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August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Huge Surprise

Wow! What a find. My girlfriend and I were passing through the area and thought we'd give August... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
realmeneditya
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Cute Fun Stop

Was a cute, VERY crowded winery. Was shocked how crowded they were since a wine festival was going... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Travel4Fun31
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Itasca, Illinois
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Come enjoy individual creations conceived in the heart and expressed through the hand in our tasting room. We offer wine tastings, wine flights, and wine by the glass and bottle. We also have some wonderful light food items available to pair with...more
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106 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9450
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a find. My girlfriend and I were passing through the area and thought we'd give August Hill a try. We were blown away by the classy and unique atmosphere, the exceptional wine, and the top-notch staff. The manager, Jessie, was one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Was a cute, VERY crowded winery. Was shocked how crowded they were since a wine festival was going on down the road. They had decent wine and a cute atmosphere. Felt a bit rushed by our wine taster that we drank very quickly and left.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Can I say wow. What an amazing time we had. Very friendly and knowledgable staff. Absolutely delicious wine. Will definitely be back gain soon

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

We were spending the weekend at Grizzly Jacks Hotel and saw this winery was in town not to far away (We went in March 2017). We went and did the wine tastings which were very good. The kids were with us and they got grape...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kara R
sbullock377, Guest Relations Manager at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words, Kara. We hope you can come and see us again soon!

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

You don't expect this gem when walking in. Its in a small strip mall in town. When you walk in, the atmosphere is awesome. Staff is great. Not to mention many fantastic wines! I will be back. And, more than once.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Salem1015
sbullock377, Public Relations Manager at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. So happy that you will be coming back to see us!!

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to August Hill Winery twice and enjoyed it both times. The wine is always delicious and the wine tasting staff are knowledgeable and friendly. However, my husband and our friends all said we felt very rushed through the tasting and the tasting pours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kreif148
sbullock377, Public Relations Manager at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, Kiersten. We are glad you enjoyed both of your visits. If ever you feel rushed through your tasting, please let our staff know as we always want you to have an enjoyable experience.

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Great place! Was lucky enough to tour the vineyard with friends! So many favorites to chose from. The slushies are good , too. Fun events and music. Gorgeous tasting room.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 980candace
sbullock377, Public Relations Manager at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you for the kind words! Hope you can come back and see us soon!

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a great find when taking a drive back to the from a local golf course a couple of hours from the city. We honestly expected nothing great and we absolutely loved the sparkling wines and their methode champenoise used in their production truly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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sbullock377, Public Relations Manager at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our ISC sparkling wines and love them as much as we do. Welcome to the Insider's Wine Club. We hope you can visit us again soon!!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great tasting wines and outstanding service!! Went here with my wife and adult kids for Fathers Day. The wines were great and and the service was excellent. Alexis waited on us and she was very informative and attentive. We also had their meat and cheese...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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sbullock377, Public Relations Manager at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Than you so much for the kind words, Richard. We hope you can come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed May 22, 2018

I enjoy the delicious offerings at August Hill Winery in the middle of the one-block Main Street of Utica. It's a great place to grab a glass of wine with friends. Try the Almond Sparkling - one of my faves!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Maria C
sbullock377, Marketing Director at August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you! Come back and see us soon.

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daisymae383
August 24, 2017|
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Response from sbullock377 | Property representative |
Children are allowed on our patio and in our Tasting Bar area. Our lounge area, however, is a 21 and over space.
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terrapin21
July 12, 2016|
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Response from sbullock377 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. While the health department does not allow us to have dogs inside the Tasting Room, we do have a couple of tables outside in front of our Tasting Room where people like to... More
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June 10, 2016|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
There is also a lot immediately south of the winery on Canal St., just a little east next to the LaSalle County Museum, which depending on the size of your RV should accommodate most.
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