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Wine Vs. “The Others”

3 reasons to pick wine as your go-to holiday drink The holidays are made for celebrating, and what better way to add some blissful joy than to sip some grape with friends and family. Everyone has an opinion about the best holiday beverage of choice, but we feel confident that no other drink quite measures

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December Employee Of The Month: Tabatha Reynolds

Tabatha Reynolds Server Hometown: Wentzville, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: 2012 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: I live a hop, skip, and a jump away. My work family is amazing and supportive. We have so much great wine, and you can’t beat the view! Favorite Cedar Lake

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November Employee Of The Month: Derick Hamilton

Derick Hamilton Cook Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: August, 2017 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: Coworkers and staff The atmosphere Meeting different people at the winery Favorite Cedar Lake Cellars Beverage: Cedar Lake Cellars’ American Ale Favorite Memory: Laughing, joking, and interacting with my

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Are you a Scaredy-Cat or a Nervous Nellie?

Top 5 Things Adults Fear The Most Halloween can be scary for kids, but what are adults afraid of? Clowns? Freddy Krueger? Flying monkeys from The Wizard of Oz? The following is what truly haunts our minds based on recent surveys: Fear of Flying This mode of transportation ranks highest on the fear factor list,

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Melt. Squish. Yum.

Three Things That Go Great With S’Mores Two graham crackers and a chocolate bar with a gooey toasted marshmallow filling. Who knew anything could taste this good and be so easy to make?!? While the perfect s’more sandwich is a must, it’s what is paired with this fireside favorite that makes the experience a total

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September Employee Of The Month: Jan Quevreaux

Jan Quevreaux Event Designer Hometown: St. Charles, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: August, 2015 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: New and exciting changes- we’re always growing! The food and wine. We are one team, one logo, and everyone is willing to help each department out. Favorite Cedar

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Drink Some Pink

5 reasons why rosé isn’t just for girls Many men shy away from frou-frou adult beverages for fear of losing their man card. An icy daiquiri? Not on your life for some dudes. A cosmopolitan cocktail? Hasn’t been popular – even for women – since “Sex and the City” went off the air. Here are

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August Employee Of The Month: Jesse Freise

Jesse Freise Utility/Winery Server Hometown: Wentzville, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: May, 2012 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: Fellow coworkers Money The atmosphere Favorite Cedar Lake Cellars Wine: M-OO-N Route because it is sweet Favorite Memory: The employee mud run My most impressive hidden talent: I’m pretty

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July Employee Of The Month: Leslie Hart

Leslie Hart Events Team – Lead Hometown: Wentzville, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: 2017 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: The team I work with The beautiful scenery Providing our guests with the best experience ever Favorite Cedar Lake Cellars Wine: Pinot Gris. It’s crisp and fruity. Favorite

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June Employee Of The Month: Daniel Luter

Daniel Luter Utility Hometown: Atlanta, GA Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: 2017 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: Fast pace Interesting environment Great co-workers Favorite Cedar Lake Cellars Wine: They’re all my favorite! Favorite Memory: The Battleground’s race (lots of mud and fun for everyone who attended the race,

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May Employee Of The Month: Erika McFarland

Erika McFarland Wine Shed Hometown: Ellisville, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: April 2012 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: My coworkers are awesome! It is gorgeous here I love to see people smile and have a good time Favorite Cedar Lake Cellars Wine: Fire Truck Favorite Memory: Every

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April Employee Of The Month: Luke Schwerdt

Luke Schwerdt Event Lead Hometown: Warrenton, Mo. Joined the Cedar Lake Cellars team: 2016 Top three reasons why I love working at Cedar Lake Cellars: How beautiful it is The awesome staff Interacting with the guests Favorite Cedar Lake Cellars Food: BBQ Nachos Favorite Memory: Conversations while washing dishes. My most impressive hidden talent: I

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