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Photo Scavenger Hunt

Photo Scavenger Hunt

During your Shawnee Hills Wine Trail  journey, we know you will enjoy a variety of experiences, award-winning wines and savory foods along the way.  We want to share in the fun!  Join us for our first ever Photo Scavenger Hunt and post about your experiences from our checklist below for a chance to win Shawnee Hills Wine Trail swag.  Be sure to use the appropriate tags so we can find you.  Cheers & Happy Hunting!

Rules for the Scavenger Hunt: 

  • Take a picture of your experience from our checklist below.
  • Tag @shawneehillswinetrail AND participating wineries.
  • Use the following hashtags: #SHWTscavengerhunt21, #shawneehillswinetrail AND the associated winery hashtags.
  • Post your adventure on Facebook and Instagram.  (Contest is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Instagram.)
  • Please visit during winery business hours.
  • MUST be 21 and older to participate.
  • Photos may be used for marketing purposes.

Experience Checklist

Click Here to Download / Print Your Checklist

Delight in a wine flight or sampling from one of our Shawnee Hills Wine Trail wineries.

“The first taste of a wine is like the first kiss; you look forward to the second. “ – Andre Tchelistcheff.  Find the kissing tree at Alto Vineyards and pucker up. @altovineyards

Don’t be a pawty pooper.  Snap a fetching photo with one of our winery pets.

Don’t be just another brick in the wall.  Check out the wall that George built at Pomona Winery and sit for a spell. @pomonawinery

Did you know Rosé is our official Illinois State Wine?  Drink Pink at a member winery and see if you’ve found a new favorite.  #drinkpink #IllinoisWine

Some things just get better with age.  Like wine, vintage trucks are simply classic.  Let’s see whooo’s got the best pose in front of Owl Creek Vineyards antique pickup. @owlcreekvineyard

I’m outdoorsy in that I like to drink wine…..on patios.  Uncork, unwind and enjoy a little patio pleasure at @vonjakobvineyard.

 Say Cheese!  Enjoy a bite and a bottle at a Shawnee Hills Wine Trail winery.

 Feeling Peachy?  Strike a sweet pose in front of this 1940’s peach barn and share your adventure with us.  @peachbarnwinery.

Imagine the romance of Italy in the hills of southern Illinois and pose for a timeless, Tuscan photo in front of this charming villa @blueskyvineyard.

The best wines are the ones we drink with friends.  Say #cheers to fine wines and good friends.

Express your joy and savor your good fortune at StarView Vineyard’s Koi pond.  @starviewvineyards

“Wine is sunlight held together by water.” – Galileo – Fancy a glass of wine by the water @kitehillvineyards

 A fine wine starts in the vineyard.  Appreciate the fruits of our labor and take a leisurely stroll through the vines. #ShawneeHills

 We can go to town, but baby if you’d rather, we’ll pose for a pic by the big red tractor.  @featherhillsvineyard.

Like a tree…stand tall, stand proud and show us some sass near the giant sassafrass @hickoryridgevineyard.

Trips on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail are always a barrel of fun.  Find a wine barrel along the way and show off your best smile.

Warm up with a little fireside sipping near the outdoor fireplace at Honker Hill Winery.  @honkerhillwinery