Our list of wineries are in alphabetical order. You can take advatage of our consierge service and have one of our innkeepers plan a trip for you. Rent a limo to take you to the near or far ones and make a day of tastings!
AUGUST HILL WINERY
|Experience the August Hill family's passion
for creation in their relaxing tasting room in
historic downtown Utica, just minutes from
Starved Rock State Park. Enjoy tastings of
August Hill's handcrafted wines while exploring
the other individual creations presented within
the tasting room. When the weather is nice, sit
back and relax with a glass of wine and some
cheese and crackers on the outdoor patio.
August Hill Winery
106 Mill Street, Utica,
Open: Monday through Thursday, 10am to 5pm;
Friday and Saturday, 10am to 8pm; Sunday: 11am
Carlyle Brewing Company (Beer Brewery)
It's been said that every great city needs a real brewery. Well, now you have one, Rockford!
Carlyle Brewing Company is owned and operated by Don Carlyle, an accomplished, world-traveled brewmaster who adheres to the time-honored traditions and standards of the masters.
With a variety of fresh-brewed beer styles to sample, along with fun, pub-style foods including brats and hot pretzels, Carlyle Brewing Company is a unique place to gather with friends, celebrate an event or just relax over a pint.
215 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Just 30 miles from Copperstone Inn!
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
|Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant in Burr
Ridge is casual, upscale dining facility,
premium barrel aging room, Napa-style tasting
room, full service bar, and retail gift store
all under one roof. Wine Club Events bi-weekly.
Located directly off of I-55 and South County
Line Road exit.
Cooper's Hawk Winery &
15690 S. Harlem Avenue, Orland
Park, IL 60462
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant -
583 North Milwaukee Avenue,
Wheeling, IL 60090
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - South
100 West Higgins Road, Ste. V-1,
South Barrington, IL 60010
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant,
Sparkling Wine Facility
510 Village Center
Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Hours of Operation: Open Monday to Thursday,
11am to 9:30 pm, Friday & Saturday, 11am to
10 pm, and Sunday, 11am to 9 pm.
Burr Ridge Hours of Operation: Monday to
Thursday, 11:30 am to 9:30 pm; Friday &
Saturday, 11:30 am to 10 pm; and Sunday, 11:30
am to 9 pm.
Famous Fossil Vineyard & Winery
|Famous Fossil Vineyard & Winery is
located in Freeport, Illinois. Enjoy Illinois
wines, delicious local foods and beautiful views
at Illinois’ only certified biodynamic
Famous Fossil Vineyard & Winery
West Cedarville Road, Freeport, IL
Hours open: Thursday 11am to 5pm, Friday 11am
to 7pm, Saturday 11am to 5pm, Sunday 12pm to
4pm, and by appointment.
Just 30 Miles from Copperstone Inn!
Fox Valley Winery
|Fox Valley Winery is located in Oswego,
Illinois with an additional location in
Sandwich. These locations offer daily tastings
of the amazing Illinois wines the Faltz Family
creates and prides themselves in. The shops are
also a great place to find that elegant or fun
perfect gift. The Faltz Family offers summer and
fall events at their Vineyards in Sheridan, as
well as pick a pumpkin on weekends in
Fox Valley Winery
The Faltz Family
Route 34, Oswego, IL
Winter business hours at Oswego, Monday to
Saturday, 10am to 6pm; and Sunday, 12pm to
Winter business hours at Sandwich; Monday,
6:30am to 6pm; Tuesday to Saturday, 6:30am to
7pm; and Sunday, 8am to 6pm.
Fox Valley Winery -
Tasting Room & Coffee Studio
Church Street, Sandwich, IL
Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
|Tour and taste 35 varieties of wine produced
by the Lawlor Family. Sit on the deck and view
the hills of the vineyard while sipping on a
glass of their award winning wines. Napa Valley
of the Midwest! You can also stay in one of our
two lodging options, overlooking the vineyard
and the beautiful Jo Daviess County countryside.
Open Memorial Day weekend through October.
Friday to Sunday, 1am to 8pm, and Monday to
Thursday, 12pm to 8pm.
Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
South Main Street, Galena, IL
Galena Cellars Vineyard
477 S. 3rd Street, Geneva, IL
Winery & Cellars
|Glunz Family Winery & Cellars
Belvidere Road, Suite #211 & 107, Grayslake,
Glunz Family Winery &
221 Robert Parker Coffin Road, Long
Grove, IL 60047
|Hailey's Winery & Vineyard, located in
Byron, Illinois is a family owned Winery
specializing in quality homemade wines. We will
be offering 8 different varieties, available for
tasting and by the glass. Please come in and
enjoy some good conversation and a glass with
some friends. You can also pair your glass of
wine with selections of homemade bread, cheeses
or chocolates. We will be opening in the spring
of 2009 and look forward to seeing you. Please
visit our website for details about our progress
and grand opening details.
Just 30 Miles from Copperstone
Hailey's Winery & Vineyard
Franklin Street, Byron, IL
|Nestled along the bluffs of the Illinois
River valley, near Starved Rock State Park
Illinois River Winery offers tasting of
award-winning wines and winery tours. Enjoy a
glass of wine and an appetizer, when you come
visit local canyons and waterfalls. The wine
garden is open in the summer, or sip your wine
by the fireplace in the winter.
Illinois River Winery
723 South Clark
Street, Utica, IL 61373
Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm; Saturday,
10am to 7pm; Sunday 11am to 5pm.
|For three years, Wilbert and Martha
Rittmueller visited various Mid-west and New
York wineries. The results of those visits was
starting this wonderful business. After a long
search for the right location, the perfect spot
was found on a nine acre tract of land a few
hundred yards east of I-80 on Route 6. The
location featured easy access to local people
and interstate travelers, and provided the
potential that was desired for the birth of the
The name was chosen for several reasons. Fond
childhood memories of Martha's grandmother and a
visit to a lavender field helped fuel the
decision to enhance the experience the owners
wanted to share.
Lavender Crest Winery
5401 U.S. Highway 6,
daily from 10:30am to 6pm.
|Massbach Ridge Winery enjoys getting you lost
- Lost in the beautiful countryside of Jo
Daviess County, Lost in our relaxing atmosphere,
Lost in the simple pleasures life has to offer.
While we are off the beaten path (see our
website for directions), we promise to make each
visit an unforgettable experience for you and
your guests. Exercise your tastebuds and try
more than a dozen diverse wines or enjoy the
magnificent sunsets from our outdoor wine patio.
Overlooking more than 18 acres of vineyard,
there is not a highway or tall building to
obstruct our pristine view. Join us for one of
our spectacular wine events (see our calendar of
events on the website) or stop in any weekend.
We'd be happy to show you around.
Massbach Ridge Winery
8837 South Massbach
Road, Elizabeth, IL
Hours: Open daily
from 11am to 5pm
|This summer will mark our
tenth year in business and we are beginning the
festivities with several exciting announcements.
A NEW WINE! We are now releasing our newest
wine, Vignoles. A temperamental grape from
southern Illinois harvested at the height of
ripeness with great results. With hints of
pineapple and peach, serve this wine chilled
with summer fare. A NEW EXPANSION! We are
thrilled to announce the green expansion of our
winery with tours of the new production and
bottling facility coming this summer, 2008. Our
wind turbine and solar panels will be helping us
achieve a smaller carbon footprint. A NEW BARREL
ROOM! Our beautifully remodeled barrel room for
not only barrel storage but also events. Seating
for gatherings of all sorts in the barrel room.
A NEW EVENT! Join us the second and fourth
Friday of each month for wine, from 5-8:30pm.
Live music, nosh and merriment too. Limited
Prairie State Winery
217 West Main Street,
Genoa, IL 60135
Established in 1998, our family winery
produces many award winning wines. All of our
wines are made exclusively from Illinois grape
varieties including those grown in our own
vineyard. We offer complimentary sampling daily
of all of our wines. Stop in, view the
production area from our "scenic overlook,"
browse our tasting room gift shop for a great
Illinois product and enjoy a glass of locally
grown and locally made Illinois wine.
|Rocky Waters will be in its
12th growing season in 2009. We have 25 acres of
vineyard, making us one of the largest vineyards
in Illinois. All vines are now in full
production. Rocky Waters also has a Guest House,
which is located just off the beach of its
private five acre lake stocked with Channel Cat,
Large Mouth Bass, and Blue Gill. The winery is
located on a hill top overlooking the vineyard
and a valley with several farms, a scene usually
found only in mountainous areas .
Rocky Waters Vineyard/Winery,
2003 West Hanover Road, Hanover, IL
Hours March to December,
Monday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm; Sunday, noon to
4pm. January and February call for hours or
Vineyards & Winery
Vineyards & Winery
5175 Aptakisic Road,
Long Grove, IL 60047
Friday, 5pm to 9pm; Saturday, 11am to 5pm; and
Sunday, noon to 4pm. Monday to Thursday by
|Welcome to the Winery of
Carpentersville, a truly unique winery
experience. Come in, relax, and enjoy
individually handcrafted wines in our winery's
distinctive atmosphere. Learn about different
wines, food pairing or simply sample our blends
of outstanding international varieties.
Whether you are a beginner
learning about wines, or an expert who enjoys
wines from around the world, you'll find our
winery the perfect place to explore new tastes
and create your own personal vintage.
2273 Randall Road,
Carpentersville, IL 60110
|Waterman Winery and Vineyards produces
handcrafted wines from grapes grown in our 11
acre vineyard which is part of our DeKalb County
farm. Both red and white wines, ranging from dry
to sweet, are available for tasting and
purchase. Tours are available by appointment.
Visit our farm, vineyard and winery and enjoy
the SUNSET. Located 12 miles south of DeKalb,
Waterman Winery and Vineyards (formerly:
Stiengtunt Vineyards & Winery)
Waterman Road, Waterman, IL
Open Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to 4pm, April
through December. Also open by chance or
7876 Wisconsin 188, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578
6702 Yale Bridge Rd
Rockton, IL 61072