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Address: 723 South Clark, Utica, IL
Phone Number: 815-667-4012
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Wine tasting in Utica, IL

We visited this winery second on our afternoon of wine tasting. I was not impressed with the wines I tried. I am a sweet wine drinker and they all seemed to have an after taste... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Peoria, Illinois
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My husband and I visited Utica this weekend for our anniversary and we very excited to try out the wines here. We visited both locations which had signs on the door that they would open at 11:00...and they never did. We wasted half of a day hoping that maybe they were just opening late. No answer on their telephone and... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We visited this winery second on our afternoon of wine tasting. I was not impressed with the wines I tried. I am a sweet wine drinker and they all seemed to have an after taste. We had to be wait 20-30 min because there was only one gal working. There was a good size crowd and she did a great... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great stop on a rainy day. Enjoyed the company, the selection of wine and the great tastings. Worth a sip or two.

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Minonk, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I visited this store for the first time this month and was excited. My son and I sampled wines and we loved every one we tasted. I got on their website and joined two of their wine clubs and have not received any response from email, I called because I am unable to place an order from the Wine for... More 

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Minooka, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We make it here about once a year and this time I was quite disappointed in the wine. The three dry reds I had were all quite cloudy in appearance and had an off-balance acidic taste. Actually they all tasted the same to me except that I detected a hint of oak in one. My wife tried some the sweeter... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I don't understand the mostly rave reviews about this tasting room. Maybe we were there on a bad night. Maybe it's because we're not into sweet fruit-flavored wine, which is what this winery seems to specialize in. I thought it was OK at the most. The best thing about this tasting room was the live music on the outdoor patio... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Tasting is $3 for 6 tastes. Red selection is terrific. Love the merchandise and there is a patio in the back to just sit and enjoy a glass. Lovely place and will definitely stop in next visit.

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Crete, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped in while we were on our honeymoon. We stopped in on a tuesday afternoon and came back to get more on wednesday. The wine samples we had were all great. The value was awesome. we can even get them back home! The apple blossom is fantastic. we were the first ones to try it and buy it. Everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is my favorite winery! I love the wines so much I became a wine club member! One of the only wineries in the area with a decent selection of wonderful fruit wines. The winery seems to be improving and growing, which is very exciting! The tasting room got a make over, which looks amazing and they are working on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our service was extremely rude. When we arrived, we asked if we could have our bottle of wine outside. She said "yea" very rudely and gave us glasses; however, she did not open our bottle or inform us where to go (our first time). Other wineries in the area have been extremely friendly. Very rude service! We will not be... More 

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Additional Information about Illinois River Winery

Address: 723 South Clark, Utica, IL
Phone Number: 815-667-4012
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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