Hermann, Missouri
Hermann, Missouri

Stone Hill Winery

Besides all the B&Bs, wine is a major thing that draws tourists to the Hermann area. Of the several wineries around town, Stone Hill Winery is the largest and has the most extensive tour. The guided tour is free if you’re from Hermann and $2.50 for out-of-towners. The tour is a great way to see …

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Had enough wine? Try some German beer at Tin Mill Brewery

Prior to Prohibition, Hermann was known for its beer as well as its wine. Today, fewer folks know about the local beer produced at Tin Mill Brewery. Being the avid beer drinker that I am, Tin Mill was one of the first hot spots I visited after moving to town. I’m happy to report that …

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Time for Pie

I’m a ‘feine fiend, so naturally I was scoping out coffee places the very first time I drove through town. Hermann really takes its coffee seriously and Time for Pie at Schiller & 4th St. is one of the best. Time for Pie has got the biggest selection of drinks and food, and everything I’ve …

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Mark your calendar for next year: Taste for the Arts festival

The annual Taste for the Arts festival was the first weekend of June in downtown Hermann. The Hofgarten was full of booths and tents showcasing some of the best artwork in the state. Festival coordinator Joan Tries told me that she only brings in artists who are members of the Best of Missouri Hands organization, …

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New bar The Bank offers something different

The Bank bar on Schiller St. opened two months ago and provides Hermann with a different nightlife option than the other noisy, crowded bars downtown. The Bank is a quieter, classier place you can go for an after-dinner drink or to enjoy a cocktail in the evening on the outdoor patio. The bar offers the …

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PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES AT HERMANN HILL

If you are old enough, you may recall these classic lines in the 1967 movie The Graduate. The dialog goes like this: Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benjamin: Yes, sir Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr. McGuire: Plastics When we added plastics to …

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Latest Additions at Hermann Hill

An enclosed pavilion . . .with spectacular Missouri River views is the latest addition at Hermann Hill Village. The climate-controlled space, which can seat 200 guests, is adjacent to the River Room on the lower level of the Chapel. Missouri River Halle is the leading contender for a name for the new space . . …

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View of green trees and vineyard