Welcome to Blue Sky Vineyard

Blue Sky WineryAnchoring the eastern end of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, our winery offers you "The Romance of Italy in the Hills of Southern Illinois". We are open year-round, 7 days a week, to provide great Illinois wine. Please join us for wine tasting, a variety of hearty sandwiches, soups, pizzas, and snacks, as well as wine-alternatives such as beer and non-alcoholc beverages. Come enjoy our large indoor seating area and two beautiful outdoor terraces that overlook our vineyard and the rolling countryside. 



Where luxury & comfort meet.

Come stay with us! We have two elegant suites (Check Availability) open year round for your convenience. Complete with old-world-charm, stunning balconies, and a traditional Portuguese breakfast, our suites are sure to make your next stay in Southern Illinois truly memorable. Seasonal Room Rates Available

Weddings & Events

Beautiful. Tranquil. Inspiring.

Our winery is the "picture-perfect" location for your next event. Our Tuscan Sun Pavilion and Gazebo provide more options and space for all your special occasions. Contact our event coordinator, at bsvevents@gmail.com for more information on planning your next event. Seasonal Rates Available.


Our 2011 Cabernet Franc has already won a gold medal in the Ilinois State Fair Wine Competition.  We continue to perfect this estate grown and bottled wine.  Aromas of spice, berry fruit, and cedar blend well to make this distinct varietal.  We believe our Cabernet Franc showcases the excellent quality of fruit that can be grown in the Shawnee Hills. Available in the tasting room or online here.



Holiday Open House 

Join us on Friday, November 28th, and Saturday, November 29th, to celebrate Holiday Open House on the Wine Trail! We will be serving light hors d'oeuvres (veggie trays & cake) both days in our tasting room that will be decorated for the holiday season. More information here.


Gift Card Promotion

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Beginning on Friday, November 28, we will be launching a gift card promotion that will last through New Year's Day 2015. Buy a $50 gift card - we will give you a $5 gift card. Buy a $100 gift card - we'll give you a $10 gift card. Don't forget to stop in and take advantage of this special offer!


Meet Blue Sky
















Adam D. has worked at Blue Sky since February of 2014. He is the Kitchen Master, but can also be seen working in the vines and helping out in the cellar. He enjoys playing golf, playing his bass guitar, and hiking with his dog. His favorite Blue Sky Wine is Norton. Come say hello to Adam!




Appetizers. Sandwiches. Soups, Pizzas. Desserts

There is no need to grab a bite to eat before coming to enjoy the wine trail. Check out our full featured menu, and join us for a glass of wine and a meal. 


Need a Gift Idea?

Our Members Only Club is the perfect opportunity to cross someone off your list! At 10-15% off wines as well as gift shop items and other goodies, a Members Only Club Membership is a wonderful gift for that special someone.  We can ship wine to their doorstep or if they are a local they can pick it up at the winery.  More information.

Or call 618-995-9463, ext. 28