Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Southern Illinois Wineries

The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Is located mostly in Union County, IL Between Anna, IL and Carbondale, IL. The Wine Trail consist of 12 wineries with a couple more along the way that are not in the Association. All the Wineries are a few miles apart or about a 5 minute drive.  All the Wineries on the Shawnee Hills wine trail are different in their own way from all dry wines to all nonGrape wines. The Views from each of the wineries vary such as a grand landscape of orchards and vineyards to  emerged  among the trees of the Forest.

Southern Illinois Wines are produced with a variety of different grapes. Some of the more prominent grape varieties are Chambourcin, Traminette,Vignoles, Chardonel, Seyval, and Norton, as well as, Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc.

Many people ask how long it takes to visit all the Wineries. The answer is 2-3 days depending on how long you want to take in the atmosphere at each winery.

Be sure to visit our Transportation page for more information on how to get around the Wine Trail.


Pheasant Hollow Winery

14931 State Highway 37
Whittington, IL 62897
Phone: 618.629.2302
Just of I57 this winery is a great stop if you are coming down from the north.

Pomona Winery

2865 Hickory Ridge Rd
Pomona, IL 62975
Phone: 618.893.2623
Enjoy a beautiful drive through the Shawnee National Forest, taste exceptional fruit wines, and savor the wooded setting from our covered decks or the garden picnic area. Specializing in wines made from locally grown fruits other than grapes. Pet Friendly

Rustle Hill Winery

8595 New Highway 51 N
Cobden, IL 62920
Phone: 618.893.2700
A great mix of outdoor entertainment, Food, Wine, and Beer located at this location along the trail.

Shawnee Winery

200 Commercial St
Vienna, IL 62995
Phone: 618.685.8400
Just off I24 this is a great stop on the way to the Inn from the east.

StarView Vineyards

5100 Wing Hill Rd
Cobden, IL 62920
Phone: 618.893.9463
StarView grows and produces fine boutique wines. Each vine is individually nurtured to produce the highest quality grapes that are then used to produce the finest wines in the region. Pet Friendly

The Bluff's Winery

140 Buttermilk Hill Road
Ava, IL 62907
Phone: 618-763-4447
Unique Winery

Von Jakob Vineyards

230 Highway 127
Alto Pass, IL 62905
Phone: 618.893.4600
Visit Little Germany in Southern Illinois they offer Great Wines, Food, and Beer.  They host many festivals and events at this location. Pet Friendly


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