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Tour and Wine tasting

We took the little drive out to the winery and it was worth it. The tasting had lots of options for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kjm20142018
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Guthrie Center, Iowa
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Girls weekend

Great wine tour and loved our host who was very engaging and informative! Tried many different... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
petitepaw
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Holmen, Wisconsin
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Enjoy the beautiful Jo Daviess County Countryside at Galena Cellars Vineyard with a tour of our vineyard and production facility. Private tours available year-round. Public tours April-November.
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4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9505
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+1 815-777-3330
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the little drive out to the winery and it was worth it. The tasting had lots of options for wines to try. We both found a couple wines we really liked. The porch outside had beautiful views and was a nice place to...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Great wine tour and loved our host who was very engaging and informative! Tried many different wines that I may otherwise would have not. Thank you Dennis from Galena wine tours fir setting us up!

Thank petitepaw
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went here to do a wine tasting and waited for 20 minutes, standing at the bar for the tasting, just to be completely ignored. They were busy, but to have several people just walk past us and not say a word or even to...More

Thank ElConquistador000
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We stopped at the store in town, but the woman there was too busy talking on her phone to answer our questions or offer any help. We decided we would try the vineyard. It was a pleasant drive from the resort, and the atmosphere was...More

Thank Batmom7
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I made a point of calling and going through their automated answering system to see if the winery was open at the vineyard. The message made it sound like they were open, starting at 11:00am on Sunday. Apparently, it was an old message from last...More

Thank Maxahartwig
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Tucked away treasure outside of Galena. Memorable wines included Senorita Margarita, port, and Mimosa.

Thank Karen662
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stopped in on a cold day for a tasting and got some great warm apple cider! I'd love to go back when its warm to enjoy the view from the porch.

Thank emily b
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Love stopping here when in Galena. They can get very busy, so you may have to wait. It's definitely worth the wait. I've been drinking there wines for 10 years. they have some of the best wines and are reasonably priced . It's a nice...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This vineyard was pretty far off the beaten path. My husband and I stopped on our way into Galena, and our GPS nearly lost signal in the middle of nowhere a couple of times. When we arrived, we were the only ones there and walked...More

Thank treedeboer
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We wanted to visit a local vineyard on our trip to Galena. Galena Cellars is easy to drive to from Galena, and it is beautiful countryside. Really neat place to visit, very friendly and very good selection of good wines. Well worth the trip!

Thank Mike S
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sfreund109
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Response from crissyann1 | Reviewed this property |
$10 per person for the tour and tasting combo at the vineyard.
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