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Open for Wine Tastings ($5 for 5 tastes) Saturday and Sunday – 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – April through December.

“Sit and Sip or Grab and Go.”

Monday through Friday, open by appointment or chance (call us).
Closed January, February and March.
Our wines are available at Schnuck’s and Inboden’s grocery stores in DeKalb; HyVee in Sycamore; Casey’s General Store in Waterman.


Handcrafted and Homegrown Wines

Waterman Winery & Vineyards is family-owned and operated in rural Waterman, Illinois located approximately 70 miles west of Chicago, and 40 miles west of Naperville. Our 12-acre, grass-covered vineyards are populated with 40 different varieties of red and white grapes. We are proud to offer around 20 varieties of wine unique to Northern Illinois and handcrafted with care.

The winery and vineyards are located on Tuntland Farms, a fourth generation operation. The Tuntland family also raises corn and soybeans on the property.

At Waterman Winery & Vineyards, we are committed to sustainability. Our family has responsibly grown, maintained and harvested grapes, and produced handcrafted regional wines on our farmstead for nearly two decades.

We produce natural, award-winning wines via environmentally friendly methods. The vineyards provide a rich habitat for a wide range of wildlife including hawks, cardinals, herons, foxes, coyotes, deer, minks, dragon flies, praying mantis, bees, butterflies, and a variety of other insects.

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Open for Wine Tastings ($5 for 5 tastes) Saturday and Sunday – 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – April through December.
“Sit and Sip or Grab and Go.”
Monday through Friday, open by appointment or chance (call us).
Closed January, February and March.
Our wines are available at Schnuck’s and Inboden’s grocery stores in DeKalb; HyVee in Sycamore; Casey’s General Store in Waterman.

Handcrafted and Homegrown Wines

Waterman Winery & Vineyards is family-owned and operated in rural Waterman, Illinois located approximately 70 miles west of Chicago, and 40 miles west of Naperville. Our 12-acre, grass-covered vineyards are populated with 40 different varieties of red and white grapes. We are proud to offer around 20 varieties of wine unique to Northern Illinois and handcrafted with care.

The winery and vineyards are located on Tuntland Farms, a fourth generation operation. The Tuntland family also raises corn and soybeans on the property.

At Waterman Winery & Vineyards, we are committed to sustainability. Our family has responsibly grown, maintained and harvested grapes, and produced handcrafted regional wines on our farmstead for nearly two decades.

We produce natural, award-winning wines via environmentally friendly methods. The vineyards provide a rich habitat for a wide range of wildlife including hawks, cardinals, herons, foxes, coyotes, deer, minks, dragon flies, praying mantis, bees, butterflies, and a variety of other insects.

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A Day in the Country

Savor our handcrafted wines and the fresh countryside air. Enjoy an authentic regional wine tasting in a casual agricultural setting. Experience the rustic charm of our century-old farm and pure flavor that only comes from our vineyards.

What are regional wines? They are wines from locally grown grapes. Be a locavore!

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Our wines are available at Schnuck’s and Inboden’s grocery stores in DeKalb; HyVee in Sycamore; Casey’s General Store in Waterman.

If you cannot come visit us, we can arrange shipment of your wine!

Just give us a call, have your credit card and shipping information handy
(recipient’s address and phone number).

815-264-3268

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Our wines are available at Schnuck’s and Inboden’s grocery stores in DeKalb; HyVee in Sycamore; Casey’s General Store in Waterman.

If you cannot come visit us, we can arrange shipment of your wine!

Just give us a call, have your credit card and shipping information handy (recipient’s address and phone number).

815-264-3268

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“If you love wine, farming, and history, this is the most perfect place!”

Kathie J.

“Great hospitality. Great Midwestern vine education, wine tasting, and a good time! Highly recommended! I will come back!”

Pam W.

“Fantastic local winery with their own vineyard! Plenty of options for all tastes. A fun stop that I highly recommend. They have a great wine selection from locally grown grapes! It’s a worthwhile stop!”

Benjamin B.

Handcrafted Wines

White wines ranging from dry to sweet are available for you to enjoy!

WHITE WINES

Unique reds are presented as either dry or sweet, oak aged or fruit forward.

RED WINES

Fresh, fruity flavors with seasonal availability.

FRUIT WINES