Locations to Wine Through the Corridor

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August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award winning winery. August Hill Winery has been making wine since 2002. The Winery includes caves for aging wine, a tasting room, a sparkling wine program, and a staff that is family. A visit to winery allows you to not only taste the wine but see how the wine is made. Enjoy wine tastings of the August Hill Winery in the tasting room or on the outdoor patio and enjoy live music in the ...

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Barolo Restaurant

Barolo Restaurant is located in Joliet, and offers a quaint European atmosphere with a unique spin on authentic Italian cuisine. The dishes are imaginative and beautifully plated and sure to please every type of palate. Barolo is a casual fine dining experience with award winning steaks, chops, seafood and pasta. Each dish can be paired with a drink from their extensive wine like and signature cocktails.

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Bishop's Hill - Winery

Renovation is complete! Due to COVID 19, the expected opening has been moved to Deccember 2020. Tastings will be by appointment only. Here's your chance to have a glass of wine or party in a newly restored historic castle. Bishop's Hill is a newly-opened fully functioning winery that's a stone's throw away from Downtown Joliet. The winery imports grapes directly from California, and use their years of wine making experience to produce the best wine possible. They are ...

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Cat's Eye - A Wine Bar

Cat's Eye wine bar is a eclectic wine bar with wonderful urban vintage charm with a cozy neighborhood feeling, located in beautiful downtown Ottawa. Wines are rotated seasonally and also offer handcrafted cocktails, spirits, barrel aged beers and clever plates. We believe you should have a wonderful wine experience. You don’t have to know a lot about wine. Just as long as you know what you like. Over 60 wines, but also craft beer, seasonal drinks & spirits. Minutes from ...

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Clarks Run Creek Wine & Gifts

Enjoy a tasting glass in Clarks Run Creek Wine & Gifts overlooking beautiful Downtown Utica. Clarks Run Creek Wine & Gifts is located near Spirit Knob, Blue Sky, Kickapoo Creek and Pheasant Hollow. Their store has the perfect environment for getting a taste of the local culture and spending time with friends. With a spacious lounge, it offers their guests a place to relax, talk and enjoy their wine. Venue rentals are available as well for bachelorette parties, bridal showers ...

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Herman's Liquor and Wine Store

Herman’s Package Store offers its customers a wide selection of domestic and imported beers, wines, and spirits, along with sodas, tobacco products, snacks, and bar supplies. Herman’s Package Store has been serving the Ottawa Starved Rock area since 1944. Make sure to pick up some local favorite craft beer, Radium City and Tangled Roots Brewing Company.

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HopScotch & Vine

HopScotch & Vine is a fun choice for casual and social private events located in the Heart of Historic Downtown Plainfield off of Route 66 and Lincoln Highway. Open 7 Days per week for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We have a wonderful outdoor patio that is a wonderful place to eat or drink a cocktail at. We are a small business helping support other small businesses by purchasing our product and meats from local markets. Our team will work with you to create a special menu ...

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PK UnKorked Wine Shop and Tasting Room

PK UnKorked Wine Shop and Tasting Room is perfectly located right on the square in historic Downtown Pontiac, Illinois just off of the famous Route 66. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in their cozy lounge area sipping on one of over 100 wines while overlooking Downtown Pontiac. No Route 66 journey is complete without trying their Route 66 labeled wine, you won’t be disappointed and you may even bring some home with you to remember your journey.

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River Hawk Brewing

River Hawk Brewery in Channahon, Illinois that features hand crafted beer and wine. The taproom is designed with community and socialization in mind, it is a great meeting place for a group of friends, co-workers to meeting locals. Any seat in the taproom is the best seat for you to witness their beer brewing system, fermenters, and wine tanks. The goal of River Hawk Brewery is to keep the tasting experience as authentic as possible. Cheers!

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Sable Creek Winery

Sable Creek Winery will have a total of 15-20 different wines of various wine styles from grapes purchased from premier vineyards in California, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and New York. They offer wine tastings, wine club, couples events, Girl’s Night Out events along with other events to make you want to go over and over. There is a private room that can be reserved for parties that can hold up to 42 people. The entire venue can be rented out to hold a total of 112 ...

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The Red Dog Grill

The Red Dog Grill is Starved Rock Country’s best waterfront dining venue. Located in Heritage Harbor Ottawa, the Midwest’s premier getaway destination and marina resort, you will dive into their splendid menu enjoying gourmet American and seafood cuisine while overlooking a world-class marina. Red Dog Grill is the perfect place to enjoy scrumptious apps, mouthwatering burgers and fresh seafood. Enjoy the beautiful marina views from the outdoor patio during the summer, or warm ...

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Wine and Cheese Co.

Wine & Cheese Co. is a fine wine and artisan cheese shop, wine bar and cafe located in historic downtown Plainfield, IL. It's a safe haven for the clueless to the connoisseur looking to sip, nibble and enjoy. Stop in to browse our diverse selection, stay for a meal with friends and bring your favorites home to share.

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