Central California Wine Country - Monterey County
Monterey County is a thriving wine country known for prize-winning wines and wineries. Monterey County wine tours are a wonderful way to experience the tasty vintages, or enjoy a relaxing afternoon visiting downtown wine stores and tasting rooms of select Monterey wineries.
Visit Monterey Wine Country -
Toast your arrival to Monterey Bay with a delicious vintage from our local wine country. The mild climate of Monterey County is the perfect environment to make wine. Comfort Inn Monterey by the Sea is centrally located near tasting rooms and downtown wine stores, as well as the Monterey Bay Wine Trail. Reserve one of our select Monterey vacation packages for your wine tasting getaway to Monterey Bay.
Monterey Bay Wine Trail -
The majority of Monterey County wineries are located along the River Road Wine Trail, sometimes referred to as the Monterey Bay wine trail. Nearly a dozen wineries and thousands of acres of vineyards stretch across the Salinas Valley and through the hills of Monterey County, offered incredible panoramas to pair with prize-winning vintages. Monterey County wineries located along the River Road Wine Trail include Hahn Winery, Ventana Vineyards, Scheid Vienyards, and Sycamore Cellars.
Monterey Bay Wine Stores -
Pair an afternoon of Monterey attractions with a wine tasting tour of Monterey Bay, all conveniently located in downtown Monterey. Many Monterey County wineries and downtown wine stores offer tastings of local wines on convenient Cannery Row. A Taste of Monterey and Wine from the Heart are two downtown wine stores that showcase Monterey County and California wines from commercial and boutique wineries, gifts, and wine events.
Monterey County Wine Tasting Rooms -
In addition to offering wine tasting onsite at the winery, many Monterey County wineries operate tasting rooms in downtown Salinas, Monterey, Carmel Valley and Carmel. It's the perfect way to combine an afternoon of shopping and sightseeing with samples of Monterey County's finest wines. Find a list of Monterey County tasting rooms at http://www.seemonterey.com/wine-shops-and-tasting-rooms.