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Illinois State Fair Wine Experience

August 8 - August 19

Wine Experience at the Illinois State Fair
Taste some of Illinois’ best wines in the Wine Experience at the Illinois State Fair. Open daily from Noon to 9:00 pm in the Expo Building, your $10 entry fee provides eight (8) tasting tickets and a complimentary stemless wine glass, compliments of Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Alliance. Additional tasting tickets are available for purchase, enabling you to sample award-winning wines for all taste preferences (White, Red, Rosé, dry, sweet, semi-sweet). Cool off and relax with the winemakers while you sample, and stock up for home (golf cart transportation within Fairgrounds provided for those purchasing cases).
 
Hours:
The Wine Experience is open daily from noon – 9 pm.
 
Participating wineries include:
Hopewell Winery, August 8-18
Kite Hill Vineyards, August 8-18
Lasata Wines, August 8-18
West of Wise Winery. August 8-18
You can also find #IllinoisWine in Ethnic Village, where the Winery-of-the-Day will sell glasses, bottles and $6 wine slushies.
The Illinois State Fair is one of the largest agricultural fairs in the country and features free entertainment stages, exciting harness races, thrilling carnival rides, great food, and much more! For more information on the fair, visit https://www2.illinois.gov/statefair/info

Details

Start:
August 8
End:
August 19
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.illinois.gov/StateFair/Pages/default.aspx

Organizer

Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association
Phone:
217.726.8518
Website:
https://illinoiswine.com/wordpress

Venue

Illinois State Fairground
801 Sangamon Ave.
Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Website:
https://www.agr.state.il.us/marketing/expo/