Friday Supper
Jul
20
5:00 PM17:00

Friday Supper

Join us for a casual farm-to-table supper inside our tasting room and pavilion or outside on the terraces. Enjoy seasonal comfort food while relaxing with your friends and family. Reservations encouraged.

Friday, July 6th / July 13th / July 20th / July 27th

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*The following entrees will take the place of sandwiches from our Lunch menu. All appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts will be the same from our Lunch menu.

PBLT Grits (14)
braised pork belly, greens, tomato jam, cheddar grits

Fish & Chips (16)
beer battered trout, brussels sprouts, sweet potato chips

Fried Chicken Thighs (15)
buttermilk brined chicken, pickled vegetables, house hot sauce, cucumber sauce

Barnyard Burger (13)
bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess, pickle. 
Served with chips or house slaw

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese (13)
maple bourbon pulled pork, 3 cheese macaroni, crispy onions

Flat Iron Steak (18)
bacon braised greens, herb frites, house tavern sauce

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Winery Ribbon Cutting & Wine Pick Up Party
Jul
21
6:00 PM18:00

Winery Ribbon Cutting & Wine Pick Up Party

We've been looking forward to unveiling our new wine production facility and tonight's the night! The evening's focus is on wine (particularly ours!) beginning with a ribbon cutting and a wine and cheese tasting in the winery. Following that, we'll move to the pavilion for dinner from our summer menu and a showing of the documentary film, SOMM. This fascinating film follows four sommeliers as they attempt to pass the extremely difficult Master Sommelier Exam. The evening ends with each Wine Club Member taking home their first wine pickup as well as a choice of a Defiance Ridge t-shirt or hat. We can't think of a better way to introduce the beginning of our wine production!

***Reservations not required, but helpful. Please contact us at 636.798.2288 or info@defianceridge.com

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Bubble Brunch
Jul
22
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? Well, we're excited to announce our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Seasonal farm-to-table items combine with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses. 

July Brunch Dates: Sunday, July 15th / Sunday, July 22nd / Sunday, July 29th

***Menu coming soon! Stay tuned...

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Acoustik Element
Jul
22
1:00 PM13:00

Acoustik Element

‘A Latin Vibe’ best describes the instrumental group Acoustik Element. Revolving their sound around the nylon-string guitar, AE is best known for reinventing popular songs by artists such as Santana, The Eagles, etc… while also staying true to Latin and Jazz standards. 

http://acoustikelement.com/video.html

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Friday Supper
Jul
27
5:00 PM17:00

Friday Supper

Join us for a casual farm-to-table supper inside our tasting room and pavilion or outside on the terraces. Enjoy seasonal comfort food while relaxing with your friends and family. Reservations encouraged.

Friday, July 6th / July 13th / July 20th / July 27th

MENU

*The following entrees will take the place of sandwiches from our Lunch menu. All appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts will be the same from our Lunch menu.

PBLT Grits (14)
braised pork belly, greens, tomato jam, cheddar grits

Fish & Chips (16)
beer battered trout, brussels sprouts, sweet potato chips

Fried Chicken Thighs (15)
buttermilk brined chicken, pickled vegetables, house hot sauce, cucumber sauce

Barnyard Burger (13)
bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess, pickle. 
Served with chips or house slaw

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese (13)
maple bourbon pulled pork, 3 cheese macaroni, crispy onions

Flat Iron Steak (18)
bacon braised greens, herb frites, house tavern sauce

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Rocky Mantia Duo
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

Rocky Mantia Duo

Vocalist/Keyboardist Rocky Mantia is steeped in the unique tradition of St. Louis Soul and R & B music. His high energy vocal sound is reminiscent of greats like Michael McDonald, Donald Fagan & Stevie Wonder.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKo2EpEBvcc

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Yoga on the Ridge
Jul
29
9:30 AM09:30

Yoga on the Ridge

We’re thrilled to continue collaborating with Kathy Kessler of Halcyon Spa and Dede Schreiner of I AM Yoga for a summer yoga series. They will bring you a mindful yoga practice each month with a new theme. Together, with their assistant yoga instructors, they create a unique experience to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual yoga practice.

9:30-11:00  Yoga Practice (Theme: ILLUMINATION)

11:15  Lunch (includes a glass of wine)

12:00  Nature walk on grounds (optional)

$35 per person (excluding tax)

Reservations required.

Please purchase tickets below

 

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Bubble Brunch
Jul
29
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? Well, we're excited to announce our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Seasonal farm-to-table items combine with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses. 

July Brunch Dates: Sunday, July 15th / Sunday, July 22nd / Sunday, July 29th

***Menu coming soon! Stay tuned...

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Bubble Brunch
Jul
15
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? Well, we're excited to announce our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Seasonal farm-to-table items combine with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses. 

July Brunch Dates: Sunday, July 15th / Sunday, July 22nd / Sunday, July 29th

 

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Friday Supper
Jul
13
5:00 PM17:00

Friday Supper

Join us for a casual farm-to-table supper inside our tasting room and pavilion or outside on the terraces. Enjoy seasonal comfort food while relaxing with your friends and family. Reservations encouraged.

Friday, July 6th / July 13th / July 20th / July 27th

MENU

*The following entrees will take the place of sandwiches from our Lunch menu. All appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts will be the same from our Lunch menu.

PBLT Grits (14)
braised pork belly, greens, tomato jam, cheddar grits

Fish & Chips (16)
beer battered trout, brussels sprouts, sweet potato chips

Fried Chicken Thighs (15)
buttermilk brined chicken, pickled vegetables, house hot sauce, cucumber sauce

Barnyard Burger (13)
bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess, pickle. 
Served with chips or house slaw

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese (13)
maple bourbon pulled pork, 3 cheese macaroni, crispy onions

Flat Iron Steak (18)
bacon braised greens, herb frites, house tavern sauce

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Friday Supper
Jul
6
5:00 PM17:00

Friday Supper

Join us for a casual farm-to-table supper inside our tasting room and pavilion or outside on the terraces. Enjoy seasonal comfort food while relaxing with your friends and family. Reservations encouraged.

Friday, July 6th / July 13th / July 20th / July 27th

MENU

*The following entrees will take the place of sandwiches from our Lunch menu. All appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts will be the same from our Lunch menu.

PBLT Grits (14)
braised pork belly, greens, tomato jam, cheddar grits

Fish & Chips (16)
beer battered trout, brussels sprouts, sweet potato chips

Fried Chicken Thighs (15)
buttermilk brined chicken, pickled vegetables, house hot sauce, cucumber sauce

Barnyard Burger (13)
bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess, pickle. 
Served with chips or house slaw

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese (13)
maple bourbon pulled pork, 3 cheese macaroni, crispy onions

Flat Iron Steak (18)
bacon braised greens, herb frites, house tavern sauce

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National Fried Chicken Day
Jul
6
11:00 AM11:00

National Fried Chicken Day

We take our fried chicken seriously every day- that's why we feature it on all of our menus! Try our yummy "Chicken Littles" for lunch but come back for Friday Supper when we serve up a special version of one of America's favorite comfort foods. Tonight, we're taking a trip down memory lane with Chuck's East Texas grandmother's recipes for double dipped fried chicken, mashed potatoes with cream gravy, Mamaw's famous yeast rolls and fried fruit pies. 

Are you hungry for a soul satisfying way to pay tribute to National Fried Chicken Day yet?

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Kevin Babb
Jul
4
1:00 PM13:00

Kevin Babb

His guitar melodies range from simple acoustics to classic rock and roll and his voice tells a
unique brand of story through music. Yet, even with the range and variety that make up the
ingredients for his songs, there’s one thing each one has in common: Kevin takes you to a place where everything makes sense, and once you’re there he aims simply to put a smile on your face.

MUSIC: https://www.kbabb.com/videos

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Red, White and 'Que
Jul
3
11:00 AM11:00

Red, White and 'Que

We're celebrating our nation's birthday Defiance Ridge-style with 2 days of festivities! Our All-American celebration includes bodacious BBQ specials and picnic food, live music and lawn games. Later, a spectacular fireworks show from the terrace overlooking the vineyards is our way of saluting the nation!

Indulge in:

  • Chambourcin Vine Smoked Ribs
  • Pulled Pork, Burgers and Brats
  • Deviled Eggs, Bacon Baked Beans and more!

Test your skills at:

  • Cornhole
  • Kan Jam
  • Ladder Golf
  • Yard Pong
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Yoga on the Ridge
Jun
30
9:30 AM09:30

Yoga on the Ridge

We’re thrilled to continue collaborating with Kathy Kessler of Halcyon Spa and Dede Schreiner of I AM Yoga for a summer yoga series. They will bring you a mindful yoga practice each month with a new theme. Together, with their assistant yoga instructors, they create a unique experience to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual yoga practice.

9:30-11:00  Yoga Practice (Theme: SUN)

11:15  Lunch (includes a glass of wine)

12:00  Nature walk on grounds (optional)

$35 per person (excluding tax)

Reservations required.

Please purchase tickets below

 

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Friday Supper
Jun
29
5:00 PM17:00

Friday Supper

Join us for a casual farm-to-table supper inside our tasting room and pavilion or outside on the terraces. Enjoy seasonal comfort food while relaxing with your friends and family. Reservations encouraged.

Friday, June 1st / Friday, June 8th / Friday, June 22nd / Friday, June 29th

MENU

*The following entrees will take the place of sandwiches from our Lunch menu. All appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts will be the same from our Lunch menu.

PBLT Grits (14)
braised pork belly, greens, tomato jam, cheddar grits

Fish & Chips (16)
beer battered trout, brussels sprouts, sweet potato chips

Fried Chicken Thighs (15)
buttermilk brined chicken, pickled vegetables, house hot sauce, cucumber sauce

Barnyard Burger (13)
bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess, pickle. 
Served with chips or house slaw

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese (13)
maple bourbon pulled pork, 3 cheese macaroni, crispy onions

Flat Iron Steak (18)
bacon braised greens, herb frites, house tavern sauce

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Rogers and Nienhaus
Jun
24
1:00 PM13:00

Rogers and Nienhaus

Two exceptional musicians with a lifelong career of performance on the world stage, ROGERS & NIENHAUS are just that.....world-class!!! With pristine harmony and searing instrumentation, they are truly a 'not to be missed' act, whether performing as a duo or with The ROGERS & NIENHAUS Band. Terry Jones Rogers & Scott Nienhaus have been performing together since meeting in Nashville,TN in 1993, when Terry invited Scott to join the newly formed group, The Byrds Celebration, along with Byrds alumni Skip Battin and Gene Parsons.  Both Terry and Scott had storied pasts when they began their long career working together; Terry's Macon,GA roots, recording at famed Capricorn Records Studio with The Pound & Rogers Band and touring the world fronting The Byrds with Michael Clarke; and Scott's St. Louis,MO roots with his band, Blueberry Hill Records recording artists Acousticity, and touring the world with The Nicolette Larson Band. Now based out of the St. Louis Metro area, ROGERS & NIENHAUS have become local favorites with their fiery performances and flawless harmonies, as well as performing national and international engagements.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkf-QQrLaTY

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Saturday Night Cinema: MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING
Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Saturday Night Cinema: MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING

Our "Eat and Watch" movie series pairs an optional menu inspired by the movie we're showing. We'll also be serving food from our summer dinner menu.

  • Free admission includes complimentary popcorn
  • Tonight's Movie: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • Food Pairing: Pastitsio (Greek Mac & Cheese) and Greek Salad
  • 6:00-8:00 Dinner Served
  • 7:00 Showtime
  • Reservations not required, but helpful
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Brad Cunningham Band
Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Brad Cunningham Band

The Brad Cunningham Band is on a mission to share the gospel of Texas Country Music with the Northland.  They may call Missouri home but the sound they make comes from a little further south where storytelling, soul & screaming guitars sit down for a nice steak dinner with an electric fiddle, a bouncing bass line and a steady train beat. 

Front man and songwriter Brad Cunningham was introduced to the music of Pat Green & Robert Earl Keen, Jr. while studying at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. When life brought him back to Missouri he knew he had to share the sound he'd heard so he started a band called Man in the Ring.  That band has been burning up Missouri's highways for going on 7 years now, admittedly sounding a little more like a rock band with attention deficit than a country band.  Say what you will about it, its gotten them opening spots for Jason Boland, Pat Green, Billy Joe Shaver, Stoney LaRue, Wade Bowen, Zane Williams, Mike & the Moonpies, Corey Smith, & Dwight Yoakam just to name a few.    

https://bradcunninghamband.com/

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Friday Supper
Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Friday Supper

Join us for a casual farm-to-table supper inside our tasting room and pavilion or outside on the terraces. Enjoy seasonal comfort food while relaxing with your friends and family. Reservations encouraged.

Friday, June 1st / June 8th / June 22nd / June 29th

MENU

*The following entrees will take the place of sandwiches from our Lunch menu. All appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts will be the same from our Lunch menu.

PBLT Grits (14)
braised pork belly, greens, tomato jam, cheddar grits

Fish & Chips (16)
beer battered trout, brussels sprouts, sweet potato chips

Fried Chicken Thighs (15)
buttermilk brined chicken, pickled vegetables, house hot sauce, cucumber sauce

Barnyard Burger (13)
bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess, pickle. 
Served with chips or house slaw

Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese (13)
maple bourbon pulled pork, 3 cheese macaroni, crispy onions

Flat Iron Steak (18)
bacon braised greens, herb frites, house tavern sauce

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Wine Country Fest: Father's Day Car Show
Jun
17
11:00 AM11:00

Wine Country Fest: Father's Day Car Show

Looking for a unique way to celebrate Father's Day? We've got a great idea! Spend the day viewing incredible cars on the beautiful grounds of Defiance Ridge while enjoying delicious food and drink, live music and fun activities. As part of the Defiance Wine Country Fest, we're partnering with Focus Marines to bring you an unforgettable day with your Dad!

  • 11-4 PM  CAR SHOW

Entry Fee $25 per show car (please pre-register below) 

- Free admission for spectators

- 8:30 - 10:30 AM   Vehicles parked and registered

- 11:00 AM   Judging begins

- 3:30 PM   Voting ends

- 4:00 PM   Awards presentation (Owner's Choice / Sponsor's Choice / People's Choice)

  • 11-4 PM    50/50 Raffle
  • 11-4 PM    Wine Country Farmer's Market
  • 1-4 PM    Live Music

Public parking available at Defiance Ridge Vineyards.

Proceeds and donations benefit Focus Marines Foundation.

For more information about Focus Marines Foundations, please visit focusmarines.org

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Joe Fry
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Joe Fry

Acoustic singer songwriter. Plays anything from old Rock n' Roll and old Country hits, through the decades, up to today's  Alternative Rock and new Country tunes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Tqvwl_BFU

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Pop Up Wine Dinner
Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

Pop Up Wine Dinner

Get ready to enjoy a hand-crafted farm-to-table feast in the beautifully landscaped outdoor setting of a local private home. You'll be treated to craft cocktails and appetizers, followed by a 3 course dinner paired with Defiance Ridge wines.

Appetizer      Charred Peaches and Pork with orange balsamic glaze

1st Course     Burrata Tomato Salad with fresh local vegetables and herbs

2nd Course   Smoked Tri Tip with chimichurri and sweet potato puree            &

                      Smoked Monkfish wrapped in prosciutto, grape leaves, eggplant caponata

3rd Course    Semifreddo with local honey, strawberries, sponge cake

  • $78 per person (includes gratuity)
  • 20% discount for Wine Club Members
  • Reservations required. Limited availability.
  • Please purchase tickets below
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