The Bluffs Vineyard & Winery is a new establishment created in 2008, located off scenic Route 3 near Ava, IL. The Bluffs Vineyard & Winery is situated high atop Buttermilk Hill, with an impressive view overlooking the Mississippi floodplain dotted with giant rock outcroppings. The Bluffs Vineyard & Winery is locally owned and operated by Steve and Cheryl Ellis. Live musical performances are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season. See our events calendar for details.
The Bluffs Vineyard & Winery Wine Selection:
Selduton: The Bluff's signature wine; a sweet white wine that offers a hint of pear and apple.
Concord: Popular sweet red wine.
Niagara: Semi-sweet white wine.
Riesling: A light-bodied white wine with pleasant peach, apricot and melon notes. Crisp and refreshing.
Buttermilk Hill Red: A dry red blend of Cabernet Franc, Carbernet Sauvignon and Chambourcin grapes.
Buttermilk Hill White: A dry white blend of Chardonnay, Chardonel, Seyval Blanc and Vingnoles grapes. Very nice flavor combinations.