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7th Annual Galena Wine Lovers’ Weekend in Illinois

Elihu Benjamin Washburne House, Galena, Illino...

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WHEN: March 23-25, 2012

WHERE: Galena Convention Center, 900 Galena Square Drive, Galena, IL

Have a glorious Vino con Vista Weekend at the Galena Wine Lovers’ Weekend fom March 23-25, 2012.

Get your tickets at www.wineloversweekend.com

Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. This is a...

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Galena was the residence of Ulysses S. Grant, several other war generals and notable politicians. By the way, doesn’t he look alot like Robin Williams? Maybe they are related?

Robin Williams

Many of the charming structures in Galena are within the Galena Historic District. This district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the Old Market House State Historic Site that was built in 1845; an interesting museum about local social history.

The 7th Annual Wine Lovers’ Weekend is one of the largest indoor wine tasting events in the state of Illinois. You can enjoy a spectacular weekend in scenic Galena. Indulge in wine tastings, winemaker dinners, antique shopping and winery tours. There are many local lodging and spa specials.

galena cityscape IV

galena cityscape IV (Photo credit: contemplative imaging)

The Grand Tastings will offer samples from more than 300 wines.

Here are the dates and times:

Friday, March 23rd from 5:30-8pm

Saturday, March 24, 3:30-6pm

Advanced tickets online are $30; at the door, subject to availability: $35 Galena

Complimentary shuttle service will be available from downtown Galena (Galena Welcome Center, 123 N. Main Street) to Galena Convention Center every fifteen minutes during event.

The home of President U.S. Grant in Galena, Il...

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Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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