Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe 602 Jefferson Street Wausau, WI 54403

Welcome to Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe of Wausau

Brian and Sue Larson, Owners Stop in and meet Brian and Sue, your hosts at Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe, now conveniently located downtown 2 blocks east of the 400 Block. We are your northwoods headquarters for over 30 mouth-watering homemade wines, wine and beer making supplies and a gift shop with something special for any wine enthusiast on your list. Offering classes and demonstrations of wine making and you can even rent a space to make your own wine. Sample our wines at our wine bar perfectly placed in front of a stunning vineyard mural. Join the Case Club where you can buy 12 bottles and get your 13th for free. Drink coffee, nibble on snacks and browse your tablet in front of our fireplace with free Wi-Fi or schedule a meeting in one of our meeting rooms. We have plenty of table space allowing you to meet with friends for coffee, snacks and wine. We're also working with other local vendors to bring you a full-bodied experience. More to come on that so stay tuned!

Contact us by phone at (715) 845-6170 or via email at:

Local Events

Concerts on the Square

June 18 - August 20 on Wednesdays from 6 - 8pm on the 400 Block. Bands listed on our calendar page. Stop in ahead and grab a little something to quench your thirst. Our convenient wine in a bag makes a perfect companion with good friends and great music.

Marketplace Thursdays

June 19 to September 18 from 9am to 2pm on the 400 Block. Everything your looking for and more! What a fun way to spend the day and see what Wausau's people have to offer! Live entertainment on June 19, July 17, July 31 and August 21.

Screen on the Green

June 27 - Date Night | High Fidelity, July 25 - Classic Movie Night | Casablanca, and August 29 - Family Friendly Movie | Frozen at dusk on the 400 Block.


July 12 and 13 on the 400 Block. Saturday 8-8 and Sunday 8-4. Watch the 400 Block tranformed by artists of all agest!

Big Bull Falls Blues Fest

August 15 and 16 on Fern Island. Rocking the longest running Blues festival at 23 years. Amazing music, beer, tents, food and merchandise vendors.


Winery Hours

    Mon: 8 am - 6:30 pm
    Tue: - Thur: 8 am - 8 pm
    Fri: 8 am - 6:30 pm
    Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
    Closed Sundays
    Closed Holidays
    Hours Subject to Change

Call (715) 845-6170 for more information.