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Baxter's Vineyards and Winery

Baxter's Vineyards and Winery Baxter's Winery, the oldest winery in Illinois, is family-owned and operated. Established in 1885, Baxter's Winery is located in historic Nauvoo and offers complementary wine tasting, gift baskets and gift boxes, tours, handcrafted gifts made by area craftsmen and specialty foods, including Carol's homemade pies and sweet breads and Nauvoo Blue Cheese. Hours: Mon-Sat: 9-5; Sun: 10-5

Located 11 blocks east of Highway 96 going thru Nauvoo State Park on Parley Street or 4 blocks south of Caseys on Highway 96 to the T, turn left or go east on Parley Street approximately 3 blocks.

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2210 E. Parley Street, Nauvoo, IL, US, 62354 Email:
Phone: 217-453-2528 Web:
Fax: 217-453-6600
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  Bidy Bo White
A semi-dry white wine blend is light and crisp, pairing well with fruit. This wine is named after Annette Baxter, who was part of the fourth generation of Baxter's to operate the wine business in Nauvoo.
  Brenda's Blush Wine
A semi-sweet rose wine made from primarily white grapes with a "blush" of color from deep red grapes. Bronze Medal winner in Illinois State Fair 2005, 2008.
  Catawba Ice Wine
A sweet dessert wine with accents of grapefruit flavors. These late harvest grapes were handpicked in December of 2008 on a 12 degree day. This wine is best enjoyed as an after dinner or dessert wine.
  Classic Catawba Wine
A zesty, semi-sweet wine made from the succulent Catawba grape that tickles the taste buds. A perfect choice for picnics and brunches.
  Classic Concord Wine
A sweet, after dinner dessert wine with a fresh fruit flavor. This wine goes well with aged, blue, and creamy cheeses. Also try it with bread puddings or Carol's fresh apple pies.
  Classic Niagara
A sweet, after dinner dessert wine that, when sipped by itself, is like a deliciously rich, fragrant dessert. Be sure to try it with mild cheeses.
  Classic Norton Wine
A dry wine with rich spice and berry aromas with a smoky beef, pepper, and vanilla-flavored finish. Lightly oaked. Gold medal in the 2007 Indy International Wine Competition.
  Dok's Rose
A semi-sweet rose wine that is smooth and refreshing, complementing a variety of cheese as well as desserts. This wine was named after Dorothy Baxter, who was also a part of the third generation of Baxter's to operate the winery in Nauvoo.
  Fritz's Red
A semi-dry red wine that is smooth and balanced, pairing well with aged cheeses, red meats, and dark chocolate. This wine is named after Fred K. Baxter, who was part of the third generation of Baxter's to operate the wine business in Nauvoo.
  Icarian Red Wine
A semi-dry version of our customer's favorite Concord wine. This wine is fresh and fruity with the signature note of the succulent Concord grapes. This wine pairs very well with salty cheese, salads, and light meals.
  Icarian White Wine
A semi-dry wine with a fresh fruit flavor. This blended wine is made for mild cheeses and maybe a local Blue, too!
  Nauvoo Red Wine
A semi-dry wine that is full-bodied with great fruit flavors, and can be served with roasted or grilled meats, tuna, or salmon. The occasional piece of chocolate is nice with this wine's nutty finish.
  Purple Fang
A semi-sweet wine with a forward fruit flavor. Its tooth-staining quality doesn't stop it from being enjoyed with rich, semi-firm cheese.
  Riverbend Red Wine
Riverbend Red Wine - An elegant, rich, dry blended red wine balanced with a complex finish. This wine has a lingering flavor of spicy cherries. Winner of a Gold Medal and Best Illinois Red at the Illinois State Fair in 2005.
A semi-sweet blended red wine with traditional lemon and lime flavoring, make up this fun and fruity summer wine that is perfect for all occasions


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