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Address: 200 North 9th Street, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Number: 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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LOVED PALMINA WINES!!!

Great wine and service. Alicia went above and beyond to tell the winery story. Groups came in to talk about the winery event this weekend and hope to make it next year!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Carlsbad, ca
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well it took some time to find this place. All these tasting rooms are in a warehouse area. Tasted several wines but nothing stood out. There are server all tasting rooms, so maybe we didn't get to the good ones.

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Thank lubigolf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine and service. Alicia went above and beyond to tell the winery story. Groups came in to talk about the winery event this weekend and hope to make it next year!!!!

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Thank pdargi
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The ghetto offers visitors the opportunity to taste many wines of the valley that maybe aren't big enough or have their own onsite tasting room, or source grapes from different vineyards. You can drive there (or if you are going to do some serious tasting take a taxi) since it is right there in Lompoc. There are some excellent wines... More 

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Tehachapi
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is a pretty cool spot. It is a group of industrial buildings with about 19 wine tasting rooms. All of the people we meet were very nice and helpful. Some nice wines here. You can print out a map on line and make a nice day of it. $10 a tasting, unless you buy a bottle. We stopped at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've done a lot of California wine tasting. When a friend told me about the Wine Ghetto, I was intrigued. While I love visiting the actual vineyards and sunny hillsides, someone always has to take a turn as designated driver. We booked a room at O'Cairns Inn & Suites, which is walking distance to the ghetto. We went to three... More 

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Thank Laurie F
Santa Maria, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

The Wine Ghetto is truly a hidden gem. Our group truly LOVED Palmina, the vibe, knowledge and wine were all up to par! HIGHLY suggest!

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Thank cdubb10
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

I've never would've learn this place without a lil help from a friend. They have the best pinot in california. Wine makers are very welcoming and very friendly

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Thank Kate P
Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

My visit to the Ghetto was a part of my trip to Paso Robles. I thought I'd take a detour and check it out. I was surprised to find that there were quite a few tasting rooms spread over several industrial buildings and a visit which was supposed to consist of a couple of hours of tasting actually took longer.... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

From the outside you would have no idea that there were so many cozy, fun and beautiful tasting rooms all in one convenient location. Plus they serve great wine. We visited 3 tasting rooms and were pleased with all 3. If you're looking for something fun to do for a date or a girls weekend I would highly recommend it.

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Thank travelandbuggs
Webster, Florida
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115 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

What could be bad? An industrial park of winery tasting rooms! Unfortunately for me most of the tasting rooms were closed the day I visited but I got to try Flying Goat so I was happy.

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