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Wine Trolley Tours

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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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Wine Trolley Tour was awesome

The driver and his dog Nugget made the experience even better. I would definitely recommend to anybody who likes drinking wine and wants to have a fun day and doesn't want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Martinez, California
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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The driver and his dog Nugget made the experience even better. I would definitely recommend to anybody who likes drinking wine and wants to have a fun day and doesn't want to have to worry about driving!

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun with Gary and Nugget and loved the beautiful scenic views of the mountains between Monterey and Carmel Valley along the drive. The music on the trolley set the mood and it was party time the whole ride. Gary's selection and recommendations for wineries was spot on and the box lunch was perfect. I would definitely... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love our wine so we signed up for this tour without really knowing what we were getting in for. In summary it is worth it but a word of warning on how it works. Depending on the tour you buy you get a few coupons for wineries of your choice. There are around 22 wineries available for tastings. The... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were picked up on the dot of 11am, and lovely Cousin, the tour guide was nice enough to wait for late arrivals. He put some great, (loud) music on, while Clay drove the rickety old red trolley through the hills, to our wine tasting destination in Carmel Valley. Our lunch was perfect while we drank our wines, and then we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ive done the wine trolly tour twice and have had a lot of fun each time. The first time was for a bachelorette party I organized and this most recent one was a girls trip. I can honestly say that everyone enjoyed themselves and the tour. The guides were great, including "Cousin" who was very kind and looked out for... More 

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Excellent guides; good value for money. We were among a large group and we had so much with the comical guides. If you have the chance to ride wagon in town, please do. another unadvertised highlight.

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Hollister, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

My cousin and her friends invited me to join them on a wine tour on a trolley in Monterey! The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our first stop was at Tarpy's. We sampled 5 wines and had a blast. We then got back on the trolley and went to Carmel where we had several choices of wineries to choose... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Such a great time. It goes by so quickly. You meet fantastic people, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and have wonderful tasting wine.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Guide was very knowlegable and friendly. Really got a good feel for the carmel wine country and tasted some great wines.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We celebrated a bachelorette weekend with the wine trolley tours and we had an amazing time. Our host was so informative and entertaining. We had a wonderful time. If you use all your wine tasting tickets, you can purchase more from them versus buying directly from the winery for a lot less.

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