Baxter's Vineyards is a small family-owned winery in Nauvoo, Illinois. The winery was established in 1857 by Emile Baxter and continues in the family. It is the oldest winery in Illinois. Kelly Logan is the fifth generation Baxter to grow grapes and apples. He and his wife Brenda are still producing and bottling Baxter's Old Nauvoo Brand wines.
Baxter's Vineyards offers free wine tasting & self guided winery tours daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The winery is located 11 blocks east of Highway 96 going thru the Nauvoo State Park on Parley Street if you are traveling from the west. If you are traveling from the east, turn left on Winchester Street and go south until you reach a T-intersection and then turn right, and the winery will be on the left hand side of the road.