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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




Live Music at the Tasting Room - Aaron Kelly
September 30, 4:30-7:30 pm



Live Music at the Tasting Room - Todd Witek
October 1, 4:30-7:30 pm


Angel of Hopefest
October 2, Noon- 4pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room

Enjoy live music by Chicago blues band, "Howard and The White Boys," plus local music groups. The Utica Business Association, August Hill Winery, and Relay for Life Team 'Angels Among Us' are organizers of the free event. Artisans from the area will have their work displayed for sale, and the Relay for Life Team Angels Among Us will have a huge 50/50 and raffle of items, including framed limited-edition prints from artist John Tyler Dossett. A dollar from every bottle of "Angel of Hope" wine goes to Relay for Life, as will proceeds from the day's event. The event takes place on Mill Street, which will be blocked off between Church and Canal Streets. In the event of inclement weather, the festivities will be held inside the Canal Market building , just one block south of the I&M Canal from downtown. 

Burgoo Festival Weekend in Utica 
October 8: Canal Market (11 am - 6 pm), Car Show (1-7 pm), Live Music at Tasting Room (4:30-7:30 pm)
October 9: Burgoo Festival, 9 am - 5 pm

You can experience all kinds of fun in Utica this weekend: the Canal Market, a car show, live music at the Tasting Room, the Burgoo Festival and plenty of your favorite AHW and ISC wines! We will have live music at the Tasting Toom on Saturday by Jon Wilson. And we are kicking off Burgoo Festival with mimosas and August Hill Spice throughout the morning. Don’t forget to try the Burgoo Stew! Named for a hearty pioneer stew that is served at the event (in which our AHW wine is a secret ingredient), the festival is LaSalle County Historical Society's major fund raising event of the year. 

Taste of doTerra Dinner
October 14, 5 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room

Join us on the patio for a Taste of doTerra Dinner! Doterra Oils are essential oils. In addition to the health benefits these oils provide, they are also very tasty when used to spice up a meal. Enjoy a three-course dinner, each course paired with an AHW or ISC wine. Click here to order your tickets today!  (limited to 40 people)

Live Music at the Tasting Room - King Neptune
October 14, 4:30-7:30 pm

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Dave Byron
October 15, 4:30-7:30 pm

Fall Colors Weekend
October 15-16
Come admire nature's brilliant display at Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Park this weekend. After a beautiful hike at the park, stop by the Tasting Room to reward yourself with a glass of wine. 

Live Music at the Tasting Room - John Till
October 21, 4:30-7:30 pm

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Steve Cerqua
October 22, 4:30-7:30 pm

Skeleton Hunt
October 28, 10 am - 5 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Similar to our Easter Egg Hunt, we are having an Skeleton Hunt today. 
Come anytime throughout the day and find a mini skeleton; then take it to an AHW associate to claim a prize. One skeleton per customer. Participants must be 21 or over.  No tickets needed.

Halloween Bash and Costume Contest
October 28, 6-10 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Join us for WINE and FUN at our Halloween Bash for adults. Costume contest with prizes! The 1st place prize is awesome: a one-year Insider's Wine Club gift membership for a club of your choice! 2nd place winner receives a $100 AHW/ISC gift card, and 3rd place winner receives a $50 gift card. Live music by Edward David Anderson from 6:30-9:30 pm. 

USS Illinois SSN 786 Commissioning Celebration
October 29, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
The commissioning ceremony for the USS Illinois (SSN 786), when they officially release the submarine to the Navy to begin service, is on October 29. Our Illinois Sparkling Co. Blend 786 is going to be served at two key celebrations: the Chairman’s Reception the night before the event and again following the commissioning. We are also going to celebrate at the Tasting Room on that day! 
More details to follow. 

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Jeff Manfredini
October 29, 4:30-7:30 pm



Live Music at the Tasting Room - John Piontek
November 5, 4:30-7:30 pm

Veteran's Day Parade
November 6, Utica

Insider Wine Club Will Call Weekend

November 11, 4-7 pm, and November 12, 3-7 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Insiders can enjoy a special pairing and live music on both days. Live music by Darrell Data on Friday and Jeff Kagay on Saturday. Will Call members can pick up their orders beginning on Friday. The Lounge is reserved for Insiders only during these events.

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Todd Anderson
November 19, 4:30-7:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room - Greg Wolf
November 25, 4:30-7:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room - Todd Witek
November 26, 4:30-7:30 pm
Girls Night Out
December 9, 4-8 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Save the date! More details to follow.

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.
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