Baxter’s Vineyards, the oldest winery in the state of Illinois, is a small family winery located in the historic town of Nauvoo, Illinois. The winery was established in 1857 by Emile and Annette Baxter. Today, Baxter’s Vineyards continues within the same family with co-owners, Kelly and Brenda Logan. Kelly is a part of the fifth generation of Baxter’s to grow grapes and apples and make wine in historic Nauvoo.
Hours of Operation
Baxter's Vineyards & Winery
(Tasting Room & Carol's Pie's)
Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm
Jan - March Sunday hours,12 pm - 5 pm
The Wine Barrel
(at Baxter's Vineyards)
Monday, 3 pm - 6 pm
Tuesday - Thursday, 3 pm - 7 pm
Friday, 3 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, 12 noon - 9 pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 8 pm
The Wine Barrel is a neighborhood bar across the patio from the Tasting Room.
Additional hours are available by appointment
and are subject to availability of staffing.
2013 Beautiful Nauvoo's Baxter Video