Rustle Hill Winery



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Honker Hill Winery


Located on the highest point in Williamson County and surrounded by the Crab Orchard Fish and Wildlife Refuge and Shawnee National Forest, Honker Hill Winery produces fine Illinois wines from fruit grown directly at our vineyard. Enjoy great views from our patio near the fireplace, our unique wildlife room, or gazebo or a enjoy a stroll around one of our five large ponds located on the property while sipping on a glass of your favorite wine.honkerhill_patio

Conveniently located mid-way between Marion and Carbondale within the Shawnee Hills American Viticultural Area, Honker Hill Winery is proud to be the newest member of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Enjoy a visit to our cozy tasting room or experience a night in one of our suites during your next visit to southern Illinois.


Hickory Ridge Vineyard


Come to Hickory Ridge Vineyard & Winery and enjoy the best view on the trail from our cozy tasting room, one of the decks, or one of the vineyard picnic tables. Hickory Ridge is family owned and operated. We are located on the western edge of the Shawnee Hills AVA,nestled in the hills of the Shawnee National Forest and surrounded by Illinois' most wild and scenic attractions.

All Hickory Ridge wines are made from grapes grown solely on the premises. Vigilant attention in the vineyard produces excellent quality fruit for making our wines. We are known as the place for excellent dry wines as well as award-winning whites and roses'. Take a bottle and find your own hideaway or venture out to the thousands of acres of the Shawnee National Forest that surround our vineyard.

"Break On Through To The Other Side" and come for great wine, breathtaking natural beauty and a tranquil, relaxing environment.


We are located one mile south of Pomona winery on Hickory Ridge Road.

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Von Jakob Vineyards


Experience a trip to "Little Germany" when you visit Von Jakob Vineyard. Dr. Paul and Rhoda Jacobs give visitors the opportunity to "uncork the good life" at two breath-taking locations. The original vineyard in Pomona provides an intimate atmosphere with a beautiful deck that allows guests to sit and enjoy one of over 20 varieties of wine or dine on some of their famous Grapevine-Smoked Barbeque.

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Orlandini Vineyard

Orlandini Vineyard

Orlandini Vineyard began its roots in 1988 when their first vines were planted. Over two decades later the grapes are still flourishing. Orlandini Vineyard is located on one of southern Illinois' highest ridge tops, deep in the heart of the Shawnee Hills A.V.A. After years of practice and experimentation in wine making, Orlandini Vineyard began releasing wines to the the public in 2001. Novices and connoisseurs have been enjoying our hand tended vintages ever since.

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New iPhone App


A companion app for visitors of the Shawnee Hills wine country of southern Illinois. It provides an interactive map for navigating 12 winery and vineyard destinations along the trail, as well as access to detailed information about each location.