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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 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


Silvestri Vineyards

  • 7th Ave btw San Carlos and Dolores Street
  • 31-625-0111
  • Sunday-Thursday 12pm-6pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm-7pm
  • Chardonney, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Barbera
  • Visit the Silvestri Vineyards Website


Caraccioli Cellars

  • Dolores Street btw Ocean & 7th
  • 831- 622-7722
  • Mon-Thurs 2pm-7pm, Fri & Sat 11am - 10pm, Sun 11am-7pm
  • Brut Cuvee, Brut Rose, Pinot Noir and Chardonney
  • Visit Caraccioli Cellars Website


Schied Vineyards

  • Corner of San Carlos and 7th Ave
  • 831-656-9463
  • Sunday-Thursday 12pm-7pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm - 8pm
  • Chardonney, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Savingnon
  • Visit the Schied Vineyards Website


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


Di Tierra Vineyards


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

Folktale Winery and Vineyards


Heller Estate Organic Vineyards Tasting Room


Talbott Vineyards Tasting Room

  • 25 Pilot Rd
  • 831-659-3500
  • 11am - 5pm Daily
  • 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

  • 1 Pilot Rd - Corner of Pilot Rd and Carmel Valley Rd
  • 11:30am - 6pm Daily
  • Try the award winning Merlot in a very serene patio setting. Great food at their Corkscrew Restaurant across the street.
  • 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