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Galena Cellars Winery & Vineyard

515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
+1 815-777-3330
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Don't drive past this place. First stop on the far end of gift shop row.

Very nice selection of dry wines both red and white and sweet as well. No matter your wine pallete... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Becky W
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
via mobile
Awesome Wine!

Wonderful wine tasting experience! They were very busy but they didn't rush you. They have a huge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rick C
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West Branch, Iowa
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (73 reviews)
“tasting room” (34 reviews)
“great wine” (22 reviews)
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515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
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+1 815-777-3330
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice selection of dry wines both red and white and sweet as well. No matter your wine pallete you should find a wine you like here. Very attractive wine tasting area and display of wines. Also informative server. She just did not give us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful wine tasting experience! They were very busy but they didn't rush you. They have a huge selection of different wines to try. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Cant wait to go back when the weather is nice.

Thank Rick C
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We've gone on several winery tastings. This one was pretty good. We liked all of the wines we tried and bought a couple bottles. This place does not waive the tasting fee if you purchase wine, which a lot of other wineries we've been to...More

Thank Holly P
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Visited both store and winery in country. Must see for Galena visit. Great people, helpful and friendly. Great wines, many to choose. Outside porch at winery is great for lunch.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Staff is knowledgeable and pleasant. During nice weather they have a wine garden with tables and chairs to enjoy a bottle of wine. Large selection of fruit wines and lots of different red and white blends. Wedding cake wine was extremely interesting sparkling white blended...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had a wonderful time taking the tour and trying some amazing wine. Mary was our guide and did an amazing job helping us, especially in our selection of trial. Not being a wine drinker, she opened our eyes to many different flavors that we loved!...More

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Always friendly and inviting. Staff is always smiling and having fun with their customers. Taste some wine..then go buy some! Great flavors and blends and great variety. Neat little wine related merchandise too. If you are looking for a cute sign or wine rack check...More

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoy this store and their wines very much. They are our #1 choice for wine. Many different varietals for everyone's tastes. Try the wedding wine. The almond flavor is like eating angel food cake . Yum!

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

My husband and I just came from there. We walked in and the woman behind the counter was fawning over four female customers. She had said hello when we first came in but that was the last we heard from her. We got the wine...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Mary made our visit - she was fun and knew her wine. We visited the downtown location but made the beautiful trip the their country location. Worth the 6 mile drive.

Thank daveofspencer
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mila t
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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
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