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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Baxter's Vineyards
About Company   Nauvoo, IL  

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Baxter's Vineyards is Illinois' oldest winery; family owned and operated since 1857 by five generations of the Baxter family.


Baxter's offers an agritourism destination perfect for families or people looking for a getaway, offering a free self-guided tour of the winery, with guided tours of the winery and vineyard available upon request, pick-your-own-apples in the fall, a farmer's market in the summer, Carol's homemade pies, annual events, and more!


Our top Illinois wines include: Classic Concord, Classic Niagara, Classic Catawba, Brenda's Blush, Sangria, Purple Fang, Icarian White, Icarian Red, Nauvoo Red, Captain's White, Riverbend Red, and Classic Norton.


A variety of Illinois wines.

Contact Information:

Brenda Logan




From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.