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Chicagoland’s Best Wineries

October 12, 2010 2:47 PM

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Best Wineries In Chicago

Best Wineries In Chicago

You don’t have to go all the way to Napa Valley to try amazing wine. Right here in Illinois, we have some of the greatest local vineyards. Take a look at our picks for the best wineries in Illinois.

Prairie State Winery

Prairie State Winery

Prairie State Winery
217 W Main St
Genoa, IL

Think globally, drink locally at the award winning Prairie State Winery in the quaint town of Genoa in Northern Illinois. Founded in 1998, it is the oldest winery in DeKalb County. Read more – www.prairiestatewinery.com

Lynfred Winery

Lynfred Winery

Lynfred Winery
15 South Roselle Road
Roselle, IL

Lynfred Winery is the oldest, largest, continuously-operating, bonded winery in Illinois, producing over 50 varietals and 2,5000 cases of fine wine per year. Located in Roselle, Illinois. Read more – www.lynfredwinery.com

Mary Michelle Winery

Mary Michelle Winery

Mary Michelle Winery
Route 2
Carrollton, IL

Mary Michelle began as a dream of a group of investors from Santa Barbara, California. They knew that, historically, the five counties that surrounded the lower Illinois River valley were once renowned for the production of high quality grapes, apples and peaches. Thus the dream of Mary Michelle was born. The goal was to produce an affordable world class wine from Illinois grown grapes. Read more – www.illinois-wine.com

Valentino Vineyards & Winery

Valentino Vineyards & Winery

Valentino Vineyards & Winery
5175 Aptakisic Road
Long Grove, IL

20 different varieties of grapes grown on a 20 acre estate. All wines are produced from grapes grown, harvested, fermented and bottled in Long Grove, IL. Read more – www.valentinovineyards.com

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