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, is a family-owned/operated craft distillery producing premium whiskey, vodka and gin.
Cademon Brewing
Tuesday - Sunday
Tuesday - Thursday: 3pm - 10pm Friday - Saturday: Noon - 11pm Sunday: Noon - 6pm
Cademon Brewing features a 40-seat taproom where the “Master of Fermentation” brews up a variety of craft beersand craft sodas that will keep you coming back for more. Sample a flight and while you join in for game or vinyl night.
Famous Fossil Vineyard and Winery
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…
Thu-Fri, Sun, 11 am - 5 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.
Generations Brewery
Open Daily
Wed-Thurs: 3-10pm; Fri-Sat Noon to 11pm
Relax at this new brewery capable of producing 310,000 gallons 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 regional guest beers as well as a full service bar.
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!
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.
Lena Brewing Company
Thurs 4 -9 pm; Fri-Sat 11 am to 10 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…
Massbach Ridge Winery
Year Round
Sample award-winning, estate-grown wine while enjoying the breathtaking Jo Daviess County hills.
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 State Winery
Prairie State Winery
Monday – Thursday 11 am – 6 pm Friday & Saturday 11 am – 9 pm Sunday 12 – 5 pm
Prairie State Winery is a family owned winery that is dedicated to being good stewards of the land and grapes. They produce award winning wines from Illinois grape varieties. From dry reds, to sweet whites and traditional fruit wines,their Master Winemaker creates something to please every palate.Bring your own NOSH…
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.
The Forge Brew House
Tuesday - Sunday
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Waterman Winery & Vineyard
Saturday and Sunday
12-4 pm
Head out to the Waterman Winery & Vineyard for a tour of the grapes before you tempt your taste buds and drink in the scenery and the wine. This family-operated, self-sustaining vineyard produces local wines from French-American hybrid grapes.
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Friday - Sunday
1-8 pm
Sip and savor corn whiskey, apple flavored whiskey, rye bourbon, and vodka from the Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., the only estate distillery in Illinois. From “Seed to Spirit”, they start with the finest grains grown in the best soils the earth has to offer right here in DeKalb County. Learn…