Get refreshed in Southwest Illinois

Rivers, Routes & Refreshments Trail

It's all about the craft experience on the Rivers, Routes, & Refreshments Trail. Sample some of the best craft beers, wines, and distilled spirits made at local breweries, wineries, and distilleries throughout the six county Great Rivers & Routes region in Southwest Illinois. Raise a glass to the Great Rivers & Routes craft brewers, wine makers and distillers and receive a free gift!

Must check in to at least 4 participating venues to be eligible for the prize. Enjoy their discounts and specials at the same time!


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Rivers, Routes and Refreshments Trail

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  • Check in at 4 or more locations and win a FREE face mask

Included Venues

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Bella Vista Winery
Winery and Event Center

What's Included

  • 10% Off Wine and Food Purchases
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BTO Distillers- Bluestem Vodka
B. T. O. Distillers produces Bluestem vodka! Local Pick-up of Vodka Bottles only until we re-open the tasting room.

What's Included

  • $1 Off Tour and Tasting
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Grafton Winery & Brewhaus
Situated in the heart of historic Grafton along the "Great Rivers Scenic Byway", we are truly a Venue designed for all seasons. Sit back and relax while sipping one of our award winning wines or one of our Grafton Brewhaus beers brewed on-site, as you take in the view of the confluence of the...
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What's Included

  • 10% Off at the Gift Shop and Souvenir Wine or Beer Glass
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Mastermind Vodka
We are a Craft Vodka Distillery offering super smooth spirits and a one of a kind bottling experience.

What's Included

  • 20% off Distillery Tour
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Old Herald Brewery & Distillery
Family friendly craft brewery and distillery experience located in a historic newspaper building

What's Included

  • Free Tasting or 10% Off Food Purchase
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Recess Brewing
Edwardsville's only brewery creating amazing beers and experiences.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Any Purchase
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The Old Bakery Beer Company
The Old Bakery Beer Company is a certified organic craft brewery located in downtown Alton, IL. In addition to our line of up of all organic beers, our restaurant and tasting room features a menu of seasonally-rotating sandwiches, salads, and soups, designed to pair well with beer. Our food menu...
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What's Included

  • 10% Off Total Purchase
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The Winery At Shale Lake
Producing winery with food service, cabins, and cottages.