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Black Diamond Vineyards

Black Diamond Vineyards

Black Diamond Vineyards
3501 Black Diamond Road
Nashville, Illinois
USA 62263
Phone: (618) 336-5700
http://www.blackdiamondvineyards.com/

Contact: Alice Hicks
Email: wine@blackdiamondvineyards.com

The Black Diamond story begins in the spring of 1997.... thinking of a new and unique way to utilize the acreage surrounding the Hicks family rural homestead. Being amateur winemakers and becoming more caught up in the blooming Southern Illinois wine industry, the Hicks were attracted to the idea and the romance of the lifestyle of operating a vineyard and winery.
The Hicks family is from Southern Illinois - a small town called Nashville. Their vineyard and winery are family-owned and operated by Bob and Alice Hicks. Their oldest daughter, Jenn, has two children, Lexi (18yrs) and Hunter (11yrs), with Matt Kohnen. Next is Amy, their youngest daughter, and her husband, Charlie Musielak; they have three children: Madison (8yrs), Gracie (7yrs), and Dayne (5yrs). Chris, their oldest son, and Steven, the youngest, along with girlfriend Erica, and son Dylan(3 yrs).
Black Diamond also offers handmade signature truffles by "Heavenly Sweets", many flavors created for, and only available at, Black Diamond. We also Have our Vintage Room; a banquet room facility for small weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, bridal showers or whatever the occasion. The Black Diamond vineyards will be expanding as well over the next few years, as the Hicks hope to add even more variety to their selection of wines as well as increase the scenic beauty of the vineyard tours and the view from the winery patio.

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