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Galena Cellars Winery and Vineyard

Galena Cellars Winery and Vineyard Galena Cellars Winery and Vineyard offers complementary tastings of 25 award-winning wines at two locations. Visit our shop in a restored 1840's granary building on Main Street in historic Galena, open daily. Enjoy an informative tour, a glass of wine, local cheeses and panoramic country views at the winery on Ford Road, open weekends June through October.

Main Street: U.S. Route 20 to Main St. in Galena. Go north 1/2 block to Main Street shop. Ford Road: Continue north on Main St. to Stagecoach Trail. Go east on Stagecoach Trail six miles to Ford Rd. Go north on Ford Rd. 1/2 mile. Winery is on the left.

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4746 N. Ford Road, Galena, IL, US, 61036 Email:
Phone: 815-777-3330 Web:
Fax: 815-777-3335
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  2001 Eric the Red
Silver- Illinois State Fair, Bronze- Indiana State Fair
  American Reisling
This semidry medium bodied wine is quite fruity and quite well balanced with the characteristic aroma of peach blossoms. It would complement shellfish or poultry. Serve chilled.
  Black Raspberry Framboise
An exquisite dessert wine in the style of Port. It is intensely raspberry in flavor, tart yet sweet. 375ml only. Serve chilled.
  Blueberry Wine
A semi-sweet fruit wine that captures the essence of the blueberry. Produced from premium blueberries from the Eastern shore of Pennsylvania, this wine should be served chilled. Silver -Indiana State Fair; Bronze - Illinois State Fair
  Britt White
This Illinois grown Seyval Blanc has a delicate finesse and shows great aging potential. Spirited fruit blended with the complexity of French oak barrel aging.
A full-bodied, sweet cherry dessert wine made in the style of Port. Serve chilled. Gold - Illinois State Fair, Silver- Indiana State Fair
Produced from 1998 vintage Yakima Valley, Washington grapes, this wine was 100% American oak barrel fermented using the Surlie process. It's a very complex wine rich in buttery, toasty oak, and vanilla flavors. Shows great ageability. Serve chilled. Bronze - Illinois State Fair
Produced from Door County, Wisconsin, Montmorency pie cherries. Serve chilled or add mulling spices and heat it up on a cold day. Gold 2005 Indian State Fair -Silver 2005 Illinois State Fair
  Concord Grape
This semi-sweet wine made from the native Midwestern Concord grape tastes "like the wine Grandpa used to make! Bronze -2005 Illinois State Fair; Bronze - Indy International Wine Competition
  Country Red
This is a light, dry, fruity blend of the Midwestern Marechal Foch grape. Serve at room temperature with pasta, beef or pork cuisine. Silver 2005 Indiana State Fair Bronze - Illinois State Fair
  Country Rose
A light, fun, fresh, fruity Rose made from the Catawba Grape. Gold- 2005 Indiana State Fair Silver Illinois State Fair
  Cranberry Wine
With a rich and refreshing cranberry flavor, this wine made from Wisconsin cranberries is a wonderful sipping wine, makes a great spritzer when mixed with club soda, and is also very tasty heated up with mulling spices. Silver - Illinois State Fair
A delicious blend of our award-winning Apple and Cranberry wines. Serve chilled or heated up with mulling spices. Bronze 2005 Indiana State Fair
  Frontenac Port
Made from 100% Illinois Frontenac grapes grown at Arbor Hills Vineyards. These grapes have created a wonderful big berry wine with a chocolate complexity. DoubleGold - 2005 Indiana State Fair, Best of Show - Illinois State Fair
  Galena Cellars Sparkling White
This fine Champagne is semi-dry, fruity and effervescent with a light Muscat flavor. May be served as a perfect complement to brunch, as an afternoon sipping wine or for dessert. Gold 2005 Illinois State Fair
  General's Reserve Red
A marriage of classic Bordeaux varietals, this smooth, medium-bodied red wine from Sonoma County is a perfect complement for a wide variety of dishes. Serve at room temperature. Bronze- 2005 Indy International Wine Competition; Bronze - Illinois State Fair
  General's Reserve White
Silver - Illinois State Fair
  Illinois Chambourcin
This full-bodied red wine has notes of black cherry with nuances of plum and a subtle American oak finish. Great with your grilled steaks or heavily seasoned chicken. Serve room temperature.
  Illinois Seyval Blanc
This fruity, medium dry white wine is perfect for sipping out on the deck. It's full of light, refreshing citrus and melon flavors. Serve chilled. Silver - 2005 Illinois State Fair; Bronze Indiana State Fair
  Illinois Traminette
  Late Harvest Gewurztraminer
The unique spiciness of the Gewurztraminer grape is balanced with late harvest sweetness and intensity. Serve chilled with fruit & cheese. 375 ml bottle. Gold 2005 Indiana State Fair I- Best Dessert llinois State Fair
  Late Harvest Johannisberg Reisling
This delectable dessert wine was produced from Riesling grapes harvested late in the season. It is reminiscent of a German Auslese, with an intense melon and peach character in the nose. Serve chilled as a dessert wine or with fruit and cheese.
  May Wine
Silver- Indian State Fair, Bronze- Illinois State Fair
  Merry Merry Cranberry
This sparkling version of our popular Cranberry Bog is fun and refreshing. Serve chilled.
  Muscat Canelli
This wine is a luscious, semi-sweet, fruity varietal wine with the aroma of spicy, green apples. Enjoy it chilled by the glass or serve it with cheese as a dessert course. Bronze- 2005 Indiana State Fair
This semi-sweet white wine is a descendant of the Concord grape. It tastes "just like eating grapes off the vine" and is excellent with cheese, nuts, fruits or as a dessert. Serve chilled. Bronze-2005 Illinois State Fair Bronze- Indiana State Fair
This award-winning, German-style, semi-dry white wine was blended with the Muscat grape. We recommend serving it chilled with white meat or seafood.
This award-winning, German-style, semi-dry white wine was blended with the Muscat grape. We recommend serving it chilled with white meat or seafood. Silver 2005 Indiana State Fair Broze Illinois State Fair
  Peach Wine
A delicate, light refreshing wine bursting wih peach flavor. Perfect for a brunch or out on the deck with cheese and fruit. Gold - 2005 Illinois State Fair; Bronze- Indiana State Fair
  Proprietor's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
This elegant, full-bodied red wine has a complex nose with hints of vanillin oak and a touch of pepper and spice. Gold- Indian State Fair, Silver - Illinois State Fair
  Proprietor's Reserve Merlot
This popular dry, red wine is a softer, fruitier version of the classic cabernet grape. Nice to sip by the glass or enjoy with pasta and meat. Silver-2005 Illinois State Fair
  Red Raspberry
This gold medal-winning, sweet dessert wine is very, very raspberry! Serve chilled. Bronze- 2005 Indiana State Fair
A delightful sipping wine, our rhubarb is light and fruity. Serve chilled. Gold 2005 Indiana State Fair
  Sparkling Muscat
A light, sweet, sparkling wine made from the Muscat grape.
  Spiced Apple
Another great wine for cold weather is our Spiced Apple, made from Wiscosin apples and apple pie spices. Serve chilled or hot on those cold winter nights.
Silver- Illinois State Fair
  Vineyard Rose
  Vintage White
A blend of Vignette, Lacrosse & Muscat grapes have produced this dry, crisp fruity wine. Serve chilled. Silver- 2005 Indiana State Fair; Bronze- Illinois State Fair
  White Zinfandel
Our most popular wine, this fruity, semi-dry blush wine is produced from the zinfandel grape. Serve chilled as a sipping wine or with a meal. Gold Medal and Best of Categore - 2005 llinois State Fair


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