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Iowa Wine Tours

427 Shinoak Ct, Dubuque, IA 52003-7753
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Galena weekend getaway

My boyfriend and I took the Blackhawk Wine tour this past weekend, and had a phenomenal time! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Megan S
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Iowa Wine Tour for Bachelorette Party

We booked Iowa Wine Tour for a bachelorette party this past weekend. We had a total of 13 ladies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacqueline P
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“rocky waters” (12 reviews)
“galena cellars” (10 reviews)
“girls weekend” (7 reviews)
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427 Shinoak Ct, Dubuque, IA 52003-7753
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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"
in 4 reviews
"bottled water"
in 5 reviews
"designated driver"
in 3 reviews
"pizza"
in 15 reviews
"highly recommend the tour"
in 2 reviews
"booked this tour"
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"second stop"
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"iowa wine"
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"great guide"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"dennis"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Iowa Wine Tours!! :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Headed to Galena for a couples weekend and wanted to try a wineries tour. Dont recall why we initially chose Iowa Wine Tours over the other options but glad we did. Dennis communicated well before we arrived to coordinate our tour. He picked us up...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We went on this tour for a Mama's Day Out trip on a Sunday afternoon with 5 ladies. WHAT AN AMAZING DAY!! Bus is clean and spacious and our tour guide Dennis is so knowledgeable!! He knows these places inside and out and his tour...More

Thank Jessica G
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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you for taking the tour with us!! :)

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Complaint Description: Chose Iowa Wine tours over a year ago based on the advertising. He has since changed his advertising since 9-24- 2017.Didn't live up to advertising. I Chose Iowa Wine tours a year ago based on the advertising and good reviews. The website said"...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

My only regret about this group of 7 sisters is that I did not contact the police when they boarded the bus Saturday September, 23rd for the 4 to 8 Blackhawk Wine Tour as they were abusive, belligerent and disrespectful to everyone involved including my...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Wine tour was supposed to be from 4 to 8, spent most of the time on the road going between three wineries. No winery tours, no pizza at the restaurant, rushed to get back on the bus. Driver verbally abused one of the people on...More

1  Thank Sharon S
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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

My only regret about this group of 7 sisters is that I did not contact the police when they boarded the bus Saturday September, 23rd for the 4 to 8 Blackhawk Wine Tour as they were abusive, belligerent and disrespectful to everyone involved including my...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Do not book a tour with this company or with Dennis. My 6 sisters & I paid $65 each for an awful, abusive experience. We were supposed to have tours of 3 wineries, have dinner in a restaurant, & the entire tour time was to...More

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Iowawineman, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

My only regret about this group of 7 sisters is that I did not contact the police when they boarded the bus Saturday September, 23rd for the 4 to 8 Blackhawk Wine Tour as they were abusive, belligerent and disrespectful to everyone involved including my...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

The wine tour with Dennis was great! A group of girls gathered for a bachelorette party and Dennis was great to work with! Everything was set up and ready for us at each winery and Dennis was friendly and offered to take us to another...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The wine tour with Dennis was a highlight of our Bachelorette Weekend! Dennis took care of all the details and we just got to sit back and take in the beautiful scenery and delicious wine. We felt like VIP's at each stop. I absolutely recommend...More

Thank Erin B
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Tour was great and Dennis was awesome!! The scenery was beautiful. Definitely a great way to spend an afternoon!

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Iowawinenan, Owner at Iowa Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you! :)

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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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