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August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Wow! What a find. My girlfriend and I were passing through the area and thought we'd give August... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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suburbs of Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 friendliest people I'd run into in a long time, and she made our visit better than great.

I'm a wine and spirits vendor from another state, and I want to stress that this type of establishment is hard to find. Service. Atmosphere. Quality. Uniqueness.

An easy 5 stars

Thank realmeneditya
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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.

Thank Travel4Fun31
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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

Thank Mariotti7
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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 juice and a cheese/cracker platter and they said it was good.

Thank Kara R
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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!

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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.

Thank Salem1015
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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 your review. So happy that you will be coming back to see us!!

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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 were very very small. Sometimes I felt I didn’t even get enough to get a very good taste of the wine. It was worth the price we paid but would probably only go back for a full glass. Fun atmosphere and very modern, clean look to the interior.

Thank Kiersten R
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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 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.

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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.

Thank 980candace
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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 for the kind words! Hope you can come back and see us soon!

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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 makes their ISC sparkling a delight. We also enjoyed meeting the sommelier who assisted us with our purchases of the ombré rose and the dry brut. We enjoyed their sparkling so much that we joined their Sparkling wine club for discounts and private events. The tasting room is cozy with a wine and gift shop. We return every other month to pick up our Sparkling wine club selections!

Thank CzechMate2010
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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!!

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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 plate......again excellent. Try the Niagara and the Blackberry dessert wine with the dark chocolate!

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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!

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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!

Thank peacechyld2017
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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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