Monterey Country Wineries
Monterey County in California is home to over 85 wine growers and specialty vintners, all producing a range of fine wines that have been touted by wine connoisseurs and fine restaurants both locally and around the world. From the sun-kissed hills of Carmel Valley to the cool mists of the Pacific coast, Monterey County's wineries grow an endless variety wine varietals, from chardonnay to merlot. The Monterey County Vintners and Growers Association is a great resource for visitors looking taste some of Monterey's best wines. Call (831) 375-9400 or visit www.montereywines.org for Monterey wine country information, winery listings, wine tasting events calendar, winery maps, and details on wineries in Monterey, CA.
Monterey Wine Country Hotels.
Visitors looking for affordable luxury in the heart of Monterey County will appreciate the accommodations at the Carmel Bay View Inn. Situated in downtown Monterey near wine tasting venues like A Taste of Monterey and top local wineries, Carmel Bay View Inn features modern hotel amenities with superior service and unique wine tasting packages. [Top]
Monterey Wine Country Festivals & Events.
Monterey County is a recognized world-class grape-growing region, and visitors flock to the area of several special wine events each year. Visitors can meet the growers and vintners, tour wineries and sample the abundant bounty of wines produced at Monterey County's top wineries.
Monterey Wine Festival.
Held at several different venues in Monterey, the Monterey Wine Festival is a place where winemakers, grape growers, wine aficionados, and wine lovers come together to enjoy the wines of Monterey County. Visit www.montereywine.com for festival and ticket information. [Top]
The annual Winemaker's Celebration highlights wines crafted by more than 40 wineries, plus live music, a wine auction, exclusive winery tours, winemakers dinners, lectures, and fine cuisine from award-winning local restaurants. www.montereywines.org/wine_events_winemakers_celebration.html.
Monterey Wine Auction & Dinner.
Foodies and wine lovers come together at this exciting event that combines the cuisine of Monterey with the wines of Monterey County. The festive event features winemaker-hosted tables and a silent auction of rare wines, dining vouchers, relaxing spa getaways, exclusive golf packages, private winery tours, luxury vacations, gourmet winemakers' dinners, and so much more. www.monterey.winecountry.com. [Top]