Things to Do
Tastings, Tours, Festivals, Food and More.
Wine Tastings. Guests may taste our wines anytime during our business hours. A reservation is not needed, but if you have a group of 10 or more it's helpful to let us know. Wine tasting is 4 for $3 or 6 for $5.
Small Bites. We feature locally made cheeses, sausage and crackers as well as fresh fruit and our homemade chocolate in our Sweet & Savory Plate. Add the Plate to your tasting and discover the joys of wine and food pairing. $8 for Half Plate. $15 for Full Plate.
Tours. Private tours are available with reservations only. Take a stroll through our vineyard, come into our cellar and then taste 5 our our wines. $5/person. Please call 815-563-4665 to schedule your tour.
Wine Wagon Vineyard Tours. Our Winemaker, Ken, takes you for a ride on our Wine Wagon through our vineyard on our Anniversary Weekend (3rd Weekend in June), 4th of July Weekend and Labor Day Weekend. Tour is approximately 40 minutes. $5/person.
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