Posted: Sep 13, 2011 7:19 PM by Todd Tumminia
Updated: Sep 13, 2011 11:21 PM
ROCHEPORT - The Les Bourgeois Winery is part of Missouri's $179 million in wine related tourism and the winery finally has its new 14,000 square foot production facility.
"It's been 24 years and I'm glad it's finally here," Curtis Bouregois, owner of the winery, said.
Bourgeois excepts production to double from last year's 122,000 gallons of wine.
"Its a much needed change and I'm excited to use this facility," Bourgeois said.
Bourgeois told KOMU 40% of the wine produced stays in Boone County and 80% stays in the state of Missouri.