Lompoc, CA Wineries
Lompoc’s Wine Ghetto presents world-class wines in a non-traditional setting. Featuring 19 tasting rooms in a bustling industrial park, the Lompoc Wine Ghetto makes its award-winning Pinot Noirs, Bordeaux's, and Rhones more accessible than ever. This unique neighborhood is a must see on your trip to Lompoc.
Maritime influences and limestone-rich soils made the Santa Rita Hills one of the premier areas in Santa Barbara Wine Country for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. There are over twenty vineyards in the Santa Rita Hills, most of them specializing in Pinot Noir and/or Chardonnay with a few acres dedicated to Syrah, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and even Dornfelder. Established in 2001, Sta. Rita Hills American Viticulture Appellation is a part of the larger Santa Ynez Valley AVA, but its unique soils and climate distinguish the grapes grown there from the ones in the warmer, eastern hills. Sta. Rita is naturally cool and windy with more of a maritime climate than Santa Ynez Valley. It benefits from the brisk daily ocean breezes and early-forming, late-dissipating maritime fog which blankets the vineyards. Santa Barbara Wine Country is in part famous because of the world-recognized Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs produced just miles from the Embassy Suites Lompoc.
Your Winery Tour Hotel
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Lompoc - Central Coast hotel features beautifully appointed suite accommodations and unparalleled value with many added benefits to enhance your stay:
- Each suite is beautifully decorated with a private bedroom and spacious living room with a hide-a-bed sleeper sofa.
- In-room refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker.
- Two televisions in each suite with Movies on Demand, Complimentary Cable and Premium Movie Station.
- Two telephones with data ports and voice mail.
- Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool, Hot tub, and Fitness Room.
- Complimentary high-speed Internet service in all suites.
- Complimentary Cooked-to-Order Breakfast daily.
- Complimentary Evening Reception featuring drinks, cocktails, and light snacks.
- Complimentary local newspaper.
- Complimentary well-lit parking.
- Close to the Central Coast's best barbecue restaurants
- Convenient location with easy access for you and your attendees.
Discover Some Local Wineries
Taste your way through the Santa Rita Hills and enjoy the spectacular views and calming qualities of the countryside. The Embassy Suites by Hilton Lompoc - Central Coast hotel suggests these Lompoc, California wineries within close proximity to the hotel:
Specializing in Pinot Noirs, Flying Goat Cellar aims to bring some fun to the wine scene. They make delicious, affordable wine that according to Winemaker Norm Yost are "all about enjoyment with food, friends and family."
Founded in 2005, Pali Wine Co. produces small lots of artisanal Pinot Noir in their state-of-the-art winery. Stop by their tasting room to sample their robust wines.
Producing wine since 1995, Palmina Wines produces only Italian varietals. Capitalizing on the Santa Barbara County dirt's similarity to that of Northern Italy, Palmina Wines seeks inspiration from Italian wines but do not seek to imitate them. Instead, they look to incorporate their own knowledge and local resources to make something both traditional and modern.
Devoted to producing the highest quality wines, Jamala Wines grows their own Pinot for their wonderful Giallo and Pinot Noir. In addition, they source grapes from select outside vineyards to showcase the area's wonderful varietals.
If you love Rhône-style wines, Curtis Winery is the place for you. They specialize in Syrah, Grenache, Viognier and Roussann, which they produce in the Santa Ynez Valley. If you are looking for something a little different, do not miss Curtis Winery.
Winemaker David Hopkins scours Pacific coast vineyards in order to find the finest grapes. Once in the winery, David uses the blend from different vineyards in order to create inventive and balanced wines.
Sanford planted the first Pinot grapes in the Santa Rita Hills, and they've been growing them ever since. With that kind of experience, you would expect them to produce some pretty special wines, and you would be right. Sanford produces some of the most flavorful and pure wines in the area.
With degrees in enology, the study and science of wine and winemaking, Bruno D'Alfonso and Kris Curran combine art and science to produce some of the most noteworthy wines of the Santa Rita Hills.
The Taste of Sta. Rita Hills tasting room spotlights some of the best wineries in the area. Most of these wineries are usually open by appointment only. Owner Antonio Moretti felt that the local wineries deserved more attention. Taste a wide variety of incredible wines and head to Taste of Sta. Rita Hills.
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Santa Ynez Wine Tours
Sample Santa Ynez's finest wines when you book your Stagecoach Co. Wine Tour! Visit the area's best wineries, enjoy a picnic lunch, and learn about our local wine industry on a fun and informative winery tour!
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