Venture into the dream that brothers Don and Wally Lucas helped make a reality, Honker Hill Winery is located on the highest point in Wiliamson County. It is nestled snugly in the depths of the Marion and Carbondale and is known as an integral part of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail for its production of fine wines grown directly at their vineyard. Come enjoy the finest wine-tasting experience at Honker Hill Vineyard, where you will have the opportunity to either enjoy the scenic views from the patio, or enjoy a relaxing stroll around one of the five large ponds located within the estate.
The vineyard itself was officially established in 2004, with the winery being opened for business in 2009. The inauguration of the vineyard was especially taxing on Don Lucas, when his brother and business partner Wally passed away unexpectedly in 2008. However, that only fueled Don further to complete this project once and for all and gave it his all. The hard work has paid off and Honker Hill Winery is now known to be one of the best producers of fine wine on the Southern Illinois Wine Trail. Their policy is to create the best wine that they can and make sure their customers are having the time of their life.
You might want to try their special Honker Hill Red, a wine that tends to stay on the sweeter side of the spectrum, and perhaps even pair it up with a scrumptious plate of pasta. After ravishing your dinner, you can choose to relax with your family and friends and listen to the in-house entertainment in the tasting room, or you can opt for a quiet evening of observing the miracles of nature from the patio near the fireplace, or enjoy a stroll while sipping your favourite sangria. The hospitality that you receive will be unmatched.