Winery Road Trip to Les Bourgeois in Rocheport, Missouri

This past weekend I road tripped to St. Louis to see my mother for her birthday, and on the way I made a little stop off of the highway to visit a well known winery I have been anxious to see, and of course to pick up a nice wine for the birthday celebration.  Les Bourgeois Winery did not disappoint me in either the wines I tried, nor in the scenery and views the winery offers.  

I tried the four wine flight, with my hostess for the tasting selecting four very good wines from the many they create.  I of course had the Collectors Series Chambourcin, my ususal favorite Missouri red, but this time my favorite was a bottle of their Burning Barrel Norton Reserve.  This is the wine I chose to bring along, and I have to say, everyone loved it! 

I am also a fan of wine labels, so I was happy to notice that the bottles in the collector series had several  artists' work featured. I tasted inside the main dining room bar, which was quiet and relaxing in the mid afternoon.  My hostess was very knowledgeable and friendly as well.  

After the tasting, I walked over to the more casual A frame building and decks that overlook the Missouri River.  The view was great, the weather was perfect, and the people were friendly.  I had homemade soft pretzel snacks and another taste of the white I liked, the Vignoles-Traminette. 

Check out the links here if you would like to visit Les Bourgeois Winery : Les Bourgeois

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