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2013-01-09 12:22:43

MONTEREY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce Wine Enthusiast has selected the destination as a 2013 Top Ten Wine Travel Destination in the World. Monterey County is the only California wine region to make the 2013 list. "The wine country in Monterey County is less commercialized and provides a more authentic experience for the devoted wine enthusiast," said Tammy Blount, CEO of the Monterey County...

2012-08-16 02:25:38

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with September's designation as California Wine Month, Monterey Wine Country is releasing a ground-breaking series of wines - the Monterey Signature Series Wine Collection, showcasing four of Monterey County's nine American Viticulture Areas (AVA). Offering an up-close look at the essence of this burgeoning wine region, the Signature Series' release includes two Pinot Noir and two Chardonnay wines, each crafted...

2012-05-08 06:21:44

FROM THE CELEBRITY-STUDDED CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE TO HITTING HOT LAPS AT LAGUNA SECA MAZDA RACEWAY ON A BICYCLE, MONTEREY COUNTY IS A MECCA FOR WHEELED ADVENTURES MONTEREY, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sporting some of the world's most iconic drives - from Highway 1 through Big Sur to Pebble Beach's 17-Mile Drive - Monterey County takes touring on wheels to a high art. The region's diverse layout and cinematic eye candy make for an unparalled getaway....

2011-04-12 07:00:00

Scenic Highway 1 Southbound to Big Sur Set to Reopen Soon MONTEREY, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring spells renewal in Monterey County, with its potent mix of fresh ocean breezes, prime Pacific sunsets and crisp snap of Monterey pine to jump-start the senses. Verdant and visual, this region also boasts the top trekking for wild flower enthusiasts with 25 state and national parks, including the newest edition -- Fort Ord Dunes State Park. Add a wealth of cultural...