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Best Tasting Room (2012)
A Taste of Monterey
700 Cannery Row, Ste. KK, Monterey
127 Main St., Salinas
Whether you’re a shopper, taster or member, this vino visitors’ center’s 90-wine selection and two locations in Monterey and Salinas make it easy to enjoy the fruits of the county. Keep it simple and sample a selection of six wines for just $8, or go for the reserve tasting (five premium selections) for $15. Representing wines from virtually every Monterey County growing region, Taste of Monterey is a palatable index to what this beautiful corner of the world has to offer.