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Couples for a Wine Tasting

We had a wine tasting for two plus others had beer. The wine tasting was handled much differently... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Carla V
Below average wine, good service

Hillside White was the highlight, sweet whites, red wines, and sweet reds all disappointed. Good... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Randy P
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Boerne, Texas
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  • Average22%
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230 Highway 127, Alto Pass, IL 62905-2005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by today, busy, slow service. Ordered 2 beers, bartender poured one from tap, mostly foam, went to cooler, pulled a pitcher of beer out of the cooler and poured second beer?? We asked, she said the draft was coming out to foamy??? Paid for...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our last stop after a day of visiting wineries. We are so glad we didn't just drive past! We found a few wines we liked, but they also have a good selection of gluten-free hard ciders. When we said "no thanks to sampling...More

Thank Debbi H
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We had a wine tasting for two plus others had beer. The wine tasting was handled much differently than we have had in the past. Instead of having a way to rinse the wine glass out after each wine tasted, it was poured into the...More

Thank Carla V
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We are having a great time with our friends! They are busy Labor Day weekend and some staff called in sick. But it didnt phase Dallas! She was amazing. She is a true joy! She balanced 10 wine tastings at a time cheerfully, and gave...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Hillside White was the highlight, sweet whites, red wines, and sweet reds all disappointed. Good service provided by our tasting host and a nice view of the rolling hills from the large deck made a nice experience, however

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Stopped in and the winery was very crowded. Ran out of the pretzels and the wine slushes. Several in our party tried their brewed beer and was shocked at the terrible "soapy" taste of the beer. Will pass on by next time.

Thank mpicchioldi
Reviewed 28 June 2018

My wife Paid for a wine tasting but almost every wine she wanted to try was out of stock. I had seen the Paul & Hers Hefeweizen on their web site but was told they were sold out so I paid for a sample of...More

Thank Optimistic_Otto
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you to local clientele. We had great wine and a knowledgeable and fabulous presentation. Worth the stop

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This place has great dry wines, a great Meade and a very good red port. Our server was extremely knowledgeable about not only their wines but wine in general. He was able to draw comparisons between their vintages and those of other style of wines...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We stopped at Von Jakob for the first time on a rainy Thursday afternoon in March. Only one or two other tables of guests were there at the time, so we had the tasting counter to ourselves. The woman working that day was super friendly...More

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