Events

Summer Concert Series (Friday Nights)
Jun
15
Aug 25

Summer Concert Series (Friday Nights)

  • West of Wise Winery

Every Friday night enjoy acoustic music and great food from 6:00-8:00pm, Starting on June 2nd thru August 25th. Updates about bands and food for each week will be available here and also on our Facebook.

Emily Hough  Friday Night Concerts Continue
Jul
28
6:00 pm18:00

Emily Hough Friday Night Concerts Continue

Join us in welcoming back a local favorite- Emily Hough.  Emily has a great voice and a wide range of music that will make the Friday concert a great way to start your weekend.  Food will be available for purchase. Menu posted on Thursday.

Naughty & Nice
Jul
29
6:00 pm18:00

Naughty & Nice

Continuing to bring fun to the Petersburg area.... Our Saturday night concert with Naughty& Nice on July 29th will be a great way to roll into August.  Lane's Farm and Cellar will be here with scrumptious munchies for sale and we have award winning wines and ciders and offer local craft and domestic beers.  Sounds like a recipe for a good time. 


Scriptkiddie Saturday Night July 22nd
Jul
22
6:00 pm18:00

Scriptkiddie Saturday Night July 22nd

Scriptkiddie is an up and coming trio from Nashville, TN self-described as “a little west of country”.  This is their second time at West of Wise Winery and we are thrilled to have them back. Each with their own career, the three have come together to perform amazing music and lyrics.  WoodFired Pizza Guys will have food for sale.  July 22nd 6-9. There is a $5.00 cover charge. 

Kneller Band featured in the Friday Night Concerts
Jul
21
6:00 pm18:00

Kneller Band featured in the Friday Night Concerts

Our Friday night music continues... We are excited to invite the Kneller Band, a creative musical venture led by a brother-sister team. Stylistically, they dip into soul, jazz, pop, & R&B with an acoustic twist.  Food for the Event will be available for purchase.

Red Whites and Brews Event at the Morgan County Fair
Jul
12
6:00 pm18:00

Red Whites and Brews Event at the Morgan County Fair

We are pouring at the Red Whites and Brews Event at the Morgan County Fair.  The event is in support of the fair and we are looking forward to it.  Darrell, being a native of Jacksonville where the fair is held, is going to be bringing the results of his excellent wine making home.

Friday Night Concert featuring Ben Bedford
Jun
30
6:00 pm18:00

Friday Night Concert featuring Ben Bedford

West of Wise welcomes back Ben Bedford.  Great storytelling through music, wonderful lyrics and a soulful voice.  Friday Nights are acoustic music nights for West of Wise.  Each Friday in June, July and August, we present a wide selection of local talent in music.  Bring your lawn chair and sit back a listen to great music while you enjoy great wine, beer and food

"Hard Left" Cider Release
Jun
24
5:00 pm17:00

"Hard Left" Cider Release

Join us for our Hard Cider Release on Saturday from 508Great cider, Great Food by Lane's Farm and Cellar and Great Music by the Coldpeppers.  5-8. 

Summer Concert Series Featuring Brook Thomas and Chris Warren
Jun
23
6:00 pm18:00

Summer Concert Series Featuring Brook Thomas and Chris Warren

West of Wise welcomes back Brooke Thomas and Chris Warren..  Chris and Brooke will make your evening with great vocals and music.  Friday Nights are acoustic music nights for West of Wise.  Each Friday in June, July and August, we present a wide selection of local talent in music.  Bring your lawn chair and sit back a listen to great music while you enjoy great wine, beer and food

Tastes on the Tee Decatur Forsyth Classic
Jun
18
12:00 pm12:00

Tastes on the Tee Decatur Forsyth Classic

If you are unable to join us for the Father's Day Bags Tournament on Sunday, then find our great wines at Tastes on the Tees. This begins at noon at Hickory Point Golf Club and is part of The Decatur Forsyth Classic. Darrell will be manning the tasting table and we will join our good friends from Arpeggio Winery.

Father's Day Bags Tournament
Jun
18
11:00 am11:00

Father's Day Bags Tournament

Join us for Father's Day and join in the fun.  Capital City Cornhole will be here to run the tournament.  We will have wine, craft and domestic beer for sale.  Player  meeting at 11:45, Bags fly at 12:00!

Summer Concert Series Featuring the Roastineers
Jun
16
6:00 pm18:00

Summer Concert Series Featuring the Roastineers

West of Wise welcomes back the Roastineers.  Great band, a local favorite, as well as a West of Wise Favorite.  Friday Nights are acoustic music nights for West of Wise.  Each Friday in June, July and August, we present a wide selection of local talent in music.  Bring your lawn chair and sit back a listen to great music while you enjoy great wine, beer and food. 

ASHLEY RILEY Singer, Songwriter  Friday Night Concert Series
Jun
9
6:00 pm18:00

ASHLEY RILEY Singer, Songwriter Friday Night Concert Series

West of Wise welcomes ASHLEY RILEY, singer and songwriter from Decatur for the Friday Night Concert Series. 6-8 pm on Friday June 9, 2017
Here are some reviews on Ashley's music.
IN- Forty.com declared her a “female songstress everyone would be wise to spend time with.” Illinois Entertainer trumpeted: “Make no mistake, Ashley Riley has an utterly gorgeous voice and a sound all her own.” Seven of the nine songs on her third album, All The Pretty Things, can be heard in rotation on Starbucks in-store airplay

WINE & YOGA (ahh yoga)
May
13
4:00 pm16:00

WINE & YOGA (ahh yoga)

  • West of Wise Winery

Ahh Yoga and West of Wise Winery are teaming up to a host a Yoga and wine event!

this event includes a one hour class, led by Betsy Link, followed by 2 glasses of wine and appetizers provided by Lane's FArm and Cellar.

Perfect for Mother's Day group, a date night or a girls night out!

Cost:$25.00

*must be 21

*please bring your own mat

Kentucky Derby Day Party
May
6
12:00 pm12:00

Kentucky Derby Day Party

  • West of Wise Winery

Derby Day Party with wine mint juleps! Wear your Derby hat! 

As our owners lived in Louisville, Kentucky for 17 years this is essentially a holiday to us. Come join us as we celebrate the greatest two minutes in sports!

Run for the Rose' 5k walk/run 2nd Annual
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Run for the Rose' 5k walk/run 2nd Annual

Get your exercise in and have some great wine or local craft beers during our 2nd annual Run for the Rose'  Start from the Winery, travel thru the New Salem Historic Site and back to the Winery for fun, food and wine or beer.  Sign up early on Active.com for other goodies.

 

Sip & Craft
Apr
21
6:00 pm18:00

Sip & Craft

Kathi,Kelly&Me are back for a Sip and Craft on Friday, April 21 from 6-8 pm. The group will be making spring wine glasses with large flowers.  Come and put your flair into a glass for your home or as a gift.  Mother's Day is just around the corner!

First Sunday Midwest Spring Fever Bazaar
Apr
2
11:00 am11:00

First Sunday Midwest Spring Fever Bazaar

We are at the Expo Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.  The Bazaar is open 8-4, but we will be serving 11-4.  This is a great time to pick up those Spring Crafts for the yard while you drink West of Wise Wine or Timotheous Brothers Beer.  See you then.

Picasso on the Prairie
Mar
26
2:00 pm14:00

Picasso on the Prairie

 Picasso on the Prairie will help you bring out the artist in you.  Create a Spring picture to brighten up your home or a friends. Try some of West of Wise's excellent wine.  Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon with friends or family. Sign up at Picassoontheprairie.com

Sip and Craft
Mar
24
6:00 pm18:00

Sip and Craft

Kathi,Kelly&Me are back for a Sip and Craft on Friday, March 24 from 6-8 pm. The group will be making personalized signs just like the one in the picture.  Come and put your flair into a sign for your home or as a gift.  Mother's Day is just around the corner.

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Dec
24
Dec 25

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

We will be closed lChristmas Eve Day and Christmas Day. 

And open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday ( December 29, 2016 through January 1, 2017) from 12 to 5:30. 

Christmas in Petersburg
Dec
2
Dec 3

Christmas in Petersburg

During your visit to all the activities in Christmas in Petersburg on December 2 and 3rd- Don't Forget to Stop at the Winery and continue the holiday spirit. Open until 5:30 on Friday and Noon to 5:30 on Saturday.

Events are listed below for Christmas in Petersburg
Friday night- caroling and tree lighting in the square with Cookies and coco will provided as well. Stop into Santa's work shop to visit with Santa.
Saturday- Events start as early as 8am with craft shows and shopping. Make sure you take a walk through the Historical Society's beautiful tour of homes from 9am to 3pm (ticket sales available prior to and day of event). 11am to 2pm enjoy a relaxing horse drawn carriage ride and caroling through the downtown square (tickets available day of) as live Christmas music from local schools are played for your enjoyment.

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY- Keep your $$$ in your community.
Nov
26
12:00 pm12:00

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY- Keep your $$$ in your community.

Just a reminder! Today is Small Business Saturday. If you can't make it to the winery, please visit a local business and support them and your community. Local businesses provide jobs, growth and spectacular products and services available just down the street......

Join us for Shop Small Saturday. Shop local where all your $$$ goes back into the local community. As a special for Shop Small Saturday - Buy two bottles of wine and receive 50% off the third bottle (of equal or lesser value). Just in time for the Holidays.

Halloween Bonfire
Oct
28
5:30 pm17:30

Halloween Bonfire

 Join us for the Halloween Bonfire this Friday beginning at 5:30 and going until 8:00

Larry Dirks is the featured musician

Free admission and hot dogs with fixings.  Wine, craft beer, s'mores and chips are available for purchase. 

Winery will be open from 12 to 8 and the television will be on for all interested fans.

Foddershock Festival  2nd Annual
Oct
15
11:00 am11:00

Foddershock Festival 2nd Annual

Join us for the 2nd annual Foddershock Festival 11-7.  Celebrating the bounty of the harvest.  Music from 12-6 with Taylor June,  Tom Irwin and the Roastineers.  Hand crafted West of Wise Illinois Wines from our vineyard- Ratio Vineyard in your very own Festival glass. Craft Beer from Hand of Fate, Timotheous Brothers and Rolling Meadows Brewery.  Local farm to table food from Lane's Farm and Cellar.  Pumpkins and gourds from Indian Creek Farmstead.  And a Cornhole/Bags tournament.  Advanced tickets (with a few incentives thrown in) can be purchased on Eventbrite.com

There is a $5.00 entry fee which includes a festival glass and 2 tastings.  Corn hole/Bags tournament has a $10 participation fee.

As the sign says,Wine, Beer, Music, Food and Pumpkins.....and now a cornhole/bags tournament What more could you want for a fall Saturday.