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Address: 5010 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436-9551
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This 30-year-old winery was one of the first in the Santa Rita Hills.

This 30-year-old winery was one of the first in the Santa Rita Hills.

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Good wine beautiful property

This is a beautiful property. I don't know if they do or not, but they should set up tasting outside so you can enjoy the beautiful view. It does get busy and crowded at the... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
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Cerritos, California
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70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Sanford to check out the pinots of the Santa Rita Hills (our first visit). The setting of this winery amidst their glorious vineyards is beautiful. The tasting room is spacious and there were no crowds on this Sunday morning. The staff was friendly and helpful--when we expressed an interest in pinot noir, we were offered a custom... More 

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Ventura, California
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently took a drive out to the Sanford Winery and tasting room. Beautiful drive and the winery itself is very picturesque. Nice picnic area behind the tasting room with comfortable seating on a long covered patio. The staff was very knowledgeable, presented the wines well and answered all questions. So why only an average rating? The price of a... More 

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Thank Philip R
Switzerland
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397 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Sanford wine tasting is spectacular in views. Unfortunately, it is far from spectacular with its wines.

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Thank rokkap
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in returning to LAX from Paso Robles. It's a little off the beaten path but worth the trek. We enjoyed all the wines and the Voignier was absolutely divine. We bought a mixed case of red and white and even shipped several bottles to friends. We would go back to this winery. We stayed for two hours and... More 

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Thank Ashley E
Las Vegas
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79 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful property. I don't know if they do or not, but they should set up tasting outside so you can enjoy the beautiful view. It does get busy and crowded at the tasting bar, although when we went they were having a wine club event. Friendly staff. Wine and tasting (we had a 2 for 1 tasting... More 

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Thank kja100
Vineland, Canada
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146 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had a good visit. The staff who attended to us were knowledgable and friendly. The wines were good and the surroundings stunning. The winery itself is also very attractive.

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Thank ScubagirlToronto
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Sanford is a beautiful place with great wine and great people. We had a tasting with Jim who was great---very knowledgeable, explained things great (not solely just in snobby wine terms) and, perhaps most importantly, was never making a "hard sell" but was truly their to facilitate our experience at Sanford. Because of that interaction, I joined the wine club... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The winery is around 7 miles off the main road and very picturesque. There were 2 tastings on offer; a selection of 5 whites for $20 and a mixed signature selection of 2 Chardonnays and 3 Pinot Noirs for $35. Both were good, without being outstanding (perhaps I have been spoiled with Kiwi Pinots). However, it was nice interlude to... More 

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Denver
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The winery is a beautiful property and we had a great tour provided by Denise. The barrel room is fantastic. I would recommend anyone to go here on their Santa Rita Hills wine tour!

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Corona, California
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been club members for several years and so we visit the winery twice a year to pick up our shipment. I've been visiting the region for over 20 years and have tasted at almost all the wineries in the Valley. Their wines aren't cheap, but by far they are consistently the best in the region.... More 

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