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Address: Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-624-1700
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Experience an unforgettable journey wine tasting in the aesthetic...

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.

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Marty J & Laura L: Loved it

Gary is great fun and quite the historian. My wife & I loved the tour. Also went on the ghost tour with about 20 service men's wives. Lot of estrogen present as Gary and I were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Martin B
Waimea, Hawaii
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Waimea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gary is great fun and quite the historian. My wife & I loved the tour. Also went on the ghost tour with about 20 service men's wives. Lot of estrogen present as Gary and I were only males. Fun boisterous group

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly recommend to do the tour. Well worth it especially for out of town guest. Learned a bit about Carmel and surrounding areas. All staff was wonderful including staff from the wine stops. Absolutely I will visit again. The Best part of my experience was the tractor ride.Thank you Gary for a memorable Birthday! T

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Salinas, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the Trolley and the tour guide. I am a local and did this as a birthday celebration with my future daughter n law and her friends. Drank too much and got back a tiny bit late to the Trolley. They came looking for me vs. leaving me! GREAT service and took great care of my drunken self by not... More 

Thank J C
Livermore, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Monterey Wine Trolley is a unique experience! The trip from Monterey to Carmel Valley is very memorable, with breath-taking views, and a VERY FUN host! Once you arrive, you will be able to walk to all of the tasting rooms; very unique in that you can taste at your own pace, and do it alone or with a group.... More 

Thank Phil M
Lodi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

As advertised, really fun time. Cool trolley and as I suspected, the return trip was WAY livelier than the ride there! All the venues are very friendly and lots to choose from. Lunch was awesome . . . we are vegetarian and one of us is gluten free as well so we never expect much in the food department, but... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We spent a great day on the wine trolley while in Monterrey from a cruise. We loved everything about the trip and would love to do it again the next time we are in Monterey! One caution for cruisers is the trolley meet up location is a bit of a walk and not as easy to find as I thought... More 

1 Thank Kathleen B
North Augusta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My wife and I took the tour while visiting our daughter in Monterey. Gary, the host and guide was great. He knows the area, the tasting rooms and the wine. We visited several locations in Carmel Village and each was a joy. Of you like tasting wine, meeting people and enjoying the scenery then you'll enjoy this tour. Also Cowboy... More 

2 Thank Edwin M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Had a great time. Gary offered great suggestions. Enjoyed meeting his mascot Nugget and that crazy Cowboy Pete.

Thank Deb W
Milpitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I was apart of a Bachelorette weekend and this was our morning starter. This was very social, relaxing, educational, tasty, and above all else, FUN. Thank you very much for having us! I am recommending it to all of our friends and family! If you are looking for a beautiful tour and getting to know more about the wine community... More 

2 Thank Yasmin R
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We had such a great time on this tour. The boxed lunch provided was very tasty and we enjoyed getting to pick where we went. Nugget and cowboy pete were an added bonus and made the tour extra fun.

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