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Galena River Wine & Cheese

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Cheese and Olive Oils

Nice store with a large selection of fine cheeses, wine and olive oils. They also have... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
South Holland, IL
Nice selection

Nice shop of varieties of wine, cheese, assorted snacks and treats. Very helpful staff that are... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Bloomington, Illinois
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  • Average5%
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“extra virgin”(2 reviews)
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420 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2231
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Nice store with a large selection of fine cheeses, wine and olive oils. They also have made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Nice shop of varieties of wine, cheese, assorted snacks and treats. Very helpful staff that are ready and willing to assist you.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sherrie1166
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Great selection of wine and cheese. They also have really delicious salami! Cute gifts for purchase too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 574shanaf
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The peanut butter liquor was most unique and interesting. Luckily they had some samples. Fun to try something you would never expect. Lots of specialty cheeses to choose from. Wines from all over the world and the US. Interesting to wander through.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank beckyw934
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Such a great little store! This is always our first stop when we come to town. They always have samples of different wines and the staff is so helpful! They have a huge selection of different cheeses. We never leave empty handed and it is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rickc170
Reviewed 19 November 2017

After being in Galena and spending time with someone who likes to shop, I can honestly say that I need a bigger truck to take home stuff we purchased. So, you could make Galena River Wine & Cheese your first place to stop, if you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in here our first night in Galena to grab some cheese, sausage, and crackers to take back to our room. The owners know their cheeses and cheese makers and we had a great time talking with them while deciding what...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank WITravler
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This place was amazing. We did the wine tasting and sampled a wide range of wines. Some were very good. The Jalapeno was interesting to sT the least. It was a great stop!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Beth D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is our second visit to this shop. Last year we bought some wine and other items. This time we got cheese (cinnamon and a bacon flavored), crackers, and a few jars of whiskey flavored jam. Staff knows their stuff, very helpful and friendly. Nice...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Illinoisnow
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It was a awesome place. Great selection of cheeses. We do planned to go up there again. So we can spend more time up there.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Judith M
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