Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Winery Is...

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One of our favorite things about St. Louis in the summer is going to wineries. And we know which one we'll be checking out next. This place got almost 50 percent of the vote, a margin we haven't seen in a while. Your pick for St. Louis' most underrated winery is...

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...Sugar Creek Winery (125 Boone Country Lane, Defiance; 636-987-2400). Oddly enough, our biggest write-in, with dozens of entries, wasn't even mentioned when we asked for nominations: Peaceful Bend Winery (1942 State Highway T, Steelville; 573-775-3000). Here's the full report:

Sugar Creek Winery (125 Boone Country Lane, Defiance; 636-987-2400): 45.01 percent
Balducci's Winery and Restaurant (6601 Highway 94 South, Augusta; 636-482-8466): 24.63 percent
Other: 19.96 percent
Charleville Vineyards (16937 Boyd Road, Ste. Genevieve; 573-756-4537): 7.01 percent
Cedar Lake Cellars (1108 Schreckengast Road, Hickory Grove; 636-745-9500): 3.4 percent

Did we get it wrong? Do you have a category you think should be our next edition of underrated/overrated? Let us know in the comments.

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janreither
janreither

I have written often and have not seen anything or anyone taking my advice. Villa Antonio Winery and grounds is like going to a far away place but just minutes away. They are located in hillsboro Missouri. Once again please take my suggestion it is totally underrated. Jan

Caitlin Merritt
Caitlin Merritt

Heinrichhaus Winery in St. James. Wonderful man with a passion for great wine.

Mike Batchelor
Mike Batchelor

I find it hard to beat Montelle Winery's Himmelswein

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