Q: Do you host events such as weddings, showers, birthday parties, etc.?
A: Yes, we host events. If you would like to talk about scheduling your event at Pheasant Hollow, please call the winery at 618-629-2302 and ask for Cass.
Q: Do you serve food?
A: We do not have a kitchen, but we do have cheese, sausage, crackers and other snacks. We are also hosting food trucks Friday, Saturday, and Sunday when the weather is decent.
Q: Can we bring in our own food?
A: If we do not have a food truck, please feel free to bring your own food or order delivery.
Q: Are we allowed to bring our dog to the winery?
A: You are welcome to bring your dog as long as they are well behaved and respectful of others. They must be on a leash and we ask that you clean up any messes that they might make. As per health department code, only service animals are allowed inside the winery.
Q: Can we sit outside and drink our wine or beer?
A: Yes, you may sit out on the deck or around the grounds and enjoy your drinks during normal business hours.
Q: Why can’t we bring in our own cans or bottles of beer since you do not carry our brands?
A: It is illegal for any alcohol not purchased at Pheasant Hollow to be consumed on the premises. We ask that anything that you are going to drink here, be purchased here. We do offer 8 popular beers on tap for you.
Q: Are kids allowed?
A: Yes, your supervised children are always welcome. We do have breakable items in the gift shop so the supervision is important. We have coloring books and a few games for the kids to enjoy.
Q: Is your wine gluten free?
A: Yes it is.
Q: Is your wine vegan?
A: All of our wine except the dry reds are vegan. If you also avoid white cane sugar, then only the Rend Lake White is for you.
Q: Does your wine have sulfites in it?
A: Yes, it does. Sulfites are necessary but we use the minimum amount possible.
Q: Do you have room in your parking lot for a camper or semi to pull in and park?
A: Yes, we do. We have room for a bus or semi to pull in and turn around if the lot is not full.
Q: How do Murder Mysteries work? What does my ticket include?
A: Murder Mystery tickets are $50 each plus tax and include a wine tasting, dinner & dessert, entertainment for the evening, and one drink of your choice. Tasting starts at 6pm while the actors will mingle for the first hour and talk to the attendees. Anyone wanting to play a part in the show is more than welcome to, but participation is not required. The 1st Act starts at 7pm and is followed by dinner. Dinner consists of two main dishes, salad, potatoes, veggies, rolls, & dessert. Tickets typically sell out in advance, so we recommend that you call (618) 629-2302 early to reserve your seat.
Q: Where can I purchase your wine?
A: We have distributors that sell our wine to many stores around all of Illinois. If your local store does not carry your favorite wine, try to convince the store manager to talk to their distributor about us. You can always call the winery or place an order online here. We will gladly ship it right to your door.
Q: Do you charge for tasting?
A: You can enjoy three complementary tastes. A full wine tasting is $5 for up to 10 tastes. A flight of wine is available for $10. Glasses are not included but are available for purchase.