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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

 

August

 

Live Music at the Tasting Room - Al & Jeannie Brown
August 26, 4:30-7:30 pm


Live Music at the Tasting Room - Sean Walsh
August 27, 4:30-7:30 pm

Ultimate Tastings 

August 28, Tasting Room
Discover the joys of wine through an incredible tasting experience for your senses; see, smell and taste how a glass affects wine and uncover the secrets of food and wine pairings. $20 per person. Tasting time slots: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot.

 

September

Live Music at the Tasting Room
September 3, 4:30-7:30 pm

Ultimate Tastings

September 4, Tasting Room
Discover the joys of wine through an incredible tasting experience for your senses; see, smell and taste how a glass affects wine and uncover the secrets of food and wine pairings. $20 per person. Tasting time slots: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot.

The Lounge and Patio are Reserved for Private Events
Friday, September 9, 3 pm - close
The Lounge is reserved for our Insider's Wine Club Event and the Patio is reserved for a private event. The tasting bar and store area will be open to the public.

Insider Wine Club Will Call Weekend
September 9, 4-7 pm, and September 10, 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. Live music by Steve Sharp on Friday and John Piontek on Saturday.

Ultimate Tastings
September 11, Tasting Room

Discover the joys of wine through an incredible tasting experience for your senses; see, smell and taste how a glass affects wine and uncover the secrets of food and wine pairings. $20 per person. Tasting time slots: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot.

Kick-off Celebration for Vintage Illinois
September 16, 4:30-7:30 pm, AHW/ISC Tasting Room
Help us kick off the Vintage Illinois weekend at the Tasting Room. Enjoy live music by Greg Wolf while sipping a glass of your favorite wine.

Vintage Illinois Festival
September 17-18, 11am-6pm on Saturday;
12-5pm on Sunday, Matthiessen State Park, Utica 

Taste wines from 27 Illinois wineries, including your favorites from August Hill Winery and Illinois Sparkling Co., while listening to live music in this beautiful Matthiessen Park setting. Visit vintageillinois.com for additional information or to order your tickets. 

Ultimate Tastings
September 18, Tasting Room

Discover the joys of wine through an incredible tasting experience for your senses; see, smell and taste how a glass affects wine and uncover the secrets of food and wine pairings. $20 per person. Tasting time slots: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot.

Live Music at the Tasting Room
September 24, 4:30-7:30 pm

Ultimate Tastings
September 25, Tasting Room

Discover the joys of wine through an incredible tasting experience for your senses; see, smell and taste how a glass affects wine and uncover the secrets of food and wine pairings. $20 per person. Tasting time slots: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot.

 

October

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
October 8, 11 am - 7 pm - Canal Market, Car Show, Live Music
October 9, 9 am - 5 pm - Burgoo Festival

The weekend begins on Saturday at 11 am when the Canal Market opens featuring over 100 vendors. An Antique Car Show along with live music runs from 1-7 pm. Burgoo Festival begins on Sunday when 375 plus vendors line the streets of Utica from 9 am until 5 pm. Start your day off at the Tasting Room with a mimosa or an August Hill Spice before venturing out to see all the Burgoo Festival has to offer. 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. Enjoy Burgoo Stew and other food items, as well as live music featuring RFD TV stars, Wilderness Trail.

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. 

 

November

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. Will Call members can pick up their orders beginning on Friday.  The Lounge is reserved for Insiders only during these events.

 

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