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A Wine Country Get-A-Way

Day One

  • ​​Check in to a local Bed & Breakfast

  • Defiance General Store
    Purchase any items or toiletries you forgot to pack for your stay. While you're there, check out their selection of local food and goodies

  • Kickstand
    Rent bikes and stock up on snacks at Kickstand before you cross the small bridge for a leisurely bike ride on the Katy Trail

  • Sugar Creek Winery
    Take a break from your ride with a stop at Sugar Creek. Enjoy a glass of Birdlegs Blush as you take in the Missouri River Valley and the Rolling hills of St. Charles County or try their Judgment Tree Vodka, made on site

  • Defiance Ridge Vineyards
    Stop in for lunch at Defiance Ridge Vineyards, enjoy a tasting board or their delicious deviled eggs with a glass of Defiance Ridge Pinot Rose 

  • Klondike Park
    Spend the afternoon relaxing by the lake or hiking the trails surrounding the park

  • Montelle Winery for a Sunset Dinner
    Enjoy an exquisite meal with a breathtaking view from 400 feet above the Missouri River Valley atop the Osage Ridge

Day Two

  • Downtown Augusta
    Spend your morning in Downtown Augusta exploring boutiques, antique shops, and art galleries

  • Sunflower Hill Farm
    Visit this picturesque farm in the rolling hills of Historic Missouri Wine Country and enjoy lunch at the café​ featuring produce right from their garden

  • Mount Pleasant Estates
    Experience Missouri’s wine making history first-hand with a guided tour and then indulge in a wine tasting to discover your favorite

  • Balducci Vineyards
    Spend the afternoon with live music, a few snacks, and a bottle of Norton, Missouri’s official state grape

  • Noboleis Vineyards
    Indulge in a wine tasting before you head out to sit and enjoy the rolling vineyards and hillside

  • Miss Augusta
    Enjoy gorgeous views from the Missouri River on a guided sunset dinner cruise

Day Three

  • Augusta Emporium
    Before you head back to reality, stop by Augusta Emporium for last minute gifts or your favorite local wines

  • Good News Brewing
    Reminisce on the memories made on this trip over a glass of beer and a wood-fired pizza on their rooftop patio that overlooks the Katy Trail