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Cache River Basin Vineyard & Winery

Cache River Basin Vineyard & Winery Located less than a mile from scenic Heron Pond and Wildcat Bluff, this area is known as the largest remaining tupelo-cypress swamp in Illinois, with some trees reaching heights in excess of 200 feet. This internationally famous wilderness area, with rare and endangered plant and animal species, is easily accessible. The nearby winery offers a peaceful place to relax after hiking or cycling with a variety of wines made from locally grown French hybrid grapes ranging from white to red and sweet to dry. In addition, the gift shop offers locally made handcrafted items. Hours: Monday through Saturday -10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Sundays - 1 to 5 p.m

Located off Route 45, 5 miles south of Vienna. Turn right (west) onto Belknap Rd. Proceed 1.3 miles and turn left (south) onto Forman Lane. If traveling from Metropolis, head north on Route 45 about 17 miles and follow above directions. Off Interstate 24, exit # 16 west to Vienna and follow the above directions.

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315 Forman Lane, Belknap, IL, US, 62908 Email:
Phone: 618-658-2274 Web:
Fax: 618-658-2274
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  Cache River Swamp Water
You won't be able to resist this taste! This delicious wine is a blend of the Seyval and Vignoles grape
  Caco Sucre
Our first dessert wine served in 375 mil. bottles. A pleasant subtle orange colored wine with a sweet fruity taste that seems to linger on your palate.
Not only a fantastic Catawba grape taste, but such a beautiful light red color! A great Yankee grape taste!
The Chambourcin is a dry full bodied Red varietal wine with a wonderfully smooth taste
A delightful wine that offers a spicy aroma and taste that will stir your senses.
The second venomous snake to grace the labels of the Cache River Basin Vineyard & Winery. This blend of red & white wine has excellent body as does its namesake. But, light in taste!
  Cottonmouth White
This wine, named after the venemous Cottonmouth snake, has a smooth blend of Vidal and Seyval white grapes. An exciting taste that will appeal to all wine lovers
  Cynthiana Norton
The grapes of this wine were harvested in 2002 and have just been bottled. This fruity tasting dry wine is a pleasure to the palate without any after taste
  Expedition Red
A combination of Chardonnel & Hawk Tail Red to produce a wine with an excellent lingering after taste. A wonderful wine named in honor of William Clark and Merriwether Lewis
  Hawk Tail Red
A dry red wine that is a blend of Foch, DeChaunac and Chancellor. A wine drinker's wine that is both full and smooth as the Red Tail Hawk's glide across the meadows
  Hummingbird Nectar
The Hummingbirds will approve and so will you! A terrific dinner delight! Bottled in 375 ml. bottles.
A wonderful white grape juice taste with a delightful little kick! Great after dinner wine
A dry but pleasant bouquet for the serious wine drinker. Anyone appreciating a light dry wine is sure to love Seyval
  Star Night Bright
This delightful wine is named for the beautiful starry nights in Southern Illinois. A soft blend of Seyval and Chardonnel
  Vidal Blanc Semi-Sweet
An excellent semi-sweet wine that is pleasing to all wine drinkers, from the novice to the connoisseur
  Vidal Blanc Sweet
The same great Vidal grape taste for the sweet wine lover.
An ever popular wine for the delicate taste. This dry light bodied wine is a pleasure to the lips and palate


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