Blue Sky Vineyard

The Romance of Italy in the Hills of Southern Illinois. Anchoring the eastern end of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, our winery offers award-winning Illinois wines, classical Tuscan style and breathtaking views of the Shawnee National Forest. Designed with Tuscan-inspired décor including stucco walls, hand-hewn beams, Portuguese tiles and beautifully carved doors, we know that you will enjoy the carefree elegance of the winery while savoring a glass of our hand-crafted wine.


Grab a Bite

The café menu offers a variety of light fare including appetizers, deli sandwiches, pizza and a variety of cheese & salami snacks.

Wine Club

It's the perfect opportunity for you to give yourself or someone special a gift four times each year. Savor different Blue Sky Vineyard wines with each shipment while learning fun facts about our wines, winery and vineyard from your club newsletter and enjoy discounts on event tickets, wine purchases, overnight stays & more. Sign Up Today!

Hand Crafted Wines

The winemaking philosophy at Blue Sky Vineyard is to ensure that the quality fruit grown in the vineyard and other southern Illinois vineyards is able to showcase the unique qualities and flavors attributed to the area in the wines. They are proud to say that the wines truly reflect the regional attributes of southern Illinois as the winemaking process begins in the vineyard.

Contact Information

3150 South Rocky Comfort Road Makanda, Illinois 62958 | (618) 995-9463 |

Monday – Thursday 11am – 5:30pm

Friday & Saturday 10am – 7pm | Sunday 1pm – 6:30pm

Tips for Blue Sky Vineyard

Enjoy the Charcuterie – Get a large charcuterie board for only $15 for your group.

Celebrate – Combining romantic Tuscan architecture with gorgeous views of the surrounding Shawnee National Forest, Blue Sky Vineyard is an unparalleled choice for your next gathering.

Live Music – Every Saturday and Sunday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm we have talented artists share their musical influences with our patrons. The music events are FREE of charge except for festivals or special occasion events.

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