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Melville Winery

Opens in 27 min: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Lovely winery with friendly staff

We did wine tasting at Melville Winery. My husband like the wines which he had. The gentleman who... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
via mobile
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 27 June 2018
Las Vegas
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5185 E Highway 246, Lompoc, CA 93436-9613
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We did wine tasting at Melville Winery. My husband like the wines which he had. The gentleman who attended to him was knowledgeable and friendly. Do bring a picnic basket to enjoy with the wines in this beautiful winery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JVTietjens
Reviewed 27 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mrs005
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bakerfortress
Reviewed 7 May 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Christine K
Reviewed 4 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 27 November 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gary b
Reviewed 26 November 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gregoryg178
Reviewed 10 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tennisman35
Reviewed 21 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank travelingjamie
Reviewed 15 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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