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Stopped in to shop and taste. Very busy, so we got to shop around while waiting for a tasting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melrose Park, Illinois
Always a Busy Place

Can't stop in to Galena without coming by Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard. So many great choices... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in to shop and taste. Very busy, so we got to shop around while waiting for a tasting. Many gifts to buy and good wines to taste.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't stop in to Galena without coming by Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard. So many great choices and the wine tastings they offer are always fun!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank justsheilap
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Nice variety of wines, located conveniently in downtown Galena. Friendly staff and roomy tasting room.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 196LindaC
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

We had a very knowledgeable staff person who was fun and conversational. Great wine and atmosphere. A little pricier than some wineries, but worthwhile.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Happiness316421
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Love this winery and the downtown Galena Tasting Room. They have a phenomonal amount of their own wines, most of which can be tasted by the public at during any tasting (some are reserved for Wine Club members only). The product line is not only...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fritsche_philip
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I are club members & stopped in to pick up our quarterly wines. We highly recommend wine tasting with Gigi. She is awesome & very knowledgeable! She was very personable and shared a lot of ideas with various wine pairings. The wines...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeannie H
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in to the downtown location for a wine tasting. The place was completely empty except for us which was kind of nice. Our tasting included 6 different wines for $5. They definitely had a nice variety. Our server was friendly and helpful. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tmemb268922
Reviewed January 31, 2019

On my girls trip to Galena we visited Galena Cellars and had a blast! Hoff was wonderful at explaining what to look for in wines. The girls and I laughed lots and learned lots.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nelly D
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We stopped at the location in downtown Galena. Service was good, tasting was good. Some very good wine including some ports in the tasting - pours were much smaller than the other wineries we visitted, but it was good. Wine was pricier than others in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed December 30, 2018

We're not fans of Illinois wines but we enjoyed the tasting here. Our server was friendly and fun. There is a big variety of wines to taste.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Todd C
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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