List of wineries in Illinois

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The following wineries and vineyards operate wholly or principally in the U.S. state of Illinois. The article for Illinois wine provides an overview of the industry.

List[edit]

Name Location Established Notes
Acquaviva Winery[1] Maple Park, Illinois (winery, tasting room, and restaurant); Sycamore, Illinois (restaurant) 2010
Alto Vineyards[2] Alto Pass, Illinois (winery, vineyards, and tasting room); Champaign, Illinois (tasting room) 1988 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Arpeggio Winery[4] Pana, Illinois 2015
August Hill Winery[5] Utica, Illinois (tasting room); Peru, Illinois (winery and vineyards) 2002 Member of the Illinois River Wine Trail.[6]
Baxter's Vineyards and Winery[7] Nauvoo, Illinois 1989 Originally opened in 1857. Member of the Mississippi Valley Wine Trail.[8]
Bella T Winery[9] Creal Springs, Illinois Member of the Southern Illinois Wine Trail[10] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Berryville Vineyards[11] Claremont, Illinois 2003 Member of the Wabash Valley Wine Trail.[12]
Black Diamond Vineyards Nashville, Illinois 2011 Permanently Closed[13]
Blue Sky Vineyard[14] Makanda, Illinois 2000 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
The Bluffs Vineyard and Winery Ava, Illinois 2011 Permanently Closed[15]
Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery[16] Carlyle, Illinois 2008 Member of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail.[17]
Cache River Basin Vineyard and Winery[18] Belknap, Illinois 2001 Member of the Southern Illinois Wine Trail[10] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Cameo Vineyards[19] Greenup, Illinois 2002 Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]
Castle Finn Vineyard and Winery[21] Marshall, Illinois 2010 Member of the State Line Wine Trail.[22]
City Winery[23] Chicago, Illinois 2012 Opened original site in New York City in 2006.
Collver Family Winery Barry, Illinois 2002 Closed in 2015[24]
Cooper's Hawk Winery[25] The winery is in Woodridge, Illinois. Tasting rooms and restaurants are in the following locations: Arlington Heights, Illinois; Burr Ridge, Illinois; Naperville, Illinois; Oak Lawn, Illinois; Oak Park, Illinois; Orland Park, Illinois; St. Charles, Illinois; South Barrington, Illinois; Springfield, Illinois; Wheeling, Illinois 2005
Creekside Vineyards[26] Preemption, Illinois (winery and tasting room); Coal Valley, Illinois (vineyards and restaurant) 2010
Crooked Creek Winery[27] Centralia, Illinois 2014 Member of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail.[17]
Cunningham Vineyards Anna, Illinois This business does not seem to be active and is up for sale.[28]
Danenberger Family Vineyards[29] New Berlin, Illinois 2013
Famous Fossil Vineyard and Winery[30] Freeport, Illinois 2004 Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
Feather Hills Vineyard and Winery[31] Makanda, Illinois 2018 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery[32] Hanover, Illinois Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
Forsee Vineyards and Winery[33] Coffeen, Illinois 2008
Fox Creek Vineyards and Winery[34] Olney, Illinois 1999 Member of the Wabash Valley Wine Trail.[12]
Fox Valley Winery[35] Oswego, Illinois 2001
Furrow Vineyard El Paso, Illinois 2001 Closed in 2008[36]
Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery[37] Galena, Illinois (tasting room); Geneva, Illinois (tasting room); Scales Mound, Illinois (vineyard, winery, and tasting room) 1985 Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
Gen-in-Atti Cellar New Douglas, Illinois This business appears to be closed, as no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
GenKota Winery Mount Vernon, Illinois 2007 Closed in 2015[38]
Glunz Family Winery and Cellars[39] Grayslake, Illinois (tasting room) 1995 Opened original site in California in 1992.
Grafton Winery[40] Grafton, Illinois (two locations) 2006
Hailey's Winery and Vineyard Byron, Illinois This business appears to be closed, as no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
Hedman Vineyards and Winery[41] Alto Pass, Illinois 2005 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Hickory Ridge Vineyard[42] Pomona, Illinois Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Hidden Lake Winery[43] Aviston, Illinois 2004 Member of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail.[17]
Hill Prairie Winery[44] Oakford, Illinois 2004
Hogg Hollow Winery[45] Golconda, Illinois 2006 Member of the Southern Illinois Wine Trail[10] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Homestead Vineyards[46] West Salem, Illinois Member of the Wabash Valley Wine Trail.[12]
Honker Hill Winery[47] Carbondale, Illinois 2009 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Hopewell Winery[48] Rockport, Illinois 2007 Member of the Mississippi Valley Wine Trail.[8]
Illinois River Winery[49] Utica, Illinois 1998 Member of the Illinois River Wine Trail.[6]
Illinois Sparkling Co.[50] Utica, Illinois 2011
Indian Creek Vineyard Toulon, Illinois The vineyard has closed as of May 2017[51]
Inheritance Valley Vineyards Cobden, Illinois 2003 This business appears to be closed, as the website has been shut down and no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
Irene's Vineyard and Winery[52] Oblong, Illinois 2016 Member of the Wabash Valley Wine Trail.[12]
Jo-Al Winery[53] Mascoutah, Illinois
Juicy Luzy Sangria[54] Oak Lawn, Illinois 2016
Kickapoo Creek Winery[55] Edwards, Illinois 2001 Member of the Illinois River Wine Trail.[6]
Kite Hill Vineyards[56] Carbondale, Illinois 2006 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Lake Hill Winery[57] Carthage, Illinois 2010 Member of the Mississippi Valley Wine Trail.[8]
Lasata Wines[58] Lawrenceville, Illinois 2004 Member of the Wabash Valley Wine Trail.[12]
Lau-Nae Winery Red Bud, Illinois 1999 Permanently Closed[59]
Lavender Crest Winery[60] Colona, Illinois 2004
Limestone Creek Winery Jonesboro, Illinois This business appears to be closed, as no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
Lincoln Heritage Winery[61] Cobden, Illinois Located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Log Cabin Winery Ellis Grove, Illinois This business appears to be closed, as no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
Lyn-Nita Vineyards Elkville, Illinois 2010 This business appears to be closed, as no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
Lynfred Winery[62] Roselle, Illinois (winery and tasting room); Naperville, Illinois (tasting room); Wheaton, Illinois (tasting room); Wheeling, Illinois (tasting room) 1979
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard[63] Mackinaw, Illinois 2003 Member of the Illinois River Wine Trail.[6]
Mary Michelle Winery[64] Carrollton, Illinois (winery and tasting room); Grafton, Illinois (tasting room) 2005
Massbach Ridge Winery[65] Elizabeth, Illinois (vineyard, winery, and tasting room); Galena, Illinois (tasting room) 2003 Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
McEachran Homestead Winery[66] Caledonia, Illinois 2010
Monte Allegre Vineyard and Cellars[67] Carbondale, Illinois 2009 Member of the Southern Illinois Wine Trail[10] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Niemerg Family Winery[68] Findlay, Illinois 1997 Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]
Old Mill Vineyard[69] Metamora, Illinois 2016
Orchard View Winery Alma, Illinois 2007 The winery has closed as of July 2018[70]
Orlandini Vineyard Makanda, Illinois 1988 Ceased operation under this name at the end of 2017[71]
Owl Creek Vineyard[72] Cobden, Illinois 1980 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Pheasant Hollow Winery[73] Whittington, Illinois 1999
Piasa Winery[74] Maryville, Illinois (winery and tasting room); Grafton, Illinois (tasting room) Purchased by Villa Marie Winery in 2007 and now operates as a separate brand of that business[75]
Pioneer Winery Palestine, Illinois This business appears to be closed, as no evidence of current operation could be found on the web.
Plainview Vineyard & Winery[76] Plainview, Illinois
Pomona Winery[77] Pomona, Illinois 1991 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Prairie State Winery[78] Genoa, Illinois (winery, restaurant, and tasting room); Sycamore, Illinois (tasting room) 1998
Ridge View Winery[79] Mt. Sterling, Illinois 2007
Rocky Waters Vineyard & Winery[80] Hanover, Illinois 2008 Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
Roundhouse Wine Company[81] Centralia, Illinois 2010 Member of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail.[17]
Rustle Hill Winery Cobden, Illinois 2008 The winery has closed permanently[82]
Schorr Lake Vineyards[83] Waterloo, Illinois 1998
Shawnee Winery Vienna, Illinois This business appears to be closed[84]
Silver Moon Winery[85] Lanark, Illinois 2010 Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
Sleepy Creek Vineyards[86] Fairmount, Illinois 2007 Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]
Spirit Knob Winery[87] Ursa, Illinois 2002 Member of the Mississippi Valley Wine Trail.[8]
Springer's Creek Winery Edwardsville, Illinois This business closed in 2017[88]
StarView Vineyards[89] Cobden, Illinois 2006 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Sunset Lake Vineyards and Winery[90] Carlock, Illinois 2011 Operated under the name White Oak Vineyards and Winery up until 2017.
Tuscan Hills Winery[91] Effingham, Illinois 2011 Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]
Twelve Oaks Vineyard[92] Carlyle, Illinois Member of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail.[17]
Vahling Vineyards[93] Stewardson, Illinois 2002 Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]
Valentino Vineyards and Winery[94] Long Grove, Illinois 2001
Vigneto del Bino Vineyard & Winery[95] Antioch, Illinois 2011
Villa Marie Winery[96] Maryville, Illinois 2008 Member of the Carlyle Lake Wine Trail.[17]
The Village Vineyard and Winery[97] Camp Point, Illinois Member of the Mississippi Valley Wine Trail.[8]
The Village Vintner[98] Algonquin, Illinois (restaurant and tasting room); Huntley, Illinois (winery)
Vixen Hill Winery[99] Palmyra, Illinois 2013
Von Jakob Winery[100] Pomona, Illinois 1996 Member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail[3] and located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Walker’s Bluff Vineyard[101] Carterville, Illinois 2008 Located within the Shawnee Hills AVA.
Walnut Street Winery[102] Rochester, Illinois
Waterman Winery and Vineyards[103] Waterman, Illinois 2003
West of Wise Winery[104] Petersburg, Illinois 2015
White Owl Winery Birds, Illinois 2000 This business closed in 2011[105]
Wild Blossom Meadery and Winery[106] Chicago, Illinois
Willett’s Winery & Cellar[107] Manito, Illinois (winery only, no tasting room)
Willow Ridge Vineyards & Winery[108] Shelbyville, Illinois 2007 Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]
The Winery at Shale Lake[109] Williamson, Illinois 2010
Wyldewood Cellars Winery[110] St. Joseph, Illinois 2010 Opened original site in Kansas in 1994.[111] Member of the East Central Illinois Wine Trail.[20]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Official Website". Alto Vineyards. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Official Website". Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Official Website". Arpeggio Winery. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Official Website". August Hill Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d "Official Website" (PDF). Illinois River Wine Trail. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Official Website". Baxter's Vineyards and Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Official Website". Mississippi Valley Wine Trail. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Official Website". Bella T Winery. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  10. ^ a b c d "Official Website". Southern Illinois Wine Trail. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Official Website". Berryville Vineyards. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  12. ^ a b c d e "Official Website". Wabash Valley Wine Trail. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
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  14. ^ "Official Website". Blue Sky Vineyard. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  15. ^ "Facebook Home page". The Bluffs Vineyard and Winery. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Official Website". Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
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  19. ^ "Official Website". Cameo Vineyards. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  22. ^ "Official Website". State Line Wine Trail. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  23. ^ "Official Website". City Winery Chicago. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  35. ^ "Official Website". Fox Valley Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  41. ^ "Official Website". Hedman Vineyards and Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  43. ^ "Official Website". Hidden Lake Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  44. ^ "Official Website". Hill Prairie Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  87. ^ "Official Website". Spirit Knob Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  89. ^ "Official Website". StarView Vineyards. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  97. ^ "Official Website". The Village Vineyard and Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
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  101. ^ "Official Website". Walker’s Bluff. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  102. ^ "Official Website". Walnut Street Winery. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  103. ^ "Official Website". Waterman Winery and Vineyards. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  104. ^ "Official Website". West of Wise Winery. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
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  106. ^ "Official Website". Wild Blossom Meadery and Winery. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  107. ^ "Official Website". Willett’s Winery & Cellar. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  108. ^ "Official Website". Willow Ridge Vineyards & Winery. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  109. ^ "Official Website". Shale Lake. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  110. ^ "Official Website". Wyldewood Cellars Illinois. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  111. ^ "Official Website". Wyldewood Cellars. Retrieved 20 August 2018.

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