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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 beauty of...

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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As always there is a minimum word count . This was great fun , Gary is a great host and his dog oh so cute ( didn't fit in my bag -my kids would have loved it ). The wines were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As always there is a minimum word count . This was great fun , Gary is a great host and his dog oh so cute ( didn't fit in my bag -my kids would have loved it ). The wines were great and the packed lunch very nice . Probably the best eke tour I have done ( not necessarily... More 

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the pick up point and were warmly greeted by Gary. One other couple arrived shortly thereafter and off we went. Gary is a wealth of local knowledge and shared a lot of it in our 30 minute trip over to Carmel. If you are looking to go to actual wineries you will be out of luck. As... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not go expecting to go to wineries. You go to a tasting venue and wander between them. The lunches were satisfactory, but you could do the wineries cheaper individually at $10 a tasting fee. You basically pay for a driver and a very unique guide. Cousin was fabulous and got everyone going. I'm not sure this would be my... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is our second time. It was so good the first time, that we took visitors there, and we all enjoyed it very much

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Highly recommend taking a tour of all the different wineries. Doing it on the trolley is a convenient, easy, and fun way to do it. Pick up was easy, and they provided nice facts about the city and wineries. The guides were pleasant, accommodating and cheerful. Would do it again.

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Waimea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

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 November 23, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

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 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

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 

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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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