Honker Hill Winery

A mainstay of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, the winery is located on the highest point in Williamson County and surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest. Relax with friends and family, while listening to live entertainment in the cozy tasting room, observe nature from the outdoor fireplace and gazebo; or enjoy a stroll around the pond, while sipping on a glass of your favorite wine or sangria. The goal is to be a fun and engaging location for the entire family. With acres upon acres of land, the weekends are filled with adults laughing and listening to the area’s best live music and kids playing and running in the green grass. At Honker Hill, everyone will have a great time!


Sights and Sounds

In Southern Illinois, wineries come in all shapes and sizes. Honker Hill has created a fun and engaging environment. From live music in the gazebo on a warm summer afternoon to couples bundled up by the massive outdoor fireplace in the chill of fall – they wanted to create something different. They want you to feel like you’re home, and that is why they treat you like family.

Private Parties

Host a Bridal Shower, Anniversary, Bachelor/Bachelorette party, or Birthday party and make memories that will last a lifetime. Guests will enjoy live music from the area’s finest musicians and a very family-friendly & warm environment.


The Lucas Brothers’ Honker Hill Winery is a family-owned winery and vineyard. In 1980, the family purchased 90 acres of land and developed an award-winning and highly recognized private hunting wildlife club. In 2004 the vineyard became established. The winery was later built in 2008, in order to hand process the grapes. In November 2009, the winery officially opened to the public. Over the years, they have become a primary destination for local and regional wine lovers that want to relax in a family-friendly environment.

Contact Information

4861 Spillway Road Carbondale, Illinois 62902 | (618) 549-5517

honkerhillwinery.com | facebook.com/honkerhillwinery

Thursday 12pm – 5pm | Friday 12pm-11pm

Saturday 12pm – 7pm | Sunday 12:30pm – 7pm

TIps for Honker Hill Winery

More Than Wine – Honker Hill is home to some of the best musical acts in the area! Not only do they source some of the best local talents, but they routinely book established Nashville artists.

Seasonal Slushies – If you love our wine, wait until you try one of the lauded wine slushies! The wine slushies are a great way to cool off in the hot summer months.  A few different varieties are available based on seasonal availability.

Schedule A Tour – Looking for an event venue? To schedule a tour, or to learn more about the services, simply connect with Honker Hill via the website Contact Page.

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