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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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Ever increasing wine selection = happy customers!

In addition to the labels we've enjoyed in the past, the new Secret Garden line-up is selling out... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ottawa, Illinois
17 Bottles Later...

We had an awesome experience sampling more than we had planned, but the result was that we tried... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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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 good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (73 reviews)
“tasting room” (34 reviews)
“great wine” (21 reviews)
515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
+1 815-777-3330
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In addition to the labels we've enjoyed in the past, the new Secret Garden line-up is selling out fast...and for good reason. We "camped out" the other day sampling around 20 wines all together at the winery. As case club members, we put together our...More

Thank JCgolf9
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an awesome experience sampling more than we had planned, but the result was that we tried varieties we might otherwise have avoided. Such a great variety of wines! So unique and fun! Jalapeno wine that you can make into a Bloody Mary? Who...More

Thank HeidiK68
Reviewed 1 week ago

For $5, you can sample 6 wines from an extensive list. Something for everyone and all kinds of wine themed stuff for sale. You can buy a glass and enjoy it on their patio as well. I visit Galena just so I can stop here!!

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would give a 2.5 rating! The wines that I sampled were very good! They have a large variety of wines to choose from and very clear descriptions of each wine. We got 7 samples for $5, one of them being the wine of the...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time tasting wines! Our attendant was so fun and charasmatic. We chose 6 wines to come home with...it was hard to choose😁

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here first before heading to Main St. They have some of my favorite wines here and I wanted to bring a couple friends for a wine tasting . They loved their wines! We bought a bottle of wine and sat out on the patio,...More

Thank jaredsgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People are friendly but they need a bigger bar! We had to wait just a little while for our chance to sample six wines. Found several that we liked and ended up buying two different kinds. Looking forward to sharing our wines. Would definitely go...More

Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Got there in the early evening so we did not take a tour but sat at the house tasting room and Pam took great care of us. We sampled some good wines and then sat outside on the porch and enjoyed the lovely evening and...More

Thank eskswach
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stopped here on our weekend stay in Galena. What a nice little winery! The wine tasting is very reasonable and we ended up buying 6 bottles to take home. The bartender was very friendly and informative and we had a delightful time talking with...More

Thank C0lley
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took part in the tasting and tour of the vineyard. The experience was FUN and I bought 6 bottles of wine. The staff were knowledgeable and fun!!

Thank Cindy P
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mila t
Would this be a good place to take my boyfriend for his birthday? he is from Chicago- he is turning 23 Thanks!
29 February 2016|
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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