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Wonderful time visiting Shallon!

We visited this winery after reading other reviews, and were so glad we did. An absolute favorite... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Shallon Winery is all around fantastic winery

My husband and I visited Shallon Winery at the urging of my employer a few months ago and... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
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Shallon Winery is a very small, one-man operation that is open every afternoon, one to six PM, and has been for over 35 years. It, therefore, has to specialize in unique products unavailable elsewhere, such as totally wild berry wines, whey wines...more
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We visited this winery after reading other reviews, and were so glad we did. An absolute favorite of our trip. Paul, the owner, spent a lot of time with us; giving us the tour of the winery and how he makes the wine. He's definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tripoddy
PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and explaining to others

Reviewed April 8, 2018

My husband and I visited Shallon Winery at the urging of my employer a few months ago and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We went back today and bought a bottle of the Cran du Lait. The reason why this winery is so special is due...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NicoleW4349
PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Not sure how to work these computer responses, but will try here: Thank you for your visit, and thank you so very much for your kind words. I need them. Pul

Reviewed March 31, 2018

While we stumbled across Paul's winery by happenstance, this by far was our most memorable experience of our trip to Astoria. As a warning, be sure you have plenty of time to visit this winery as it includes a tour of his facility as well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Ah, finally found "Joseph N" in the guest book. I don't know how this response thing works, but will try: Did indeed appreciate your visit, and allowing me to learn something from your professional knowledge. Thank you both so very much for your visit and...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017

It has been a privilege and an honor to have known Mr. Paul for decades, 30 years and counting. He is not your average vinter master as he crafts excellent unique wines--wines with a story. Peach, Chocolate Orange, Cran-Du-Lai, Lemon Meringue and more. All of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Finally found out how to respond. So, a belated thank you for such an extensive and undeserved laudatory review.

Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

This was our third visit to Shallon Winery and it was an excellent experience. We look forward to this visit all year long and never have been disappointed. Paul is a type of person you may meet once in your lifetime and count your blessings...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Thanks for your kind words, and thanks so very much for your return visits. After 37 years and 77 thousand visitors, one quarter are return guests; the joy of my life.

Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

We had been referred by a friend and told it was both a unique experience and wine. After reading the web site, we were even more intrigued. Paul is a one man show so you call the number at the door and if he's in,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Paul is running this business all on his own and we are always amazed. His wines are great and truly one of a kind. He takes his time and truly shows interest in getting to know you. We love his stories about his wine and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2016

Thank you for writing the kind words on your second visit. How would I feel if no one ever returned? Am also particularly thankful for the invariable graciousness of all my Canadian guests.

Reviewed June 17, 2016

Paul is the draw here. He will ask you how much time you have to spend and will adjust his talk accordingly. We were there around 90 minutes. When we first called him from his front door he was busy, so after we set a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to return that day, and taking the time to review - and for commenting on the unique little restaurant next door.

Reviewed June 6, 2016

It may not be super easy to get in here but if you are lucky enough to meet Paul, you will walk away with so much more than great wine. We actually felt honored to be in his presence. With so much knowledge and humor...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2016

Thanks kindly for your exuberant review. It cheers me more than some of the others. Thankfully, I was not grumpy or rude that day.

Reviewed February 4, 2016

Sign on the door said open 1-2:30 and 4-6, not 12-5 daily. No worries! It was 1:18. So, we called the number on the door as the door was locked so we followed instructions. "Mr. Grumpy" answered and was rude and brusque. We were told...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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PAUL V, Owner at Shallon Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2016

Grumpy and brusque, yes. I try not to give that impression; I’m sorry. Open daily, yes! Have been open every afternoon, one to six, 365 days a year for 35 years (longer than the young lady has been alive.) Being a one-man operation, once in...More

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happyhome
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Response from PAUL V | Property representative |
Thanks for inquiring. OPEN EVERY SINGLE AFTERNOON FROM ONE TO 4 OR 5 PM. You must dial the number at the door.
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