Local & Regional Tourism Information
Our local Western Illinois area provides multiple destinations to enjoy as part of your visit to our winery here in Brown County, Illinois.
Quincy Area Hotels - A wide variety of overnight accomodations can be found in the nearby city of Quincy, located west of Mt Sterling. Call the Ridge View Winery at 217-289-3300 for recommendations!
Combine your visit to the Ridge View Winery with local shopping opportunities in the surrounding Brown County area.
For example, "A Rustic Garden" in Mt. Sterling offers garden fencing, planters, and urns, plant stands, arbors, benches, chairs and gifts - and also proudly serves Ridge View wines. Visit them at www.arusticgarden.com
Illinois River Wine Trail:
The Ridge View Winery is a member of the Illinois River Wine Trail, featuring wineries dotted along the Illinois River Road Scenic Byway.
Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association:
The Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association is made up of more than 90 wineries and 450 vineyards across the state. The experiences offered to visitors by members of the Association are diverse; ranging from the quaint bed and breakfast vineyard in the rolling hills of Southern Illinois to larger wineries offering classes, tours, tastings and even on-site chefs. Learn More
Deer & Turkey Hunting
Hunting Unlimited Inc is your gateway to the tremendous Western Illinois hunting opportunities available here in Brown County, IL. The geography surrounding the Ridge View Winery is renowned as the "Golden Triangle" of whitetail deer hunting for the entire United States. Eastern-strain wild turkeys abound in the surrounding hills. To learn more about hunting opportunities in this area, call Larry Hanold at the winery phone number of 217-289-3300.