Our Story

Pinot & Sparkling Wine Without Pretense

Ageworthy wine since 2000

Our Story

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.

Our Brands

We offer three unique brands for your specific preferences.

Our People

Meet the Flying Goat team.

Winemaker Dinner w/Chef Greg Murphy at La Purisima Mission

Flying Goat Cellars is ecstatic to host our 14th annual winemaker dinner at the La Purisima Mission Historical State Park with esteemed restaurateur, Mitchell Sjerven. The evening's featured chef, Greg Murphy of bouchon Santa Barbara, enjoys finding the essence of his cooking style in local and sustainable ingredients. 

Tickets are $150 (plus tax) for Wine Club Members (be sure to log in with your account online, discount isn't applied until checkout!) and guests; $175 (plus tax) for non-club members. Our Wine Club Members will receive priority booking through February 7th.

Reserve your ticket now!

February Wine Specials

Celebrate the month of love and connection by treating yourself or your loved one(s) to our February wine specials! What better way to spend the extended month of February than with our luxurious Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and sparking wines! We are offering two options for our February Wine Specials, with 25% off by the bottle and 30% off by the case through February 29.

2012 Pinot Noir, Solomon Hills Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley AVA

Wine Enthusiast 93 pts.
$31.50/bottle or $352.80/case
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2014 Goat Bubbles Crémant, Sierra Madre Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley AVA

Wine Enthusiast 92 pts.
$30/bottle or $336/case
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Flying Goat Cellars

1520 E Chestnut Ct

Ste A

Lompoc, CA 93436

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