32020 Stonewall Road, Soledad
707.933.3235 | www.chalonevineyard.com
Fri-Sun 11:30-5, Mon-Thu by appointment
Monterey County’s first winery. One of the most remarkable winery properties in all of California. Perched at 1800 feet above the Salinas Valley, this rugged vineyard sits at the base of an extinct volcano bordering Pinnacles National Park. The site was chosen for its limestone soils similar to those in Burgundy, France.
Wine portfolio: Pinot Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Reserve Pinot Noir, Grenache, and Syrah produced from Heritage and Estate vine
30981 River Road, Soledad
831.675.3398 | www.manzoniwines.com
In 1999, after farming in the Salinas Valley for three generations, the Manzoni family converted six acres of vine rootstock at the base of the Santa Lucia Highlands into Pinot Noir grapes. The tasting room is located in the center of this picturesque vineyard.
Wine portfolio: Estate Pinot Noir and Syrah, Chardonnay, Rosé of Pinot, Zinfandel and a Bordeaux Blend.
645 River Road, Salinas
831.566.5147 | www.odonatawines.com
Relax in the remodeled patio area featuring a wind wall, fire pit, lush seating and landscaping. Or enjoy the inside bar. Bring a picnic or order from the visiting food trucks on selected weekends. Small lots of many different wines. Family owned and operated, they make wines we love to drink. Kid/pet/people friendly.
Wine portfolio: Rhone White, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Blanc de Blanc, Rosé of Petite Sirah, Sparkling Rosé of Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Grenache, Mourvedre, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Dessert Wines They like to keep it interesting at all times!
1645 River Road, Salinas
831.675.9463 | www.pessagnowines.com
Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5
The Sister Winery of Puma Road, Pessagno Winery is located on the River Road passage way that winds through the Santa Lucia Highlands Appellation. Relax in the newly remodeled tasting room and adjoining patio area while savoring superb wines from Ray Franscioni’s famed vineyards in Monterey and San Benito County. The remodeled tasting room and patio are perfect for private parties and casual gatherings. On site is a lovely, fully equipped two-bedroom cottage available for holiday and vacation rental.
Wine portfolio: Pessagno offers over a dozen wines for tasting and purchase, including current releases, reserve wines and such vineyard-designated varietals as Dry Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.
32075 River Road, Salinas
831.675.3548 | www.pumaroad.com
Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5
The sister winery of Pessagno Winery, Ray Franscioni’s Puma Road Winery & Tasting Room on River Road near Gonzales serves wines made from the finest grapes grown in the Santa Lucia Highlands and Gabilan Foothills and in Paicines in San Benito County. Something is always going on here. Maybe a BBQ, a local history discussion or a talk with family members. Come by and join the party.
Wine portfolio: All Puma Road wines are 100% estate grown and bottled and feature Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris as well as a full line of single varietal Bordeaux and unique blends.
1972 Hobson Avenue, Greenfield
831.386.0316 | www.scheidvineyards.com
Tasting room is in a 100-year-old restored barn. Demonstration vineyard, bocce ball court and observation deck with far-reaching views.
Wine portfolio: Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Muscato, Late Harvest Riesling, Sangiovese, Triple Layer Red and White, Albariño, Grenache Blanc, Odd Lot White and Red, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah, and Grenache. Along with nine reserve wines which include four Pinot Noirs.
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