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Address: 602 Jefferson St, Wausau, WI 54403
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+1 715-845-6170
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Stop in and meet Brian and Sue, your hosts at Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe,...

Stop in and meet Brian and Sue, your hosts at Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe, now conveniently located downtown 2 blocks east of the 400 Block. We are your northwoods headquarters for over 30 mouth-watering homemade wines, wine and beer making supplies and a gift shop with something special for any wine enthusiast on your list. Offering classes and demonstrations of wine making and you can even rent a space to make your own wine. Sample our wines at our wine bar perfectly placed in front of a stunning vineyard mural. Join the Case Club where you can buy 12 bottles and get your 13th for free. Drink coffee, nibble on snacks and browse your tablet in front of our fireplace with free Wi-Fi or schedule a meeting in one of our meeting rooms. We have plenty of table space allowing you to meet with friends for coffee, snacks and wine.

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Nice winery find!

We visited this winery while in the Wausau area. Tasters receive 3 complimentary samples of wine with $1 additional samples. This winery offered many flavors of wine that were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Jackson, Wisconsin
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Jackson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this winery while in the Wausau area. Tasters receive 3 complimentary samples of wine with $1 additional samples. This winery offered many flavors of wine that were unique, with favorites being strawberry watermelon and a non-dairy pina colada wine. If you are in the area, be sure to stop and sample their wine.

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Thank AdamsFamly
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28 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best wine tasting place I have been to. The choices of the wine is amazing. The owner was so friendly and loved all the gifts. Wine great price

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Thank C G
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here and did the wine tasting. The wines were very good, but u r limited to 3 samples. We bought a bottle of the Peach and the Pomegranate. The atmosphere was very retail focused, and the owner seemed in a rush to get us in and out.

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1 Thank Seth R
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff that is more than happy to let you wander their gift shop or engage in conversation. The wines are great, especially the wines to which they've added various other fruits to. Very glad we stopped and will definitely stop by again!

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1 Thank Emily W
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Where are you going to go for this day but to a winery. The owner was friendly, knowledgeable and funny. The wine is very good. The shop has very nice things. I am a member. So I will get a free bottle of wine when I buy so many. I love this place.

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1 Thank 303janez
Wausau, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe is a great place to go for a wine tasting, but an equally great place to go for a few drinks after work. The wine is always excellent! The owners purchase the juice from all over the world and make the wine right at Lil' Ole Winemaker in the basement. If you're lucky, you'll get a... More 

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1 Thank yonk0014
Cincinnati, OH
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Great venue for wine tasting, finding gifts and having a glass of wine with friends on their outdoor patio. They also have meat & cheese plates for a new afternoon snack or appetizer.

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1 Thank nrmlodik14
Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

The owner was so friendly and the wine was pretty good! I had just got back from Italy, so I was so surprised to see they offered a Brunello. Unfortunately, it didn't compare to true Montalcino Brunellos, but all their fruit wines were very yummy! I bought 3 bottles.

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2 Thank jdubswifey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Loved my visit. The wine tasting is free and they sell wine by the glass or bottle. The wine is excellent, made right there, and is reasonably priced. It's a very comfortable place to visit and sample a glass.

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Thank Betsy42
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

I love this place! There is a wine for everyone here. This winery has a large variety of wine choices. Liz and her husband (owners) have dry, semi sweet and dessert wines. They have sampling at the Jefferson address. In the summer, you can sit outside and enjoy a glass on their deck.

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