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Address: 200 North 9th Street, Lompoc, CA 93436
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+1 805-735-8937
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The Lompoc Wine Ghetto is a loose collection of wineries, including many...

The Lompoc Wine Ghetto is a loose collection of wineries, including many production facilities. This unique two-block industrial complex has been almost completely taken over by the wine industry. Its seventeen tasting rooms represent more than 20 local brands. You won't find great estates with rolling hills here, nor opulent tasting rooms with soaring ceilings. What you will find is world-class wine, presented in a laid back atmosphere. Often the tasting rooms are inside production facilities, so don't be surprised if the person doing the pouring is also the person that made it. Come spend a weekend with us tasting exceptional wines in this very non-traditional setting. If great wine is what you seek, come pound the pavement for a while and discover the treasures of the Lompoc Wine Ghetto.

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Lots of good wine tasting rooms in one area

Located on the outskirts of Lompoc. An industrial warehouse area with lots of different wine tasting rooms. On my last visit to the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, I tried the Pali Wine... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
David from La Palma
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La Palma, CA
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La Palma, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located on the outskirts of Lompoc. An industrial warehouse area with lots of different wine tasting rooms. On my last visit to the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, I tried the Pali Wine Company wine tasting room. Behind the small wine tasting bar are barrels of their wine. They had a very good 2014 Radian Pinot Noir for $56. No problem with... More 

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LOMPOC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area, especially MONTEMAR, is a welcoming, inviting one. Great for wine tasting and reasonable bottle purchases. Great crew at Montemar, especially Michele

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was with a group of friends and we mingled on our own, or as a group, as we walked around the Wine Ghetto to try wines. Very friendly atmosphere and since you don't have to drive around for wine tastings, it was also safe and easy. I went to four wineries and was pleased with the tastings. Since we... More 

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Lompoc, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful way to get exposure to a great variety of wineries, without driving all around the county. There are many exceptional wineries that have been in the area for a long time. Tasting at the winery surrounded by the vineyard is great, but try this different approach. The industrial look just adds to the experience. It's a... More 

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Marion, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to five or six wine tasting rooms which were all pretty well done. Luckily there was a food truck there with excellent food. Downside is the surroundings of industrialized buildings and high tasting fees.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Park at the wine ghetto and you are within walking distance to numerous different wineries. Think of it as a wine strip mall. You will taste some amazing quality wines for the little $10-15 fee. Although you don't necessarily see the vineyards, a lot of the workers at these wineries will keep you engaged with their enthusiasm, knowledge and friendliness.... More 

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San Clemente, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Located at beginning of town an old industrial area in, not the greatest of towns, Lompoc. Looks like a run down 4-5 blocks of buildings, but most of the tasting rooms are re-done and very nice. Every place we went was real friendly. Most only open Friday & Saturday. About a fourth of them open on Thursday. Easy to park... More 

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Eastpointe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our family: Myself, adult daughter, son & daughter-in-law were in California to celebrate the wine country wedding of my great niece. The 4 of us went on the Sideways Movie Trail, a wine tasting tour of Foxen Winery, Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard and Los Olives Wine Marchant Cafe. We stayed at the Solvant Inn & Cottages in Solvang CA.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The wine ghetto is not the only place to taste with wineries in the Santa Rita Hills area, in fact I highly recommend stepping outside the ghetto. Inside the ghetto you'll find some very well marketed wines in a very small area. The wines are good, some award winning, but you're doing yourself a disservice to stay in the ghetto.... More 

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Chicago area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very nice to have so many tasting rooms clustered together in a small industrial park. Quite a variety in terms of style and quality but seemed to feature great customer service without a lot of snotty 'wine country' attitude. Stool an, flying goat and ample is were standouts in terms of their wines.

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