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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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Both downtown store and country winery are great stop

Visited both store and winery in country. Must see for Galena visit. Great people, helpful and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Wake Forest, North Carolina
via mobile
Great wine in pleasant atmosphere

Staff is knowledgeable and pleasant. During nice weather they have a wine garden with tables and... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Muscatine, Iowa
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting room” (34 reviews)
“great wine” (22 reviews)
515 S Main St, 4746 North Ford Road, Galena, IL 61036-2352
+1 815-777-3330
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Visited both store and winery in country. Must see for Galena visit. Great people, helpful and friendly. Great wines, many to choose. Outside porch at winery is great for lunch.

Thank mikea1949
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Staff is knowledgeable and pleasant. During nice weather they have a wine garden with tables and chairs to enjoy a bottle of wine. Large selection of fruit wines and lots of different red and white blends. Wedding cake wine was extremely interesting sparkling white blended...More

Thank byotty75
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had a wonderful time taking the tour and trying some amazing wine. Mary was our guide and did an amazing job helping us, especially in our selection of trial. Not being a wine drinker, she opened our eyes to many different flavors that we loved!...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Always friendly and inviting. Staff is always smiling and having fun with their customers. Taste some wine..then go buy some! Great flavors and blends and great variety. Neat little wine related merchandise too. If you are looking for a cute sign or wine rack check...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoy this store and their wines very much. They are our #1 choice for wine. Many different varietals for everyone's tastes. Try the wedding wine. The almond flavor is like eating angel food cake . Yum!

Thank Peasandquiet2
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My husband and I just came from there. We walked in and the woman behind the counter was fawning over four female customers. She had said hello when we first came in but that was the last we heard from her. We got the wine...More

1  Thank shamrock2013
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Mary made our visit - she was fun and knew her wine. We visited the downtown location but made the beautiful trip the their country location. Worth the 6 mile drive.

Thank daveofspencer
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the downtown location and did their wine sampling. For five dollars you received 6 hearty sample portions with numerous selections for all palates. The wines I tasted were justly described and the wines that won the awards deserved the honor. Staff kind, happy, friendly...More

Thank beachliker
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Loved every minute of our tasting last week. The winery in downtown Galena is delightful in every way. Not only is the wine great,but the store and all the goodies in it are amazingly displayed and ready for purchase. The staff on hand was knowledgeable...More

Thank Leigh7857
Reviewed 31 July 2017

First time here & we will be back. The $10 tour/tasting is well worth it! Mary was our tour guide and she was amazing & knowledgeable. She explained each wine during our tasting & took the time to treat all of us as valued customers...More

Thank chris S
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mila t
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