• Christmas Gifts

    It's not too early!! Looking for gifts for your wine-loving friends and family this Christmas? Look no further than the wineries on the Northern Illinois Wine Trail. There are nearly 40 wineries to choose from. Get a gift card, buy some wine, or get some unique wine gifts.  We are sure they will love it, and you! Explore our website to find wineries near you.
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  • Vintage Illinois 2017

    The largest wine festival in Illinois is happening this weekend! You don't want to miss it! Many of the Northern Illinois Wine Trail wineries will be in attendance. Listen to music, taste wine, and have a great weekend with friends!
    For more information visit: vintageillinois.com or facebook.com/vintageillinois.

  • Silver Moon Winery

    Head on over to Silver Moon Winery in Lanark on weekends to enjoy a refreshing glass of wine and good company! Regular tasting room hours are Saturdays 12pm-5pm and Sunday 12pm-3pm. For more infomation visit silvermoonwineryinc.com

  • Aquaviva Winery

    Enjoy one of the Acquaviva Winery locations in Maple Park or Sycamore. Pair one of our wines with a delicious meal at either location! Enjoy an intimate dinner with loved ones or a party with all your friends!

  • Festival of the Vine: September 8-10, 2017

    On September 8-10 the Festival of the Vine in Geneva is taking place. You don’t want to miss this!
    Special Wine Tasting & Culinary Events:
    For more information and for times of wine tasting & Culinary Events visit: genevachamber.com/festival_of_vine

  • Illinois State Fair Wine Experience

    Join us at the Wine Experience during the Illinois State Fair, August 11-20, where you can taste wines from several Illinois wineries. The Wine Experience is located in The Shed on the fairgrounds. Fair hours are noon – 9 pm on weekdays and noon – 10 pm on weekends.
    The Illinois State Fair is one of the largest agricultural fairs in the country and features free entertainment stages, exciting harness races, thrilling carnival rides, great food, and much more!

  • Fox Valley Winery

    Fox Valley Winery is located in Oswego, just west of Chicago. Come for award-winning wines, you can hold private parties at the winery in their private events room. 
    Come for wine tasting, entertainment, and buy a bottle of wine to take home. For more information visit: foxvalleywinery.com

  • Enjoy Music at Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery

    Music and wine is an amazing combination.
    Enjoy wine and musical events at Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery. For more information visit: fergedaboudit.com

  • Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Festival

    Enjoy wine from nearly 20 vintners from across Illinois, live jazz music, fresh lobster, an outdoor arts and crafts market, and so much more at this festival. The festival kicks off Friday, June 9, 2017 in Ottawa.
    Friday, 5 – 10 pm;
    Saturday, noon – 10 pm;
    Sunday, noon – 5 pm
    We simply can’t think of a better way to end your work week – or to start the summer!

  • The Northern Illinois Wine Trail

    Looking for that perfect wine to complement your meal?  Or how about a bottle of wine to give as a hostess gift?  The Northern Illinois Wine Trail and its partners is the only place you need to look.  Many of the wineries have beautiful stores too where you can purchase wine and so much more.  Get out your GPS and start making plans to visit several different wineries to see what they have to offer you and your guests.  You can even make a weekend out of it and stay at some of the different locations! 

  • Check out Creekside Vineyards Winery

    Come check out the outdoor Wine Terrace for wine, craft beer & live entertainment. Enjoy good wine with friends and family, shop for unique gifts, and take home a bottle or two of our wine for your next gathering!

  • Lavender Crest Winery

    Head over to Lavender Crest Winery in Colona.  Group wine tours are available daily with any sized group. Then dine with them for lunch served daily. Come with a group of friends and meet new ones.
    For more info visit lavendercrest.com

  • Gather for Fun at Galena Cellars

    You and your friends can have fun while taking a private tour of Galena Cellars. The private tours require a reservation of 10 people or more. Learn how they make their wine, have a brief history of the vineyard, take a tour and, of course, end with a wine tasting. 
    Truly experience the essence of Galena Cellars wine
    as you take in the spectacular view of our country vineyard
    and see how our award winning wines are made.

  • Vigneto del Bino Vineyard and Winery

    Head over to Vigneto del Bino Vineyard and Winery in Antioch for a unique wine experience. Hours are Thursday & Sunday, 12 - 5pm and Friday & Saturday, 12 - 7pm. Go wine tasting at their tasting room and gift shop.  Looking for wine related gifts? Find them at Vigneto del Bino Vineyard and Winery.  From bottle stoppers and corkscrews to shirts and jewelry, support local artists and find unique discoveries.

  • Beautiful Vineyard in JoDaviess County

    Rocky Waters Vineyard is located on the Northeast side of Hanover in Jo Daviess County.  This 25-acre vineyard has 14 wines currently available and will be adding others soon.  They only ship to Illinois and you can also come in and order wine.  See a beautiful view from their winery and visit their tasting room.  
    Have an outdoor wedding ceremony with the vineyard in the background at Rocky Waters.  Or have private parties to celebrate an occasion.  Have a corporate retreat away from everything and stay in their log cabin that has a private lake.
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  • Wine on the Fox Festival - May 6-7, 2017

    Don’t miss this opportunity to sample award-winning Illinois wines from 14 Illinois wineries while enjoying live entertainment and delicious local fare.
    Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.Sunday, May 7, Noon – 6 p.m.
    Free & Open to the Public. Wine Tasting is $15 per day for a souvenir wine glass, a wristband and 5 tasting tickets. An Advanced Two-Day Pass may be purchased for $25 at Oswego Village Hall and includes 1 souvenir wine glass and 20 tasting tickets (10 per day). Advanced Two-Day Passes are non-refundable. Additional tasting tickets are $1 each. Must be 21 with ...

  • Friday Night Wine Downs

    Drive out to Genoa to visit Prairie State Winery or over to Sycamore to visit our satellite store, Prairie on State Wine Cellars. Spend the afternoon and enjoy a truly unique wine tasting experience guided by our exceptional tasting room staff.
    Spend your Friday nights with wine, friends, food and music at the Friday Night Wine Downs during warmer months.  In the Barrel Room in Genoa it is the second and fourth Friday.  In the Tasting Room in Sycamore, it is the first and third Friday.  Listen to live music from a variety of different singers and bands.   
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  • Famous Fossil Vineyard and Winery

    Stop by Famous Fossil Vineyard and Winery. 15 different Illinois wines grown here, so there are many to choose from. Open daily from 11am to 6pm. Come and taste the difference!

  • Cooper's Hawk Locations in Illinois

    The Cooper’s Hawk concept includes four distinct components: an upscale casual dining restaurant, full-service bar, private barrel-aging room, and Napa-style tasting room and retail gift store…all under one roof. Each Cooper’s Hawk location is distinctive in layout and décor, but carries the same warmth and elegance that guests have come to expect. Come enjoy a glass of our wine and good food!

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