Illinois Wineries & Vineyards
Illinois has many wineries and vineyards to visit where visitors can tour their facilities and taste the
wines they offer. Whether you're visiting cities like Peoria, Galesburg, and Belleville
you can usually find a vineyard close by.
Each Illinois winery offers something a little different
from the next, and vineyards can be found in nearly every region
of this great state. Click on the map at the top of the page to
find wineries within a specific region of Illinois and take a closer
look at what's available in your area. Illinois's urban centers of Chicago and Springfield have chic downtown wine bars. IL
wine bars like Brio Restaurant, Wine Bar & Patio, Copia Martini & Wine Bar, and Winebar Chicago, are great places to taste
local wines and cuisines without ever leaving the city. If you decide to head to a Illinois winery or vineyard, you'll be impressed by the beautiful natural landscape you'll see along
the way. Let our website help you find wineries and tours
and trails. Learn all you need to know about what Illinois wine country
has to offer.
With wineries to be found in just about every region
of Illinois, enthusiasts can find something pleasing to the palate.
With amazing wineries like Seminary Winery, Galena Cellars Vineyard
& Winery, and Genkota Winery, wine tasting in IL is unique and exciting.
These and other Illinois vineyards produce both reds and whites.
The cities of Chicago, Bloomington, and Springfield are just a short
distance from Illinois wineries and vineyards. Depending upon what
time of year you plan to be in Illinois, you can attend an Illinois
fine wine or food festival like Chicago Botanical Gardens Wine Festival
in June, Fall Harvest Fest in Oswego in September or Great River
Grape Escape in Quincy and sample some great food prepared by local
chefs and accompanied by local and national wines. Events like these
give visiting and resident wine lovers opportunities to really experience
the unique charms of Illinois wine-making. Whatever your wine tastes,
Illinois's wine country is sure to please everyone!
For additional Illinois Winery & Vineyard information
including wine bars, wine tours, and wine festivals, you can contact
the Illinois Bureau of Tourism at 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 3-400, Chicago IL 60602 Telephone: 312-814-4732.