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Sanford Winery & Vineyards

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Love this place!

This has to be one of the best wineries in the Santa Barbara Wine Country. If you like Chardonnays... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
Calabasas, California
Amazing wine and winery

We visited this beautiful winery for my husband’s 30th birthday, it was a surprise for him and we... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Elisabeth G
Barcelona, Spain
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We invite you to take a step back in time and experience the place where the Sta. Rita Hills growing region was born. Travel along the beautiful countryside and discover our mission-inspired winery nestled among the vines in the very middle of La...more
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5010 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436-9551
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

This has to be one of the best wineries in the Santa Barbara Wine Country. If you like Chardonnays or Pinots, you won't find a better place to go tasting. Very nice staff and beautiful property.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

We visited this beautiful winery for my husband’s 30th birthday, it was a surprise for him and we really enjoyed it. Frank was our host and he was awesome, we had some wine on the tasting room and then he showed us around the facility...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elisabeth G
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Sanford Winery has always been our favorite in the Solvang CA area. This visit was the best. They now have an ATV tour that takes you into the vineyards where the grapes are grown. Incredible to be tasting the wine from that section while standing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie N
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

So, I decided to go back to Sanford to give them another chance and I’m glad I did. I tried a variety of wines from the 2013-2015 vintages and things have gotten much better and friendlier (and it didn’t hurt that I did this very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We cannot day enough good things about the ATV tour that the Winery has introduced. Robert Chetwood, who runs the Tasting Room, dreamed up the idea and it is first class in every single possible way. We started with a quick toast at 11 am...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Went here for some wine tasting on the recommendation of some friends. We were not disappointed in the least. The host gave us a brief walk-around and showed us some of the vineyards where grapes are sourced. We had enough tastings of delicious wines, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard T
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

After several years of visiting this beautiful location and enjoying the excellent wines, my wife and I had an opportunity to get into the terroir. We took the ATV- All Terrain Vineyard experience. We walked in the vine blocks where the grapes were grown, with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robertjm820
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Sanford was my last stop on a wine tasting trek through the Central Valley. The best was last, so to speak. The tasting room located in the middle of their historic vineyards was the most comfortable and welcoming of all. It would be a pleasant...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PSU69
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Beautiful venue, nice knowledgeable tasting room staff. Very approachable pinots and chardonnays. We were looking for their Sanford & Benedict single vintage pinots. That 2015 and 2014 did not disappoint.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We recently visited Sanford winery. We had been several years ago and I wanted to revisit. First, be prepared it is 7 miles off the highway. The scenery is beautiful but it is a long way in and out. That being said, the property itself...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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