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Illinois - Winery Weddings



A winery-vineyard wedding in Illinois! Nestled in the most scenic areas of the state, Illinois' growing wine country claims more than 100 wineries. Winery Wedding Guide searched through the state's six far-flung wine regions - each located along a designated Wine Trail - Illinois River, Northern Illinois, Shawnee Hills, Southern Illinois, Wabash Valley - to provide a list of those able to host your Winery Wedding day. With a click you are on your way to finding the perfect, romantic, memorable unique Illinois wine country venue. 


In addition, a number of Illinois wineries, while not available for weddings,are able to host intimate wedding-related events, such as reheasal dinners, bridal showers, family gatherings.  Look for them following the Winery Weddings listed below:


Acquaviva Winery


 Just west of picturesque Geneva,,Acquaviva's winery and restaurant accommodates multiple events, including weddings. Weddings can be hosted in twenty-acres of vineyard and fruit orchard as well as in Acquaviva Winery's winery and restaurant facility, which features art by Russian painter, Andre Zebella.

Acquaviva Winery

47W614 Route 38

Maple Park, IL 60151

Telephone: 603 365-0333






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Alto Vineyards


Located within minutes of downtown Champaign-Urbana, Alto Vineyards Champaign is the newest branch of one of Illinois first wineries. Scenic outdoor settings include the Pavilion and the picturesque Wine Garden, a venue for a spacious celebratory Tent.

4210 North Duncan Road

Champaign, IL 61822

Telephone: 217 356-4784

E-mail: On website




Photo: Courtesy Alto Vineyards


Blue Sky Vineyards


Say "I do" to a very special wedding day at Blue Sky Vineyards in the hills of Southern Illinois.  Exchange vows at the Lakeside Gazebo or choose a vineyard venue. Celebrate at the Tuscan Sun Pavilion with every detail attended to - all in a natural setting of woodlands and lush vineyards.

3150 South Rocky Comfort Road
Makanda, IL 62958
Telephone: 618 995-9463

Photo: Courtesy Blue Sky Vineyards

Forsee Vineyards



In vineyard and oak-clad rolling hills, Forsee is a recent addition to the Heartland Rivers Wine Trail. Exchange vows among the vines; raise a glass of congratulatory wine on the Patio beneath a canopy of stately trees. A covered Pavilion, seating as many as 70 guests, is perfect for a celebratory reception.

18165 North 4th Avenue

Coffeen, IL 62017

Telephone: 217 534-6347




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Fox Valley Winery


Located just west of Chicago, spring and summer are ideal for an outdoor wedding at Fox Valley's vineyard overlooking the Fox River. If considering an intimate, indoor celebration, the winery's private Event Room features the works of local artists, a fireplace, sitting areas and an adjoining spacious Patio.

5600 Route 34
Oswego, IL 60543
Telephone: 630 554-0404

Photo: Courtesy Fox Valley Winery


Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery


Located just six miles from downtown Galena in the beautiful Jo Daviess County countryside, Galena Cellars stands ready to provide all that is needed to custom-tailor the  perfect wedding day of your dreams. A spectacular setting is a given in what Galena Cellars refers to as Napa Valley of the Midwest.

4746 North Ford Road

Galena IL 61036

Telephone: 815 777-3330 X 203




Photo: Courtesy Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery


Hidden Lake Winery


Exchange vows at the Majestic Falls waterfall site. Celebrate at the elegant Champagne Hall with its grand staircase and connecting screened patio. Or choose The Estate's more cozy yet stylish setting; a vine-covered Pergola is adjacent. The romantic Barrel Room is perfect for smaller gatherings. Most intimate are the Lakeside Patio Gazebos.  

10580 Wellen Road

Aviston, IL 62216

Telephone: 618 228-9111





Photo: Courtesy Hidden Lake Winery

Kickapoo Creek Winery


With gardens, vineyards and nearby lakes, Kickapoo Creek takes pride in exceeding your expectations for the wedding of your dreams. Celebrate in the Banquet Center with its custom-built oak bar and observation windows into the wine making process. Gatherings large and small can be accommodated.

Kickapoo Creek Winery
6605 North Smith Road
Edwards, IL 61528

Telephone: 309-495-9463



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Lavender Crest Winery


Lavender Crest Winery Illinois

Available for weddings and receptions of all sizes with both indoor and outdoor venues available, Lavender Crest promises an occasion everyone will remember.  For a romantic setting for the exchange of vows, choose the ornate Gazebo. Celebrate in the Banquet Room with its large dance floor.

5401 US Highway 6

Colona, IL 61241

Telephone: 309 949-2565



 Photo: Courtesy Lavender Crest Winery

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard


Enjoy a choice of three wedding areas; two lakeside Gazebos or the new Vineyard Pergola area for wedding ceremonies.  Celebrate at the Pavilion building, seating up to 300, with its lake and vineyard views and Covered Patio.  Outdoor settings include Porches and Deck areas; all at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard’s picturesque Central Illinois location.  

33633 State Route 9
Mackinaw, IL 61755
Telephone: 309 359-9463


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Ridge View Winery


Located in southwestern Brown County, Ridge View lives up to its name with its panoramic views of the McKee Creek Valley and wooded ridges beyond.  The Banquet Room, located behind the Tasting Room, seats up to 170 guests, with additional space possible in the Tasting Room and its loft.  Outside, two spacious decks are available.

529 200N Avenue

Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Tel 217 289 1300



Photo: Courtesy Ridge View Winery


Rocky Waters Vineyard


Each season brings gorgeous views from Rocky Waters' picturesque hilltop location with its private, five-acre lake.  Outdoor ceremony settings claim both vineyard and valley views. The Main Lodge, built on a bluff overlooking the vineyard, provides a venue for celebration with Deck and adjacent Cul-de-Sac space available.

2003 West Hanover Road
Hanover, IL 61041
Telephone: 816 591-9706

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Sleepy Creek Vineyards


With 10 acres of vineyards and open pasture as a backrop, exchange vows at the Hitchin' Shack, an open-sided, timber-frame structure.  Celebrate in the adjacent White Wedding Tent- up to 150 guests. Indoors, the Tasting Room provides a venue for smaller gathering of up to 75.


8254 E 1425 North Road

Fairmount, IL 61841

Telephone: 217 733-0330




Photo: Courtesy Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Villa Marie Winery & Vineyard


Walk across a bridge to a wisteria-covered Pergola located on an island to exchange your wedding vows.  A Tuscan-style Reception Facility, with views of lakes and vineyard, invites you and your guests to dance the night away. The smaller Vino Room, with adjoining Patio, is perfect for small gatherings.

6631 East Main Street
Maryville, IL 62062
Telephone: 618 345-3100


Photo: Courtesy Villa Marie Winery & Vineyard


Von Jakob Vineyard


In the Illinois Ozarks’ Shawnee National Forest hills, Von Jakob invites your celebration with the promise of providing all necessary to create a lifetime of memories. Equipped for all seasons and gatherings large or small, indoor and outdoor spaces are available in a setting of orchards and vineyards.

1309 Sadler Road
Pomona, IL 62975

Telephone: 618 893-4500



Photo: Courtesy Von Jakob Vineyards

Walker's Bluff


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On over 300 acres in the soft-rolling hills of southern Illinois,  Walker’s Bluff offers an  intriguing array  of  indoor and outdoor wedding venues.  Whether your celebration is intimate or grand, you will find a perfect setting in  the Enchanted Forest, Tasting Room,  the romantic Wine Cave,  Legends Event Center, the General Store, Gazebo, or the Depot.  

326 Vermont Road

Centerville, IL 62918

Telephone: (618) 956-9900



Photo: Courtesy Walker's Bluff



                                         Related Events


A number of Illinois wineries, while not available for weddings,are able to host intimate wedding-related events, such as reheasal dinners, bridal showers, family gatherings.  Here they are, listed below:


Bella Terra Winery

755 Parker City Road

Creal Springs, IL 62922

Telephone: 618 658-8882



Cache River Basin Winery

315 Forman Lane

Belknap, IL 62908

Telephone: 618 658-2274



Famous Fossil Vineyard & Winery

395 West Cedarville Road

Freeport, IL 61032

Telephone: 815 563-4665



Flint Hill Vineyards

2133 Flint Hill Road
East Bend, NC 27018

Telephone: 336 699-4455



Hill Prairie Winery

23753 Lounsberry Road

Oakford, IL 62673

Telephone: 217 635-9900

E-mail: On website






Lasata Wines

Rural Route 2 

Lawrenceville, IL 62439

Telephone: 618 884-1200



Lynfred Winery

15 South Roselle Road

Roselle, IL 60172

630 529 9364

E-mail: On website

Prairie State Winery

217 West Main Street

Genoa IL 60135

Telephone: 815 784 4540

E-mail: info@


Village Vintner Winery

2273 Randall Road

Carpentersville, IL 60110

Telephone: 847 844-4900




Waterman Winery & Vineyards 

11582 Waterman Road

Waterman, IL 60556

Telephone: 815 264 3268







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