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Monterey County: So Much to Discover

Monterey County highlights everything that's best about California. From Monterey's hotels and seaside restaurants to the hillside vineyards and intimate tasting rooms of the Salinas and Carmel Valleys, from Big Sur's redwood groves to Pebble Beach's perfectly groomed golf courses, from Salinas' old-fashioned rodeo to Carmel-by-the-Sea's elite music and art festivals, Monterey has a feast of fun just waiting to be sampled.


Wine Time

Do the math: nine distinct wine growing regions, 40,000 acres of vineyards, 85 wine producers, 42 different grape varietals all add up to an unforgettable wine experience in Monterey County. Whether exploring inland sun-kissed vineyards to sipping wines made from rugged coastal grapes, this is a wine country to dive into.

1. Saunter Carmel-by-the-Sea’s new Wine Walk

2. Set a course to wine and dine in Monterey County

3. Swirl things up at year-round wine events