Seeking a Good Bottle of Wine in Monterey
Winery recommendations for a Good Bottle of Wine in Monterey County. These are listed in the order of our preference, start at the top and work your way down as you taste through the canyon.
Hahn, Southern Salinas Valley, a favorite, good GSM, Pinot Noir, and beautiful view of the Salinas Valley. Have lunch here.
Talbott – Wonderful Pinot Noir here. In 2014 we tasted their wine again, and they continue to provide wonderful, savory wines.
Scheid, Southern Salinas Valley. Taste their Pinot Noir Clone 777 & 667
Paraiso – Check out their Irie Zin
Pessagno – Enjoyed their Zins and Syrah
Boekenoogen Wines – Enjoyed their Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
Heller Estate – Organic wines.
Chateau Julien – Try their Black Nova II, a little on the high price point side.
Ranch 32 – Soft Cabernet Sauvignon from Greenville (though they have no tasting room at this time.)