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The Best Sparkling Wine in Illinois
The Best Sparkling Wine in Illinois

’Tis the season to be toasting. Illinois wineries step up with sparkling creatio...

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The Best Sparkling Wine in Illinois

’Tis the season to be toasting. Illinois wineries step up with sparkling creatio...

The Galena Wine Experience
The Galena Wine Experience

Roll up your pant legs and be prepared for purple feet while stomping grapes. Wi...

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The Galena Wine Experience

Roll up your pant legs and be prepared for purple feet while stomping grapes. Wi...

Sleepy Creek Vineyards
Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Some people once believed it was impossible to start a winery and vineyard in Ea...

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Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Some people once believed it was impossible to start a winery and vineyard in Ea...

Danenberger Family Vineyards
Danenberger Family Vineyards

Ripping through a handful of trees and original farming structures, a tornado tu...

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Danenberger Family Vineyards

Ripping through a handful of trees and original farming structures, a tornado tu...

Jonamac Orchard
Jonamac Orchard

In the northern countryside, apple picking is more than a tradition.From just a ...

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Jonamac Orchard

In the northern countryside, apple picking is more than a tradition.From just a ...

Alto Vineyards
Alto Vineyards

After retiring from Southern Illinois University in 1978, Guy Renzaglia decided ...

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Alto Vineyards

After retiring from Southern Illinois University in 1978, Guy Renzaglia decided ...

Illinois Sparkling Co.
Illinois Sparkling Co.

 Welcome an independent craft wine maker obsessed with creating exceptional spar...

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Illinois Sparkling Co.

 Welcome an independent craft wine maker obsessed with creating exceptional spar...

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Enjoy Illinois Magazine

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From Your Local Experts

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Spring Refresh

Chicagoland has a fantastic variety of shopping, including upscale malls and outlets to help bring any wardrobe up to date.

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Chicago Rooftop Bars & Patios That Locals Love

by Amber Holst

Concierges share the Chicago rooftop bars and patios beloved by the locals.

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Keeping History Alive: A Tour Through the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

by Emma Pope

Writer Emma Pope spends a day at the museum rich with interactive, invaluable lessons in human rights and our place in the future.

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Hometown Pride: Chicago's LGBTQ Leaders on Their Favorite Summer Activities

by Kendra L. Williams

One mentioned the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade (June 25, 2017). Most could barely contain themselves to just five picks.

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Get Your Kicks on Illinois Route 66

The 300-mile section of Route 66 angling across Illinois lures road-trippers seeking throwback gas stations, Muffler Men and the pleasure of taking their time.

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Girlfriend Getaway along the I&M Canal

In the 1800s, the Illinois and Michigan Canal fueled commerce from the Illinois River to Chicago. Today, follow the canal for a history-infused, shopping-filled getaway.

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Chicago Food Authority turned Galena Food Authority

by Samantha Roby

 Chicago foodie and Instagrammer Samantha Roby visits Galena, and shares her experience of tasting her way through the town.

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Family Fun and Some History Too

by Craig Hensel

Chicago-based photographer and Instagramer Craig Hensel @thecraighensel and his family take a road trip around Central Illinois.

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Q&A with Brett Eldredge

by Jamie Bartosch

Country music star Brett Eldredge loves Illinois so much, he wrote a love song about it.

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