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Iowa Wine Tours

427 Shinoak Ct, Dubuque, IA 52003-7753
+1 563-581-8123
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Wine tasting date for 2

This wine tour is awesome. Dennis is a knowledgeable, friendly, patient guide and goes out of his... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeffrey L
Retirement party

We had a great time on the tour. No complains. Dennis went above and beyond to make sure we all... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Justine C
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Experience a fun-filled, flexible and educational wine tour with the Upper Mississippi Valley Wine Region`s first wine tour company
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“rocky waters” (12 reviews)
“girls weekend” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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427 Shinoak Ct, Dubuque, IA 52003-7753
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+1 563-581-8123
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"rocky waters"
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"galena cellars"
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"girls weekend"
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"black hawk"
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"hill station"
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"visited galena"
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"dropped off"
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"pizza"
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"highly recommend the tour"
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"booked this tour"
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"great tour"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"driver"
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"dennis"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wine tour is awesome. Dennis is a knowledgeable, friendly, patient guide and goes out of his way to ensure you have a good time. The wineries are great and there is a good diversity among them. You even visit someone's house on his vineyard...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours! :)

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the tour. No complains. Dennis went above and beyond to make sure we all enjoyed are self. From taking our pictures and helping us off the bus with a twiry. Now, we need to come up with a plan...More

Thank Justine C
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Dennis was a wonderful host. Patient, friendly and provided cold water which was definitely needed on a very hot day. We did 3 wineries in the Galena area. All different and unique. We were not rushed and were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

During a long weekend trip to Dubuque, we decide to book the wine tour. A great deal that includes pick-up and drop off service, lunch to help with tasting .... no drinking and driving! Dennis knows the area well, and provides great history and details...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours! :)

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I took the Blackhawk Tour with Dennis on 6/16/18 as a part of a bachelorette party. He was timely in picking us up from our hotel and knew a wealth of information about Galena and each vineyard. He was a great tour guide and everyone...More

Thank Justine P
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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a great time! We were picked up at our hotel, did a quick stop to pick up others and were on our way to 3 wineries. All 3 places were prepared and knew we were coming. Dennis was great, very...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much Dennis for helping me give my best friend an amazing bachelorette party. You went above and beyond in taking care of us!

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! ;)

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

My husband and I took the Blackhawk Wine Tour a few days ago. Dennis the driver/owner was awesome. He picked us up and took us on a very scenic drive of the best scenic routes. We visited 3 wineries and had 3 great tastings- Galena...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took the Blackhawk Wine tour this past weekend, and had a phenomenal time! The scenery was beautiful, the tour bus was clean, the entire experience was great! Dennis was our tour guide, and he kept the tour fun and exciting, and...More

Thank Megan S
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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We booked Iowa Wine Tour for a bachelorette party this past weekend. We had a total of 13 ladies and had a wonderful time! First stop was at Galena Cellars. Second stop was at Rocky Waters where we were also served pizza, 14 tastings and...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Noreen B
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Response from Paul47013 | Reviewed this property |
my husband and I did the Galena Tour (Blackhawk Tour) and we were picked up at our hotel. They advertise that they will pick you up anywhere in the Galena area.
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