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Address: Dolores St Between Ocean Ave & 7th St, Carmel, CA 93921
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+1 831-624-3800
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The largest rose-grower in the state is also a notable winery.

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Bold Cabernet wine tasting in Carmel

Jack and Dawn (Dawn's Dream wines), husband and wife, have a place in Carmel Valley but the wine tasting is in Carmel-by -the-Sea. He makes bold Cabernet Sauvignons. She makes... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Snorris57
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Bonita, CA
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Bonita, CA
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248 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Jack and Dawn (Dawn's Dream wines), husband and wife, have a place in Carmel Valley but the wine tasting is in Carmel-by -the-Sea. He makes bold Cabernet Sauvignons. She makes more delicate wines and her shop is around the corner. Several different styles and flavors. Do the tasting and you'll find something worthwhile.

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Thank Snorris57
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We signed up for wine gang club...whereby you received 2 shipments a year...for $ 100 bucks. Things started out okay, but their ditzy secretary got things all fouled up. Jack Galante promised us he would straighten it out...which NEVER happened. Make a long story short, we never received our 3 bottles of wine! After a few phone conversations we just... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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277 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Had the pleasure of meeting Jack Galante, what a gentleman. excellent wine, fantastic vineyard, this is a must if you are in Carmel. his savvy is simply perfect.

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Thank Australia1962
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Good bold reds. Looked like a good list of library wines too, if that interests you. They have a sister (wife) winery in town as well. Cow seats are funny.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great little tasting room tucked in behind stores and restaurants with great western and ranch style décor Wines are excellent and the staff was very accommodating We even got to watch the football game on the TV while we tasted

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Davis, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

All the wines on the menu were very overpriced and only one would be one I would drink again. Not well balanced or original. The wines were just not very good...very disappointing from this wine region as we always seem to find wines we like. The service was fine but the gal pouring for us was being dominated by another... More 

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Thank Carrie G
CVJack, Owner at Galante Vineyards, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to our Tasting Room and that you felt our staff did not give you proper attention. That is certainly NOT what we are about. We strive to make our wine tasting experience enjoyable for everyone in a casual and fun setting. As with any product, taste preferences vary and it... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My wife wanted to go to a vineyard instead of a tasting room so our concierge made some calls. Jack met us at the vineyard and gave us a tour of facility and cellar. We tried several varietals and got a case to ship home. The Ace High Malbec and Rancho Galante and Almond Flat Pinot are all wonderful, however... More 

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Thank Bill W
CVJack, Owner at Galante Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review and especially your visit. We hope to see you the next time you are in Carmel. Jack More 

Beaumont, Texas
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159 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We went looking for this winery because of their bold reds. It was a little off the main street of shops but not too difficult to find. It was decorated in a western theme which we found amusing being as we are from Texas and didn't expect that décor in a seaside town in California. We were the only customers,... More 

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Thank 1027rm
CVJack, Owner at Galante Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your visit and kind review. We hope you will come back on your next visit to Carmel. Jack Galante, President More 

Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This place specializes in dry, dry reds. I loved all of them! The staff was very friendly to chat with and made me feel very welcome despite traveling solo. Loved galante so much that I went back for a second visit and met the owner, Jack. He was very nice. If you like white wine got to Dawn's dream around... More 

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CVJack, Owner at Galante Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to talk about your experience and your kind words, I hope to see you on your next visit to Carmel. Jack Galante More 

Carmel Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

A hidden gem located in the heart of carmel by the sea, so friendly and great wines. Better yet we had the opportunity to spend time with the owner and sample some of his older vintages only a true connoisseur could appreciate. Amazing!

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CVJack, Owner at Galante Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are truly proud of our wines and especially our older vintages. I hope you will have the chance to visit us again sometime. Best regards, Jack More 

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