Bring your spouse for a romantic night out, bring a group and have some fun in the sun or just bring yourself and a book and take a break from it all...
GET AWAY AND PLAY!
ALL of our wine is made in the USA, made in Illinois and made in
OPEN MARCH 1ST THRU DECEMBER 15TH
(Cabins & Cottages open all year long)
FRI 4-10 P.M / SAT 1-10 P.M.
Food Service closes at 9 p.m.
Heated Wine Garden
over looking the 14 acre Vineyard
(Seating for 40)
Cozy Winter Loft (Seating for 30)
Outdoor Patio and Grove
Over 6 miles of wooded trails
Scenic Wine Trail and Picnic areas
Plus Food, Fun and so much more!
The Perfect destination spot where sophistication and simplicity meet!
LARGE GROUP? Call or send an email. We will be happy to make a note and make sure we have ample staffing or notify you of any conflicts with other large groups.Groups larger than 8 can call ahead and have a table reserved. The maximum number of tables we will reserve during our Live Music events is 3 tables in the wine garden or 20 people on the outside patio.
PRIVATE PARTY? We accept reservations for our "Beatles" room during normal business hours for up to 3 hours for 10-20 guests. We will open for groups larger than 25 any day of the week.
Sold by the Bottle......$18
Sold by the Glass......$6
Sold by the case.....198
(All prices include tax)
ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES nor COOLERS may be brought into the Winery.
Mike's Hard Lemonaide
(Plus occasional seasonal beers)
Bottled Water/Tea $1.00
OUR FOOD POLICY...We do not allow outside food in the Winery, Wine Garden, Patio or Loft. With a wine purchase you are welcome to take your own food down to the lake or to any of the trail picnic areas.
We offer food service so with the exception of celebration cakes
NO FOOD IS ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT IN. This includes "finger foods", "snack foods", non-alcoholic drinks and "candy". We will try to accomodate all food requests at a reasonable price...just ask us ahead of time!
Sorry..because we are primarily a Winery, we do not have a children's menu.
Children are allowed in the Winery
(as long as they don't drink the wine!)
PARTY BUS DRIVERS:
Please stop at the front gate and drop off your guests. It is closer to the front door and there is NO where to turn around.
The overflow parking is to the left of the gate...just back up and park. What happens at the Winery stays at the Winery and what happens on the bus stays on the BUS! Please do not let your guests carry alcohol off of the bus. Bus Companies who do not comply with parking and alcohol rules will be denied access to Shale Lake (and our restrooms)!
We call it "heavy appetizers" but you can make a meal!
We add items all the time but here are the basics!
Prices and items subject to change
Blue Chips (Bruschetta with Blue Cheese & Parmesan)
Red Liners (Bruschetta with Goat Cheese & Raspberry)
Green Stamps (Bruschetta with Pesto & Sundried Tomatoes)
Honey Combs( Bruschetta with Blue Cheese & Honey)
Pig Tails (Bruchetta with smoky Bacon and Creamy Dijon)
HOT APPETIZERS $10.00
Hot N Nanny (Baked Goat Cheese on Marinara with Toast)
Arts on Fire ( Spicy Bacon wrapped Artichoke Heart)
Buffalo Bombs (Spicy Bacon wrapped Chicken)
Loaded Loaf (Baked Cheesy Artichoke Bread )
Shroom Loaf (Baked Cheesy Mushroom Bread)
Baked Brie With Raspberry sauce & Honey
Dirty Brie (stuffed with Bacon and Jalapeno)
Bloom’n Bread (Savory Cheese Pull-Apart–Bread)
Bleu Heater (Blue Cheese & Jalapeno Pull-Apart Bread)
Three Cheese Spinach Dip
Bagna Caulda (served with Bread)
Fire Sticks (Seasonal...Bacon wraped Jalapeno spicy cream cheese)
Toasted Garlic Cheese Bread (12”) $7.50
LOW CARB...choose...Loaded, Shroom, Bloom'n, Blue Heater or Spinach stuffed in a chicken breast instead of Bread.
Pesto Pizza (Artichoke, Red Onion, Sun dried tomato
Spinach Bella Pizza (Cream Spinach, Portabella, Onion)
Red, White, Blue Pizza (White Garlic, Blue Cheese, Cranberry)
All Meat Pizza (Pepperoni, Sausage & Bacon)
White Garlic & Sausage Pizza
BBQ Chicken & Pineapple Pizza
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Low–cal Chicken Hum-Dinger (Humus)
Chicken Alfredo Pizza
Italian Beef Sandwich
Shale Pit (Spicy Pit style beef topped with salsa)
Turkey Smash (Turkey, Bacon, Cheese & Cream cheese Panini)
Tuna Smash (Tuna & cheese)
Steak Press (Beef, Cheddar & Mushroom Panini)
Salami Basket with Cheese, Crackers, Spicy Jelly,Mustard $8.50
Bread with Spiced Dipping Oil $8.50
Salami and Crackers $8.00
Cheese Tray & Crackers $8.00
Twisted Philly (Cream Cheese & Spicy Jelly) $8.00
Herb Goat Cheese & crackers $7.00
Choc-o-LOT Lava Cake
Cheese Cake Bites (9 )
Add $1.00 for all To Go Orders
Kitchen closes at 9:00 p.m.
If music is scheduled...it will be from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday night. If the weather is extremely hot, we will delay the music by 1 hour (7-10 p.m.)
With few exceptions, we DO NOT have live music on Fridays.
Check out our current LIVE MUSIC schedule
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