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.



Blue Sky Nights

Our Friday Night Summer Music Series continues on September 19 with bluegrass music provided by Bosco & Whiteford.  Get full details here.


Lazy Days of Blue Sky Photo Contest Winner


Congratulations to Dave Fink, our photo contest winner! He will be enjoying a one night stay in our Tuscany Romance Suite for the following photo submission. He spent 12 hours smoking this beef brisket and paired it with a fantastic bottle of Papa's Rosa!


















Our annual ColorFest celebration will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  Make plans to attend now!  More information here.

Meet Blue Sky






Jenna B. started working at Blue Sky about 4 months ago. You can find her serving up wines in the tasting room! In her spare time she enjoys discovering amateur poets online and spending time with her cat, Nicks. Her favorite Blue Sky wines are Norton, Vignoles, and Chardonnay. Come say hi to Jenna!





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 Wine 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 Blue Sky Wine 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.