|Cache River Basin
Vineyard & Winery
315 Forman Lane
Belknap IL 62908
Phone/Fax (618) 658-2274
Located less than a mile from scenic Heron Pond and Wildcat Bluff, this area
is known as the largest remaining tupelo-cypress swamp in Illinois, with
some trees reaching heights in excess of 200 feet. This internationally
famous wilderness area, with rare and endangered plant and animal species,
is easily accessible. The nearby winery offers a peaceful place to relax
after hiking or cycling with a variety of wines made from locally grown
French hybrid grapes ranging from white to red and sweet to dry. In addition,
the gift shop offers locally made handcrafted items.
Thurs - Sat. 4 p.m - 8 p.m.
Sun. 12 - 4
Located off Route 45, 5 miles south of Vienna. Turn right (west) onto
Belknap Rd. Proceed 1.3 miles and turn left (south) onto Forman Lane.
If traveling from Metropolis, head north on Route 45 about 17 miles and
follow above directions. Off Interstate 24, exit # 16 west to Vienna and
follow the above directions.