Vineyards/Wineries

Walker’s Bluff

Gourmet cuisine, natural scenic wonder, and a promise to treat you like family, that’s what you’ll find at Walker’s Bluff. This 160 acre complex is being developed as the premier vineyard and destination in the tri-state region. Whether you’re looking to host an event, celebrate your special day or just escape for an evening of […]

Gourmet cuisine, natural scenic wonder, and a promise to treat you like family, that’s what you’ll find at Walker’s Bluff. This 160 acre complex is being developed as the premier vineyard and destination in the tri-state region. Whether you’re looking to host an event, celebrate your special day or just escape for an evening of finer things, Walker’s Bluff offers the very best in food, drink, amenities and atmosphere.

*Image and text courtesy of Walker’s Bluff.

Von Jakob Vineyard

Located among the beautiful rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest, Von Jakob is the perfect getaway. As a family owned and operated business established over 15 years ago, we are proud to offer two winery locations just minutes apart from each other. While you are visiting sample from over 20 varieties of wine, award […]

Located among the beautiful rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest, Von Jakob is the perfect getaway. As a family owned and operated business established over 15 years ago, we are proud to offer two winery locations just minutes apart from each other. While you are visiting sample from over 20 varieties of wine, award winning hard apple cider and an excellent selection handcrafted beer. Also, be sure to satisfy your hunger as we offer a delicious lunch menu available daily and a full service restaurant open on Friday and Saturday evenings. Feel free to extend your stay with us at one of our charming Bed & Breakfast Suites.

*Image and text courtesy of Von Jakob Vineyard. 

The Bluffs Vineyard and Winery

The MOST scenic Winery in Southern Illinois. Award winning wines, and an attached brewery. Little Egypt Beer on Tap, Always. *Image and text courtesy of The Bluffs Vineyard & Winery.

The MOST scenic Winery in Southern Illinois. Award winning wines, and an attached brewery. Little Egypt Beer on Tap, Always.

*Image and text courtesy of The Bluffs Vineyard & Winery.

Starview Vineyards

StarView Vineyards is family owned & operated by Brett & Regina Morrison & Ron & Susan Dalius. We’re open daily & look forward to meeting you! We offer $2 tastings of 5 of our wines. Our kitchen is open every day or you may bring in your own food. We have a variety of award […]

StarView Vineyards is family owned & operated by Brett & Regina Morrison & Ron & Susan Dalius. We’re open daily & look forward to meeting you! We offer $2 tastings of 5 of our wines. Our kitchen is open every day or you may bring in your own food. We have a variety of award winning wines, so everyone is sure to find something they love. We also have slushies, a customer favorite, and sangria! We’re pet friendly, so bring your 4 legged family member along. In addition to our wine list we also have a variety of beers, including locally brewed Big Muddy beer.

*Image and text courtesy of Starview Vineyards. 

Rustle Hill Winery

Rustle Hill is one of the 12 Wineries on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail – the oldest association of wineries in the state of Illinois. Rustle Hill has expanded to include a full restaurant, a suite of luxury cabins for the overnight or weekend getaway, a Gallery gift shop on site, and a multi bandstand […]

Rustle Hill is one of the 12 Wineries on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail – the oldest association of wineries in the state of Illinois. Rustle Hill has expanded to include a full restaurant, a suite of luxury cabins for the overnight or weekend getaway, a Gallery gift shop on site, and a multi bandstand amphitheater for the musically inclined!

*Image and text courtesy of Rustle Hill Winery.

Owl Creek Vineyard

We at Owl Creek are dedicated to producing wines that express the finest characteristics of Shawnee Hills terroir. This is accomplished by a focus on winemaking that brings out the best qualities of the fruit and partnering with the best vineyards in the region. Owl Creek is what we call a “rubber-to-the-road” winery. Our focus […]

We at Owl Creek are dedicated to producing wines that express the finest characteristics of Shawnee Hills terroir. This is accomplished by a focus on winemaking that brings out the best qualities of the fruit and partnering with the best vineyards in the region.

Owl Creek is what we call a “rubber-to-the-road” winery. Our focus is on the wine. We grow it. We produce it. We educate about it. The wines, the vineyards and our proud history are summed up by Owl Creek’s motto – “Integrity is Our Tradition.”

*Image and text courtesy of Owl Creek Vineyard. 

Orlandini Vineyard

Orlandini Vineyard began its roots in 1988 when their first vines were planted. Over two decades later the grapes are still flourishing. Orlandini Vineyard is located on one of southern Illinois’ highest ridge tops, deep in the heart of the Shawnee Hills A.V.A. After years of practice and experimentation in wine making, Orlandini Vineyard began […]

Orlandini Vineyard began its roots in 1988 when their first vines were planted. Over two decades later the grapes are still flourishing. Orlandini Vineyard is located on one of southern Illinois’ highest ridge tops, deep in the heart of the Shawnee Hills A.V.A. After years of practice and experimentation in wine making, Orlandini Vineyard began releasing wines to the the public in 2001. Novices and connoisseurs have been enjoying our hand tended vintages ever since.

*Image and text courtesy of Orlandini Vineyard. 

 

Blue Sky Vineyard

“The Romance of Italy in the Hills of Southern Illinois” Whether sipping a glass of award-winning Illinois wine from our patio or enjoying a stroll through our 12-acre vineyard, we’re sure you will cherish your Tuscan Retreat. *Image and text courtesy of Blue Sky Vineyard.   

“The Romance of Italy in the Hills of Southern Illinois” Whether sipping a glass of award-winning Illinois wine from our patio or enjoying a stroll through our 12-acre vineyard, we’re sure you will cherish your Tuscan Retreat.

*Image and text courtesy of Blue Sky Vineyard. 

 

Alto Vineyards

The Renzaglia Family welcomes you to Alto Vineyards and invites you to taste some of the finest wines produced in the United States. Our family owned winery and vineyard is located in the foothills of the beautiful Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Our second tasting room in Champaign, Illinois, not far from the University […]

The Renzaglia Family welcomes you to Alto Vineyards and invites you to taste some of the finest wines produced in the United States. Our family owned winery and vineyard is located in the foothills of the beautiful Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Our second tasting room in Champaign, Illinois, not far from the University of Illinois campus, opened in December of 2001. Since our first vintage in 1988, our wines have won numerous medals in both national and international wine competitions. Our family takes great pride in growing high quality grapes and producing award winning wines.

Alto Vineyards is also Southern Illinois’ oldest and most award winning winery.

*Image and text courtesy of Alto Vineyards. 

Kite Hill Vineyards

Kite Hill is a small vineyard and winery producing fine wines from grapes grown in the Shawnee Hills of Southern Illinois. Come out and have a glass with us! *Image and text courtesy of Kite Hill Vineyards.

Kite Hill is a small vineyard and winery producing fine wines from grapes grown in the Shawnee Hills of Southern Illinois. Come out and have a glass with us!

*Image and text courtesy of Kite Hill Vineyards.