Mackinaw Valley Vineyard and Winery is pleased to announce that it recently received medals from the following International and Regional Wine competitions.

New York Finger Lakes International


Bronze & Silver Medals 2016

Illinois State Fair Wine Competition


Best of Show 2013

Illinois Grape Grower’s & Vintner’s Assoc


Winemaker of the Year 2003

Illinois Grape Grower’s & Vintner’s Assoc


Vineyard of the Year 2002


Visit and enjoy…2018 is our 15th year as a Winery, come out and help us celebrate!

• Over 20+ wines to taste, the first three samples are complimentary and only $1 a taste after three. Click here for wine list.

• An amazing 30 mile view from the tasting room of the valley and farms below, situated on a glacial moraine with a natural high point.

• A short 20-30 minute drive from Peoria, East Peoria, Morton, Washington, Eureka, Bloomington-Normal, Pekin, Lincoln and other neighboring towns.

• The beautiful countryside, the 86 acre property has about 15 acres of grapes and many outdoor deck areas and paths to take a stroll and get away from the hustle and bustle of today’s hectic world.

• Host a party, reunion, tour and tasting, wedding and reception, or attend a Concert or one of our Four annual Festivals on a weekend. In the Fall and Winter or early Spring, attend a Murder Mystery Dinner or come and play on a Trivia Game night. Details under Upcoming Events.


  • Upcoming Events

    Click on the event title to read more.

    WCBU Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

    Date: October 20, 2018

    Time: 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

    ” DR. WHO- DUNNIT!?!” A time traveler solves histories greatest mysteries!  click here to register at WCBU.   You can  also call WCBU directly for information and tickets- 309-677-3690 Arrival suggested between 5:30-6:15 p.m. for wine tasting, seating and “mingling” with the cast, this is the guests chance to let the actors know if they …

    Pumpkin Painting Classes at the Vineyard

    Date: October 21, 2018

    Time: 1:00-3:00pm

    Masterpiece “PUMPKIN” Painting Classes at the Vineyard 1-3pm- Click here to register * arrival suggested between 1230pm-1pm. Pumpkin painting for Fall FUN class taught by an Artist from Merlot and a Masterpiece.  Assorted Pumpkins will be available to choose from, artists should be able to paint two pumpkins if time allows. The Vineyard tasting room is open at noon if you want …

Please contact us by email mackinawwinery03@gmail.com or call 309-645-5054 about scheduling events or weddings and receptions.

Featured Wines

Visit our winery to taste a full complement of our Illinois wines.

We have about 20 different wines featured in our tasting room.

Guests may sample 3 complimentary tastings.  Tastings are $1 each after three samples, see current wine list.  Descriptions under Our Wines.

Wines are made on site from French American Hybrid grapes and some native varietals.  Red wines are blended from French American Hybrid varietals; Marchel Foch, Frontenac, Corot Noir, Baco Noir and St Croix. Our White wines and Blush wines are made using Vignoles, Seyval Blanc, St Pepin,Edelweiss,La Crosse, Niagara  and Cayuga White just to name a few. Wines are available for complimentary tasting and purchase by the bottle or glass to enjoy in our tasting room or out on one of our deck or patio areas.  We always offer a case discount of 10%.


Read what our clients think after tasting our wines

This is the best winery we’ve visited in Illinois. They have live bands most weekends in the summer and a great local wine. Lots of parking, a great place for a special event or wedding.

Timothy G

posted on, TripAdvisor - October 2016