Courses

Join us as explore Madison County's breweries and distilleries in this beautiful area. The adventure begins with a meeting at the first brewery at 10 a.m. Participants will visit a winery and multiple distilleries and breweries for behind-the-scenes tours, tastings and a little history from SIUE's resident beer, wine and spirits expert, Bob Dixon, PhD, professor of chemistry.


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Join us for a visit to the refinery history museum where we will hear from a special guest speaker. Pending restrictions and guidelines, a bus tour of the refinery may be available. We will then enjoy an independent lunch at Pump House Bar & Grill.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery
Settle back as we drive through the beautiful vistas of Southern Illinois' Monroe County to tour breweries and distilleries in this rural Metro East community. The adventure begins with a meeting at the first brewery at 10 a.m. Participants will visit a winery and multiple distilleries and breweries for behind-the-scenes tours, tastings and a little history from SIUE's resident beer, wine and spirits expert, Bob Dixon, PhD, professor of chemistry.


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Join us as explore St. Louis' breweries and distilleries. The adventure begins with a meeting at the first brewery at 10 a.m. and will continue caravan style for the remainder of the trip. Participants will visit a winery and multiple distilleries and breweries for behind-the-scenes tours, tastings and a little history from SIUE's resident beer, wine and spirits expert, Bob Dixon, PhD, professor of chemistry.


Saturday, October 23, 2021
Come join us for a fabulous day at the Italian neighborhood in St. Louis we call "The Hill". One of the last existing Italian neighborhoods in the country, the Hill will be the subject of a PBS documentary this summer and a coffee table book in the fall.


Saturday, September 25, 2021