Our Team

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The Owners

General Manager

General Manager

Mike and Lori opened the Grafton Winery in 2008. Prior to opening the winery they owned a small boutique winery in Edwardsville called Vintners Cellar, where you could actually make a small batch of wine yourself! The Brewhaus portion opened shortly after in 2009 and was expanded to its current size in 2011. In 2015 they opened Grafton Winery the Vineyards to help keep up with distribution demand! Mike and Lori have two sons, Mike jr and Chris. 

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General Manager

General Manager

General Manager

Jameson has been with the Grafton Winery since April of 2018. Jameson is originally from Madison, Wisconsin and grew up playing hockey through high school. Jameson is responsible for the day to day activities of the winery including the sales, marketing, and Wine club. We have over 450 wine club members that are our VIP customers. Jameson is married to his wife Lucy, and they have a son named Harrison. 

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Executive Chef

General Manager

Executive Chef

Chef Evan has been with the Winery since 2017. Evan started as a line cook and worked his way through every position in the kitchen. Evan continued to prove himself and gained trust through the years. Evan has an unmatched work ethic that rubs off on others. Evan is responsible for the day to day operations of the kitchen!

Our Team

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Wine Maker & Brewer

Wine Maker & Brewer

Wine Maker & Brewer

Jason has been with the winery since 2009 with various job duties. He started off as a server and would work in the Brewhaus on weekends. Jason slowly started to dabble with the beer making before taking it over completely. Not long after he started helping owner Mike with wine production which led to a full time gig. Jason is now responsible for all wine and beer production along with Owner Mike.

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Events Coordinator

Wine Maker & Brewer

Wine Maker & Brewer

Joann Jennings joined the Grafton Winery team as our gift shop associate in 2019. Joann had shown such a dedication and love for her job, she easily stepped into the events coordinator position. Joann is from Grafton, Illinois and is an avid animal lover. 

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Grafton Winery & Brewhaus

300 West Main Street, Grafton, Illinois 62037, United States

(618) 786-3001

Hours

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11:00 a.m. – 07:00 p.m.