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Nouveau Wine Weekend

November 17-19, 2017

Come to Galena, Illinois, the weekend of November 17-19, 2017, to savor the 33rd Annual Galena Cellars Nouveau Festival.

The Friday afternoon parade down historic Main Street features horse-drawn wagons delivering the newly released Galena Cellars Nouveau Wine. Following the parade, local chefs put their culinary skills to the test as area restaurants feature appetizers, entrées and desserts in honor of the worldwide Nouveau Celebration. This two-day event should not be missed.

Visit a different restaurants at every meal to enjoy special dishes created by Galena’s finest family of restaurants.

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill
Nouveau Dinner Menu—available Friday

One Eleven Main
Nouveau Lunch & Dinner Menu—available Friday all day; available Saturday for Dinner

Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'
Nouveau Lunch & Dinner Menu—available Friday all day; available Saturday for Dinner


Nouveau Lodging Package

The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

For your convenience, The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel has assembled a special Galena Nouveau Festival Getaway in one convenient package.

The Nouveau Wine Weekend Package includes:

  • Two nights accommodations
  • Welcome Reception at The Auld Dubliner Lounge
  • Friday Nouveau Dinner at Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill
  • Saturday Nouveau Dinner on Main Street at Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy' or One Eleven Main
  • Live Entertainment Friday and Saturday night
  • Hot Boutique Breakfast each morning

Package available November 17-19, 2017, only. Package rate starts at $229.00 + tax per person based on double occupancy.

NOTE: Must be 21 or older to book package. Package requires a minimum two consecutive night stay. Limited availability.

To determine the availability of the Nouveau Wine Weekend package, visit The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel website, enter your arrival dates in the “Book A Room” form and click the "Continue" button. Next click the "Rates" button beside a room type. A grid will appear. If the package is available, its name "Nouveau Wine Wknd" or code "NOUV" will appear in the Rate Plan section of the grid. To book the package, simply click the "Reserve" button.

Please call toll-free 866.CU.IRISH with any questions.

Offer subject to change at any time, without notice.