The history of the Adam Puchta Winery begins back in the 1840’s when John Henry Puchta purchased the land and 40 adjoining acres in Hermann Missouri. In that time, he built a one-room log cabin approximately 320 square feet for his family of seven. With the small farm house, he also built a wine cellar with a press over the top. [Read more…]
Wineries Visited by the Hermann Trolley
Hermannhof Winery’s ten magnificent stone cellars and charming brick superstructure are among the 100 early Hermann Missouri buildings placed on the National Register of Historic places by the Federal government. Construction of a brewery/winery commenced in 1848 and was completed in 1852 in the French section of Hermann. [Read more…]
In 1997, OakGlenn Winery in Hermann Missouri was named for the majestic oak tree that marked the driveway in honor of the owner, Glenn. The oak tree died a natural death in 2006. It has been preserved and now proudly displays the hand carved OakGlenn name plate residing at the wine pavilion. The winery is located 25 miles west of Washington, Missouri, two and a half miles east of Hermann just off of Highway 100. [Read more…]
Star Lane – Three Saints is a tasting room in Hermann Missouri for a California vineyard. After more than a decade of searching for the ideal location to plant a vineyard and start a new winery, Jim and Mary Dierberg came across a former dude and cattle ranch in Santa Barbara County, California. “We immediately knew that we wanted this amazing ranch,” recalled Mary of driving through the gates on that fateful day in 1996. “It was absolutely breathtaking.”
Stone Hill Winery has an amazing history in the beautiful town of Hermann Missouri. Boasting more awards for their wines than can be counted and one-of-a-kind cellar, Stone Hill will not only keep you coming back for their wines and scenery but taking the tour will show you how this picturesque winery was the second largest winery in the entire United States in 1847.