Category: Illinois

Big Southern Illinois WInery Wants a Casino License 0

Big Southern Illinois WInery Wants a Casino License

Walker’s Bluff, a winery, restaurant, and concert entertainment center near Carbondale, Illinois is now trying to get a casino license, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.  Midwest Wineries have gone to great lengths...

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Simply Aronia Wine

Several years ago, my husband and I ordered some aronia wine on the Internet. The entire contents of the bottle landed in the sink. More recently, skilled winemakers are proving that aronia makes good...

Biggest Wine Club in U.S. Is Based in Illinois 0

Biggest Wine Club in U.S. Is Based in Illinois

According to Crain’s Chicago Business, the biggest wine club in our nation is operated by Countryside, Illinois based Cooper’s Hawk Winery.  Cooper’s Hawk, which started in Orland Park (a Chicago suburb) during 2005 ,...

MWP and Craft Beverages Unlimited Midwest 2016 0

MWP and Craft Beverages Unlimited Midwest 2016

In a couple of months’ time, wine industry people from across the Midwest will gather in St. Charles, Missouri for one of the biggest wine conferences in our region. One difference this year is...

2016 Midwest Wine Conference Schedule 0

2016 Midwest Wine Conference Schedule

Here are the Midwest Wine Conferences in chronological order.  Some Conferences have not released agendas or speakers yet, so please check back periodically.  This article will be updated as more information becomes available. Heartland...

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail 20th Anniversary Gala 0

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail 20th Anniversary Gala

 The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail announces their 20th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, November 14, 2015, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Carbondale Civic Center. Join us as we celebrate 20 incredible years of friends,...