When most wine lovers think about the great wine regions in the United States of course Napa Valley is immediately the first to come to mind. Outside of California there are other regions that are well-known as well mostly on the west coast. For this reason new upcoming talented wine makers usually head to these areas to make their wines at the top vineyards.
While some wine enthusiast know others have not caught on yet that the Missouri River Valley is quickly becoming a hot wine region. While they are not as apt to attract the oenologists trained in other states the University of Missouri is creating a program to train home grown talent.
This program will train those who are interested in making wine art from the ground up from growing top quality grapes to bottling their creations. The combination of a fertile river valley and scientifically trained passionate wine enthusiasts is quickly putting the region on the map.
For your next trip into wine country consider visiting this area to have a unique experiences that is much more affordable than similar trips in Napa Valley. The countryside is beautiful and the wine is of exceptional quality.