Our Meetings are open to any curious winemakers.  Some events are only for Missouri Winemaking Society members as indicated below.  Our meetings take place at St. Gerard Majella Church at 1971 Dougherty Ferry Road Kirkwood, MO 63122.  We meet every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM unless indicated below.

2019 MISSOURI WINEMAKING SOCIETY CALENDAR

January 17, 7 PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Our Favorite Red Wine Contest

Please bring Red Wine • Presenters - Lisa/Steve/Phil

February 21, 7PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Port

Please bring a Port or Sweet wine • Presenter/Dave Anderson

March 21, 7PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: TBD with a Visiting Speaker

Presenters - Lisa/Dan Peters

April 18, 6:00-8:00 • Total Wine and More - Town & Country

A selection of wines from our Into the Wild Walla Walla Williamette and Pacific Northwest theme will be served. $20 Tasting Fee (MWS members only)

May 11• Saturday 11:15 Winery Tour Lost Creek Winery (MWS members only)

Bring $$ for wine and a dish to share • Presenter - Lisa

June 20, 7PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Our Favorite White Wine Contest

Please bring a bottle of White wine to enter • Presenters - Phil/Steve

July 25, 7PM (4th Thursday) • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Red Winemaking Methods

Please bring a bottle of red wine to share • Presenters - Steve/Panel of 5

August 17, Saturday - 12-4 • Annual picnic at Dave and Debbie Wert’s house.

Bring a side dish and a bottle (or two) of wine to share.

September 18, Wednesday - 7PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Merlot Project

We will be tasting and scoring Merlot wines from the Project participants

Presenter - Lisa/Steve/Phil

October 17th • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Missouri Gold 2019 Wines

Wine to be tasted will be provided • $$fee?

November 21, 7PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Our Favorite Red Wine Contest

Bring a bottle of Red wine to enter Presenters - Lisa/Steve/Phil

December 14 • Annual Christmas Party at Phil and Debbie Rahn’s house (MWS members only)

Please bring a bottle of Sparkling wine to share and/or your favorite wine

and appetizer or dessert to share & a bottle of wine for our gift exchange

January 16, 2020, 7PM • St. Gerard Majella • Program: Vignoles Project

We will be tasting Vignoles wines from the Project participants

Presenter - Lisa/Phil/Steve

 

MWS 2018 CALENDAR

THURSDAY  January 18 • St. Gerard Majella Church

Program:  Cabernet Flight Tasting • Presented by Dave Wert

THURSDAY  February 15 • St. Gerard Majella Church

Program:  Fermentation Management including MLF presented by John Merkle

and Terry Stromberg

WEDNESDAY   March 14 6:30-8:30 Total Wine 13887 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011

 (MWS members only) Wine Tasting $20 per person

THURSDAY  April 19 St. Gerard Majella Church

Program:  Bench Testing & Blending of Wines

SATURDAY  May 12 • Winery Tour & Spring Picnic • MWS members only

THURSDAY  June 21•  St. Gerard Majella Church

Program:  PH & S02 testing - Presented by Steve Kintz

THURSDAY  July 19 • St. Gerard Majella Church

Favorite White Wine Contest (MWS members only)

THURSDAY  August 16 • St. Gerard Majella Church

Program: Missouri Gold Medal Wines - Presented by Mike and Mary Kalish

THURSDAY  September 20 • St. Gerar­­­­­d Majella Church

Program: Chardonnay Project - Presented by Tony Turek

SATURDAY  October 13 • Picnic • (MWS members only)

 THURSDAY  November 15 • St. Gerard Majella Church

Program:  Favorite Red Wine Contest - Presented by Phil Rahn and Steve Brunkhorst

SATURDAY  December 8 • Christmas Party • (MWS members only)

THURSDAY  January 17, 2019 •  St. Gerard Majella Church

Program: Favorite Red Contest