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Hidden Oak Winery

Address: 4671 S. El Pomar Rd., Templeton, CA 93465
Phone Number: +1 805-237-9315
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Ranked #12 of 24 things to do in Templeton
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Hidden Oak Winery has received many awards including: 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Silver Medal...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Hidden Oak Winery has received many awards including: 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Silver Medal - 07' Encanto Silver Medal - 07' Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Double Gold - 07' Petit Sirah 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Double Gold - 06' Encanto Gold - 06' Cabernet Sauvignon Gold - 06' Merlot. Hidden Oak Winery is owned and operated by the James family. Mike James is the grape grower and winemaker. He has one goal. That is to produce the finest bottle of wine for his customers. A great wine starts with the best grapes possible and this is where Mike has the advantage. His vineyard is located in the El Pomar area of Templeton, CA which boasts the finest soil for growing grapes. With his careful management of the vineyard and the optimum harvesting time, the grapes reach perfection. The wines produced at Hidden Oak Winery are only bottled after all the fruit flavors, tannins and character are in balance and have reached their peak of maturity, consequently the making of a great bottle of wine is assured. Hidden Oak winery is in the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA).
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Morro Bay, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I am a very spoiled wine consumer. I don't care about the scenery or ambiance, which many of the local wineries have- dare I say prettier than Napa. Mostly I am interested in is the quality of the wine ( 90 pts or better by most standards, including mine). Hidden Oak has its share of medals. This winery has a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We happened upon this Winery several years ago and loved their Red on Red. We became wine club members and try to stop by whenever we are traveling through the Paso area. Recently we had a large group and called Mike to see if we could swing by. He accommodated our group, took us on a tour of the barrel... More 

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The Colony, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The tasting room leaves a lot to be desired visually. I believe they spend more effort on the wine then the tasting room and outside areas. I really enjoyed the wine and the view of the rolling hills and vineyard is breath taking. Free tastings and great wine. Was able to relax and take our time. This is the farthest... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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118 reviews 118 reviews
7 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

nice selection of drinkable wines and nice proprietors too! ...they even have some offered in boxes, which is great for air travelers to take home in luggage!

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