Monterey Peninsula

A Taste of Monterey

A Taste of Monterey

700 Cannery Row, Suite KK, Monterey

831.646.5446 |

Sun-Thu 1-6, Fri-Sat 11-8

Discover the culinary delights of Monterey Wine Country. Take in the magnificent ocean’s edge location while sampling locally sourced wine and food. An entire wall of windows overlooks the majestic Monterey Bay, providing a stunning backdrop for a wine tasting and/or dining adventure. Housed in a renovated circa 1918 sardine cannery and showcases over 95 Monterey County wineries (local craft beer too).

Wine portfolio: Your first stop on the Monterey Wine Trail. The largest selection of Monterey County wines anywhere with California’s best view as your backdrop. Seven different tasting flights and over 20 wines by the glass offered.

Cima Collina

Cima Collina Tasting Lounge

3344 Paul Davis Road, Marina

831.384.7806 |

Open Summer 2019


Cima Collina is nearing completion of a new tasting lounge that will offer an “urban wine experience,” located adjacent to its existing winery production facility and barrel room in Marina. The new tasting space is scheduled to open summer 2019 and is in addition to the historic tasting room in Carmel Valley Village. Stay tuned for details at @CimaCollinaWine on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Wine portfolio: Cima Collina specializes in vineyard designated Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris, with small lot offerings of Tempranillo, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, Bordeaux and Rhone varietals from the soils of Monterey.

Pierce Ranch Vineyards

Pierce Ranch

499 Wave Street, Monterey

831.372.8900 |

Mon-Thu 12-7, Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6

Located in a charming cottage just above Cannery Row, the tasting room features the small-production, estate-grown wines from Pierce Ranch Vineyard, emphasizing Spanish and Portuguese varietals.

Wine portfolio: Albariño, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Tempranillo, Tinto Cão, Touriga, Verdelho, Cosecheiro, the newly released Graciano, Vinho Dolce, Zinfandel, and a selection of Iberian and Rhone blends.

Puma Road

Puma Road on the Plaza

281 Alvarado Street, Monterey

831.747.1911 |


Owner Ray Franscioni is bringing his acclaimed Puma Road Wines to a location across from the Portola Hotel & Spa in the Portola Plaza at the end of Alvarado Street in downtown Monterey. Set to open this spring, this fashionable new tasting lounge is just steps away from Fisherman’s Wharf and many fine restaurants and inns.

Wine portfolio: Guests will be able to enjoy each of Puma Road’s more than 15 varietals and blends, including the Burgundian standards Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, along with the beautiful Bordeaux varietals like Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. In addition there are several exciting Puma Road blends to sample.

Roadhouse Wine Bar Pessagno Winery Puma Road

The Roadhouse Wine Bar

2999 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Monterey

831.372.1909 |

Mon-Fri 2-7, Sat-Sun 12-7


Ray Franscioni has brought the wines of his Puma Road and Pessagno labels to this distinctive site next door to Tarpy’s Roadhouse on Hwy 68 just east of the Monterey Regional Airport. Relax at the wine bar inside the quaint Old Stone House or out on the open deck overlooking the lily-filled fish pond. Here you can enjoy wines by the glass or flights of Bordeaux and Burgundian varietals from the Franscioni vineyards in Paicines in San Benito County, the Gabilan foothills of the Salinas Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey County.

Wine portfolio: All Puma Road wines are 100% estate grown and bottled and include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris as well as a line of single varietal Bordeaux and several unique blends. The Pessagno label features bottlings of vineyard-designated varietals including Dry Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.