Vintage Illinois 2022
September 17-18! Join us in Utica, Illinois for the state's largest wine festival.


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West of Wise Winery

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West of Wise Winery

Opening in 2015, West of Wise Winery is a small batch winery located south of Petersburg, Illinois. They feature wines from Illinois-grown grapes and other select vineyards.  Many of the grapes are from their family vineyard – Ratio Vineyard in Kilbourne, Illinois.

2023 Featured Wines


  • Weathervane White-Chardonel– A dry full-bodied white with hints of melon and citrus.
  • Bourbon Barrel Norton– A dry, medium to full – bodied red wine with spicy notes from the small clustered Norton varietal aged in a Four Roses bourbon barrels.


  • Tina’s Red Blend – Our very own red blend of 3 grape varietals, made in the Meritage style. This dark cherry, red wine has aromas of blackberry & spice. This wine is fruity & tangy on the pallet, the tannins are smooth with a hint of oak & a finish that bursts with cherry. Co-Owner Tina’s absolute favorite.
  • Avalanche- Seyval Blanc – This popular French-American hybrid is a crisp, semi-dry white with the aroma of apricots, peaches and nectarines.


  • Strike the Gold-Traminette –This semi-sweet white is a hybrid of Gewürztraminer with a fragrant floral aroma. honey & apricot flavors.


  • Blackberry Hard Cider – Governor’s Cup Winner! This refreshing, sweet cider is full of blackberry flavor handcrafted from local apples. This can is perfect for the pool or backyard on a hot day!
  • The Church Lady – This sweet blend has just the right amount of concord & apple wine, with smooth & crisp blueberry on the finish. Perfect for fall!
  • Peach Sangria – Illinois Double Gold Medal Winner. Light, refreshing and perfect for sipping.
  • Pink Naked Lady – Illinois Gold Medal Winner. Pink sangria bursting with strawberry flavors, lemon on the back & just a hint of passion fruit. Great to sip by the pool!
  • Blackberry Sangria – Illinois Gold Medal Winner. The perfect sangria blend with flavors of blackberry, and cranberry. Sweet and smooth.


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