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Holman Ranch

Address: 19 East Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Phone Number: +1 831-659-2640
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Type: Ranchs, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Horseback riding
Owner description: Holman Ranch’s Carmel Valley tasting room offers the perfect backdrop to swirl, sip and savor the...
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Type: Ranchs, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Horseback riding
Owner description: Holman Ranch’s Carmel Valley tasting room offers the perfect backdrop to swirl, sip and savor the different complexities of Holman Ranch Vineyard and Winery wines. There is something for everyone (5 varietals in fact), from the full-bodied Pinot Noirs to the light, fruity flavors of our Pinot Gris and lightly oaked Chardonnay. Holman Ranch also offers estate grown and bottled Olive Oil available for tasting and purchase at the Tasting Room.The Tasting Room showcases the estate wines of Holman Ranch include: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rosé of Pinot Noir. Carefully hand-harvested, cold pressed and bottled, the Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced from the fruits of our Tuscan trees has a delightful spice followed by a buttery finish.Tastings are offered daily for $5 per tasting. A standard tasting includes five varietals. The tasting fee is waived with the purchase of $50 or more in wine.The tasting room is open Mon - Thurs from 11:00 am–6:00 pm, Fri - Sun from 12:00 pm- 7 pm, and can be reserved for private events.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Holman Ranch is a bit run down. Although near he beautiful mountains of Carmel Valley, you must drive along a not nice side road to get to it. Okay for a casual wedding but not the place to hold an elegant wedding from our overall disappointing experience. It used to be a good place for horseback riding lessons and a... More 

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Hlowder34, General Manager at Holman Ranch, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience- we would love to speak with you regarding the details of your experience as we are always making improvements to our process. The property itself offers a rustic elegance as an historic ranch. We are so happy you joined us and would love to hear more about the aspects... More 

Walnut Creek, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Nick took five of us on a tour and barrel tasting adventure. We had so much fun, ended up at the tasting room and took enough wine home that we almost had to leave a bag of luggage or two to make room for our purchases! Their wine club membership benefits include a two night stay at the ranch -... More 

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Baltimore
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Quite possibly the most beautiful wedding I have ever attended. From the rehearsal dinner to the wedding ceremony to the reception. The grounds and views are breathtaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Attended a rehearsal Dinner& wedding the following day. The grounds and wine are both amazing! The staff was on the spot, never had an empty glass and the food was superb. Would recommend for any occasion or just for the tasting room

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demarest
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

this was the most beautiful setting I've ever seen for a wedding or very special occasion. the facility is magnificent and the food was superb.

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Los Gatos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A 400 acre ranch awaited us and what we were about to see transported us to another world. Holman Ranch, located in the hills of Carmel Valley, California is Monterey Peninsula's best kept secret. At noon we stopped at the Holman Ranch Tasting Room. It was easy to find on Carmel Valley Road and located among a walkable stretch of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The tasting room is fantastic and Nick is knowledgeable and very friendly! No pressure to buy any wines or sign up for the tour. We did however sign up for the tour and it was wonderful! Well worth the small cost. The tour on the estate was intimate, educational and fun. It was a wonderful day with the family and... More 

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San Ramon, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We went for a wine tasting here by recommendation and it was just amazing! Nick handled the wine tasting and is such a great guy. We absolutely loved chatting with him and learning more about their different wines. We did the white wine flight and got a taste of a delicious new dessert wine as well. Not to forget to... More 

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Missouri
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

This is a review of the tasting room located in the winery row. We stopped here based on a recommendation. Nick was working and handling the tasting. He did a great job and his wine was very good. He explained the Holman operation and history. We were very pleased with our experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We visited the Holman Ranch tasting room in Carmel Valley in June 2013. We were impressed with the wines and the service. They offered three different wine flights; whites, reds or mixed, costing $5 for 3 wines. We decided on the white flight, which included a sauvignon blanc, a pinot gris, and a chardonnay. The server also gave us a... More 

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