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Melville Winery

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Address: 5185 East Hwy 246, Lompoc, CA 93436-9613
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+1 805-735-7030
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Exceptional Wine Tasting Experience

My wife & I spent a long weekend in Santa Barbara recently & decided to go wine tasting on Saturday. I searched for wineries and Melville Winery came up with excellent reviews... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Foster City, California
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Foster City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife & I spent a long weekend in Santa Barbara recently & decided to go wine tasting on Saturday. I searched for wineries and Melville Winery came up with excellent reviews. We were not disappointed. Beautiful tasting room & the person serving us, Bill, was fantastic. Explained everything so I could understand & was very funny. I thought the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We visited on a Saturday afternoon in October. They weren't super busy so the service was good. We took a tour of the vineyard and did the wine tasting. Our favorites were the Pinot noir and Syrah. Our guide/server was knowledgeable and friendly. There was only one other couple on our tour so we were able to ask lots of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This winery is a great one to visit. Alvin behind the counter is awesome and most helpful. Wonderful drinking wines and this is the only winery that we go to every year when we visit. Have been back for 10 years straight.

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Thank Kim S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I will start by saying the grounds are beautiful! We enjoyed being outside in the vineyards and loved the views until the wind picked up. We had a group of 20 that went to wine taste and sat outside in the grass to start. There was no weather back up for us to move too so we had to stay... More 

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sherman oaks ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

At 1st we were not sure. Once we got there it was amazing. Never judge a book by its cover.. The set up of the vinyard grounds is beautiful. No food but you can take for lunch and snack and have it on the picnic tables right next to the vinyard.. that view doesn't get any better....

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Woodland Hills, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

One of the best wineries in this area of the Central Coast. Staff is very friendly and provides a wonderful wine tasting experience. Bring a lunch and purchase a glass of the wine you like best and enjoy the patio.

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Wallingford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2015

The grounds were beautiful for a tasting! There are outside tables and the views of the vines are really nice. The wine was good, not as tasty as some others but we enjoyed ourselves. They are right next door to Babcock Winery, so you should visit both to compare.

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Thank Pat076
Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

Melville Winery has long been known for its top quality, highly rated Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay. I highly recommend it when telling people about which wineries they should visit if they want an excellent wine tasting experience in the Santa Rita Hills AVA. The wine is fantastic, the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and the venue is spacious... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

They have great Pinot noirs and had a great estate Syrah on their estate wine tasting menu. The wine taste pourer was very knowledgeable and a great resource about their vintages overall.

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Thank Shootles
La Palma, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2015

My wife and I like their Pinot Noir. They have a couple of very good Pinot Noir wines that are very good, but over my price limit of $50. My preference for the under $50 pinot noir is the Santa Rita Hills Estate Pinot Noir. You do have to purchase three bottles to get the tasting fee waived. Very nice... More 

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Thank David from La Palma

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