It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Monterey County, California is a premier food and wine destination. Carmel Valley’s vineyards benefit from excellent soil that nourishes its star varietals — pinot noir and chardonnay. And Salinas Valley is where much of California’s produce is grown; “farm-to-table” is much more than just a popular trend. Here are some more of the area’s foodie highlights.

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FEATURED MEMBERS:

  • Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill
  • Aubergine Restaurant
  • Bernardus Lodge
  • Bernardus Vineyards and Winery
  • Big Sur
  • Big Sur River Inn
  • Cannery Row
  • Carmel Ridge Winery 
  • Carmel Valley
  • Carmel Wine Walk-by-the-Sea
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Cima Collina
  • Earthbound Farm
  • Folktale Winery
  • Hahn Family Wines
  • Holman Ranch Vineyards and Winery
  • L’Auberge Carmel
  • Lucia Restaurant & Bar
  • Marina
  • Monterey Beer Festival
  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa,
  • National Steinbeck Center
  • Nepenthe
  • Pacific Grove
  • Paraiso Vineyards
  • Passionfish
  • Peter B’s Brewpub
  • Pierce Ranch Vineyards
  • Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Salinas
  • Salinas Valley
  • Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette
  • Sanctuary Beach Resort
  • Schooner’s