Our Favorite Monterey County Wines to Enjoy at Home
Monterey County Wines to Enjoy at Home
Whether you’re engaging in a good conversation around the dinner table or enjoying a little rest and relaxation on your couch with your favorite movie — a glass of wine is often a perfect pairing! Monterey County is home to several award winning wines that you can enjoy while visiting this stunning destination or in the comfort of your own home.
At the Portola Hotel & Spa we offer a variety of award-winning Monterey County Wines that you can enjoy both at the property and at home. Our very own Jacks Monterey has been awarded the 2019 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the selection of wine offerings available at the restaurant. Jacks Monterey offers both wines by the glass and wines by the bottle.
Did you know the Portola Hotel partners with local wineries to offer five course wine dinners? Subscribe to the hotel newsletter for information about future wine and specialty dinners!
Our team has handpicked a few favorite wineries from the area we recommend you try:
Hahn Family Wines
Hahn Family Wines in the Santa Lucia Highlands sustainably farms 650 acres of estate vineyards for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Hahn offers tastings at their estate and Carmel tasting room. Wines are also available for purchase on their website.
Joyce Wine Company
Joyce Wine Company now tells the stories of Monterey County’s unique terroir, creating elegant wines while focusing on the local varietals grown throughout the County and its surroundings. Experience Joyce wines at their Carmel Valley tasting room or purchase wines online.
Bernardus Vineyards & Winery
Bernardus Vineyards & Winery offers a powerhouse portfolio of single-vineyard-designated to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. Visit their tasting room in Carmel Valley or purchase a selection of wines online.
If you are planning on visiting Monterey in the coming months, the Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association website is a great resource for those interested in learning more about wine including where to experience each of the beautiful vineyards and tasting rooms in the area.