Winery Business For Sale
Business offered at $350,000 plus inventory value (includes equipment, branding , formulas, etc)

Real Estate offered at $1,000,000 or possible long term lease (includes land and buildings)

Live the Dream

Sleepy Creek Winery, Inc. (dba Sleepy Creek Vineyards) is a vineyard, winery, events venue and vacation rental on 39 acres in Vermilion County, IL. It is being offered for sale by owners Joe and Dawn Taylor as a turnkey profitable business. All assets are for sale, including the established 10 acre vineyard, 25 acres of forested land with creek, three buildings, equipment and supplies, wine and retail inventory, furnishings and fixtures, registered s-corporation and liquor licensing, branding, social media and website, formulas, trademarks and intellectual property. The business is currently profitable and there is a huge potential for increased revenue. The business is ready for you to take it to the next level.


Sleepy Creek Vineyards was founded in 2002 with the planting of the first vines. The winery and tasting room was opened to the public in 2007. Today, there are approximately 10 acres of vineyard with several varieties of French American hybrid grapes. These grapes, along with other purchased grapes, cider and fruits are used to produce about 35,000 bottles annually. The business is profitable, open all year, seven days a week and employees about 10 people.

The owners, looking toward retirement and pursuing other interests, are continuing to operate the business as normal and develop new products while seeking a buyer.


The centerpiece of the property is a two story, 5800 square foot timber-framed building housing the winery, tasting room and vacation rental with an outdoor seating area, fire pit and a stocked pond. Other buildings include an equipment building with finished shop, horse barn with storage and wood-fenced pasture. A 2249 square foot four bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house with two car attached garage on five contiguous acres is available for sale as an additional option for $180,000.