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Nice place

This was a nice place. The tasting bar was inviting and the staff was friendly. The store set up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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Fun tasting experience

We visited after dinner on a Friday night and the bar was full of people tasting wine. We walked... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa
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Join us and enjoy our award-winning wines. Visit our gift shop at 515 South Main Street Galena IL, 61036. Vineyard now open for tours & wine tastings at 4746 North Ford Rd. Galena, IL 61036.
515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
+1 815-777-3330
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place. The tasting bar was inviting and the staff was friendly. The store set up was nice and the wines were different from the traditional wines.

Thank amorano
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited after dinner on a Friday night and the bar was full of people tasting wine. We walked around looking at the wines until a spot opened up. We were greeted by Haas the bartender. He gave us a tasting menu. The tasting included...More

Thank Amy_WDM
Reviewed September 23, 2018

My Wife and I were at the Galena location this weekend, stopped in for a wine tasting and ended with getting a membership. This place has the best wines. Excellent wine from reds to fruits to dessert. We loved them all. Highly recommend this winery...More

Thank mark l
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very busy, but worth the wait. Did not take the tour, but did do the samples. Bartenders are very knowledgeable and give you time even though they are very busy. Wine is reasonably priced and the variety is very good. Definitely worth stopping in.

Thank 373rhonda
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We stopped here for a tasting but mostly for gifts for the family. Wonderful ladies we went both Monday and Tuesday were very knowledgeable and fun to talk with. We left one day with 5 bottles second day with one and some very nice glasses...More

Thank cori50
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The wine here is some of the best in Illinois!! Staff at the tasting room made this an awesome experience!

Thank bartland4
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The Galena Cellars was a quiet place to have a taste. They were reasonably priced on the tasting and had some wonderful flavors. The employee was very pleasant and helpful. Enjoyed the conversation and meet some people in the area. They also have a variety...More

Thank Deena B
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I would of given Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard a higher rating but our tour wasn’t exactly pleasant. There were several families with very young children on the tour. During our tour, the children were running around, banging on the barrels of wine and were...More

Thank Anita J
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Visited the tasting room on Main St. and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the wine. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Tons of wine related items available in the store. Nice enclosed patio for sipping a glass after tasting is right next...More

1  Thank boltsnnuts
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a wine tasting at the Main Street location and we were not disappointed! They have a wide variety of wines to choose from and the women who worked that day were knowledgeable and patient and extremely helpful. The prices are very reasonable...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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mila t
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Response from Ted F | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Galena is a great place to go at any age. I would recommend that you stay as close to town if not in the town at a bed and breakfast. Otherwise you will have to drive to a motel, most of which are on Rt 20 both... More