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Wine Trolley Tours

P.O. Box 1201, Monterey, CA 93940
831 624-1700
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Ranked #3 of 58 Activities in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Experience an unforgettable journey wine tasting in the aesthetic beauty of Carmel Valley aboard “Hattie the Magnificent Trolley”.We will pick you up... more » Owner description: Experience an unforgettable journey wine tasting in the aesthetic beauty of Carmel Valley aboard “Hattie the Magnificent Trolley”.We will pick you up at the Portola Plaza-Downtown Monterey at 11:00 AM and trolley you to Ventana Vineyards out at Tarpy's Flat.We then travel over the Salinas Mountains to visit the many tasting rooms in the Carmel Valley Village including: Bernardus Vineyards, Parsonage Vineyards, Chateau Sinnet, Heller Estate Organic Vineyards and Boekenoogen Winery.Our last stop is Mid Valley where we can visit Boete Winery and Chateau Julien.You will then be returned to Portola Plaza with all the wonderful memories, new friends and wines you have collected. « less
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

My fiance and I were in Monterey for a quiet week away and started our trip with the Wine Trolley. It certainly got our trip off on the right foot. Gary is a riot and made for a very fun host. Nugget, his long-haired Dachshund sidekick was adorable. We thought the value of the tour was great--two Wine Trolley wine... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Thanks to Gary and a Trolley full of friendly, wine-loving passengers, my husband and I had a fantastic time celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary!! This tour is definitely worth the price.....very funny tour guide, beautiful countryside, yummy wines and a lot of fun!! A MUST DO IN MONTEREY

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Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We took the Trolley on October 3, 2014 and had a great time. Discovered this great tour when researching for our California trip from Virginia. The driver was fun and funny and the wineries were terrific. I cannot think of a better way to visit so many different tasting rooms in one afternoon plus the fruit and cheese snack lunch... More

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San Clemente, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Wine Trolley is a must if you are going to Monterey. The ride through the valley was beautiful and our guide was great! I knew they started the trolley and the music came on, it was going to be a day we would not forget. I traveled with 3 friends, decided to have a lady getaway and we all... More

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The Villages, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excursion was fun, interesting, comical thanks to Gary. We had beautiful weather on our trip and this added to the experience.

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cleveland, oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Definitely bang for your buck! We got the couples deal for 2. Gary was extremely entertaining and humorous! Worth the day trip 😊

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Newark, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I just have to say that this was one of the best times my husband and I have had in Monterey! The wine trolley is something that everyone should do! Gary was great and so so funny and very informative! Thanks for such a good time!

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Appleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Gary was a great tour guide and an expert on the wines of the region. The tour was both structured and unstructured at the same time. Starting out we stopped at a winery where they taught about wine in general. That was great as this was our first time Wine tasting. From there we went into the hills where Gary... More

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Yorba Linda, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We couldn't wait for this year's trip to Monterey to AGAIN enjoy the Wine Trolley Tour that meanders thru the region's wine country. We had such a blast ... even though we were the "old folks"! Always educational, entertaining, and Gary (and his pup buddy) shared so much of the area's history ... AND wine info! Well worth the small... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My mother in law and I rode the wine trolley during a family vacation to Monterey County. We had so much fun and learned so much about wine and the area. The trolley driver was fun and silly and very informative. I loved the music he played while we were driving. What was unique and unexpected was how the day... More

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