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Foley Estate Vineyards & Winery Video Tour

Foley Estate Vineyards & Winery

6121 E Highway 246
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 737-6222

Tasting:   Daily 10 to 5 pm
Tasting Fee is $10 with souvenir glass
10% case discount
Amenities:
  Boxed lunches available
Price Range:   $12 to $45 per bottle
Established:   1997
Vineyards:   275 acres
Production:
  10,000 cases
VIP Tasting:   Yes

Foley Estate Vineyards & Winery Description

GrapeRadio Audio Interview with Bob Foley

 

Heading west on Highway 246 and looking down to the right, visitors see the impressive vineyards of Rancho Santa Rosa. The 460-acre ranch is a former thoroughbred horse facility that - with its unique soils, elevations and cool climate - is ideally suited for wine grapes. As such, it has been included in the new Santa Rita Hills Appellation.

In the late 1990s the former stables were transformed into a modern production facility.After passing through the gated entry, the road winds alongside the extensive vineyards to the new tasting room and event center. A large lawn surrounds the facilities. Inside the 3,500-square-foot tasting room is an attractive oval tasting bar, as well as a fireplace surrounded by cozy leather chairs.

Gourmet foods are for sale in the boutique along with handmade earthenware pottery, clothes and wine accessories. Box lunches are also available. The 275-acre vineyards are subdivided into 59 micro-blocks that are farmed, harvested and vinified separately. Many clones of the same grape variety are planted and blended into very limited releases or bottled separately, resulting in a unique tasting experience. Wines produced include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Rhone-style Dry Rose, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Merlot.

Foley Estate Vineyards & Winery Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Resort Like
Off the Beaten Path
Hip & Stylish
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Gift Shop - Special
Food Available
Picnic Sites
Event Space
Catering
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Foley Estate Vineyards & Winery Reviews

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Divine Wine, Burbank
The Rhone Style Dry Rose and Pinot Noir were both satisfying. The vineyards are large and the tasting room is nicely decorated. I do recommend a stop here.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of Winery Advisor LLC.

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