Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms

 

TRIO CARMEL
Location: Dolores between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone: 800-860 3024  
Website: http://www.triocarmel.com/
Hours: Mon-Thu 11:00am-6:00pm / Fri-Sat 11:00am-9:00pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Trio Carmel provides a great wine tasting room for 3 wineries, offering tastings in their shop from Pelerin, Chualar Canyon, and Mesa Del Sol wines. Every Friday from 3-7pm, there’s a “Meet the Winemaker” event where one can learn about the process of making wine from the Trio winemakers. Tasting offered daily in their wine tasting room.

 

SOUTHERN LATITUDES WINES
Location: Lincoln between Ocean & 6th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone: 831-622-7652
Website: http://www.solawines.com/
Hours: Closed Mon-Tue, Open Wed-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Southern Latitudes Wine tasting room menu has around 5-6 wines and every couple days for a variety of choices. The flights range from $11 to $15 per flight, as well as a smaller flight of 3 wine selections offered at $6 per flight. For those who want to customize their wine selections, a la carte tastings are also available. Discounts are offered on the tasting menu based on some of the purchases of wines.

 

ALEXANDER-SMITH BY PARAISO VINEYARDS
Location: Court of the Golden Bough, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone: 831-250-7123
Website: http://www.smithfamilywines.com/
Hours: Open Daily 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Alexander-Smith by Paraiso is producing remarkable Central Coast Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from a sustainable vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands. Alexander-Smith just launched a new line honoring their heritage that must be tried in their tasting room!

 

ALBATROSS RIDGE
Location: Mission St Between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-747-7362
Website: https://www.albatrossridge.com/
Hours: Open Mon-Thu 2pm – 6pm, Fri-Sat 1pm – 6pm, Sun 1pm – 5pm & Closed Tue
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Founded in the 1930’s by the current owner’s grandfather William Hawley Bowlus, Albatross Ridge planted roots in the sailplanes off the ridges of Carmel Valley. Today they’re farming Pinot Noir and Chardonnay on a steep Carmel Valley ridge that’s over 1250 feet high. The vines are imbedded in a rocky diatomaceous clay loam soil overlooking Carmel Bay and the Pacific Ocean. All wines are handcraft from soil to bottle with the complexity and beauty of the coastline in every bottle. Visit the tasting room to see for yourself!

 

BLAIR ESTATE
Location: San Carlos St between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-625-WINE
Website: http://www.blairwines.com/
Hours: Sun – Thu 12:00pm – 7:00pm & Fri –  Sat 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: The charming Blair Estate Tasting Room is situated in Paseo San Carlos Courtyard in downtown Carmel-By-The-Sea. It is right in the heart of the shopping / restaurant district and a must-stop on the Carmel Wine Walk. Guests will often find Jeffrey or David Blair behind the tasting bar, sharing their award winning releases and special “tasting room only” items.

 

SILVESTRI VINEYARDS
Location: 7th Avenue between Dolores & San Carlos, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-625-0111
Website: http://www.silvestrivineyards.com/
Hours: Open Daily 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: At Silvestri Vineyards, they feature estate grown, produced and bottled wines from their vineyard in Carmel Valley, California.  You’re invited to visit their beautifully appointed tasting room to try Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Barbera, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris varietals.

 

WINDY OAKS ESTATE WINERY & VINEYARDS
Location: Dolores & Lincoln at 5th – 6th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-574-3135
Website: http://www.windyoaksestate.com/
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu 2pm-6pm & Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm-7pm & Closed Wed
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Windy Oaks was founded in 1996. On a windy ridge in Corralitos, overlooking Monterey Bay, they planted their first vintage of Pinot Noir in 1999. Today, they farm almost 30 acres of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah. Every FRIDAY night, they have a Wine and Cheese Pairing Party in the Carmel tasting room, from 4pm-7pm including a specially paired cheeses from The Cheese Shop and a charcuterie plate for only $15pp. This also includes the 4-wine tasting and it’s of course free to members and up to 3 of their guests.

 

SCHEID VINEYARDS
Location: San Carlos & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-620-9463
Website: https://www.scheidvineyards.com/
Hours: Sun- Thu 12pm to 7pm & Fri – Sat 12pm to 8pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: With two great locations, guests can join us at either our tasting room in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea in a relaxed and inviting venue for visitors and locals alike, or at our “home” location set among the vineyards in the heart of the Salinas Valley, just an hour’s scenic drive from the Monterey Peninsula. As a family-owned winery, Scheid Vineyards is committed to sustainability. Founded in 1972, they’ve held firm to the belief that sustainability can only be achieved through following the three E’s of sustainability: Environmentally sound practices, social Equity and Economic viability. When the land is respected and the people who farm it and live in our community live well, true sustainable quality can be attained. Come try the wonderful wines and join in the vision!

 

MANZONI CELLARS
Location: San Carlos between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-620-6541
Website: http://www.manzoniwines.com/
Hours: Sun – Thu 12pm to 6pm & Fri – Sat 12pm to 7pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: The Manzoni vineyard currently consists of three different Pinot Noir clones covering 5 acres, including Dijon 777 and 115, and a special clone locally referred to as LaTache. Syrah clones Estrella and 470 cover the remaining one acre. The Manzoni Estate Vineyard strives for low yield at just three to four tons per acre to focus on quality over quantity. Come visit the tasting room and see the quality we strive for in every glass.

 

GALANTE VINEYARDS
Location: Dolores between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-624-3800
Website: http://www.galantevineyards.com/
Hours: Mon – Wed 12pm to 6pm & Fri – Sun 12pm to 7pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Galante Vineyards has always had a very simple philosophy: grow the finest grapes and let the fruit express itself in the wine. This approach has won Galante a reputation for producing some of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc in Monterey County. The Galante family has a long history in Carmel. It was around 1900 that Jack Galante’s Great Grandfather, J. Frank Devendorf, discovered the white sands of Carmel Beach. With a dream in mind, he and his partner Frank Powers created the town of Carmel. Visit the tasting room to learn more about this historic winery.

 

DE TIERRA VINEYARDS
Location: Mission st & 5th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-622-9704
Website: http://www.detierra.com/
Hours: 10/1-4/30: Tue-Thu 2-6pm & 5/1-9/30: Tue-Thu 2-8pm AND Fri- Sun 12-8pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: De Tierra Vineyard is a family-owned and operated winery producing handcrafted, award-winning wines from the Monterey County. The grapes are sourced from smaller distinctive sites with cool microclimates and favorable yet unique soils. The name suggests there’s a focus on providing the best representation ‘of the land’ in Monterey County. Great wines begin in the vineyard, and it is their goal to translate unique flavors of the region into great Monterey County wine. Visit the tasting room to see just how great they are.

 

FIGGE CELLARS
Location: Dolores between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-384-4149
Website: http://figgecellars.com/
Hours: Wed-Sun 2pm to 7pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Figge is the brainchild and life’s work of winegrower Peter Figge, who funded the winery in 2004. His passion for wine knows no bounds. That’s why he’s the grape grower, the winemaker, the bottler – you name it. Peter is involved in every last detail. He’s committed to doing whatever it takes to make sure the Figge bottles on your table or at their tasting room is unforgettable, every time.

 

DAWN’S DREAM WINERY
Location: NW Corner 7th and San Carlos, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-659-2649
Website: http://www.dawnsdreamwinery.com/
Hours: Sun-Fri 12pm to 6pm & Saturdays 12pm to 7pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Dawn’s Dream Tasting Room is in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea where everyone is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, fine wines, and delicious food. Whether you are out with a group of friends or your main squeeze, Dawn’s Dream is the perfect getaway spot for exuberant or intimate gatherings where everyone (even your dog) is welcome. Since the launch of Dawn’s Dream Winery and Tasting Room in early 2012, the winemakers have shown a dedication to excellence in the rich, elegant, and complex wines that they produce.

 

VINO NAPOLI WINE BAR
Location: Dolores & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-626-7373
Website: http://chefpepe.com/restaurants/vino-napoli/
Hours: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Daily
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Vino Napoli is the wine bar, wine shop and tasting room located next door and across the courtyard to Little Napoli. The PÈPE wines are featured along with specially selected wines from our partners and close friends, such as Antica, Antinori, Silvestri, Bernardus and Galante.  Throughout the year special wine tasting events are held giving guests the opportunity to taste and purchase wines for their private cellars. All wines are available for purchase and can be shipped nationwide.

 

WRATH WINES
Location: Ocean & Mission, Carmel Plaza, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-620-1909
Website: http://www.wrathwines.com/
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and Sun 11am-5pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Wrath produces site-driven Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc from an estate vineyard and respected properties in the Santa Lucia Highlands. The production is small, and the distribution is limited but the wines reveal attitude, passion, and an inherent respect for what a vineyard can give. Visit the Wrath tasting room to see the beauty yourself.

 

CARACCIOLI CELLARS
Location: Dolores between Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-622-7722
Website: http://www.caracciolicellars.com/
Hours: Mon-Thu 2pm to 7pm, Fri-Sat 11am to 10pm & Sun 11am-7pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: The Caraccioli Cellars tasting room blends the small town charm of Carmel with a big city contemporary sleek and trendy atmosphere.  Designed by Si Teller, the tasting room boasts a lustrous Perota bar slab, which offers an ideal place to taste through a flight of their wines while snacking on a charcuterie and cheese plate.  Outfitted with dark walls, mirrors and elegant wine accessory displays, the tasting room also has two additional seating areas which are both also equipped with either chairs or stools.

 

CARMEL ROAD
Location: Lincoln & Ocean and 6th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-624-1036
Website: http://www.carmelroad.com/
Hours: Daily 12 pm to 7 pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Inland from Monterey’s rugged coastline, yet still directly in the path of the ocean’s relentless influence, Carmel Road Winery creates vibrant Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Riesling that captures the essence of this remarkable region. Come visit the beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea tasting room. They’re located in the historic Pine Inn courtyard just off Ocean Avenue. Stop by and experience the windswept Monterey vineyards through a glass of Carmel Road wines.

 

SMITH FAMILY WINES
Location: Ocean Ave, Court of the Golden Bough, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-678-0300
Website: http://www.smithfamilywines.com/
Hours: Daily 1pm-7pm
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Visit our Carmel-by-the-Sea tasting room to see awe-inspiring designed tasting room by Jen Smith with comfort and relaxation in mind. Sip, shop, relax, repeat. It doesn’t get much better than that!

 

SHALE CANYON WINES
Location: W/S San Carlos at Ocean & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-625-9463
Website: https://www.shalecanyonwines.com/
Hours: 11am-7pm Daily
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: Shale Canyon Wines is a new producer creating vintages of small lot hand crafted varietals of Chardonnay, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah and Zinfandel.

Their wines are produced in the Arroyo Seco AVA by Winemaker Ken Gallegos. Shale Canyon Wines is a friends and family business with a focus on single vineyard wines showcasing the classic character of the grape and the vineyard/appellation of origin. Come visit the Carmel-by-the-Sea wine tasting room to try these new wines.

 

MCINTYRE VINEYARDS
Location: 169 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Phone:  831-626-6268
Website: http://www.mcintyrevineyards.com/
Hours: Tue – Sat 11am to 7pm & Sun 11am – 6pm & Monday by appointment only
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: McIntyre Estate Vineyard lies in the sweet spot of Monterey County’s Santa Lucia Highlands AVA, a 12-mile stretch of northeast-facing benchland renowned for producing wines with great character and complexity. Originally planted in 1973, this 80-acre site boasts some of the Highlands’ oldest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines. Since purchasing the property in 1987, they have systematically upgraded the vineyard to luxury-class standards. Visit their tasting room in Carmel to taste the historic masterful creations.

 

TASTE MORGAN
Location: 204 Crossroads Boulevard, Carmel, California 93923
Phone:  831-626-3700
Website: http://www.morganwinery.com/
Hours: 11am-6pm Daily
Carmel By The Sea Tasting Rooms: For three decades, Dan and Donna Lee and their Morgan label have been synonymous with artisan, vineyard-centric wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands and Monterey. The Taste Morgan visitors’ center and wine tasting room brings the family’s history and craft to life through a relaxed tasting experience. At Taste Morgan, you can sample the latest vintages, many of which are only available “at the source.” Taste Morgan also boasts a unique collection of wine-oriented gifts.