Kite Hill Vineyards

Experience “a little bit of heaven off route 127” with Kite Hill Vineyards. Just 10 minutes outside of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus, Kite Hill Vineyards brings a quaint charming feel to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Make it a day affair or stay the weekend at Kite Hill Vineyards’ Bed and Breakfast and wake up to a morning tasting of international and state award winning Southern Illinois wines.

The Palate: Wine Tasting Room

Kite Hill Vineyards’ tasting room, “The Palate,” is full of flavors that will complement any taste. Whether you appreciate dry, full bodied red wines or light and sweet white wines, take a trip to The Palate. It is sure to fill your afternoon with wines that complement your unique appetite.

Meet the staff and travel through the list of wines offered at Kite Hill Vineyards. Attend one of the many events that Kite Hill organizes each year. At this stop on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, relax with wine slushies and take in live music.  You can even participate in their signature event a Culinary Journey with Chef Georgia. Join Kite Hill Vineyards on Facebook to get more information on the one-of-a-kind events offered at, The Palate.

Kite Hill Vineyards Tours

Call to book a private tour of Kite Hill Vineyards to get the most out of this Southern Illinois paradise. Speak with staff at The Palate and take a tour through Kite Hill’s many award-winning wines. Many of which can be tailored to suit your individual taste.

Come with a large group and take a tour of the wine-making facilities with Kite Hill Vineyards’ owners or winemaker with advanced notice. Schedule a private time slot outside of regular operating hours. Kite Hill Vineyards makes the perfect getaway for large private parties and events. Whether you are looking for a wine tasting excursion or something more hands-on, Kite Hill Vineyards has a variety of activities available to suit your specific taste.

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Kite Hill Road 172
Carbondale 62903 IL US
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Mar - Nov Sun - Mon: 12 PM - 5 PM Thurs: 12 PM - 5 PM Fri: 12 PM - 6 PM Sat: 10 AM - 6 PM *Closed Tuesday & Wednesday* Dec - Feb Sat - Sun: 12 PM - 5 PM