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Wine Tours and Events

Have an unforgettable experience at Waterman Winery & Vineyards. We offer regional wine tastings and tours April through December. 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.

1. Tasting on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 p.m.; discover the vintage 2017 wines – $5 for 5 tastes; special pricing on 6 or more bottles; or call 815-264-3268 to schedule an appointment, tour or event.
 
2. Interested in wine tasting for two with souvenir glasses, self-guided vineyards tour, and choice of two bottles of wine to take home? See Groupon special at https://www.groupon.com/deals/waterman-winery-vineyards-1.
 
3. Thursday, July 19 – 4:30-7 p.m. – Fragments of Kish Wine Walk at Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Road, Malta, IL 60150. Visit https://www.kish.edu/50th/winewalk.html. Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fragments-of-kish-wine-walk-tickets-46289850188.
 
4. Saturday, July 21 – 11-3 p.m. – Wine tasting at Antique Tractor and Truck Show, with Farm Tractor Pull and Soybean Adventure at Waterman Lions Park, 420 South Birch Street, Waterman, IL 60556. Make it a rural day! Check out the schedule of events at http://watermanlionstractorshowandsummerfest.com/events.htm.
 
5. Saturday, July 28 – 5-9 p.m. – Glidden Homestead Evening in the Vineyard Fundraising Event at Waterman Winery & Vineyards, 11582 Waterman Road, Waterman, IL 60556. Visit http://www.gliddenhomestead.org. Purchase tickets here: https://glidden.yapsody.com/event/index/255356?ref=directory_search.
 
6. Saturday, August 11 – 12-8 p.m. – DeKalb County Bold Spirits at Jonamach Orchard, 19412 Shabbona Road, Malta, IL 60150. Visit http://dekalbcountycvb.com/event/bold-spirits-of-dekalb-county/.
 
We look forward to seeing you at these events, and your return to Waterman Winery & Vineyards!


Our family welcomes you to taste our handcrafted wines in the comfort of our barn. We offer a unique selection of over 20 regional wines. Fall in love with our unique Northern Illinois flavors and purchase wine to take home!

Tour our farmstead and vineyards! Discover our approach to winemaking with other like-minded wine lovers. We offer private and group tours. Call us to schedule your tour.

815-264-3268

Appointments and tours must be scheduled in advance. Tours include wine tasting and a take-home bottle of wine of your choice.



Handcrafted Wines

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



Ship the Perfect Gift

Our handcrafted wines make the perfect gift! Treat yourself or a loved one to unique wine from Waterman Winery & Vineyards. 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).

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Agricultural History

The Tuntland family comes from a long line of Illinois farmers. We welcome schools and organizations to Tuntland Farms and Waterman Winery & Vineyards to discover our approach to farming and sustainability. Learn about eco-friendly Illinois agriculture in an interactive farmstead setting. Tour the grain fields and vineyards on our farm for an enriching agricultural experience.

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Special Events

Celebrate your special day with us! Waterman Winery & Vineyards is excited to host your next birthday party, class reunion, or other special event. Join us for wine tastings in our rustic barn. Our casual country ambiance provides the perfect setting to celebrate a wine lover’s occasion. We can customize your experience.

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Corporate Events

Spend a day in the country with your team. We offer corporate wine tastings for team-building to strengthen corporate relationships. Share a one-of-a-kind experience in the relaxed and casual environment of our century-old farmstead.

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