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Address: 5175 E Highway 246, Lompoc, CA 93436-9613
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Delightful tasting winery

Babcock offers delicious and knowledgeable wine tasting, both spacious indoors and also on the patio. Very enjoyable!

Reviewed 26 March 2017
rokkap
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Switzerland
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Switzerland
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398 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Babcock offers delicious and knowledgeable wine tasting, both spacious indoors and also on the patio. Very enjoyable!

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Vineland, Canada
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Really fantastic Pinot Noirs here. The staff was friendly and helpful and I really liked the eclectic feel of the place with the antiques and record shop. The views of the vineyards were lovely too.

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Thank ScubagirlToronto
Melbourne, Australia
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543 reviews
243 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

One of the smaller vineyards we went to but had a good selection of wines to taste and buy Very friendly and welcoming nice atmosphere

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New York, NY.
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were late....it was close...what good luck to find this winery! As you enter you're charmed by a time warp of older Western decor and memorabilia. We did a reasonably priced flight of local Pinot Noirs and ended up purchasing several to return with us to Mexico. A helicopter landed during our stay presaging a vineyard-hopping future option. Altogether a... More 

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Thank gofo
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

There's a reason why Babcock is acknowledged by James Beard as a Top 10 small producer. Their wines are outstanding! We joined their wine club - an easy decision after our tasting was complete and worth the hassle of trying to figure out where to have the wine shipped since they can't ship to the state where we live.

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Thank dvalella
Salt Lake City, Utah
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102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great taste of the local vineyards. Quirky old time decor. Great personalities at the wine bar. Gorgeous vineyard. Really fun experience.

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Thank Jjjjjjjjjj1
Fort Collins, Colorado
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69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We saw this winery on our way to another more well known winery next door and last minute decided to stop. Right away we could that this was a great choice. The tasting room is Ike a little market with lots of quirky spaces and really interesting. The staff was especially helpful and eager to please. The wines were the... More 

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Thank travelingeyedoc
Denver
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had a great tasting from Greg. The tasting room is a really cool place to hang out. I would recommend this winery to anyone traveling through the Santa Rita Hills on a wine tour.

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Thank denver007007
San Diego, California
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308 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Full disclosure, I've paid $100+ for a bottle of wine just to see if it was worth it. It usually isn't and that applies here. Nice tasting room/barn with antiques and memorabilia spread around. But the tasting is expensive at $18. The wines are pretty good but don't merit the prices. Many of these wines can be bought at wine... More 

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Thank 0591TimS
Tustin, California
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79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Good wines, not what they used to be in my opinion but good. The day I visited I must say the young lady serving us was a little disappointing. Not a lot of personality and definitely not knowledgeable regarding their products. It was a little disappointing that I knew more about their products, their history and so on than she... More 

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Thank SpartacusScrimshaw

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