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Cozy Little Cabin

We stayed in the Mine Shack on our adventure to Southern Indiana to view the solar eclipse. It was... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Wine and relaxation

Wine tasting stop. Buy a bottle or glass and sit around the property. We had the sangria and sat in... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Marcy N
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Featuring an on-site producing winery, vineyards, lake, food services, lodging and entertainment.
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1499 Washington Ave, Williamson, IL 62088-3047
+1 618-637-2470
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Sleepy Williamson Illinois is lucky to have this gem. The wine and atmosphere are great and the proprietors Susan and David serve it up with a smile. They have small plates available for snacking and often live music on the weekends. There are cabins with...More

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Stayed for one night in the Mule Quarters and we loved it!! So cozy with a very well-supplied kitchen. We also loved wandering the various trails around the cabins. Winery wasn't open or we would've enjoyed that also!! Will definitely be back - very convenient...More

Thank Hilary K
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We stayed two nights in cabin two, and it was lovely. The cabin has everything you need for a getaway. It rained our entire stay so we didn't get to use the fire pit or screened in porch, but they are great amenities. We also...More

Thank ml08c
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We stayed in the Mine Shack on our adventure to Southern Indiana to view the solar eclipse. It was about an hour and a half from totality, so it made a great home base. We loved our "tiny home" with its screened front porch overlooking...More

Thank sistermorton
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have stayed here 3 times: once for a girl's night away (Nov. 2016 in the Lazy Shanty), another for a mini family vacation with our 7 month old (April 2017 in the Lake House) and most recently to celebrate my birthday (June 2017 in...More

Thank Traci H
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We rented a cabin coming from out of town to visit family that lives locally. We had an extra guest stay one night they charged us for all 3 nights. The wine is honestly awful. The owners were very rude. The morning after we arrived...More

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shalelake, Owner at The Winery at Shale Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Shame on you! Threatening to give us a “bad review” if we didn’t give you a refund is actually extortion. This is truly what gives your generation a bad rap! You booked a cabin for 5 people, had over a dozen people partying in the...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

love it here :) spider legs is best wine! cabins are cute and cozy. fishing is great and scenery is amazing

1  Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Wine tasting stop. Buy a bottle or glass and sit around the property. We had the sangria and sat in an upstaira room for an hour uninterrupted. Cabins to rent here. Clean bathrooms.

Thank Marcy N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a very great place to meet with friends and family. Customer service is great. We stayed overnight in cabin 3 and it was clean and cute. The cabins are themed. The wine is good and the pizza was great. They have catch and...More

1  Thank lovegoldensSt_louis
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We booked a cabin at Shale Lake for our anniversary weekend. We visited the winery one evening for dinner and a bottle of Illinois wine. It was a fantastic experience and we are already planning our next visit. Close to home but away from it...More

Thank Joan B
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