Award-Winning Wines to Try This Season

You don’t have to travel to Napa Valley to enjoy a glass of wine by the vineyard. These Northern Illinois wineries are crafting a reputation for excellence with many award-winning vintages.

NWQ Summer Getaway Guide

Our region offers endless opportunities for summertime fun. Here are a few ideas for a great weekend getaway.

The Basics of Great Craft Wines & Beers

Not sure what all of those big booze terms mean? Study up, and explore the basic terminology and tools that can help you to enjoy a locally produced drink.

Rocky Waters Vineyard/Winery

2003 Hanover Road, Hanover, Ill.
(815) 591-9706
www.rockywaters.com

Making Medal-Winning Midwestern Wines

The Illinois winemaking scene is slowly coming into its own, and our area includes some impressive displays of talent. Discover some of our local medal-winning wines.