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SPARKLING WINES: A Labor of LOVE

SPARKLING WINES: A Labor of LOVE

TIRAGE, RIDDLING AND DISGORGING PROCESS OF STONE HILL WINERY'S SPARKLING WINES TIRAGE Stone Hill Winery’s three sparkling wines: Blanc de Blanc, Brut Rosé, and Demi-Sec start out as all still white wines do and then follow the traditional “Methode Champenoise” to...

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Roll Out the Barrel

Roll Out the Barrel

Barrel Aging Stone Hill Winery’s oak barrel inventory consists of 450 60-gallon(225 liter) barrels for aging the Norton, Chambourcin, Chardonel and Port wines.  Around another 470 60-gallon barrels are occupied with our Cream Sherry and sherry material that will be...

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Branching Out This Fall

Branching Out This Fall

As much as most of us are sad to acknowledge it, inevitably summer comes to a close as we feel temperatures begin to drop. The good news though, is that means Fall is just around the corner and soon it will be time to dive into all of our favorite cozy sweaters.  Fall...

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Bubbly for ALL! Stone Hill Winery sparklers

Bubbly for ALL! Stone Hill Winery sparklers

“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars,” was supposedly the French monk Dom Pérignon’s response upon his first taste of sparkling wine. Pérignon’s admiration for this bubbly wine seems to be a relatively universal one. Stone Hill Winery produces three sparkling wines:...

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Our Friendly Neighbor – the Ozark Hellbender

Our Friendly Neighbor – the Ozark Hellbender

Affectionately nicknamed the snot otter, the Ozark hellbender is more critical to Missouri’s ecosystems than you might think. Hellbenders are aquatic salamanders about two feet in length, and the subspecies Ozark hellbender is found only in the rivers of the Ozarks....

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The Notorious Norton

The Notorious Norton

Norton grapes are distinctly an American original, belonging to the species native to North America, vitis aestivalis, producing a complex, big, dry red wine. Ideally suited to Missouri’s complicated growing climate, the mighty Norton vines can withstand bitter cold...

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