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Fun, informative, and quaint

On my girls trip to Galena we visited Galena Cellars and had a blast! Hoff was wonderful at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nelly D
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Chicago, Illinois
Fun tasting

We're not fans of Illinois wines but we enjoyed the tasting here. Our server was friendly and fun... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
Todd C
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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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.
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515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my girls trip to Galena we visited Galena Cellars and had a blast! Hoff was wonderful at explaining what to look for in wines. The girls and I laughed lots and learned lots.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nelly D
Reviewed 13 January 2019

We stopped at the location in downtown Galena. Service was good, tasting was good. Some very good wine including some ports in the tasting - pours were much smaller than the other wineries we visitted, but it was good. Wine was pricier than others in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

We're not fans of Illinois wines but we enjoyed the tasting here. Our server was friendly and fun. There is a big variety of wines to taste.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Todd C
Reviewed 21 December 2018

I liked this place lots. Great atmosphere. Love the taste of fine fruits of the vine. make arrangements to see again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ricard071
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This was a nice place. The tasting bar was inviting and the staff was friendly. The store set up was nice and the wines were different from the traditional wines.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amorano
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We visited after dinner on a Friday night and the bar was full of people tasting wine. We walked around looking at the wines until a spot opened up. We were greeted by Haas the bartender. He gave us a tasting menu. The tasting included...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy_WDM
Reviewed 23 September 2018

My Wife and I were at the Galena location this weekend, stopped in for a wine tasting and ended with getting a membership. This place has the best wines. Excellent wine from reds to fruits to dessert. We loved them all. Highly recommend this winery...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mark l
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very busy, but worth the wait. Did not take the tour, but did do the samples. Bartenders are very knowledgeable and give you time even though they are very busy. Wine is reasonably priced and the variety is very good. Definitely worth stopping in.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 373rhonda
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We stopped here for a tasting but mostly for gifts for the family. Wonderful ladies we went both Monday and Tuesday were very knowledgeable and fun to talk with. We left one day with 5 bottles second day with one and some very nice glasses...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cori50
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The wine here is some of the best in Illinois!! Staff at the tasting room made this an awesome experience!

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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