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Pinot & Sparkling Wine Without Pretense

Ageworthy wine since 2000

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January Wine Specials

January Wine Specials are here with 25% off/bottle and 30% off/case. When ordering online, discounted pricing shows up after you click through CHECKOUT.

2014 Goat Bubbles Blanc de Blancs Sierra Madre Vineyard

     25% off/bottle = $31.50
     30% off/case = $352.80

2016 YNOT Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County

     25% off/bottle = $21.00
     30% off/case = $235.20

$10 Flat Rate Shipping Ground/Home Delivery (for boxes up to 48 punds pounds excluding AK, HI, UT, AR, MS, AL, KY, DE, MD, PA). Free delivery from Santa Maria to Santa Barbara with 3 bottle minimum.

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Tastings Temporarily Suspended!

Due to the Governor's most recent COVID-19 mandate, we are closed for wine tasting from December 7, 2020 through at least January 21, 2021. We are open for curbside pick-up, local delivery and online orders. Call 805-588-0996 to place a phone order or arrange pick up. Place online orders at www.flyinggoatcellars.com.

Norm, Kate & Cooper send our best wishes for HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2000

First Vintage of Flying Goat Produced

Winemaker Norm Yost launches his own wine label, Flying Goat Cellars.

2002

First Pinot Noir Released

We introduce our first wines at Santa Barbara County Vintners Festival and launch website/newsletter.

2005

First Goat Bubbles and Pinot Gris Produced

We produce our first vintage of Goat Bubbles Rosé and Pinot Gris, Nielson Vineyard.

2007

Awarded Best in Class and Sweepstakes Winner

We win Best in Class & Red Sweepstakes winner at the 2007 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition for our 2005 Flying Goat Pinot Noir, Rancho Santa Rosa Vineyard.  

2007

First YNOT Pinot Noir Produced

We launch our second label for Pinot Noir, YNOT, from Santa Barbara County vineyards.

2008

Winery Purchased & Tasting Room Opened

We purchase production space at Crown Laurel and open a Tasting Room in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto.

2010

Kate Joined the Team

Kate Griffith marries Norm Yost and their partnership evolves into a family of wines.

2011

Club Celebrate and new Goat Bubbles Label Launched

Club Celebrate, the first sparkling wine club in Santa Barbara County, offers exclusive membership for méthode champenoise Goat Bubbles. New Goat Bubbles label designed by Mark Oliver.

2015

Fifth expression of Goat Bubbles released

Goat Bubbles offers five expressions of méthode champenoise sparkling wines. Every bottle is hand riddled, disgorged, waxed and labeled with love.

2019

Flying Goat's 20th Harvest

Norm Yost celebrates his 20th harvest with Flying Goat Cellars.

January 2021

Survived 2020

Flying Goat proves to be resilient in the challenges presented throughout the COVID-19 restrictions.

Our Brands

We offer three unique brands for your specific preferences.

Our People

Meet the Flying Goat team.

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