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Illinois - Winery Weddings

 

 

A winery-vineyard wedding in Illinois! Nestled in the most scenic areas of the state, Illinois' growing wine country claims more than 100 wineries. Winery Wedding Guide searched through the state's six far-flung wine regions - each located along a designated Wine Trail - Illinois River, Northern Illinois, Shawnee Hills, Southern Illinois, Wabash Valley - to provide a list of those able to host your Winery Wedding day. With a click you are on your way to finding the perfect, romantic, memorable unique Illinois wine country venue. 

 

In addition, a number of Illinois wineries, while not available for weddings,are able to host intimate wedding-related events, such as reheasal dinners, bridal showers, family gatherings.  Look for them following the Winery Weddings listed below:

 

Acquaviva Winery

 

 Just west of picturesque Geneva,,Acquaviva's winery and restaurant accommodates multiple events, including weddings. Weddings can be hosted in twenty-acres of vineyard and fruit orchard as well as in Acquaviva Winery's winery and restaurant facility, which features art by Russian painter, Andre Zebella.

Acquaviva Winery

47W614 Route 38

Maple Park, IL 60151

Telephone: 603 365-0333

E-mail: info@acquavivawinery.com

Web: www.acquavivawinery.com

 

 

 

Photo: Courtesy Acquaviva Winery/

             Anthony Barlich Photography




Alto Vineyards

 

Located within minutes of downtown Champaign-Urbana, Alto Vineyards Champaign is the newest branch of one of Illinois first wineries. Scenic outdoor settings include the Pavilion and the picturesque Wine Garden, a venue for a spacious celebratory Tent.

4210 North Duncan Road

Champaign, IL 61822

Telephone: 217 356-4784

E-mail: On website

Web: www.www.altovineyards.net

 

 

Photo: Courtesy Alto Vineyards

 



Blue Sky Vineyards

 

Say "I do" to a very special wedding day at Blue Sky Vineyards in the hills of Southern Illinois.  Exchange vows at the Lakeside Gazebo or choose a vineyard venue. Celebrate at the Tuscan Sun Pavilion with every detail attended to - all in a natural setting of woodlands and lush vineyards.

3150 South Rocky Comfort Road
Makanda, IL 62958
Telephone: 618 995-9463
E-mail: bsevents@gmail.com
Web: www.blueskyvineyard.com

Photo: Courtesy Blue Sky Vineyards







Forsee Vineyards

 

 

In vineyard and oak-clad rolling hills, Forsee is a recent addition to the Heartland Rivers Wine Trail. Exchange vows among the vines; raise a glass of congratulatory wine on the Patio beneath a canopy of stately trees. A covered Pavilion, seating as many as 70 guests, is perfect for a celebratory reception.

18165 North 4th Avenue

Coffeen, IL 62017

Telephone: 217 534-6347

E-mail:events@forseevineyards.com

Web: www.forseevineyards.com

 

 

Photo: Courtesy Forsee Vineyards/

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Fox Valley Winery

 

Located just west of Chicago, spring and summer are ideal for an outdoor wedding at Fox Valley's vineyard overlooking the Fox River. If considering an intimate, indoor celebration, the winery's private Event Room features the works of local artists, a fireplace, sitting areas and an adjoining spacious Patio.

5600 Route 34
Oswego, IL 60543
Telephone: 630 554-0404
E-mail:info@foxvalleywinery.com
Web:www.foxvalleywinery.com

Photo: Courtesy Fox Valley Winery

 



Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery

 

Located just six miles from downtown Galena in the beautiful Jo Daviess County countryside, Galena Cellars stands ready to provide all that is needed to custom-tailor the  perfect wedding day of your dreams. A spectacular setting is a given in what Galena Cellars refers to as Napa Valley of the Midwest.

4746 North Ford Road

Galena IL 61036

Telephone: 815 777-3330 X 203

E-mail: events@galenacellars.com

Web: www.galenacellars.com

 

Photo: Courtesy Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery

 


Hidden Lake Winery

 

Exchange vows at the Majestic Falls waterfall site. Celebrate at the elegant Champagne Hall with its grand staircase and connecting screened patio. Or choose The Estate's more cozy yet stylish setting; a vine-covered Pergola is adjacent. The romantic Barrel Room is perfect for smaller gatherings. Most intimate are the Lakeside Patio Gazebos.  

10580 Wellen Road

Aviston, IL 62216

Telephone: 618 228-9111

E-mail: hiddenlakewinery@yahoo.com

Web: www.hiddenlakewinery.com

 

 

Photo: Courtesy Hidden Lake Winery


Kickapoo Creek Winery

 


With gardens, vineyards and nearby lakes, Kickapoo Creek takes pride in exceeding your expectations for the wedding of your dreams. Celebrate in the Banquet Center with its custom-built oak bar and observation windows into the wine making process. Gatherings large and small can be accommodated.

Kickapoo Creek Winery
6605 North Smith Road
Edwards, IL 61528

Telephone: 309-495-9463
E-Mail: weddings@kickapoocreekwinery.com

Web:www.kickapoocreekwinery.com

 

 

Photo: iStockPhoto



Lavender Crest Winery

 

Lavender Crest Winery Illinois

Available for weddings and receptions of all sizes with both indoor and outdoor venues available, Lavender Crest promises an occasion everyone will remember.  For a romantic setting for the exchange of vows, choose the ornate Gazebo. Celebrate in the Banquet Room with its large dance floor.

5401 US Highway 6

Colona, IL 61241

Telephone: 309 949-2565

E-mail: info@lavendercrest.com

Web: www.lavendercrest.com.

 Photo: Courtesy Lavender Crest Winery



Mackinaw Valley Vineyard

 

Enjoy a choice of three wedding areas; two lakeside Gazebos or the new Vineyard Pergola area for wedding ceremonies.  Celebrate at the Pavilion building, seating up to 300, with its lake and vineyard views and Covered Patio.  Outdoor settings include Porches and Deck areas; all at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard’s picturesque Central Illinois location.  

33633 State Route 9
Mackinaw, IL 61755
Telephone: 309 359-9463
E-mail: mackinawwinery03@gmail.com

Web: www.mackinawvalleyvineyard.com


Photo: Courtesy Mackinaw Valley Vineyard/

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Ridge View Winery

 

Located in southwestern Brown County, Ridge View lives up to its name with its panoramic views of the McKee Creek Valley and wooded ridges beyond.  The Banquet Room, located behind the Tasting Room, seats up to 170 guests, with additional space possible in the Tasting Room and its loft.  Outside, two spacious decks are available.

529 200N Avenue

Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Tel 217 289 1300

E-mail: request@ridgeviewwinery.com

Web: www.ridgeviewwinery.com

Photo: Courtesy Ridge View Winery

 



Rocky Waters Vineyard

 

Each season brings gorgeous views from Rocky Waters' picturesque hilltop location with its private, five-acre lake.  Outdoor ceremony settings claim both vineyard and valley views. The Main Lodge, built on a bluff overlooking the vineyard, provides a venue for celebration with Deck and adjacent Cul-de-Sac space available.

2003 West Hanover Road
Hanover, IL 61041
Telephone: 816 591-9706
E-mail: rockywatersvineyard@gmail.com
Web: www.rockywatersvineyard.com


Photo: iStockPhoto

 


Sleepy Creek Vineyards

 

With 10 acres of vineyards and open pasture as a backrop, exchange vows at the Hitchin' Shack, an open-sided, timber-frame structure.  Celebrate in the adjacent White Wedding Tent- up to 150 guests. Indoors, the Tasting Room provides a venue for smaller gathering of up to 75.

 

8254 E 1425 North Road

Fairmount, IL 61841

Telephone: 217 733-0330

E-mail: events@sleepycreekvineyards.com

Web: www.sleepycreekvineyards.com

 

Photo: Courtesy Sleepy Creek Vineyards






Villa Marie Winery & Vineyard

 

Walk across a bridge to a wisteria-covered Pergola located on an island to exchange your wedding vows.  A Tuscan-style Reception Facility, with views of lakes and vineyard, invites you and your guests to dance the night away. The smaller Vino Room, with adjoining Patio, is perfect for small gatherings.

6631 East Main Street
Maryville, IL 62062
Telephone: 618 345-3100
E-mail: events@villamarie1.com
Web: www.thevillamariewinery.com

 



Photo: Courtesy Villa Marie Winery & Vineyard

 


Von Jakob Vineyard

 

In the Illinois Ozarks’ Shawnee National Forest hills, Von Jakob invites your celebration with the promise of providing all necessary to create a lifetime of memories. Equipped for all seasons and gatherings large or small, indoor and outdoor spaces are available in a setting of orchards and vineyards.

1309 Sadler Road
Pomona, IL 62975

Telephone: 618 893-4500

E-mail:events@vonjakobvineyard.com

Web: www.vonjakobvineyard.com

 

Photo: Courtesy Von Jakob Vineyards




 

                                         Related Events

 

A number of Illinois wineries, while not available for weddings,are able to host intimate wedding-related events, such as reheasal dinners, bridal showers, family gatherings.  Here they are, listed below:

 

Bella Terra Winery

755 Parker City Road

Creal Springs, IL 62922

Telephone: 618 658-8882

E-mail: wine@bellatwinery.com

Web: www.bellatwinery.com

Cache River Basin Winery

315 Forman Lane

Belknap, IL 62908

Telephone: 618 658-2274

E-mail: dunker@accessus.net

Web: www.crbwinery.com

Famous Fossil Vineyard & Winery

395 West Cedarville Road

Freeport, IL 61032

Telephone: 815 563-4665

E-mail: pam@famousfossilwinery.com

Web: www.famousfosswinery.com

Flint Hill Vineyards

2133 Flint Hill Road
East Bend, NC 27018

Telephone: 336 699-4455
E-mail: fhvineyards@yadtel.net

Web: www.flinghillvineyards.com

 

Gen Kota Winery

301 North 44th Street

Mt. Venon, IL 62864

Telephone: 618 246-9463

E-mail:genkota@mvn.net

Web: www.genkotawine.com

 

Hill Prairie Winery

23753 Lounsberry Road

Oakford, IL 62673

Telephone: 217 635-9900

E-mail: On website

Web: www.hillprairiewinery.com

 

 

 

 

Lasata Wines

Rural Route 2 

Lawrenceville, IL 62439

Telephone: 618 884-1200

E-mail: brett@lasatawines.com

Web: www.lasatawines.com

Lynfred Winery

15 South Roselle Road

Roselle, IL 60172

630 529 9364

E-mail: On website

Web:www.lynfredwinery.com

Prairie State Winery

217 West Main Street

Genoa IL 60135

Telephone: 815 784 4540

E-mail: info@ prairiestatewinery.com

Web: www.prairiestatewinery.com

Rustle Hill Winery

8595 US Highway 51

Gobden, IL 62920

Telephone: 618 893-2700

E-mail:support@rustlehillwinery.com

Web: www.rustlehillwinery.com

Village Vintner Winery

2273 Randall Road

Carpentersville, IL 60110

Telephone: 847 844-4900

E-mail: sboyer@thevillagevintner.com

Web: www.thevillagevintner.com

 

Waterman Winery & Vineyards 

11582 Waterman Road

Waterman, IL 60556

Telephone: 815 264 3268

E-mail: sunsetwines@sunsetwines.net

Web:www.sunsetwines.net

 

 

 

 

 

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