Travel the backroads and taste our wines – white and red, dry and sweet, fruit and herb based. How about sampling at small tasting rooms as well as large wineries with expansive grounds? Sit, sip and enjoy!
Enjoy a unique atmosphere and menu inside or in the beer garden that compliments the beers. There’s something to suit every taste from light to sweet to heavy and bitter.
The winery harmonizes with nature to cultivate premium wine grapes. Walk through the oak forests, picnic in the vineyards or wade in the creek, and stop in at the tasting room. The vineyard features fruit and grape wines from 20 varieties of grapes as well as raspberries, blackberries and gooseberries.
Not only can you sample fine local wines, but the restaurant serves first-rate barbecue. Banquet facilities are also available.
Located just off the National Road near the Covered Bridge, the winery is surrounded by 4,000 French-American hybrid grapevines. The comfortable tasting room welcomes guests to settle in for a while.
Handcrafted Illinois wines are made in a peaceful, country setting. Open for tastings Fri, Sat & Sun afternoons.
These four brothers have been brewing their own beer for 25 years, but only recently began selling it to local taverns and restaurants in Granite City. They have a three-barrel system and offer a Pale Ale, Chocolate stout and other seasonal brews such as Oktoberfest in the Fall.
Known throughout the Midwest for its signature soda, SKI, the Excel Bottling Co. recently broadened its market to include craft beer. Their hoppy, West Coast style beers, as well as traditional German style lagers celebrate the heritage of the Southern Illinois and St. Louis region. Call for group tours.
Situated on a farm settled by the proprietors great-grandmother, the vineyard sits amid low rolling hills. Enjoy sampling the wines and spending some quality time in the country.
Walk the trails around the 5-acre lake or sit and enjoy the waterfall and views of the Silent Forest. The beautiful banquet center has space for all size groups or you can book the gazebo for your group.
Monday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Inside the intimate atmosphere of a renovated 1850s home, this 7bbl Brew Pub offers its award-winning English and Northwest coast-style ales, along with wines, other bar beverages and soft drinks from Illinois’ makers. Food and outdoor seating are available, but there are no video games or TVs in this peaceful setting.
Come experience some of Illinois’ finest sweet and semi-sweet fruit wines. The Country Store features home-made jelly, candles, soaps and much more. Gift baskets are available. This is a perfect place for a day trip, weekend getaway or special event.
Kaskaskia Brewing is located in a 150-year-old building, and produces about 4 barrels of beer per batch. Their selection is ever-changing, so have a pint or try a sampler. They also serve Growlers to go.
Lasata is a Native American word for place of peace, and the winerys atmosphere lives up to the name. A variety of wines from blush and sweet to white or dry are created here and offered for tasting. Assorted cheeses and other goodies are available, so bring your significant other and friends.
A variety of “prototype spirits” are made here including vodka, moonshine, whiskey, gin and rum. Tours of the facility are an interesting way to see how it’s all done. Don’t miss the retail area and tasting room (21+ only to taste or buy alcohol). Make your tour reservation in advance Thursday – Saturday noon – 8 pm.
Nestled among 25 acres of orchards and vineyards on a 100+ year old working family farm, Orchard View specializes in fruit and grape wines.
The wines are named from the grapes grown in their vineyard, such as Leon Millot, Concord and Vignole. The plum wine is produced from fruit grown in Macoupin County. The focus is on producing bold red wines and smooth white wines. They want your next meal to be enhanced by wines that excite your senses of taste and smell.
Relax, kick back, and enjoy your favorite wines on our front porch. We carry a variety of wines from around the world in addition to Lau-Nae wines and our own private label. Join the wine club, have a bite to eat or plan a party.