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Anyone know the status of Thornhill Winery in Hartsburg? "Temporarily closed"??

Savage24 from KC MO on 6/10/2005 12:15:15 AM:
What's going on with Thornhill Winery in Hartsburg? Info on this site says it is temporarily closed. I can't find any more info on the web. Does anybody have details? Thanks.

Sarah from Denver CO on 6/14/2005 8:41:51 PM:
Don't have firsthand info, other than, yes, it is still temporarily closed as of week of June 1. The scuttlebutt from a local innkeeper was that "one of these days they'll get [their lives straightened out] and it will reopen". Stay tuned.

Marylin from Jefferson City on 6/18/2005 2:31:09 AM:
I'm afraid it is closed, for good. I just rode to Hartburg yesterday and looked around town... it is closed with a "for sale" sign out front. I wish someone would reopen it! It was a fun place for a few years with music/small bands and decent enough wine and snacks. Hopefully someone will take it back over.

savage24 from KC MO on 7/3/2005 4:38:18 AM:
We stayed in Hartsburg on 6/21. The info we got from a local resident was that Thornhill was closed due to a divorce. Apparently, one spouse got the vineyards and the other got the building. We relaxed on the deck for awhile. It was kind of strange, everything is there, it looks like they locked the door one night and never came back. Hopefully, it will find a new owner and open again someday!

John K from Webster Groves, MO on 7/3/2005 12:05:22 PM:
The locals told us that the divorcees are separately selling the winery from the vinyards. There may be a contract on at least one. Currently the grapes are being sold to Stone Hill.