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Tasting Room Hours: 10 am - 5 pm on Monday-Thursday; 10 am - 8 pm on Friday and Saturday; 11 am - 5 pm on Sunday
Special Holiday Hours: 10am-6pm on December 19-22; 10am-8pm on December 23; 10am-2pm on December 24. Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Sales & Specials 

Free Case Shipping for Insider Wine Club Members
Insider's Wine Club members receive free shipping on case orders (12 bottles or more) from Thanksgiving day through the entire month of December!  Mix and match August Hill wines and Illinois Sparkling Co. bubbly.

20% off all ornaments - November 28 through December 4

50% off wine by the glass - every Monday - Friday through December 24

Free Gift Wrapping on Tasting Room Purchases through December 24

 

December
 
Live Music at the Tasting Room - Brian Newman
December 3, 4:30-7:30 pm

 
Girls Night Out
December 9, 4-8 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
You deserve a girls night out! For $15/person you receive a girls night out wine glass and a glass of wine. For an additional $15 ($17 if you use a credit card), you can also have a 10-minute tarot card reading by Bonnie from Soul Star Bliss (tarot card readings will be on a first come, first serve basis.) There will also be shopping: clothing and handbags from Elegant Imports Boutique; all-natural soaps and skin care products by Mondo Botanicals; and your favorite AHW/ISC wines and wine gifts, as well as works from local artists, available in our Tasting Room. You can also enjoy live music by Robin Taylor. 

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Jon Wilson
December 10, 4:30-7:30 pm

 
Ultimate Tastings 
December 11, Tasting Room

Come experience an Ultimate Tasting with us at one of the following times: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. If you are interested, call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot. 
 
Utica Christmas Walk
December 11, Downtown Utica
Stop by the Tasting Room, as well as at other Utica businesses for the annual Christmas Walk. In addition to plenty of wine, we are also featuring vendor Lori Brodzik with her beautiful wreaths.

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Eric Olsen & Matt Pittman 
December 17, 4:30-7:30 pm


Ultimate Tastings 
December 18, Tasting Room

Come experience an Ultimate Tasting with us at one of the following times: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. If you are interested, call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot. 

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Darrell Data 
December 23, 4:30-7:30 pm

Christmas Eve - December 24
The Tasting Room closes early today. Hours are 10 am - 2 pm. 
 
Christmas Day - December 25
The Tasting Room is closed today. Have a wonderful day!


Live Music at the Tasting Room - Christina Eltrevoog and Sarah Arter 
December 31, 4:30-7:30 pm

 
 
January

New Year's Day - January 1
The Tasting Room is closed today. Happy New Year to all. 

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Eric Olson 
January 7, 4:30-7:30 pm

Insider's Wine Club Will Call Weekend 
January 13, 4-7 pm, and January 14, 3-7 pm - AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Insiders can enjoy a special pairing and live music on both days. Live music by Steve Sharp on Friday and John Till on Saturday. Will Call members can pick up their orders beginning on Friday. The Lounge is reserved for Insiders only during these events. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of Wine Club Membership or if you would like to sign up to become an member, click here.

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Steve & Steve 
January 20, 4:30-7:30 pm

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Champaign Freight 

January 21, 4:30-7:30 pm

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Greg Wolf
January 28, 4:30-7:30 pm

Eagle Watch Weekend - January 28-29, Utica
Come to Utica to see the bald eagles! In past years, they have seen as many as 300 eagles nesting and fishing along the Illinois River. Stop by the Tasting Room after your visit to warm up your toes a bit and enjoy a glass of August Hill Spice. We'd love to see you!  Click here for the Eagle Watch schedule and ticket purchase information.

 

 
February

Wine & Chocolate Lover's Day
February 3, 10 am - 8 pm, Tasting Room
Join us at the Tasting Room for wine & chocolate flights featuring August Hill Winery and Illinois Sparkling Co. wines paired with Gayety's Chocolates. 3 wines and 3 chocolate choices in each flight - you choose your flight: Dry wines, sweet wines, infusions, or sparkling wines. $15/flight.


Winter Wine Walk
February 11, 11 am - 5 pm, Utica
Wine, food, shopping and fun! Join us for the 2017 Winter Wine Walk sponsored by the Utica Business Association. Each person receives 10 tasting tickets for wine and food and a souvenir glass! Additional tasting tickets available for $1 at various locations on day of event. On the day of the event, pick up your souvenir glass and passport and your adventure begins! Walk to all 11 locations who are offering wine and/or food or ride the free trolley between stops. $20/person. Click here for tickets or more info.

National Drink Wine Day
February 18
Join us at the Tasting Room to celebrate #drinkwineday!
 
 
March
 
National Mulled Wine Day
March 3
Join us at the Tasting Room to enjoy a glass of August Hill Spice in honor of Mulled Wine Day!

Insider's Wine Club Will Call Weekend 
March 17, 4-7 pm, and March 18, 3-7 pm - AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Insiders can enjoy a special pairing and live music on both days. Will Call members can pick up their orders beginning on Friday. The Lounge is reserved for Insiders only during these events. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of Wine Club Membership or if you would like to sign up to become a member, click here.

 
 
April
 
Patio Opening Celebration
April 1, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
In celebration of our patio officially opening for the season, it is time for the return of the August Hill Chill, an incredibly refreshing frozen wine drink that is perfect for welcoming spring. Stop by the Tasting Room today to enjoy a chill or pick up a bag of AHW Chill Mix to create your own frozen concoctions!  

 

Taste of Mardi Gras
April 1, 12:30 pm, Cajun Connection, 897 East U.S. Hwy. 6, Utica
Join August Hill Winery and Cajun Connection for a "Taste of Mardi Gras". Enjoy samples of specially prepared Cajun foods paired with some of your favorite AHW and Illinois Sparkling Co. wines. Event is open to Insider's Wine Club members and their guests only. Ticket sales will open soon. *Please note that cancellations need to be requested at least 7 days prior to event in order to receive refund.*  

Over-21 Easter Egg Hunt
April 14, 10 am - 8 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Wanna feel like a kid again? Join us at the tasting room for an Easter Egg Hunt! Find an egg and take it to an AHW associate to claim a prize. Each egg will have something special! One egg per customer. Participants must be 21 or over. Join us for an adult Easter Egg Hunt. Each egg contains a special surprise. Limit 1 egg per customer. 

 
May
 
National Moscato Day
May 9
Celebrate National Moscato Day with us! 
 
Mother's Day Treat
May 14, 10 am - 5 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Happy Mother's Day to all the special moms. Bring your Mom to the Tasting Room on Mother's Day and she will receive a mimosa to celebrate the day.
 
Insider's Wine Club Will Call Weekend 
May 19, 4-7 pm, and May 20, 3-7 pm - AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Insiders can enjoy a special pairing and live music on both days. Will Call members can pick up their orders beginning on Friday. The Lounge is reserved for Insiders only during these events. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of Wine Club Membership or if you would like to sign up to become a member, click here.
 
National Wine Day
May 25
It only comes around once per year. Celebrate #NationalWineDay with us! 

 
 
June
 

Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest
June 9-11, Ottawa Visitor Center 
AHW and ISC are both pouring at this wine fest. Enjoy wine from 20 Illinois wineries as well as lobster (fresh from Maine) and the smooth sounds of jazz. For more info or to order tickets (lobster must be pre-ordered online), visit ottawa2riverswinefest.com

Father's Day Special
June 18, 10 am - 5 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Happy Father's Day to all the great dads! Bring your dad to the Tasting Room on Father's Day and he will receive a special treat to celebrate the day.

Corkless in Galena
June 24, noon-7 pm, Depot Park, Galena

Enjoy wines from 10 wineries from northern Illinois, including some of your favorites from August Hill and Illinois Sparkling Co. There will also be live music, light snacks, and an art show at the festival. Visit corklessgalena.com for tickets and more info. 

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