Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, First Annual Wine Ghetto Weekend

BY Jody Dahl | Thu 11 Apr, 2013


When: OCTOBER 25-27, 2013

Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is thrilled to serve as basecamp for the first annual Alisal Wine Ghetto Weekend, a weekend of wine country decadence featuring Ranch cuisine, horseback riding, and a full Saturday afternoon and evening of exclusive wine tasting and cavorting with the legends of the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, a handful of Santa Rita Hills winemakers who call a particular set of corrugated buildings in the south Central Coast home. Featured wineries participating in this weekend long event include Palmina, Zotovich Cellars, Longoria, New Vineland and Samsara.

Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort Wine Ghetto Weekend



Afternoon Check In

Meet your winemakers and enjoy Alisal Chef Pascal Godé’s famous BBQ Dinner and Live Music in the Alisal Cottonwood Room


Breakfast Ride (choice of horse or haywagon) to the Old Adobe for Alisal’s signature flapjacks and country biscuits and gravy

Exclusive Food and Wine Party in the Ghetto with the Winemakers at the Lompoc Wine Ghetto featuring food trucks, fresh baked goods and other culinary delights, barrel and tank sampling, music, production tours, wine crush and special Wine Club member pricing

Winemaker’s Reception and Dinner with Winemakers Steve and Chrystal Clifton (Palmina), Steve and Ryan Zotovich (Zotovich Cellars), Rick Longoria(Longoria), Sashi Moorman (New Vineland) and Chad and Mary Melville (Samsara)


Farewell Brunch including Palmina Sparkling Wine Mimosas, wine-to-go and other special sendoff gifts


  • ·         Studio accommodation for three days and two nights for two people
  • ·         All meals and wine pairings
  • ·         Transportation to/from the California Harvest Party
  • ·         Welcome amenities and other special gifts throughout the weekend
  • ·         Taxes and Service Charges

PRICE: $1695.00 based on double occupancy; Additional per person and suite rates available upon request

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The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort offers 73 telephone-and-television-free guest cottages and suites, more than 50 miles of horseback riding trails, two 18-hole championship golf courses, a 6,500 square foot spa and fitness center, six tennis courts and a 100-acre spring-fed lake with water sports, including fly fishing, canoeing and kayaking.

The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort has long been considered the premier full-service guest ranch for couples, families, and conferences since it opened in 1946. This secluded hideaway is one of the few places where time seems reluctant to move forward.

RESERVATIONS: Contact the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort at 888.4.ALISAL, via e-mail at or visit the Ranch on the web at


The Lompoc Wine Ghetto boasts 19 tasting rooms all specializing in wines made in Central California. The bustling industrial park is home to world-class wine created by people with a passion for their craft. Many of their award-wining Pinot Noirs come from the renowned Santa Rita Hills AVA and their Bordeaux’s and Rhône’s hail from a warmer climate nearby. Wineries participating in the Alisal Wine Ghetto Weekend include Palmina, Zotovich Cellars, Longoria, New Vineland and Samsara.

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