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Illinois River Winery

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Laid back wine tasting

Stopped here on a beautiful Sunday afternoon before hiking all over the State Park. Small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kofron
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Villa Park, Illinois
It's okay

Stopped on a whim. Wines were okay but not many dry wines. Tastings were reasonable, 6 for $3... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
biketraveler1
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New Athens, Illinois
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  • Very good20%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
3 weeks ago
“Laid back wine tasting”
4 weeks ago
“Best little place to stop when in the area”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on a beautiful Sunday afternoon before hiking all over the State Park. Small non-descript laid back tasting room. Young lady pouring the wine was very friendly and knowledgeable. I can imagine the patio is a lot of fun when they have live music....More

Thank Kofron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this little winery. We wandered in, as we were in temptation row there will all the goodies. Tasted the wines, they were pretty good. They have a nice variety of flavors and tastes. They have a back patio with live music, nice for sitting...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We had our first wine tasting here and we really enjoyed the gentlemen running the wine tasting. Entertaining and informative. Reasonably priced. Walked out with six bottles.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I visited this winery with high hopes, but it honestly wasn't that great. I bought a few bottles of wine, I'm using one of the bottles as a home decoration piece.

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Stopped on a whim. Wines were okay but not many dry wines. Tastings were reasonable, 6 for $3. Bought a bottle of Norton. Might stop again.

Thank biketraveler1
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Great place to buy a bottle of local wine and sit on back patio to relax and visit. The tasting room allows you to chose your bottle with friendly staff to make suggestions. Prices are reasonable and also a nice giftware selection

Thank Marge Z
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Service was great and welcoming here. Wine quality: 3/5. Tasting is great price to explore the selection. Live music on the patio.

Thank Tiffrock12
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I am sure this place has seen better days. The gal that waited on my friend and I was super sweet, would give her a 5 star rating for service. Wine really wasn't nothing to write home about. Could pass as flavored vinegar to toss...More

Thank Mimiwq62
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

The women that helped me was so nice and so informative. I loved the wine I purchased and hope to stop in on our way out of town for more.😊

Thank Family6421
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years, and it's sad that this place has become so disappointing!! We brought another couple down who had never been here, and they were completely rude to us!! This is the third or fourth time we have brought friends...More

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