Wineries, Beer and Spirits

Open Daily
Mon-Thu, 10 am - 5 pm; Fri-Sat, 10 am - 7 pm; Sun, 12 - 4 pm
Blaum Bros., #1 rated attraction & activity by TripAdvisor.com, is a family-owned/operated craft distillery producing premium whiskey, vodka and gin.
Open Daily
11 am - 6 pm
Taste soft reds, crisp whites, and luscious fruit wines all made at the winery using the best of Illinois grapes. Watch wine being made and then relax and enjoy a glass of wine in the tasting room or on the deck overlooking the vineyard. The Sweet & Savory Plate of…
Thurs-Sunday
Thu-Fri, Sun, 11 am - 4:30 pm; Sat, 11 am - 6 pm
We are a boutique winery located in a scenic valley in Hanover. We specialize in dry-red-bold wines from our vineyard.
Year Round
Mon-Thu, 4 - 10 pm; Fri-Sat, 11 am - 11 pm; Sun, 11 am - 10 pm
Brewery/restaurant, beer tastings, wraps, soups, sandwiches, brewery tours, live music.
Open Year Round
The Lawlor family, with more than 30 years of winemaking experience, proudly offers tours and tastings of 40 award-winning wines.
Open Daily
Wed-Thurs: 3-10pm; Fri-Sat Noon to 11pm
Relax at this brewery capable of producing 2000 barrels annually. Enjoy the 1500 square foot tap room serving 10 beers on draft including regional guest beers as well as a full-service bar including premium and craft wines and spirits. Tours of the brewery are available.
Open Daily
Sunday through Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday Noon – 10 p.m.
Offering continually new & unique quality craft beer ~ in a comfortable environment. There's sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!
Sept 2 - Oct 29
The new Jonamac Cider House is the perfect place to sample our apple wines and ciders while enjoying an ambiance that could only be created in a one-of-a-kind on-the-farm experience.  Stop on by to see where our apples are pressed into cider and then taste and explore the wide range…
Open Daily
Sunday through Thursday 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., Friday 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., Saturday 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
A perfect place to meet family and friends for lunch. Lavender Crest Winery features wine production, a wine tasting room, a gift shop, an espresso bar that serves lunch.
Thurs-Sunday
Thurs 4 -9 pm; Fri-Sat 11 am to 9 pm; Sun 11 am to 6 pm
Nestled among the rolling farms and fields just off Highway 20, this craft brewery features a mix of artisanal, traditional and innovative beers brewed on site. The brewery and taproom are located in a renovated old mill. Taste the beer, take a brewery tour, and watch the beer being made.
Open Daily
Hours: 4 pm - 10 pm Tuesday - Thursday 11am - 11pm Friday & Saturday 12 pm - 9 pm Sunday A family owned brewery and gastropub offering an inviting atmosphere, a selection of locally made brews and wood-fired pizzas. Watch at the window as beer is brewed and your…
Year Round
11am-5pm
Stop by Massbach's tasting room on Main Street in Galena to sample their local, award-winning wines or relax in their air-conditioned lounge while enjoying wine by the glass or bottle. Now with live music on summer weekends. Or, take a ride out to the vineyard through the majestic countryside, overlooking…
Thurs-Sunday
Thu, 6 pm - 12 am; Fri, 4 pm - 12 am; Sat-Sun, 12 pm - 12 am
Our mission is to impress the enthusiast with well-balanced full-bodied beers. We celebrate the rich history of Wisconsin brewing.
"Prairie on State Wine Cellars," is a play on words and a fitting name for the downtown Sycamore tasting room located on State Street! This intimate tasting room carries all the same wines the main Prairie State Winery location in Genoa. Stop by after a day of exploring or shopping…
Prairie State Winery
Monday – Thursday 11 am – 6 pm Friday & Saturday 11 am – 9 pm Sunday 12 – 5 pm
Using only grapes grown in Illinois, the award-winning Prairie State Winery makes and bottles all of its wine on location in downtown Genoa. Their production and bottling buildings are right across the street from the tasting room. They take a gentile approach to winemaking leaves our wines with nice body…
Daily
Mon-Sat, 10 am - 5 pm; Sun, 11 am - 4 pm
Experience our spectacular view, taste wines from our locally grown grapes, relax on the deck, and enjoy some wine.
Sept - Dec
Saturday Noon - 5pm and Sunday Noon - 3pm
Silver Moon Winery welcomes wine lovers, families and friends to a timeless wine-country escape in a heavenly slice of Northern Illinois heartland. We are a family owned winery in Lanark IL. Our specialties are food and wine pairing, and our welcoming customer service that will guarantee you a great time!…
Tuesday - Sunday
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Former farrier brings his dedication and hard work to a new venue. The Forge Brewhouse is using the old traditions of “Rheinheitsgebot,” the German Beer Purity Law of 1516 that only allows beer to contain barley, water and hops, to brew signature beers in house.  The Forge is also pushing…
Saturday and Sunday
12-4 pm
The vineyards and winery were founded in 1998 by three middle school teachers looking for something interesting to do as retirement approached.  Luckily, agriculture, chemistry and social sciences were their areas of expertise. Waterman Winery produces award winning wines that are made from homegrown grapes right here in DeKalb County.…
Friday - Sunday
Fri/Sat 1:30 - 8:30pm; Sun 1:30 - 5:30pm
Meet farmcrafted spirits. Grown from the finest grain, handcrafted and distilled on our fifth-generation family farm. From us to you. From seed to spirit. Tours and tastings are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will occur every hour on the hour, with the last tour starting one hour…
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