A new winery will open in Marthasville in mid-June. Lake Creek Winery is slated to open June 18 at 15088 Boone Monument Road. The business is owned by four partners, including brothers Mike, Ken and Don Flesch, and Henry Slodkowski. Don Flesch lives in Lake Sherwood & the other three live in the St. Louis area.
“We have been looking for a property for years to do this project,” said Mike Flesch, who has experience running a Norwegian cruise line. “It was about finding the right climate, elevation and soil,” he said. Lake Creek farms is situated on the bluffs of the Missouri River. Through three glacial periods, silty loam soil was deposited on these bluffs, which is ideal for viticulture, Flesch explained.