Raise A Glass With Us!
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.
About Our History & Founder
524 Sheridan Road has quite a history. Originally, it was the home to a local "beauty parlor" in the 1950's, followed by a handful of raucous bars that left a legacy of colorful stories behind.
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.
"We look forward to your visit and hearing your stories soon!"