularity greatly since its inception.  It features a variety of vintners from the Brown-Forman portfolio and Missouri Wine Country. Guests purchase a tasting booklet that contains twelve (12) perforated tickets which they redeem for 'tastes' of the various wines. Wines are also available for purchase to take home.

NOTE: No one under 21 years old will be admitted.

To buy tickets, click this link:

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 March 2011 )
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