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Savoring fun-time wine and live repertory theatre in Macon, Missouri

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Chris West and his assistant winemaker, Kayla at West Winery in Macon, Missouri share tales of making wine in Missouri with correspondent Tom Wilmer.

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer reporting from downtown Macon, Missouri for a visit at West Winery with owner Chris West—followed by a conversation with Bridget Grace Sheaff at the historic circa-1889 Royal Theatre—the home of Maples Repertory Theatre’s live stage-performances.

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Bridget Grace Sheaff, Director of Audience Services and Community Engagement at Maples Repertory Theatre in downtown Macon, Missouri.
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Royal Theatre/Maples Repertory Theatre entry in downtown Macon, Missouri

Stay tuned for upcoming podcasts featuring destinations in Northeast Missouri:

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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