2018 Crush Festival

It is grape harvest season in the Meramec vineyards and we are ready to celebrate! Join Public House Brewing Company and St. James Winery for the Second Annual Crush Festival in The Gardens Saturday, August 25 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. You can find The Gardens in St. James between the brewery and winery (551 State Route B, St. James MO 65559).

There will be plenty to do all day long. See how beer and wine are made, take part in a grape stomp and listen to live music throughout the day! Order off of our delicious new menu and enjoy Public House beer and St. James Winery wine.

Schedule for the day:

Live Music

11:00 – 2:00 pm – Trilogy

3:00 – 6:00 pm – Hey Dave

7:00 – 10:00 pm – Even the Losers

Grape Stomp

12:00 – 4:00 pm


10:00 am – Wine making demonstration

12:00 pm – Small batch brewing demonstration

1:00 pm – Wine making demonstration

2:00 pm – Cooperage demonstration

4:00 pm – Cooking demonstration

In addition to the schedule above, we will be hosting our popular ticketed Crush Festival Shrimp Boil dinner in the St. James Taproom Mezzanine at 6:00 p.m. Each course will be expertly paired with a St. James Winery premier Winemaker Series wine. This dinner has limited seating and sold out quickly last year, so purchase tickets before they are gone!


Starter: Featuring Winemaker Series Blend 43 (dry red) – House-baked beer bread with Mood Dance Farms grilled sirloin topped with cream cheese and fresh herbs whipped together with our stout onion jam.

Shrimp Boil: Paired with Winemaker Series The Folly (dry white) – Shrimp, crawfish, andouille, corn, potatoes, onions and spices.

Dessert: Served with Winemaker Series Chardonel (dry white) – Deconstructed fruit tart

Purchase Shrimp Boil tickets: http://bit.ly/CrushFestShrimpBoil

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