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Discover Your Favorite Vino at Vintage Illinois

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Discover Your Favorite Vino at Vintage Illinois

Experience one of the best and largest wine tasting events to descend on Mathessien State Park in 2016 at the Vintage Illinois Wine Festival happening the weekend of September 17th and 18th. Come thirsty and ready to delight your taste buds at this spectacular wine show. With over one hundred wineries presenting their best vino concoctions, you and your besties are sure to savor the weekend's festivities as you traipse through the miles of wine trails winding around the park. Here is a sneak peek of some of the 450 vineyards selected for this year's event:

  • Fox Valley Vineyards
  • Creekside Vineyards
  • Vahling Vineyards
  • Kite Hill Vineyards
  • Lasate Vineyards
  • Sleepy Creek Vineyards
  • Von Jakob Vineyard
  • Blue Sky Vineyard
  • Alto Vineyards
  • Berryville Vineyards

To make the most of your day(s) at the Vintage Illinois Wine Festival, be sure you bring your photo ID. Without it, you won't be allowed to partake in the fabulous wine tastings. Tasty treats by some of the area's top restaurants are available for purchase like Sherri's Crab Cakes or Pine Hills Golf Club Pizza, and if you would like to bring the grill to cook your food pairings, you are welcome to grill in the parking lot areas. 

Tickets to the Vintage Illinois Wine Festival are $20 in advance until September 15th and include a souvenir wine glass, wristband, and seven tasting tickets with $1 additional tasting tickets available. Or you may purchase a $25 ticket at the door on the day of the event. Children are allowed for a ticket price of $5.

If looking for the perfect place to stay, make plans to stay at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort. Our comfortable accommodations will make you feel right at home. And if you need information other places to see while visiting, just ask us!




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