Social wine tours throughout Southern Illinois. Tours of the Shawnee Wine Trail, Southern Illinois Wine Trail, and special event tours.
(Winery Tours of Southern Illinois is on Facebook! Check us out!) Thank You for visiting Winery Tours of Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky!We provide shuttle service into the Shawnee Hills Wine Region of Southern Illinois and to the various microbreweries and distilleries in Western Kentucky.
Set among the scenic countryside, we invite you to visit the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail of southern Illinois. Enjoy the distinctive character of each of our wineries, charming towns that dot the trail, unique local restaurants and a region rich in history.
Shawnee Shuttle is a professional wine trail tour service offering private mini-van tours of southern Illinois for small groups of two to six adults. Our guests work with a trip coordinator to develop a suggested itinerary for one of our customized seven hour tours.
We used Winery Tours of Southern Illinois this weekend and could not have been more pleased! I inter... acted with Heidi the entire time and she was also our driver. She was punctual, very friendly and engaging with our group, she let us play music that we wanted and she kept us on track as we went around to different wineries & brewery.
10/14/2016 · About Southern Illinois Wine. The history of commercial Southern Illinois viticulture dates back to the early 1980’s. This was when the first vineyard was planted with wine grape varieties, which had previously been deemed unfit to be grown in our area. Within a short time, however, it was proven that award winning wines could be produced and more acres of grapes began to be cultivated.
A basic tour (5hrs) for up to 6 people is $300, $200 of which is paid as a deposit to reserve the date ($40 ea additional hr.) . Groups of 7 to 14 people are $500, $250 of which is paid as a deposit to reserve the date ($40 ea additional hr.).. Balance due is paid the day of the tour to your driver. Tips are welcome! These prices include tour plan and shuttle service to and from the wineries.
A tradition of winemaking by early Illinois settlers who brought their wine making expertise from Europe makes this unique. Visit www.heartlandrivers.org to learn more. SOUTHERN ILLIINOIS WINE TRAIL: Here you will find tranquility, adventure, and exceptional wines from native Illinois grapes.
The state’s original five wineries have blossomed to over 100 wineries and 450 vineyards. Find wineries and breweries throughout Southernmost Illinois and two different wine trails.
Wine Trail Cabins. Experience the essence of the Southernmost Illinois with the most gorgeous cabins set up along the Southern Illinois Wine Trails that give you the hospitality and warmth you need to make your trip a memorable one.
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