Community Interest

Great Day St. Louis - Live from Defiance Ridge Vineyards

By Kathy Miller

On Friday, April 22, the Great Day St. Louis, a morning show that airs on KMOV Channel 4, broadcasted their Great Day on the Road Live Show at Defiance Ridge Vineyards. KMOV personalities Laura Hettiger and Kent Ehrhardt interviewed several local businesses in the area giving them an opportunity to showcase their business or upcoming events. 

There were over 60 people in attendance for the broadcast that aired live segments featuring:

Defiance Ridge Vineyards - Click here to view the April Calendar and the link to the segment on Great Day St. Louis, - https://www.kmov.com/video/2022/04/22/defiance-ridge-vineyards/.

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(L-R) Laura Hettiger, Chuck Gillentine- Owner, Chef Kenny Gehrtz and
Winemaker - Tom Murphy from Defiance Ridge Vineyards. 


The Augusta Plein Air Art Festival - Click here to view the schedule for the Plein Air Art Festival, click here for more information and the link to the segment on Great Day St. Louis, - https://www.kmov.com/video/2022/04/22/augusta-plein-air-art-festival/

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(L-R) Lynn Buchheit, co-chair of the Augusta Plein
Air Art Festival and Laura Hettiger


Sugar Creek Winery and Distillery of Defiance  - Click here to view the Sugar Creek Winery April Calendar and the link to the segment on Great Day St. Louis, - https://www.kmov.com/video/2022/04/22/eat-drink-be-merry-with-locally-made-wine-spirits/.

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(L-R) Kent Ehrhardt, Chris Lorch - Sugar Creek Winery and co-owner Defiance Distillery,
Michelle Shrewsbury - Sugar Creek Winery and Scott Koziatek co-owner Defiance Distillery.


The Augusta Emporium - The link to the Great Day St. Louis segment - https://www.kmov.com/video/2022/04/22/augusta-emporium/.

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Laura Hettiger and Lisa Hobson - Manager,  with The Augusta Emporium.


Alpacas Midwest in Defiance

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Dale Natoli and Kent Ehrhardt doing a live segment on Great Day St. Louis. 


Brew Fest at Daniel Boone Home  - Click here for more information about the Home Brew Fest at The Historic Daniel Boone Home in Defiance.  link to the Great Day St. Louis segment - https://www.kmov.com/video/2022/04/22/daniel-boone-home-brew-fest/.

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(L-R) Kent Ehrhardt, Meredith  Rau and Bob Adams. 

More Pictures from the day. 

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(L-R) Tammie Dickerson and Teddy Jackson painters in town for the Augusta Plein Air Art Festival.

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The crowd during the live broadcast of Great Day St. Louis.