Archive for: Monterey

Whaling Station in Monterey: A Steak Lovers Tradition

Whaling Station in Monterey: A Steak Lovers Tradition

Old World Steak House Traditions live on at the internationally acclaimed Whaling Station, perched just above Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. Named Monterey County’s...

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Portola Hotel & Spa – Family Hub for Sun & Fun

Portola Hotel & Spa – Family Hub for Sun & Fun

Located a few steps from the Old Fisherman’s Wharf, the Portola Hotel & Spa is an ideal vacation spot for families to enjoy all the attractions offered in...

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Beach House: Magnificent Menu with a Mesmerizing View

Beach House: Magnificent Menu with a Mesmerizing View

The Beach House is located above Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove, in one of those destinations they must photographic for post cards that people around the world...

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Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa: The Crown Jewel of Canary Row

Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa: The Crown Jewel of Canary Row

Fine hotel properties ‘stay calm and carry on’ and this is clearly the case with the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, located on historic Canary Row, a short walk...

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The Growing Regions Of Monterey Part VIII: Hames Valley

The Growing Regions Of Monterey Part VIII: Hames Valley

The Monterey appellation’s southern most AVA, the Hames Valley, has a very warm overall climate, but it also experiences the region’s most significant diurnal...

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The Growing Regions Of Monterey Part VII: San Antonio Valley

The Growing Regions Of Monterey Part VII: San Antonio Valley

The Growing Regions Of Monterey Part VII: San Antonio Valley The San Antonio Valley is Monterey County’s newest AVA. At the far southern end of the region, temperatures...

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The Growing Regions of Monterey Part VI: San Lucas

The Growing Regions of Monterey Part VI: San Lucas

At the southwestern edge of the Salinas Valley, more than 8,000 acres are cultivated for grapes. The vines here are much less affected by ocean breezes, so they...

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Estancia 2008 Pinnacles Ranch Chardonnay / Monterey

Estancia 2008 Pinnacles Ranch Chardonnay / Monterey

Background Estancia Chardonnay is made from grapes grown on Pinnacles vineyard on the western flanks of the Gavilan Mountains in Monterey County. In this up-and-coming...

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The Growing Regions of Monterey County: Part 1

The Growing Regions of Monterey County: Part 1

Monterey County is legendary for its breathtaking views and incredible wildlife.  The way that weather, earth, and ocean combine together make it a dream come true...

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