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The Winery at Shale Lake

The Winery at Shale Lake


Friday: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday: 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.
lat: 38.9898404 long: -89.763917

Comfort, culture, and nature are three features people all over the world try to reconcile for the perfect weekend getaway. The winery at Shale Lake represents the ideal getaway for couples, groups of friends, and more in the greater St. Louis region. Located in the heart of  the Southern Illinois Wine Country, Shale Lake offers visitors a little bit of everything. 

The Winery at Shale Lake is home to a host of snug cabins perfect for winter, spring, summer, or fall. Offering a variety of cabins and cottages varying in size and accessibility, The Winery has options that will work for everyone. 

The Winery at Shale Lake is the culmination of a lifelong dream of Mr. and Mrs. Wesa. For years they wanted to cultivate and offer their unique wines to the great people of Illinois. This passion is evident in their wines, and Shale Lake as a whole. They truly care for their property, wine, and food, and they want to share it with all their visitors. 

The idyllic scenery around the Winery at Shale Lake gives guests the opportunity to explore nature by walking through any of the location’s six miles of trails. Finally, The Winery at Shale Lake is also the ideal venue for private events, and especially weddings. With great views, incredible wine, and excellent hosts, Shale Lake is the quintessential romantic countryside wedding. 


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Grand Tower River Access

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Fort De Chartres State Park

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