“Winemaking is one of those businesses that typically is a family business. It’s as if winemaking is in your blood! Each generation makes important contributions and the wine just gets better and better.”
Chris Lawlor-White


Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
Art as Business – Winery in Galena, IL

Galena Cellars is a third Generation Family Winery located in beautiful Galena & Geneva, IL. We are proud to feature award winning Illinois wines over the past 35 years.

Established in 1985, Galena Cellars is currently led by Eric White, his wife Oniqueh, and his sister Britt. Eric is an award winning winemaker constantly using new and innovative techniques for making new wines. Using local grapes and grapes from both coasts, we have wines for everyone. Join us and sample some of the over 60 wines we currently have in our portfolio!

111 N Main St | Galena, IL 61036
4746 N Ford Rd | Galena, IL 61036
[email protected]
Downtown Galena - visit website for hours
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Board of Directors

  • Henry Matthiessen III
  • Amy Laskye
  • Stephonie Schmitz
  • Jenna Lueck