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Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard

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Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard

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Jodi P wrote a review Oct 2020
Iowa81 contributions12 helpful votes
COVID has definitely changed this experience, but the staff have went above and beyond to still ensure you enjoy yourself. It was a cold day for us, we were able to go out and sit by a fire and enjoy our flight. They had warm drinks available and staff took the time to explain how specialty drinks were made such as their sangria and bloody marys. Not a lot of "gifts" to choose from, they are focused on their wines. But they have pre-packaged snacks available to enjoy with you wine while you relax. And there is a bathroom available!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from galenacellars, Manager at Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your review, Jodi! It sounds like you had a great time enjoying a wine flight next to the fires. We will be sure to pass your kind words onto our staff, it is so appreciated! Thank you for stopping by and "rolling with the punches" with us. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Cheers & Stay safe.
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TJK100 wrote a review Sep 2020
Barrington, Illinois50 contributions12 helpful votes
We use this vineyard for the wine and a place to bring our picnic lunch. Nice outdoor seating with shade. Had a red dry wine they bottle - I'm guessing the grapes come from California.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from galenacellars, Manager at Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard
Responded Oct 14, 2020
Thank you for your review! So happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Vineyard (and that you brought your picnic along!) We source and grow as many grapes as possible in Illinois, but unfortunately due to our climate, we are unable to grow everything, so we do source some grapes from the West Coast. So happy you enjoyed! We hope to host you again soon! Cheers, Britt Britt White Galena Cellars
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travelgal080 wrote a review Aug 2020
Chicago, Illinois70 contributions37 helpful votes
We tried the custom wine flight. Unfortunately our group did not like any of the wines sampled. Save the $12 and go get a glass of Simi at Vinny Vennuchios!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from galenacellars, Manager at Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard
Responded Aug 21, 2020
Hello and thank you for your review. We were sorry to read that you and group were unsatisfied with your wine flights and our available selection. We are a small, family owned and operated business who produce small batches of locally grown and produced wines, which is part of what reflects the pricing you see with our wine flights, glasses and bottles. The price point on our wine flights reflects the 6oz pours that guests receive in their flight of 3 wines, which equals more than 1 standard glass of wine. We offer our pre-selected wine flights for $10, and the "Choose Your Own" option for $12. Though we are small, we do our best to offer a wide variety of wines (there are currently 59 wines to choose from on our available menu), many of which are Illinois grown varieties that we are very proud to share. We believe this is what makes us unique! We hope that you will stop by one of our locations again to enjoy one of the many other options we have to offer. We are happy you were able to find the right wine at one of our favorite eateries! Thank you & stay safe.
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Paradise99613 wrote a review Aug 2020
Oswego, Illinois11 contributions
Went on a beautiful Sat morning. Was greeted by some very friendly people, who gave us an education on their wines and drinks. Enjoyed some wine flights and a slushee our on the patio with a very cool view. We ended up bringing home 3 bottles of wine for home.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from galenacellars, Manager at Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard
Responded Aug 21, 2020
Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Galena Cellars and look forward to hosting you again soon! Cheers & stay safe.
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Lynnies’ Kitchen wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great little winery with awesome wines! Perfect setting to sit back & relax... sip a glass on the porch or check out their new tasting room!🍷
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from galenacellars, Manager at Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard
Responded Aug 21, 2020
Thank you for your review, Lynnie! So happy to hear you enjoy our wines. We look forward to sipping and relaxing with you again soon. Cheers!
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