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The Wine Experience

381 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

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The Wine Experience looks forward to hosting your private event or team building session!

  • Bar Area is 520 square feet, with a capacity of 40 people.
  • Class Room area is 400 square feet, with a capacity of 16 people (No additional charges will apply if the group is 16 people or less and Bar Area is not required).
  • If the Bar Area is rented the business must be closed for the private event.
  • Entire Space (Bar Area + Class Room +Winemaking Area) has a capacity of 66 people.

The classes below can be provided for your private event or team building session:

Wine Blending- Choose from any of our red and white wines to create your own percentage blend. We will provide guidance and tools to help you dial in the flavor and personalize both your wine and the bottle label.

Introduction to Wine Tasting (Available Fall 2016)- Covers a broad range of topics to help new wine drinkers more fully appreciate and enjoy wines. Also includes tastings and descriptions of Monterey County Wines.

Taste Like a Pro (Available Fall 2016)- Train your palate to taste and evaluate wine like a pro. Compare aroma samples with wines to enhance your wine appreciation skills.

Wine and Food Pairing (Available Fall 2016)- Taste a flight of wine with a selection of small bites to demonstrate pairing. You will also learn ways to develop interesting food and wine pairing at home.

Wine Making (Available Fall 2016)- Explore hands-on wine making by creating six gallons (30 bottles) of wine in our micro-winery. We will provide all the tools, equipment and guidance. You'll have range of options to choose from to make your preferred wine style. After the initial class, you can participate in as much or as little of the remaining process as desired. Finished wine can be picked-up or shipped.

Please contact us if you would like to rent the private room or entire facility for your next group event or team building experience!

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Wine Tasting
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  • Menu: Opening Menu_and food.pdf
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  • Hours of Operation: M - T Closed, W - TH 2-8, F - Su 12-8
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Facility Info
  • Description Front bar area is 540 sf and holds up to 30 people. Back private room is 400 sf and holds up to 15 people for private meetings or classes.
  • Largest Room 540
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1500
  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Audio/Visual Services On-Site true
  • Catering Managers Available true
  • Catering Services Available true
  • Event Managers available true
  • Banquet Capacity 1000
  • Number of Rooms 2
  • Classroom Capacity 300