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Address: 8837 S Massbach Rd, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9714
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+1 815-291-6700
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What better to do on a 65 degree day in February than to enjoy a bottle of wine on the patio. The wine was great and the service even better.

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Dan R
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Sterling, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving many miles in the rain, we were disappointed that the wines were not very good. Having visited wineries in Napa and Michigan and Galena Cellars, we did not taste anything worth buying. Prices seemed a bit steep also. There was a van of women tasting when we arrived who filled the bar area. Although the staff provided another... More 

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Sterling, Illinois
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137 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

What better to do on a 65 degree day in February than to enjoy a bottle of wine on the patio. The wine was great and the service even better.

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Thank Dan R
Weldon
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157 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Disappointed after driving many miles that there was no view and winery is a Morton shed! Little atmosphere here!

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Thank Laurie O
Rock City, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

As this was my first time to a winery and tasting it was very enjoyable and really beautiful. The grapes were still on the vines. Just stunning scenery and quite delicious wine!

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1 Thank renatahepler
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I loved EVERY wine sampled at this winery!! Best stop of the wine tour for sure! Bought two bottles and going back to buy more tomorrow! :)

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1 Thank smcken2
Granger, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had a great time visiting Massbach with a wine tour group. Megan was very knowledgeable about the wines, history and area. We loved the wine and found it difficult to pick just which ones to take home with us. Wish we could buy their wines in Iowa! We will definitely return on our next trip to Galena. The tasting... More 

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Thank Becky D
Stockton, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love all the wines at Massbach. They are a family owned, and operated business. One that you will thoroughly enjoy visiting. Check their website for the upcoming festivals this fall.

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3 Thank Teresa W
Rush City, Minnesota
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of wine. Friendly server. I liked the plants growing across the top of the entry. Nice view and nice deck.

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2 Thank Jeff T
Hainesville, Illinois
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My husband and I were in Galena for a couple of days on our motorcycles. We decided to check out a local vineyard. We ended up at Massbach. WOW...what a beautiful ride there! This place is small and family owned but so quaint. The wines were delicious, so we ended up buying a 1/2 case and had shipped! The staff... More 

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1 Thank RSM1967
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We enjoy very much going to Massbach's wine tasting room on Main Street in Galena, IL. The staff there, Amy and Nancy, are always incredibly knowledgeable, kind, fun, and we LOVE that they play country music! It keeps us coming back for more!

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