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Lake County Illinois CVB

Lake County Libation Trail
We Make Our Own

From beer and wine to vodka and whiskey, our locally grown, crafted and distilled adult beverages are designed to dazzle and educate the most discerning tastes.

Gin and vodka aficionados can learn the secrets of distilling at North Shore Distillery in Green Oaks. They offer tours, tastings and specialty cocktails.

Lake County Libation Trail

Serious beer fans will appreciate the variety of choices among our numerous craft breweries and pubs. Try the offerings at Mickey Finn's, the first established brewery in Lake County, Side Lot Brewing Co. in Wauconda or Half Day Brewing in Lincolnshire.

Wine lovers will marvel at local vintages casked straight from Lake County vineyards. Delight in flights of red and white at the tasting rooms of Vigneto del Bino Vineyard in Antioch, Valentino Vineyards & Winery in Long Grove and Lynfred Winery in Wheeling.

To plan your own group tour, contact GO Riteway transportation services at www.goriteway.com.

Bosacki's Home Brew Microbrewery
Tasting room with emphasis on take-home brews.
Buffalo Creek Brewing
Long Grove
Brewing madness in downtown historic Long Grove.
Club Tiki
Small batch distilled Gold Pyramid Vodka made from local Gold Pyramid House Water.
Copper Fiddle Distillery
Lake Zurich
Serving Bourbon and Award winning Fiddle Gin & Tom Gin products are handmade, grain to bottle, at the Lake Zurich location.
Half Day Brewing Co.
Savor an extensive list of house beers and craft brews on tap with an appealing gastropub menu and a sprawling patio.
Glunz Family Winery and Cellars
Spanning four generations since 1888, the Glunz family makes several award-winning wines.
Lynfred Winery
Oenophiles flock to this elegant tasting room for flights and pairings. Browse the wine shop. Wine events year-round.
Mickey Finn's Brewery
Lake County's first brewpub serving unique handcrafted ales and lagers. Plus great food and live music on the weekend.
North Shore Distillery
Green Oaks
Delicious, award-winning spirits and cocktails by true artisans. Beautiful spaces, cocktail classes, events & more.
Roaring Table Brewery
Lake Zurich
An eclectic beer variety with an amazing range of flavors.
Side Lot Brewery
This sleek and saavy brewery knows what it's doing with a stellar selection of beers on tap and a delectable food menu.
Tighthead Brewing Co.
A Mundelein brewing company that is dedicated to crafting quality suds for all seasons.
Valentino Vineyards
Long Grove
A viticulturist's dream! Come taste 20 different types of wine and tour this 20-acre estate vineyard. Open May-Dec.
Vigneto del Bino
From the fruit of the vines of this 10-acre boutique winery come award-winning reds and whites. Tasting room and gift shop.
LC Annual Libation Fests
Lake County
Explore Lake County's list of annual brew, wine and spirit fests.

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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