Galena is known for producing delicious wines among so many other fantastic traits. One place that wine lovers need to visit is Galena Cellars Winery and Vineyard. This award-winning attraction has earned many titles, including Best Winery in Illinois!. Plus, they’re part of one of the biggest events in Galena, Wine Lovers’ Weekend, which is an event that celebrates the rich flavors of local wines and food pairings!
Before you get to sipping, make sure to access our complimentary Galena Vacation Guide. It includes the most popular attractions in the area, including the best places to dine, hike, shop, or sight-see. This handy tool is sure to make your trip-planning a breeze!
What You Need to Know About Galena Cellars Winery and Vineyard
Galena Cellars Winery and Tasting Room
Just a few minutes from Farmers Guest House is the perfect spot to spend a relaxing afternoon sipping on a glass of wine or two. Visit Galena Cellars Wine Tasting Room and Gift Shop on Main Street. If you’re spending the afternoon shopping the Helluva Half Mile, this tasting room is a great place to wind down.
Galena Cellars Winery and Vineyard
Galena is home to some amazing wine tours and Galena Cellars is no different. The acres of rolling farmlands that this vineyard grows from produces 40 varieties of wines and 22 different specialty grapes. Take a tour and see how its wine is made, and afterward, have a glass on the balcony while looking out over the vineyards. It’s on North Ford Street just about 15 minutes from Farmers Guest House.
Geneva Wine Tasting Room
If you’re up for a day trip to Geneva, head to the Geneva Wine Tasting Room on South 3rd Street. Enjoy your glass of wine while relaxing by the beautiful oak bar. You can visit during the summer for live music on the patio, cheese, and of course, wine!
Galena Cellars hosts the Galena Nouveau Wine Weekend on the third weekend in November. The annual harvest of wine grapes is an exciting time for vintners and wine enthusiasts alike. Many festivals and events arise as a means of celebration that can bring wine communities together, and Galena’s does not disappoint! The event showcases the annual release of Galena Cellar’s nouveau wine and has been happening in Galena since 1985 and has developed into a large event.
Enjoy WineTime at Farmers Guest House
At Farmers Guest House, we love wine, and we’re sure to share that love with our WineTime! Waiting in your room upon arrival, you’ll have your choice of wine along with an assortment of cheese and crackers. Guests can either indulge in the privacy of their room or mingle in any of our first-floor common areas. Each additional evening, guests are offered WineTime delivery to enjoy wine and cheese at their leisure.
We are always around to help give you a local’s perspective on our favorite restaurants and other attractions, all within walking distance of our bed and breakfast! Take your taste buds on a fruity journey to discovering the best wines in town. Check our availability and start planning your wine-cation today!