Wineries on Highway 36 – The American Genius Highway

A journey down the American Genius Highway has a lot to offer, and that includes several beautiful and inviting Missouri wineries. Enjoy deliciously, award-winning wines each boasting a one-of-a-kind experience.

Tipple Hill Winery near St. Joseph is one of Missouri’s newest wineries. They embrace their countryside atmosphere and offer dry to sweet, fruit to varietal options that are sure to please everyone. They invite you to come for the wine, stay for the fun.

Windy Wine Company in Osborn is located on a Missouri Century Farm that’s been in the family for 7 generations. Their winemaker is known for experimenting with new wines including their popular Peanut Butter and Jelly Wine.

Grindstone Valley Winery is housed in a former American Legion building. They embrace this history and support several veteran’s programs in the area.

West Winery in downtown Macon is housed in a historical building that was once a haberdashery. Enjoy their beautiful stained glass windows and a glass of wine made only a few feet away from where you’re sitting.

Black Silo Winery is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of northern Missouri, the winery will draw you back to a setting reminiscent of a simpler life, where time and worries dissolve into the countryside.

Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery located in Platte City is a haven in the countryside. The winery prides itself on being a sustainable “green” winery; just ask the baby doll sheep who help “mow” around the grape vines.

Pirtle Winery in downtown Weston is located in a beautiful former church. Enjoy a glass of wine in their wine garden and give one of their signature meads (honey wine) a try.

Weston Wine Company also located in Weston is a royal affair. Enhance your wine tasting experience with one of their Royal Tastings (reservations recommended).

Riverwood Winery in Rushville is a unique winery located in a remodeled school building. Let them teach you how to slow down and enjoy the little things in life, like a glass of locally made, handcrafted wine.