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March 9th, 2007

St. James Winery is proud to announce it is ranked among the top ten Gold Medal winning wineries as announced by American Gold Medal Wines. Some of the more prominent nationally recognized wine competitions would include: Critics Challenge International Wine, Dallas Morning News, Finger Lakes Competition, Florida State Fair, International Eastern Wine, and Los Angeles County Fair just to mention a few. St. James Winery was awarded at least one Gold Medal in each competition finishing with over 23 Gold Medals for the year. St. James Winery ranking places them with other top ten award winning wineries such as Geyser Peak, Bogle, V. Sattui, Kendall-Jackson, and Navarro Vineyards, all registered trademarks of each winery. Rodney Lough, General Manager of St. James Winery stated, “We are very excited about our ranking and our competition results for the year. Being recognized as one of the nation’s top ten award winning wineries is an outstanding achievement reflecting upon our commitment to excellence and the hard work of our team”. With over 2,100+ awards to date, St. James Winery was named by Wine Business Monthly Magazine, February 2006, as the Number 4 Hottest Small Brand of 2005. St. James Winery has surpassed all other wineries, not only in Missouri, but in the entire 12 state Midwest Region in terms of case volume and is nationally ranked in the top ten most awarded wineries in the United States. St. James Winery is owned and operated by the Hofherr Family since 1970, conveniently located on Interstate 44, on Old Historic Route 66, only 90 miles southwest of St. Louis, Missouri in St. James, Missouri. With over 700 miles of vines in Missouri, Arkansas, and Michigan, no other winery in the Eastern United States utilizes such state of the art technology from the vineyards to the bottling room as St. James Winery bringing you consistent, quality, vintages for your enjoyment. St. James Winery, “Award-Winning Wines from America’s Midwest Winery” with over 2,100+ medals awarded to date is distributed in nine states presently and available on-line at www.StJamesWinery.com



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