Fall Wine Events In Clinton County, Illinois

A closeup of colorful fall leaves.

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From goblins to good food and wine, you’ll find lots of fun happening at the wineries here in Clinton County, Illinois. Stop by for a tasting, or better yet enjoy one of the following fall activities.

Dress up in your scariest outfit and head out to Roundhouse Wine Company for Witches & Warlocks Ball Costume Party. The early Halloween celebration will include music, a costume contest, and wine, of course!
Witches & Warlocks Ball Costume Party
Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Roundhouse Wine Company
1938 Dogwood Lane, Centralia

Hidden Lake Winery & Banquet Center is party central this fall with two seasonal events. The 6th annual Oktoberfest will feature German food, beer, wine, and live music provided by George Portz and his Friends of Bluegrass band. Two weeks later, Hidden Lake hosts their Harvest Festival, with wine, beer, craft vendors, and music by Black Top Boulevard. Cover price includes a wine glass and tokens for wine and beer tastings.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Harvest Festival
Sunday, November 5, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$10 cover
Hidden Lake Winery & Banquet Center
10580 Wellen Road, Aviston

This Thanksgiving, let the folks at Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery do the cooking. They’re pulling out the stops for a festive buffet with all the fixings—and more!
Then two days later, on Saturday, bring the kiddies back for Breakfast with Santa.
Thanksgiving Buffet
Thursday, November 21, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, November 25, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery
15469 State Route 127, Carlyle

Any time this fall is a good time to visit one of our County’s two other wineries. Enjoy their beautiful country settings and taste samples of their wines.
Twin Oaks Vineyard’s tasting room is open every weekend for tastings of their six delightful varietals. Head out to Crooked Creek Winery, a former horse farm (the owners still have horses) and enjoy sipping the popular Barn Dance red or one of the other four wines.

Twelve Oaks Vineyard
8975 Vogel Road, Carlyle
Tasting Room: Saturday – Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Crooked Creek Winery
4585 W. 10th St. Rd., Centralia
Tasting Room: Saturday – Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Here’s a toast to all the great wineries of Clinton County!

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