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Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge
SWC 3rd Avenue and Junipero Street
Carmel-By-The-Sea, California, 93921, United States
(831) 624-5327 | 1-800-350-7723
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Wine Tasting

Wineries abound within easy driving distance of the Horizon Inn. Here are some of our favorites. Note that we have included a cheese shop and a specialty food shop so you can create your own picnic basket to enjoy during your winery tour.

For your convenience, we have divided our recommendations into those located in Carmel-by-the-Sea and those in Carmel Valley.

Carmel-By-The-Sea Wine Tasting

Galante Vineyards

Cima Colina

  • San Carlos between Ocean Ave. & 7th
  • 31-620-0645
  • Thursday - Monday 11-7pm
  • Hand-crafted family-owned Monterey County & Carmel Valley Vineyards
  • Visit the Cima Colina web site

Vino Napoli

The Bountiful Basket

  • San Carlos between Ocean Ave. & 7th in the Doud Arcade
  • 831-625-4457
  • Daily tastings 11-6 pm
  • Boutique local wines, specialty foods, & over 101 olive oils & vinegars
  • Visit The Bountiful Basket web site

The Cheese Shop

  • Corner of Ocean Ave. & Junipero downstairs in the Carmel Plaza
  • 831-625-2272
  • Daily 11-5:30p
  • World renowned for cheese, gourmet foods, & wine
  • Visit The Cheese Shop web site

Southern Latitudes Wines

Taste Morgan

  • 204 Crossroads Blvd. in the Crossroads Shopping Center @ Hwy. One & Rio Rd
  • 831-626-3700
  • Thursday - Monday 10am-6pm
  • Family-owned, quality-driven, Monterey County’s Morgan & Lee Family Farms
  • Visit the Morgan Winery web site

Carmel Valley Wine Tasting

In the Beautiful Carmel Valley Village – Turn Left on Carmel Valley Rd. off Hwy.1 South and Drive Twelve Miles East to the Village

Chateau Julien Winery & Tasting Room

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards Tasting Room

Talbott Vineyards Tasting Room

  • 53 East Carmel Valley Rd.
  • 831-659-3500
  • Family-owned & renowned for their Diamond T Chardonnay & Pinot Noirs Very fine wines from Santa Lucia Highlands & Carmel Valley Appellations
  • Visit the Talbott Vineyards web site

Georis Winery Tasting Room

  • 4 Pilot Rd. (next door to Talbott)
  • Try the award winning Merlot in a very serene patio setting. Great food at their Corkscrew Restaurant next door.
  • Visit the Georis Winery web site

Bernardus Winery Tasting Room

  • 5 West Carmel Valley Rd.
  • 831-659-1900
  • More good wines from the Promising Viticulture Region of Carmel Valley Good Chardonnays and their excellent red called Marinus
  • Visit the Bernardus Winery web site

Joullian Vineyards Tasting Room

Parsonage Winery Tasting Room

Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room