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Galena Cellars Vineyard

4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036
815-777-3330
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Ranked #6 of 20 Activities in Galena
Type: Wineries
Owner description: Enjoy the beautiful Jo Daviess County Countryside at Galena Cellars Vineyard with a tour of our vineyard and production facility. Private tours... more » Owner description: Enjoy the beautiful Jo Daviess County Countryside at Galena Cellars Vineyard with a tour of our vineyard and production facility. Private tours available year-round. Public tours April-November. « less
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Algonquin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I went here with my fiancé and a friend. We each had a wine flight (choice of 3-4oz wines) for $10. It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon and a musician was playing on his guitar. The settling and wine were our favorite part of our day trip to Galena. I would highly recommend the Mead wine!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We enjoyed our trip to this winery. The tour was interesting. They had great variety of wines at reasonable prices. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The patio was a great place to enjoy wine and take in the scenic views!

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Wyanet, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On a recent trip to Galena, my husband and I stopped by to take the tour of the vineyard and participate in the tasting. The staff was very friendly and our tour guide was wonderful. Love the wonderful variety of wine they have available...each one is very different from the next. Will be making some more wine purchases on future... More

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Mid-Western Region, Nepal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stopped by on our way out of town and found the tasting room nearly empty--worked with a very knowledgeable server to find 10 interesting tastes for $5! "Dry" reds and ports were great, and some of the fruit wines are delightfully refreshing rather than cloying. Enjoyed small glasses on the porch before heading home--would have been nice to have a... More

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Freeport, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Great view great staff . Great wine ! The staff works very hard there run run run. . Seems to be not enough people working .but all had a smile on there face and seemed to love there job !It was very busy !But I'll give it 5 stars . Tip the ladies well !

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Lockport, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The vineyard is a beautiful and fun place to visit! The tasting room employees are very friendly and will help you pick the perfect wine to purchase or sample. They offer chilled bottles that you may purchase and enjoy on the beautiful deck. They offer premade cheese trays or as we like to call them adult lunchables. They have crackers... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We randomly stopped by the vineyard on our way back to Galena from Apple River and it was such a great experience. We did a wine tasting then purchased a few bottles of wine, some cheese, crackers and summer sausage and all hung out in their lawn. They have a beautiful view. Perfect relaxing afternoon. Delicious wine too!

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Ottawa, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The tasting room was very crowded when we arrived but we found a spot for two and proceeded to taste. If you want knowledge on the wines, I would suggest waiting until you have some one on one time because basically they just asked what we wanted and poured. The variety is very good and price reasonable. Following our tasting... More

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Fontana, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Very interesting and fun tour of this winery. The wine tasting was informative, and the Reisling was delicious. Definitely put it on your list of things to do in Galena.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

It was a good 5 dollars spent we learned about the way they made their wines as well as got to sample the wines and were taught a 5 step process for tasting we will go back!!

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