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Alto Vineyards

8515 Highway 127, Alto Pass, IL 62905-2033
+1 618-893-4898
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Not enough workers

While I normally enjoy a visit to Alto Vinyards and it’s great atmosphere, service was very slow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim J
,
Vienna, Illinois
via mobile
Great views, good wine and nice workers

Second stop on the tour and it was great. The women that was helping us was great. She was very... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Jeff W
,
Wentzville, Missouri, United States
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  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
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“tasting room”(11 reviews)
“great wine”(6 reviews)
“wine trail”(7 reviews)
About
Alto Vineyards is Southern Illinois' oldest, most award-winning winery nestled in the Shawnee National Forest owned and operated by the Renzaglia Family. Celebrating 25 years in business, Alto Vineyards has built a brand-new 5,000 square-foot...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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8515 Highway 127, Alto Pass, IL 62905-2033
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+1 618-893-4898
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"great place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While I normally enjoy a visit to Alto Vinyards and it’s great atmosphere, service was very slow and lacking today, Mother’s Day. There were 2 staff assisting the many customers with the line at 3:30 pm backed up to the entrance. Not sure what the...More

Thank Kim J
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AltoVineyards, Manager at Alto Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kim, We're so sorry your visit to Alto wasn't up to par. It was our busiest Mother's Day ever and we were understaffed. We're working on projects to expedite kitchen food, installing an outdoor bar window, and upping our staffing on the weekends, to...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Second stop on the tour and it was great. The women that was helping us was great. She was very knowledgeable and offered us some great wine, based on what we liked. She even gave us the great idea of using one of the sweet...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great views and knowledgeable staff. Wines are good. I enjoy visiting this winery. The off season is still a great time to visit.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Had a nice tasting here. Enjoyed a few selections. Brought a bottle home. Enjoyed a glass of sangria. Would recommend

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We had not been before, but we loved this place. The wine is excellent! Took home a couple bottles! Say hi to the winery cats!

Thank Colette E
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice afternoon here with hubby great wine loved it fun fun great place good atmosphere Good deal !!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Just happened to be passing by with my sister so stopped in for a tasting. Cassi was very informed on their product and did a fabulous job of trying to find something dry enough for us😃 She's quite an asset! Thanks for all your info!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ended up at the vineyard by chance during the 2012 eclipse. It was very hot and muggy. The air conditioned grand room with tasting bar was marvelous. Bathrooms are generous size. Band played all day. Shade from the trees and portico's. Plenty of space...More

1  Thank najnest
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We really enjoyed the wine. $5 for 6 tastings and a glass or 2 complimentary tastings. Great place indoors or outdoors. Has a nice roof top seating area that overlooks a pond. Can also pick grapes by the lb. Beautiful outdoor seating.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We got event tickets to watch solar eclipse from the vineyard and it was once in a lifetime experience. We were fortunate to have clear, blue skies and a spectacular sighting even though Carbondale close by had some cloud cover . The reason Alto gets...More

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