Some things you many not have known about Kansas & Missouri Wines.
- Before prohibition Missouri #2 (with Kansas close behind) in wine production just behind just behind New York state.
- Missouri is home to the 1st ever American Viticulture Area, a designated wine grape-growing region, defined by the Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB). In 1980, the TTB named Augusta the 1st AVA. The bureau cited the unique soil, climate and wines, as well as Augusta, MO’s long history as one of America’s oldest and foremost grape and wine districts.