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Discover Monterey Wine Country

Monterey County is one of California's top wine regions producing 53 incredible varietals. With picturesque scenery, the Monterey County Wine Country is home to unique wineries and sample tasting rooms in Downtown Monterey, Cannery Row, and River Road Wine Trail Reserve.

Discover Monterey Wine Country


700 Cannery Row Ste KK 2nd Fl,
Monterey, California 93940

Distance from Hotel: 2.3 miles

Wineries in the area

  • Paraiso Vineyards - 38060 Paraiso Springs Road, Soledad CA 93960
  • A Taste of Monterey - 700 Cannery Row, Ste. KK, Monterey CA 93940
  • Bargetto Winery - 700-G Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940
  • Bernardus Winery - 5 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • Carmel Ridge Winery - 700 Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940
  • Carmel Road Winery - 37300 Doud Road, Drawer D, Soledad CA 93960
  • Chateau Sinnet - 13780 Center St, Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • Cowgirl Winery - 25 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • Dawn's Dream Winery - NW 7th and San Carlos, Carmel CA 93921
  • De Tierra Vineyards - 3 SE Mission St And 5th Ave, Carmel CA 93921
  • Galante Vineyards - Ocean Ave & 7th Ave, Carmel CA 93922
  • Georis Winery - 1 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • Hahn Family Wines - 37700 Foothill Road, Soledad CA 93960
  • Heller Estate - 69 W. Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • Joullian Vineyards - 2 Village Dr., Suite A, Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • McIntyre Vineyards - 169 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel CA 93923
  • Michaud Vineyard - 14598 Big Basin Way, Saratoga CA 95070
  • Pessagno Winery - 1645 River Road, Salinas CA 93908
  • Pierce Ranch Vineyards - 499 Wave St, Monterey CA 93940
  • Scheid Vineyards - 1972 Hobson Avenue, Greenfield CA 93927
  • Talbott Vineyards - 25 Pilot Rd, Carmel Valley CA 93924
  • Taste Morgan - 204 Crossroads Boulevard, Carmel CA 93923
  • Wrath Tasting Room - Ocean Ave and Mission St Carmel Plz Courtyard Level 1B, Carmel CA 93923


What makes Monterey Wine Country a notable wine region?

Monterey Wine Country is renowned for its diverse microclimates, which contribute to the production of a wide variety of high-quality wines. The region's cool coastal influences and warmer inland areas create optimal conditions for growing a range of grape varieties, making it a distinctive and respected wine-producing area.

What grape varieties thrive in Monterey Wine Country?

Monterey Wine Country is known for cultivating a variety of grape types. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir thrive in the cooler, coastal areas, while warmer inland regions excel in producing rich and flavorful reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. The region's versatility allows for the successful cultivation of both cool-climate and warm-climate grape varieties.

Are there any specific wine events or festivals in Monterey Wine Country?

Yes, Monterey Wine Country hosts various wine events and festivals throughout the year. One notable event is the annual "Wine Celebration," where visitors can sample a wide selection of wines, meet local winemakers, and enjoy culinary pairings. Additionally, the region often participates in California-wide wine events, showcasing the unique offerings of Monterey's wineries.


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