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The Best Galena Wineries to Visit This Winter

Galena is the perfect getaway destination, especially if you’re looking to do a little wine tasting! There are several wonderful Galena wineries near our Bed and Breakfast, not to mention plenty more to keep you as busy as you want to be during your time at our luxurious Galena Bed and Breakfast!

Apart from enjoying tastings at the top Galena wineries, there’s plenty more to do in Galena this winter! After all, Galena is bursting with historic, small-town charm, and offers something for a wide variety of visitors. Galena’s picturesque and quiet streets are filled with quaint shops and boutiques, gourmet restaurants, spas, and, of course, wineries.

Even better, all of this and more is easily attainable!  Our Galena Bed and Breakfast is only a one-tank trip from many large Midwest cities.  Throughout the year, there are a variety of events that draw wine lovers to Galena, and in between there are numerous Galena wineries, bars, breweries, and more, allowing you to keep the drinks flowing throughout the remainder of the year.  Book your room at our beautifully renovated and award-winning Galena Bed and Breakfast today!

A diverse group of friends enjoying at afternoon at the top Galena Wineries this winter

Great Galena Wineries Near Our Bed and Breakfast

Galena has earned itself a reputation in the Midwest as being a great wine-lovers destination. It’s in part thanks to the many great Galena wineries found here. Moreover, Galena hosts a number of truly wonderful wine-related events throughout the year. These weekends are always popular times to be in the Galena, and we tend to book out pretty far in advance for them. There’s no time like now to plan for these fun wine-related events in 2022!

Though the dates haven’t been finalized yet, Wine Lover’s Weekend typically takes place every March. Covid has delayed this incredible event since 2020, but we’re hoping to see the return of this great event in 2022.  Stay tuned! It’s one of the state’s largest indoor wine tasting events and features wine not just from Galena wineries, but other top-rated wineries around the country.

Another great weekend, featuring delicious wines from Galena wineries, is Corkless Galena. As with the Wine Lover’s Weekend, details for 2022 have yet to be released, and we’re waiting with bated breath! It usually takes place in early June. Come fall harvest season next year, there will also be other fun events, like the annual Massbach Stomp and the Nouveau Wine Festival held each November by Galena Cellars.

While we wait for information regarding these events to be released, this winter makes a great time to enjoy some wine tasting at the top Galena wineries. Galena Cellars is the most popular of the Galena wineries, and they have a tasting room right here in downtown Galena – within walking distance of our Galena Bed and Breakfast! They offer three floors of indoor seating space, and they are open year-round. Alternatively, you can enjoy tastings at their beautiful vineyard location.

Other wonderful Galena wineries to try while you’re here include Massbach Ridge Winery, which offers tastings both at their vineyard and their Galena tasting room, Rocky Waters Winery, and Fergedaboutit Winery.  You can also enjoy some delicious wine tastings in downtown Galena at places like The Grape Escape or Champagne on Main. Don’t forget to pick up a bottle to go home with you from our friends at Galena Wine and Cheese!

You can also take all the hassle out of planning and visiting these Galena wineries, and instead arrange a tour with local companies Galena Wine Tours or Countryside Tours.

Relax and unwind at the best Galena Bed and Breakfast after tasting your way through the top Galena Wineries this winter

Stay at the #1 Rated Galena Bed and Breakfast

To really enjoy Galena, you’ll want to stay for a few days – and there’s no place better to do that than our luxurious #1-rated Galena Bed and breakfast!  We offer our own bit of local wine tasting here in the afternoons, too. We serve delicious selections of house wines with our afternoon wine and cheese trays, which are delivered to your room daily. You can also upgrade your bottle of wine to one of our local Galena Cellars selections that have been specially labeled for Jail Hill Inn!

After getting a taste of our delightful suites, you may not want to venture out far, and that’s perfectly ok, too!  Our guest rooms are designed with your every comfort in mind, so you can snuggle into our cozy robes and luxe accommodations, and enjoy the restful getaway you deserve. If you’re ready to get away this winter, there’s nowhere better than our Galena Bed and Breakfast.  Book your room today!

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