Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Announces January/February Winter Passport Program

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The beginning of January brings about the official start of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Winter Passport Program.  Enjoy the excitement of visiting your favorite wineries, savoring their wines and SAVING BIG with great discounts on wine, merchandise, food and more.

Winter is a great time to enjoy the slower, quieter side of Illinois wine country and the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail has provided you with great incentives to do so.  With your purchase of a $10.00 winery passport, you will receive discounts at each of our member wineries and a chance to win wonderful prizes along the trail.

This is a new event for the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail that offers opportunities for guests to taste and enjoy many different wines and wine styles along the trail while experiencing the diversity that each winery offers.  It is also a great opportunity to enjoy and support local.

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Executive Director Brandy Nance says:  “Passports are an especially great value for regional, southern Illinois residents that can readily visit the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail more than once during our winter season.  This enables them to explore our member wineries across multiple weeks.”

What do you say?  Enjoy a week or weekend with us and join in the fun with our NEW passport adventure.

How it Works: Purchase your winery passport for $10.00 at any of our 11 member wineries.  Bring your passport to each winery and have it stamped during your visit.  (One passport per person, per visit).  Once your passport has been stamped/completed, leave it at the last winery that you visit.  Your passport acts as your ticket for entry into our drawing for great prizes along the trail.  Completed passports MUST be turned in by February 28, 2017 to be eligible for prize drawings.  Prizes will be announced on March 11, 2017.

Individual Winery Discounts:

Alto Vineyards:  10% off all “to go” wine

Blue Sky Vineyard:  10% off all “to go” wine

Hedman Vineyards 10% off any two “to go” bottles of wine

Orlandini Vineyard:  Free wine glass with purchase of two bottles of wine

Owl Creek Vineyard:  10% off logo items

Kite Hill Vineyard $5.00 off a “to go” bottle of wine

Honker Hill Winery:  10% off all “to go” wine

Hickory Ridge Vineyard:  10% off all “to go” wine

StarView Vineyards 10% off logo items

Von Jakob Vineyard:  10% off one entree

Pomona Winery Free souvenir wine glass with purchase of a bottle of wine

 

Prizes Include: (Bullet Points are Individual Prizes.  Not Prize Packages)

Visit 1 to 6 Wineries:  Enjoy great discounts along the trail.

Visit 7 Wineries and You Will Be Entered to Win:

  • Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Merchandise including hats & t-shirts.
  • $10.00 in Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Wine Bucks. 

Visit 9 Wineries and You Will Be Entered to Win:

  • $100 off an overnight stay along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail (Makanda Inn)
  • $25.00 in Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Wine Bucks
  • FREE entry for ONE to our next Wine & Food Pairing Weekend

Visit ALL 11 Wineries and You Will Be Entered to Win:

For additional information visit  www.shawneewinetrail.com.



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