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Delicious Wine!

I love this place! Everyone who works here (it's family run) is delightful. The tasting room is... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
SDStravels
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Hermosa Beach, California, USA
One of the highlights!

My friends and I stopped by Whalebone on the recommendation of someone from Halter Ranch. It's... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Curious1991
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Los Angeles, California
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Whalebone is a family owned and operated winery on the Vineyard Drive wine trail in Paso Robles, California. We specialize primarily in red wines, especially Cabernet Sauvignon. Our vineyard is 100% dry land farmed west side Cabernet Sauvignon...more
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8325 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles, CA 93446-7613
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love this place! Everyone who works here (it's family run) is delightful. The tasting room is small, so it can get busy... but easy to make new friends! The wine is reasonably priced and out of this world! They also sell amazing ground beef...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

My friends and I stopped by Whalebone on the recommendation of someone from Halter Ranch. It's right around the corner from Halter, and completely worth a stop! We weren't expecting much, but we ended up staying for over an hour while we tasted wine and...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We enjoyed the small, intimate feel of this winery and friendliness of the employees. We purchased some salami, cheese and crackers here and enjoyed them with our wine out on their patio overlooking the rolling hills and oak trees. Out of all the wineries we...More

1  Thank JBoettch
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The owner's daughter was pouring. She is very down to earth and friendly and the wines are tasty. Not all wineries have a nice vibe, but this one sure does. They also had some good prices on wine if you want decent wine for a...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

This winery is a small family owned spot but with respectable offerings. The tasting room is a darling old barn, so the atmosphere is casual and charming. Tasting fee is reasonable and they have a nice outdoor patio area for picnics. Very scenic views and...More

1  Thank DeeAnn M
Reviewed 5 November 2015

One of the smaller stops in this region of terrific wineries; great spot, delicious wines, cool vibe, friendly staff, not pretentious, family operation. I'd come back!

Thank quadroopled
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We love the winery and the family/staff that serve you the wine. They are very friendly and knowledgable of their wines. The winery is rather far out but worth the drive.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting tasting room, with wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar ... and cats. Yes, cats on the chairs, cats on the tasting bar, cats in the yard. And then there are the whale bones in the limestone rocks surrounding the yard. The wines...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We drove up a long driveway to the top of a hill to sip wine at this rustic boutique tasting room. Whalebone Vineyard is owned by Dr. Robert and Janalyn Simpson. It's family business with their daughters and nephew offering pours. Two cats sit outside...More

Thank westcoastla
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We were the only people there during the time we went tasting and it was a lot of fun. Amanda was engaging and funny and the wines were fantastic. We quickly signed up for the wine club we enjoyed them so much. They have the...More

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