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Address: 3235 Oakdale Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446-8656
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sustainable Winery

Shale Oak is a winery designed around sustainable-not only in the productions of their wines but the building themselves. Our server was also the artist in residence and provided... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2017
Cynthia P
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San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Shale Oak is a winery designed around sustainable-not only in the productions of their wines but the building themselves. Our server was also the artist in residence and provided information on the philosophy, building and wines. We had an enjoyable time tasting the wines and learning more about the winery.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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438 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was a very informal winery with a lovely décor but not many customers. The wines were OK but nothing special and we weren't provided with much information about the so we came away without buying anything.

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Thank BobBonHere
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Perfect winery for the farm to table, sustainable living, architecture loving wino! The scent in the bathroom is slightly off putting but a million times outweighed by all the good they're doing for the world. And we were greeted at our car with wine! What could be better than that! I guess games and snacks which they definitely have too!... More 

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Thank Kertej
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Not only their wines are delicious (Cav & 2012 Syrah the best), but their whole mission and business model is one to follow. The winery is sustainable in where they irrigate from rain water. Their building ia design to be water and energy efficent. They use recyclable and sustainable materials, e.g. bamboo, cork, reclaimed wood and metal, etc. Indigo was... More 

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Thank Bernardo A
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Paso is our #1 wine destination & with each visit we try someone new. This visit we tried Shale Oak at the recommendation Zenaide a Cellars. Shale Oak is a newer winery, little more high tech, trendy tasting room then some of the others. The staff was friendly & talkative. The wines show lots of promise, we purchased 4 bottles.

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Thank Walter D
West Covina, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Shale Oak Winery is the type of winery that makes you feel comfortable. The people there, especially Indigo, are warm, friendly, and easy to talk to. Shale Oaks has awesome wines. We found this last year and will make it one of our regular stops.

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Brielle, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Just had to visit Shale Oak as soon as I saw the Frank Lloyd Wright-looking windows of their tasting room on the winery's website. The tasting experience was terrific from start to finish, more than a couple of bottles followed me back to NJ, and I should have signed up for their wine club. I'll be back in Feb and... More 

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Thank DianeXit98
Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

I know that wine goes great with chocolate, but to strategically pair wine with a variety of brownies was just delightful. Be sure to schedule this in advance and allow for extra time to indulge. So fun!

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Pittsburgh, PA
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149 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

I don't know whose idea it was to do a wine tasting paired with brownies but let me just say this about them. They're a genius. I mean, brownies? I've seen them paired with other things but those were mostly just basic brownies. To actually think that flavors in the assorted wines could be matched with and complimented by specialty... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We went during Harvest Weekend. They had great music and shopping aside from wine tasting. The staff was well informed. The whole concept of being fully sustainable is great. However, you can tell the it affects their wines a bit. Every wine I tasted had Bret or some imbalance. But, hey, if you're committed to sustainability on the level these... More 

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