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Wine Tasting Galena Style

September 25, 2017 by Cheryl Farruggia

UNLEASH YOUR WINE TASTING SENSES…..

Uncork your taste buds and indulge in the locally crafted wines that our charming Galena has to offer. White or Red, Dinner or Dessert, Silky or Oaked; how you like your wine is so personal.  There is no need for a trip to Napa Valley to enjoy a decadent wine tasting.  Galena has some of the best wines in the country and waiting to be uncorked and tasted.  The Massbach Ridge Winery in Elizabeth is just a short drive from the mansion and offers an amazing walkthrough of the wine making process.  Finish off your tour with some brilliant tastings of some of Illinois crafted wines.  Galena Vineyard and Wine Cellars is just a few minutes from the mansion and their gorgeous view is the perfect location to end a tour of the vineyard as you taste their award-winning wines.

There are many spectacular wineries in town for your delight.  Take a stroll through Jaime’s Wine Studio.  Enjoy a bit of cheese with your wine while visiting Galena River Wine and CheeseMassbach Ridge Winery Tasting Room in Galena and select one of this year’s brilliantly harvested wines.  For a more retro and unique spin on things stop in The Grape Escape and enjoy the atmosphere.  Galena Wine Cellars will amaze you with their abundant wine choices, their selection is fantastic and has the right pairing for an occasion.

117 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036

815-291-6411

 

8837 S. Massbach Rd. Elizabeth, IL 61028

815-291-6700

 

420 S Main Street, Galena, IL 61036

815-777-9430

 

515 S Main Street, Galena, IL 61036

815-777-3330

 

242 N Mains Street, Galena, IL 61036

779-214-0003

 

 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036

815-777-3235

 

  • Jamie’s Wine Studio

209 S. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036

815-777-0207

 

Get Acquainted with Galena Wineries and Vineyards

September 23, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Galena wineries and vineyardsIllinois has more than 100 wineries and vineyards located all across the state and the Galena area is is no exception. Galena wineries offer samples, tours, and sales – both of their own wines and often other local products. Stop in and sample some of the best from Illinois Wine Country!

Part of wine’s attraction is that it is an expression of a region’s culture and of the vineyard that produced it. Consequently, visiting a winery or vineyard gives you that much more insight into your wine. Plus it’s a lot of fun! Avoid the crowds and visit midweek for the best experience.

Galena is home to two wineries with two others quite close by. You can enjoy a tasting and tour the two Galena wineries, or take a short drive outside of town to visit either of the other two in the area. Or you could make a day of it and create your own Galena Wine Trail by visiting them all!

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