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“rocky waters”(3 reviews)
“wine tour”(3 reviews)
“wineries”(11 reviews)
All of our wonderful tours are 4 hours long and visit 3 locations. On the Wine Tasting Tours you will visit 3 vineyards. On our Hop Tours you will visit a distillery, 1 vineyard and a very unique drinking establishment from the 1850's. The Wine...more
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110 Green St, Galena Post Office, Galena, IL 61036-2247
+1 815-858-4671
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

My husband and I have been on wine tours before and this one ranks up there. Visited 3 local wineries with great selections proven by the case of wine we brought home! The vineyards were beautiful and there was plenty of time for sampling and...More

2  Thank Erin L
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I was a bit hesitant at the price, which is high compared to Milwaukee prices. And some of the reviews were not that stellar, however; our tour turned out to exceed my expectations! If you need require swanky, trendy spots, this is not your tour....More

3  Thank Becky W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I recently got the chance to take this tour for a friend's bachlorette party and we had a blast. The scenery was beautiful and their was live music at two of the three stops.

3  Thank Suzi L
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first wine tour in Galena, we would highly recommend this tour. Hollie was a hoot, took great pictures for us and made the trip lots of fun

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Holly was our driver and she was absolutely amazing!!! The drive is beautiful and relaxing. The wineries were beautiful. My favorite was forgedaboutit winery beautiful with good wine. Overall the tour was EXCELLENT!!! Thank you Holly!

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We enjoyed the Wine Tour - the wineries we visited were great. The only problem that we had was that our tour guide did not act as a guide - she just acted as a driver. She mostly sat in the van and waited for...More

2  Thank MissS4
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Holly was the driver and has recently returned for weekend tours. We stopped at 3 wineries - Massbach, Rocky Waters, and Galena wineries. We enjoyed the knowledge of the driver as well as conversation. the other 7 folks were Kay of their own group so.it...More

1  Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time with Margie! The other people on our group canceled so my friends and I got a private tour. She gave us a choice of where to go. We went to a winery which was nice but very crowded. Margie...More

2  Thank aveldman16
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The wine at Fergitabout it was amazing. I wish we could have just spent the whole time at that place. When we arrived at the bus, the driver had locked the keys in the bus. So the tour started later than it would have. We...More

2  Thank sbosma252
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Hi- Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the wine! In regards to the tour starting late due to the keys being locked in the vehicle, the tour begins at 11:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM giving our guests 4...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I thought the tour itself was very nice; however we were disappointed that the Galena winery was not included on our tour. I thought the bus ride was great despite having to fan away flies that were trapped inside the fan from a previous tour....More

3  Thank Brian H
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Hello Friend- A sincerely thank you for your review and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time spent with us! As for the tour not including the Galena Cellars Vineyard on this particular visit, we used to, no matter what, stop at the...More

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23 May 2018|
Response from Tara S | Property representative |
Please visit our web page, countrysidetoursgalena and we will answer all of your questions and get you booked. Thank you
17 March 2018|
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Response from Tara S | Property representative |
Hi Scott. Thank you for contacting us. We would love for you to join us. We have limited availability on April 21st. How many will be in your group?
13 April 2017|
Response from Tara S | Property representative |
Good Morning! Thank you for contacting countryside tours. We are offering limited tour this Sat. Depending on group size. How many will be in your group? Please visit our web site and email us through the contact us... More