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Address: 200 North 9th Street, Lompoc, CA 93436
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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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The wine ghetto, an endearment term has amazing wines that can compete with the best. transcendence wine and Ave are my personal favorites .its a must visit, we are so fortunate... read more

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Elk Grove, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great idea, many wineries all in one area. My complaint is the cost. Wineries in Lodi area will waive your tasting fee if you buy a bottle. One would only waive if you bought 3 bottles. Tasting fees need to be more affordable. Would not recommend.

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Thank McCaffrey
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wine ghetto, an endearment term has amazing wines that can compete with the best. transcendence wine and Ave are my personal favorites .its a must visit, we are so fortunate to have the best wine makers here . A major treat!

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Thank Amy C
San Diego, California
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you drive north on Highway 1 into Lompoc, the first sign you see directs you to the Wine Ghetto. The Ghetto = at least a dozen wineries in a warehouse-type area. Some have tasting rooms with regular hours; some don't and may require an advance appointment. I visited one of each. Palmina has a regular tasting room; Kita was... More 

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La Palma, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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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Thank David from La Palma
LOMPOC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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Reviewed 7 February 2017 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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Thank Chris B
Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 4 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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