Carmel Valley

Bernardus Vineyards Bernardus Winery

Bernardus Vineyards

5 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley

831.298.8021 |

Daily 11-5

Wine portfolio: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Marinus Estate Bordeaux-style red. Also featuring vineyard-designated selections of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and late-harvest, single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc dessert wine from Griva Vineyards.

Cima Collina

Cima Collina

19A E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley

831.620.0645 |

Thu-Mon 12-6, Vineyard Tours Fri-Sun by appt.

Cima Collina crafts artisan wines from hand-selected fruit grown in small Monterey County vineyards. Started in 2004 by Richard Lumpkin and Winemaker Annette Hoff, the pair share a belief in the region's ability to produce compelling, distinctive wines. The tasting room in Carmel Valley Village is located in a historic cottage that was originally the home of Del Monte Dairy in the late 19th century.

Wine portfolio: Specializing in vineyard designated Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris, with small lot offerings of Tempranillo, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé, Bordeaux and Rhone varietals from the soils of Monterey. The 3-acre Hilltop Ranch Estate is located less than a mile east of the tasting room and grows sustainably farmed Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris.

Joullian Vineyards

Joullian Vineyards

2 Village Drive, Carmel Valley

831.659.8100 |

Daily 11-5

Tasting room is located in Carmel Valley’s “Joseph DeMaria” building of European-stone design.

Wine portfolio: Carmel Valley estate-produced Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé, Muscat, Merlot, Carmel Valley’s only Zinfandel, cool-climate Monterey Chardonnay and single vineyard Chardonnays and estate-grown Syrah.

Sangria Wine and Tapas Bar

Sangria Wine & Tapas Bar

5 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley

408.529.2746 |

Wed-Thu 3-9:30; Fri 3-10; Sat 11-10, Sun 11-8


The motto here is “age improves with wine!” Owners Colleen and Robert Mann make the slogan come true by offering a variety of superb wines and tasty snacks in a warm and congenial atmosphere throughout the day.

Wine portfolio: Wines are primarily from Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, some from Paso Robles and Amador County, with Spanish wines to be added. “We offer three unique ways to enjoy the wine selection,” Robert explained. “One is the traditional pouring of a glass from bottles, another is pouring a glass from the premium keg wines, and the third is using our Napa Tech wine station. Here the customer purchases a debit card, inserts it into a slot and pushes a button for a taste, half glass or full glass. The customer can make any selection from one or more of the 12 wines.

Testarossa Winery Carmel Valley

Testarossa Winery

1 East Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley

831.298.7726 |

Sun-Fri 12-5, Sat 11-6

Embarking on its 25th year, Testarossa was founded by Rob & Diana Jensen, who left their high-tech careers to follow their passion of fine wine and food. Along with longtime Director of Winemaking, Bill Brosseau, they specialize in small-lot, single vineyard designated wines. Testarossa Winery is located the historic Novitiate of Los Gatos where wine has been made since 1888, initially by the Jesuits. Testarossa also has a newly open tasting room in the heart of Carmel Valley Village.

Wine portfolio: Testarossa produces critically acclaimed world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from California’s best appellations, with a special focus on vineyards in the Santa Lucia Highlands. They are consistently ranked “Outstanding” with 90-95 points from the nation’s top reviewers.

Village Wine and Tap Room Village Wine & Tap Room

Village Wine & Tap Room

19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley

831.652.3080 |

Daily 1-8


Village Wine & Tap Room presents an exclusive experience by seeking out local passionate winemakers who create fine limited production wines. Come meet the renegade winemakers and experience their artisanal approach from grape to glass.

Wine portfolio: Boutique wines and craft beers on tap