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Wine Tasting

Monterey County was voted as one of the top five worldwide wine destinations by the Wine Enthusiast! With over 14 wine tasting rooms located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, one can stay in a Carmel inn and walk to intimate venues that feature local wines from one of California’s premier wine-producing regions. These tasting rooms are representative of the wine which is being discovered by wine connoisseurs coming to California expressly to taste our local wines. Click here to read more about our wine region and other topics related to this unique destination.

Downtown Carmel wine map

Click here to download a full resolution map of Carmel-by-the-Sea Tasting Rooms.


Wine Walk-by-the-Sea (TM) Passport Wine Walk by-the-Sea™ Passport
Offering a superior wine tasting experience on the self-paced, self-guided stroll to nine tasting rooms on the north and south sides of Ocean Avenue. Visitors can amble to each participating room to sample local estate-grown still and sparkling wines. Each passport tasting room is pleased to offer restaurant recommendations or call for reservations. Corkage will be waived for bottles purchased at a Carmel Wine Walk by-the-Sea™ tasting room at participating restaurants for one bottle per visit, per party. A $90 value.
Click here for the list of tasting rooms on the Wine Walk by-the-Sea™!
Click here to purchase your Wine Walk Passport today!


Carmel Area wine map

Click here for a full resolution map of tasting rooms near Carmel-by-the-Sea.