Contact Us


(815) 563-4665

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395 West Cedarville Road

Freeport, Illinois 61032

Hours Of Operation


November 1 to Memorial Day
Wednesday - Saturday 11:00 to 6:00
Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 
Memorial Day to November 1
Open Every Day 11:00 to 6:00

Closed Easter,
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

Things to Do

Tastings, Tours, Festivals, Food and More. 



Our tasting room is open for wine tasting and enjoying wine by the glass during our business hours.  Wine tasting is 4 wines for $3 or 6 wines for $5.  Glasses of wine are $5, $6 and $7 each.  You don’t need a reservation to taste our wines or to relax in our winery.  Notice of groups of 10 or more is appreciated. 


Our Sweet & Savory Plate features locally made cheeses, local sausage and local crackers – all gluten free!  Our Plate also includes fresh fruit and our homemade chocolates.  Add a Sweet & Savory Plate to your tasting and discover the joys of wine and food pairing.  $8 for Half Plate.  $15 for Full Plate.


Our private grounds are available for our customers and private parties.  Please arrange for formal photo sessions by calling or emailing in advance.  Photo sessions are  $25/hour.   This includes engagement photos, family photos, pet photos and more. 



We host many fun activities throughout the year including painting events, yoga, cookouts, cooking classes, dog walks, wine tasting and food pairing parties and more.   The best way to learn about our events is to add your name to our E Newsletter and we'll keep you posted about everything that happens at Famous Fossil.  See our contact page to join the e newsletter.  Or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook/ where we'll keep  you up-to-date about events, new wines and more.