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Alto Vineyards

8515 Highway 127, Alto Pass, IL 62905-2033
+1 618-893-4898
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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 March 16, 2018
Jeff W
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Wentzville, Missouri, United States
Great views and knowledgeable staff

Great views and knowledgeable staff. Wines are good. I enjoy visiting this winery. The off... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
destinyg79
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Sparta, Illinois
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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 Tasting Room next to their picturesque vineyard in Alto Pass. Located 25 minutes southwest of Carbondale, Alto Vineyards is Southern Illinois' premier winery on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail and now invites you to view the new facility overlooking the magnificent rolling hills of Southern Illinois. Salute!
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  • Very good25%
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  • Poor1%
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“tasting room” (11 reviews)
“great wine” (6 reviews)
“wine trail” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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8515 Highway 127, Alto Pass, IL 62905-2033
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Reviewed March 16, 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 March 14, 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 February 13, 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 November 14, 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!

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Reviewed October 21, 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 September 20, 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 September 7, 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

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Reviewed September 7, 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 August 23, 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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Reviewed August 5, 2017

This was our second stop on the wine trail today and as usual we were not disappointed. This is not California, Oregon, Italy or South Africa but the scenery is lovely and the hospitality great. Our favorite at Alto was the Shiraz which they import...More

Thank Bob S
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