Joyce Vineyards, Carmel Valley

#12 of 12 in Wineries in Carmel Valley
Winery / Vineyard · Hidden Gem · Food & Drink
Joyce Wine Co. began as a chase planing in 1986 on a steep hillside in Carmel Valley, California. Now, winemaker Russell Joyce, who grew up working amongst the vines at the family's estate, has followed his passion relentlessly pursuing unique vineyard sites throughout Monterey County.

Each vineyard we work with is diverse in climate and soil type. Our cellar practices are minimal; gently guiding our wines rather than over-manipulating, in order to produce honest, transparent wines that represent a time and place in Monterey's coastal climate.

Though each vintage is unique given the growing conditions that particular season, something that remains consistent is our dedication to produce wines that showcase balance, finesse and focus.
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TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
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  • Incredible customer service and attention to detail. There were several wines not on the menu and through discussion with our server, he brought out additional wine for us to try. No questions...  more »
  • We had a very nice wine tasting at Joyce Vineyards in Carmel Valley. This is a charming tasting room. There is both standing and seating room for the tasting. Our discussions and information...  more »
  • We had some great wine and ended up talking with the wine maker directly, lucky us. We joined the wine club because we really appreciated the smooth, light finish of most of the wines we tried. Definitely a drinkable collection and reasonably priced. The ambiance was great too. Nice complex and the wine bar will be featuring food this weekend. The kitchen is up and running .
  • First 5 stars for the delicious wine, and 5 for ambiance and friendly service, a great way to start your tasting in the Carmel Valley

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