Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites Carmel-by-the-Sea's Only Wine Themed Hotel Introduces its Wine and Dine Packages

Top Quote Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites has partnered with 15 local Monterey County wineries to create a unique guest experience celebrating the bounty of Monterey County's vineyards. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 13, 2014 - Carmel, CA - Each winery sponsors one room or suite, providing its own creative touches. From the McIntyre Vineyards room with its impressive 100-year-old section of grapevine to J. Lohr's plush bathrobes, every winery's room offers a signature luxury experience. In 2014, Vendange will be releasing 2 new wine themed rooms. The first room was released in April with Blair Vineyards. The second room will be released Summer 2014 and will be decorated by Holman Ranch.
    Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites Owner Brian Lee announced today that the hotel will be launching two new wine and dine packages beginning June 1st:

    Wine and Dine Package: Andre's Bouchee

    Experience the best Carmel has to offer. Luxurious accommodations in Carmel's only wine themed hotel, gourmet dining, chocolates and Monterey County wine  what a delicious combination! This special wine and dine package has a French Bistro flavor with a lunch or dinner at the coveted, award winning, Zagat rated Andre's Bouchee!

    For $125 upgrade to our wine and dine package which includes:

    * Cabernet infused blueberries chocolates and pinot noir chocolate cherries from local vintner Ventana Wines
    * A bottle of Monterey County Award winning wine - your choice of white or red
    * A $50 lunch or dinner certificate at Andre's Bouchee located on Mission Street, two doors south of Ocean Avenue in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea.  Proprietor Elizabeth Lemaire wants to share a  Carmel favorite that lures locals and visitors with its chic style and neighborhood charm. Chef Jacques Zagouri prepares authentic French Bistro Cuisine with a Californian Coastal flair. Our friendly atmosphere buzzes with excitement and energy that makes you feel your dining in one of the small neighborhoods inside Paris.

    Wine and Dine Package: Flaherty's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar

    Experience the best Carmel has to offer. Luxurious accommodations in Carmel's only wine themed hotel, gourmet dining, chocolates and Monterey County wine what a delicious combination! This special wine and dine package offers the freshest catch in town. If you are a seafood lover this is for you!

    For $125 upgrade to our wine and dine package which includes:

    * Cabernet infused blueberries chocolates and pinot noir chocolate cherries from local vintner Ventana Wines
    * A bottle of Monterey County Award winning wine - your choice of white or red

    A $50 lunch or dinner certificate at Flaherty's Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar. Located side-by-side in the heart of Carmel, Flaherty's Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar are dedicated to providing you with the freshest, most delicious seafood.  Flaherty's knows good seafood, they know how to buy it and they know how to prepare it. Unlike most restaurants (even the best of them) where fish is often a secondary item on the menu… at Flaherty's it's all about seafood. At Flaherty's, you will experience a small town, comfortable, family atmosphere, where quality ingredients and quality preparation come together with quality service. It's who we are…. come and experience seafood like it was meant to be.

    To book any of these packages please go to and go to reservations and when you choose your room category please make sure to choose the wine & dine package which will have the price included in your stay.

    Rooms Overview:
    * The cozy rooms have sleek, modern bathrooms finished with imported Spanish marble.
    * Views of both the Inn's beautiful gardens and the Carmel skyline are plentiful.
    * Sleeping areas are appointed with memory foam-top beds, deluxe linens, and high-definition flat screen televisions - not that you'll want to stay indoors.

    Cottage Suite:
    The separate Cottage Suite offers a generous 650 square feet of living space. With a California King bed, 50" high definition flat screen television, gas fireplace and kitchenette, it's the perfect place for a honeymoon or romantic weekend getaway.

    Wine Themed Rooms:
    * Blair Vineyards
    * Dawn's Dream
    * Galante
    * J. Lohr
    * Joullian
    * Manzoni
    * McIntyre
    * Otter Cove
    * Pierce Winery
    * Tudor
    * Twisted Roots
    * Ventana
    * Cima Collina
    * Coming in Summer 2014 Holman Ranch

    Wine Room Highlights:

    Twisted Roots King Suite

    Twisted Roots believes in letting the grapes speak for themselves. They feel that the work in the vineyard is where the wines get their flavor and overall complexity. As "Green Growers" they follow sustainable farming practices throughout the entire wine making process. In creating the Twisted Roots room, winemaker Josh Ruiz took the same philosophy to design as he does to making wines. Canvas pictures from the Twisted Roots vineyard adorn the walls, custom artwork made from barrels, rod iron and wine bottles show case the bar and more!

    Ventana Vineyards:
    Ventana Vineyards believes great wines are made in the vineyard, and the Ventana Vineyard has the perfect combination of water, soil, climate, art and science to create superb, world-class wines. Our success is evidenced by the number of awards that we have won over the years on wine made from this remarkable property. In fact, wines from our Ventana Vineyard have earned more medals and awards than any other single vineyard in America. When creating their Ventana Vineyards wine themed room they brought the story of the vineyard to the room.

    * Custom canvas prints grace the walls telling the story of the vineyards.

    * The winemaker's story can be found on the room for all to enjoy.

    * A Ventana Vineyards wine barrel has been converted into a custom snack bar full of delicious Ventana Vineyard logoed snacks and wine!

    * The bed has a logoed throw and the walls have actually small vines from the vineyard affixed to them.

    J. Lohr:
    Flavorful wines, quite literally "wines full of flavor" are the mission at J. Lohr. J. Lohr's unwavering focus on flavors sounds so simple, yet it's surprisingly complex. Achieving the best flavor demands total control, every step of the way, and is the result of planting each site to its ideal grape variety and applying artisanal winemaking techniques, including extended maceration, barrel and malolactic fermentation, among others. When you stay in the J. Lohr room you soak up the flavor of the vineyard. From grapevine wreaths and a barrel on the balcony that offers the perfect table top to enjoy some wine and cheese to art from the vineyard and a custom J. Lohr wine display, you will as if you have been transported to the vineyard.

    Additional Rooms with Unique Features:
    * McIntyre Vineyards brought in a 5 foot vine from the vineyard that is the masthead for the bed as well as created custom glass lamps etched with the McIntyre wine label. Truly spectacular to view!

    * Cima Collina has their vineyard artist create custom painting for the room made from wine barrels and rod iron as well as creating their own logoed bed side stand.

    * The Inn offers breakfast daily and wine tasting on the weekends.

    * ines that are typically available only in partner wineries' tasting rooms are also available to guests for purchase.

    * Guests can relax with a glass of wine around the inviting fire pit in the garden and enjoy live music. (available most weekends)

    Monterey County Wine Facts:
    * Did you know? Monterey County is the one of the largest wine growing and producing regions in California which is one of the reasons why it was named as one of 2013's "Top Ten Wine Travel Destinations" in the world by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. 

    * In Carmel-by-the-Sea alone, you can spend a weekend wine-tasting without ever getting in a vehicle!

    * Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea has become a bona fide wine tasting destination, with enough tasting rooms to keep visitors busy for a weekend and even more about to open.

    * Carmel Valley's tasting rooms (11 miles from Carmel-by-the-Sea) are not overly crowded and provide a warm, personal interaction with tasting hosts and winemakers.

    Vendange is conveniently located a short drive away from the Monterey Peninsula Airport, just off of scenic Highway 1, with free parking for guests. We're minutes away from downtown Carmel's shopping and fine dining, scenic 17-Mile Drive, and the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Vendange Carmel is located at 24815 Carpenter St., Carmel, CA 93923.  Telephone 831.624.6400, fax 831.624.5111. Website:, email reservations ( @ ) vendangecarmel dot com dot

    Marci Bracco Cain
    Vendange Carmel
    PO Box 3396
    Ocean Avenue 3 SE Of San Carlos
    Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921-3396
    Marci ( @ ) chatterboxpublicrelations dot com

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