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Melville Winery

5185 E Highway 246, Lompoc, CA 93436-9613
+1 805-735-7030
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Wine Tasting Worth the Trip

We tried this winery as part of a group tour (Captain Jack's Wine Tours) and the wine was good and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mrs005
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Las Vegas
Looks Like A Little Piece of Napa Valley

If you don't have time to see Napa Valley, I highly recommend taking a 16 minute (drive) detour off... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bakerfortress
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Hamilton, Canada
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“pinot noir” (15 reviews)
“bring food” (2 reviews)
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5185 E Highway 246, Lompoc, CA 93436-9613
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this winery as part of a group tour (Captain Jack's Wine Tours) and the wine was good and the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. This is pinot noir country so you'll try a lot of pinot noir. Some great tasting options.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't have time to see Napa Valley, I highly recommend taking a 16 minute (drive) detour off of Hwy 1 to see Melville Winery. Although, admittedly, we are not wine drinkers, the beauty of this winery is stunning and very picturesque. They do...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

If you love Pinot Noir, then this is the winery for you. They usually have 3-4 pinot noirs on their tasting menu, and all are unique and delicious. My favorites (today) are the Sandy's and the Block M. If you get lucky, they might even...More

Thank Christine K
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The facility is beautiful. The staff is very knowledgeable about the terroir and the wines. it is basically a Burgundian house (pinot noir and pinot chardonnay) with added Syrah. There are a number of vineyard specific bottlings. Well worth trying and tasting. Use the dump...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

8 of us visited Melville and we called ahead to see if they could handle us. When we arrived, they reserved a place for to taste. Mike Washington came out to service us for each pairing. He was very friendly and full of info. Sandy...More

Thank gary b
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

These are some of the best Pinot Noir wines we have experienced. There are versions that express the variations of terroir, analogous to Burgundy but with local style.

Thank Gregory G
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Our party of 3 stopped at Melville Winery and had a wonderful tasting experience. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable and the wines were excellent, so, of course, we had to purchase a couple of bottles to enjoy back at our hotel in Lompoc. The...More

Thank tennisman35
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Melville is a must while wine tasting in Lompoc and/or Buellton. Their Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays (stainless steel varietal) are some of the best in the region. Call me romantic, but I love the how their wine bottles are sealed in wax. The vineyard itself...More

Thank travelingjamie
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Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience - very informative and genuine knowledge about the winery history and interesting geographical facts. Not a high pressure sales person but someone who wanted to give us a great experience in the winery

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Reviewed May 14, 2017

We had a lovely tasting on a Saturday. The Pinot Noirs are well made and balanced, they are not heavy in mouthfeel like other California AVA's offer. Expect a $15 tasting fee which may be waived with the purchase of wine. The staff is very...More

Thank Julia R
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