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Valentino Vineyards

5175 Aptakisic Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047-5186
+1 847-634-2831
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Rambling and awkward

Do not go on the vineyard tour. They charged for a "tour" that consisted of the owner of the winery... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Chicago, Illinois
best tour in the winter

this is by far the best tour i have ever been on. and being that i am under the legal age to drink... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Mitchell K
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24 Aug 2016
“Rambling and awkward”
9 Nov 2015
“best tour in the winter”
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5175 Aptakisic Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047-5186
+1 847-634-2831
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Do not go on the vineyard tour. They charged for a "tour" that consisted of the owner of the winery rambling for 30 minutes (or less?) and then abruptly walking back into the house for the tasting. We walked to a group of vines that...More

2  Thank kathy832
Reviewed 9 November 2015

this is by far the best tour i have ever been on. and being that i am under the legal age to drink i still had a great time learning about how they make wine at these vineyards

Thank Mitchell K
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We did a groupon which I would not recommend, it was for a Tour, Seminar and Tasting. It certainly sounds good but I assure you it wasnt. The tour consisted of a walk down to the grapevines and a 25-35 minute lecture on variety and...More

4  Thank ejeckert
Reviewed 12 October 2015

My wife and I toured this vineyard on a recent Saturday afternoon. This winery is run by a nice family who loves what they do. Valentino Vineyards & Winery produces twenty different types of wine and has twenty-five different varieties of grapes that are grown...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 21 April 2015

A quality vineyard in Long Grove? Who would have thought that possible. But the wines are really quiet good. And the setting is really attractive. Can't make it out to Napa? This is a good fill in.

Thank djh5723
Reviewed 25 August 2014

The best part about this vineyard was Rudolph Valentino DiTommaso -the owner. He does know a lot about wines and explains everything very nicely. But the wines are fair, very sweet compared to most and seemed to taste all the same after a while. They...More

3  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This small vineyard in Long Grove, IL is owned by Rudolph Valentino DiTommaso who is very passionate about his craft as viticulturist and vintner. Known to his friends as Rudy, he will teach you more about grapes and wines during the tour, tasting seminar than...More

2  Thank RogRos72
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Valentino Vineyards is odd at best. If you are looking for good quality and good tasting wine, this place is not for you. Rudi the host is also rather "unique", he is very engaging, but not always in a professional way. You almost get the...More

8  Thank Fishonhomerak
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We went to Valentino for a fun thing to do on a summer weekend and it fit the bill. As my husband is an oenophile we certainly weren't expecting much from an Illinois wine. I am happy to report that they were better than expected....More

1  Thank Hpmicks
Reviewed 3 August 2013

My sisters an I all enjoyed this winery. We are local and went on a Friday night. The weather was beautiful so we actually went out to the vineyards and learned about the whole grape growing and wine making process. The wine tasting was really...More

Thank Lovetotravel9997
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