Becoming the eighth recognized wine trail in Missouri, The Mississippi River Hills Wine Trail is located just 75 miles south of Saint Louis via Highway 55. It currently consists of six family owned and operated wineries, stretching through 40 scenic miles between Perryville and Cape Girardeau.

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As you near the end of the winding drive that leads to Jones Heritage Farm & Market in Cape Girardeau County, Mo., you'll find a major obstacle in reaching your destination: chickens. They cluck about, pecking the gravel-laden path with feigned oblivion to your presence and your attempts…