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Sales & Tasting Associate Wanted At Stone Hill Winery

Stone Hill Winery’s Hermann location is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic part-time sales and tasting room associates.

If you’re friendly and an outgoing person who enjoys talking to people then this is the job for you.

Qualifications:

Must be 21 years or older
Able to work a flexible schedule
Willing to work weekends

Missouri Wine Celebrates The Vignoles Grape

Photo courtesy of Missouri Wine

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo - For the entire month of August, Missouri wineries and the Missouri Wine and Grape Board are featuring the Vignoles grape varietal. The Vignoles (veen-yole) grape is a varietal that thrives in the demanding weather conditions of the state, and is the most commonly grown white grape. It is used to make a range of wines, including sweet, semi-sweet, semi-dry, and dessert.

The Vignoles grape is often used to make wines with fragrances of a fresh cut, citrus fruit ranging in sweetness from semi-dry to sweet. This varietal boasts flavors of tropical and citrus fruit. Fresh fruit and spicy dishes pair well with wines made from Vignoles grapes.

Vignoles' unique characteristics and the way Missouri winemakers use the varietal attracted world-renowned glassmaker, Georg Riedel of Riedel Crystal.

Stone Hill Winery Awarded Governor's Cup And C.V. Riley For Second Straight Year

Photo courtesy of missouriwine.org.  Visit their website for information about all Missouri wineries including a list of upcoming events and much more.

HERMANN, Mo - The 2014 Missouri Governor's Cup top honors were awarded to Stone Hill Winery for their 2012 Cross J Vineyard Norton.  This prestigious wine also took home the top honors of C.V. Riley Award for Best Norton and the designation of Best of Class Dry Red wine.

This marks the second straight year Stone Hill Winery won both the Governor’s Cup and C.V. Riley Award after winning both awards last year for their 2011 Estate Bottled Norton.

The Missouri Wine Competition is a premier competition designed to recognize and promote quality wines made in the state.

Missouri Celebrates the Vidal Grape During Month Of June

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - For the entire month of June the Missouri wine industry celebrates the versatility and uniqueness of the Vidal Blanc grape varietal. Vidal Blanc is a French-American hybrid grape that can thrive in the demanding weather conditions of Missouri wine country and contributes greatly to the state's internationally-recognized wine industry.

Stone Hill Winery Adds New Entertainment Saturday Night Of Maifest - Dueling Pianos

HERMANN, Mo. - A traditional spring celebration held every year during the third weekend in May, Stone Hill Winery pulls out all the tops to give guests a unique Maifest experience by offering winery tours and tastings, live German music and German food.  (Click here for a list of events at Stone Hill Winery on Saturday and Sunday.)

Along with their traditional Maifest entertainment throughout Saturday, this year Stone Hill Winery has added even more entertainment for Saturday night.

It’s one of the hottest forms of entertainment and there is nothing more fun than Dueling Pianos.

MO Dir. Of Agriculture Presents Top Wine Awards To Stone Hill Winery

Pictured left to right: Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce, Senior Winemaker Dave Johnson, Enologist Tavis Harris, Winemaker Shaun Turnbull, and Vineyard Manager Nick Pehle.

HERMANN, Mo. - Two-Thousand and Thirteen was a big year for Stone Hill Winery and the Held family.  On July 10 at 3:06 p.m. they bottled their two millionth case then became the first winery to have the same wine (2011 Estate Bottled Norton) win both the C.V. Riley and the Governor’s Cup awards in the same year.

Wednesday afternoon the Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce presented the 2013 Governor’s Cup and C.V. Riley Awards to the winemakers at Stone Hill Winery.

“It’s a great honor to win the C.V. Riley and Governor’s Cup awards,” said Jon Held, Owner of Stone Hill Winery. “What makes it especially sweet is that we won the first ever C.V. Riley award, and now we are the first to win both for the same wine.”

QUICK THOUGHT: It Was My First And Our Best Of Oktoberfest 2013 At Stone Hill

Without further ado, here are some great moments from The Best of Oktoberfest 2013 at Stone Hill Winery.  More great moments below.

By Kyle Quick

--Before starting Quick News Now with Kaylin Bade in 2011, I worked as a paramedic for nine years at Hermann Area EMS.  If I wasn’t working during Oktoberfest, I stayed as far away as possible.

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