Nestled into the valley just 5 miles from the Pacific Ocean, Folktale is conveniently accessible from the Monterey Airport and the Monterey Peninsula. An easy drive from Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area, Folktale is a one-of-a-kind winery destination. We invite you to discover and enjoy this idyllic setting with great wines, food, natural beauty, comfortable climate, excellent location, and the warm hospitality of Carmel Valley.
Regular Tasting Hours
Monday – Thursday: 12-8 Fri, Sat, Sun: 11-9 Kitchen: Open Daily 12-8
Please check our Calendar for any changes
5 miles east of Highway 1
The kitchen at Folktale is always busy with activity and filled with wonderful smells. We offer small bites that pair beautifully with the wines of Folktale, with all ingredients locally sourced from the Monterey Peninsula. Please note that we do not allow outside food or alcohol.
Please check out our Menu here
TOURS WITH FOLKTALE FLIGHT TASTING
Reservations are required. Tours are $40 per guest, and include visits to the Cellar, Vineyards, Barrel Room, and Rose Vineyard with a Folktale Tasting Flight from one of our Wine Educators. Tours typically last 45-60 minutes with Tastings to follow.
WINE & FOOD PAIRING EXPERIENCE
This exclusive experience features a tasting flight of six wines and six carefully crafted canapés designed to enhance and augment the flavors of the wine. This experience is only available via reservation at least 24 hours in advance. $65 per person, or $80 to include a tour.
Though reservations are not required for a table, we welcome guests to make a reservation particularly if there is a preference in seating, you have a large group, special requests, or if a tour is desired. We will always do our best to accommodate your requests whenever possible.
If you have a group of eight or more, please call or email in advance to arrange your accommodations.
You can make your reservations online here.
If you are a Wine Club Member, please log in using your Wine Club associated email address.
We are a family friendly environment and welcome children and dogs at all times. We kindly request that children are kept under strict adult supervision at all times, and dogs be on leash while at Folktale. Dogs are allowed in all outside areas in our Wine Garden but prohibited inside any buildings on property and all dogs must never be left unattended. If your pet is larger than you are, please notify us ahead of time so that we can mentally prepare.
Our property is strictly cannabis free.