Cellar Gate Wine Market in Highwood, IL boasts a friendly, knowledgeable staff, talented chefs and a warm and eclectic ambiance that embraces it’s customers. We are a one-of-a-kind wine bar and cafe’ with a focus on small production wines from around the globe. Enjoy our delicious seasonal entrees and mid-sized plates in one of our cozy indoor spaces or in the outdoor dining courtyard.
About the Owner- Cellar Gate began when Kayla Steffens, a retired elementary teacher with a passion for travel, meeting people, sharing stories and sipping wine had a “what-if” idea. The site was the perfect match for such a concept, offering a private courtyard and the curious possibilities of cozy, private rooms. With the help of a dedicated team of creative friends and carpenters along with a familial-type collection of staff, Cellar Gate Wine Market & Bistro came to life in the fall of 2008 and has been raising glasses ever since.