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Vintage Illinois Wine Festival

Join us at the Vintage Illinois Wine Festival is located in a flat grassy area at Matthiessen State Park(formerly at Starved Rock), and will happen, rain or shine! It is best to wear sunscreen. We encourage you to bring blankets and lawn chairs to guarantee your seat. There will be plenty of great foods and… Read more »

Pre-Harvest Tasting

Join us at the winery to see the vineyards in full fruited beauty!! Wagon rides Tours Live Entertainment Light snacks WINE Fresh grapes

Music in the Vineyard

Join us for a relaxing afternoon on the patio.  Music with Mike Kelly and Mr. Ed from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Wine by the glass, bottle, or sangria by the pitcher!

Red, White, and Blue

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  Celebrate with us this 4th of July with a glass on the deck. Music from 1pm-4pm  Wine tasting from 11am-5pm with tours throughout the afternoon.    

Corkless in Galena

  June 24th form noon to 7 pm Find Tickets here… www.corklessingalena.simpletix.com Wine Food Art Live Music Elegant wines made from American hybrid grapes will be showcased in the afternoon and early evening. Selections of wines represent unique wines produced by family owned Northern Illinois Wineries. In addition to Wine Tastings, there will be an… Read more »

Wine on the Fox

Don’t miss this opportunity to sample award-winning Illinois wines while enjoying live entertainment and delicious local fare. Free & Open to the Public. Wine Tasting is $15 per day for a souvenir wine glass, a wristband and 5 tasting tickets. An Advanced Two-Day Pass may be purchased for $25 which includes 1 souvenir wine glass… Read more »

Wine Label Contest

Massbach Ridge Winery and Apple River Fort Foundation are proud to announce a contest to design a new label for Elizabeth, a white table wine. Award winning Massbach Ridge Winery originally released the Elizabeth wine in 2008 to commemorate the courage of the women who helped repel Black Hawk and his band during an attack… Read more »

Wine Cheese & Chocolate at FAM

Enjoy a fun filled evening tasting a variety of specialty wines provided by Royal Liquor distributors. The Cheese Market will be featuring their gourmet cheeses, and Lessman Catering is showcasing their delicious and distinctive chocolate creations. New this year is a Wine-Pull. Just in time for valentine’s day, our silent auction is full of unique… Read more »

Holiday Wine & Cheer!

We invite you out to Massbach Ridge to partake in holiday cheer. Please join us on Saturday, December 17 to sit around the fire and enjoy Christmas carols with wine. We hope to see you personally to tell you Merry Christmas! If you can’t make it out, we will be shipping on Dec. 5th, 12th, and… Read more »

Grapes in Northern Illinois?! YES!

St. Pepin, Frontenac, Marechal Foch, and Vignoles may not be grape varieties commonly discussed in Wine Spectator but they may be someday. These are the names of the grapes we grow in Northern IL. These are the grapes that can withstand winter temperatures dipping down to -30F and further. These are grapes that have been the building… Read more »