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Galena Cellars Vineyard

4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036
815-777-3330
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Ranked #4 of 18 activities in Galena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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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De Pere, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We were impressed with the wide variety of wines they produced. The tour was short, but interesting. The winery is located about 10-15 min outside of Galena, and the drive out there is beautiful. Fun thing to do when visiting Galena.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We did the visit and tasting at their retail store downtown. LOTS of wines to choose from. Even two tastings wasn't enough to try them all. If fruity and sweet is what you like, they have many to choose from. But the regular reds and whites are also amazing. Stop by and taste for yourself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I have toured other vineyards before, but always find it interesting to see how each one is different. We arrived 30 minutes early for the tour, so we did a wine-tasting first. That was fun and the server was nice and knowledgeable. The tour was interesting and informative. They have a nice porch and seating if you would like to... More

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Salisbury, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

My wife and I bought the wine tasting, 6 wines, but after great conversation with the owner, turned into 14, there were only 2 we did not like and 10 we could not leave without. Don't miss this vineyard.

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Mokena, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

They give you a taste of some great wines.. bought a few for home...nice outside porch to enjoy...out of town but well worth the trip.. this is our second time and will go back on our next visit to Galena...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We did the tour of the winery last year and it was a lot of fun and informative. The lady running the tour was very friendly and knowledgeable about wine and their winery in general. We got to taste several different wines and all were very good. Also learned the proper way to "taste" wine which I had no clue... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We love leaving the girls with the grandparents and heading over here to enjoy a glass or two of wine. The out side deck or picnic area are great to just sit and look out to the beautiful country side. The wines are great as well, so many to choose from. sangria was also very good.

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Palatine, Illinois, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Great drive up to the vineyard, went for the fall festival, enjoyed a wagon ride through the vineyard, then spa treatments and wine!!!

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