Local wine lovers probably know Illinois is blessed with some amazing wineries, but did you know a few of the state's top 10 are right here in the Stateline?!?

In my younger days I was a beer girl, but as the years tack on I'm gaining much more appreciation for a nice glass of wine. I am far from a wine aficionado; my palate is only refined enough to appreciate a sweet wine that doesn't give me a headache. I've got a long way to go in my wine journey, but thanks to besthingsil.com, I now know the Illinois wineries I need to begin my serious wine loving research at.

Which of these top 10 Illinois wineries are your favorites?

Massbach Ridge Winery- S Massbach Rd. in Elizabeth, IL
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McEachran Homestead Winery - 1917 Wyman School Rd. Caledonia, IL
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Acquaviva Winery - 47W614 Route 38 Maple Park, IL
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Prairie State Winery - 222 W Main St. Genoa, IL (They also have a second location in Sycamore at 322 W State St.)
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Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery - 4595 W Speer Road Hanover, IL
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Blue Sky Vineyard - 3150 S Rocky Comfort Rd. Makanda, IL
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Fox Valley Winery - 5600 US Route 34 Oswego, IL
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Mackinaw Valley Winery - 33633 State Rt 9 Mackinaw, IL
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The Bluffs Vineyard and Winery - 140 Buttermilk Hill Rd. Ava, IL
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