Local Wineries & Breweries


All local wineries and breweries may not be listed on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, but they are still a must-drink destination near Alto Pass and our vacation rental. Take your weekend getaway and enjoy!

  • Lincoln Heritage Winery  (Cobden, IL)
  • Big Muddy Brewing (Murphysboro, IL)
  • Scratch Brewing Company (Ava, IL)



Shawnee Hills Wine Trail


The Shawnee Hills is a federally recognized AVA in the midst of the Shawnee National Forest. Explore and experience the 11 unique wineries that make up the wine trail. Indulge in what our land has to offer and enjoy the beautiful scenery when you stay at our vacation rental, Havisham House.

Alto Vineyards | |
Pomona Winery |
Owl Creek Vineyard | |
Von Jakob Vineyard | |
Peachbarn Winery and Cafe | |
Blue Sky Vineyard | |
Starview Vineyards | |
Kite Hill Vineyards | |
Hickory Ridge | |
Feather Hills Vineyard and Winery | |
Honker Hill Winery |

Things to do in southern Illinois


SOUTHERNMOST ILLINOIS – Check out this website for upcoming events and amazing attractions in southern Illinois such as wineries/breweries, golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking, parks, trails, restaurants, shopping, horseback riding, Balk Knob Cross, festivals, etc. Our vacation rental is just minutes away from all of this.

Photo by Dirt Road Photography – Jericha Carter (Taken at Giant City State Park)