Carmel Valley Wine Experience

Sip. Savor. Sunshine.

Known for its world-class resorts, spas, golf courses, galleries, boutiques and fine dining, Monterey County's sunny and serene Carmel Valley is a thriving destination for wine tasting. The Carmel Valley Wine Experience is a collective of wineries and tasting rooms that call this charming wine country home.

We invite travelers and wine lovers to learn more about us and come visit beautiful Carmel Valley.

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Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff

The Carmel Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 26th Annual Chili Cook-off, Great Bowls of Fire. It is not only chili that you will find at this foodie event - margaritas are also part of the competition amongst our favorite local bartenders!

In addition, local Carmel Valley wineries from Carmel Valley Wine Experience will be pouring their award-winning favorites.

America’s favorite comfort food will be celebrated at The River Ranch at Carmel Valley Ranch giving attendees an upscale setting with a ranch-like feel. Great Bowls of Fire will showcase local professional and amateur chefs and wizard Bartenders, who will be competing for a People’s Choice award and/ or the coveted “Golden Ladle” award voted by our expert foodie judges! The People’s Choice Awards will be voted on by the attendees and will be given to each category in first, second and third place.

The event will take place Wednesday, September 18 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at The River Ranch at Carmel Valley Ranch located at One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, California.

Advance-purchased tickets are discounted and cost $35 for chamber members/ $40 for community members. Tickets will be $45 the day of the event. Purchase tickets by clicking HERE

Earlier Event: September 29
A Celebration of Harvest - at Quail Meadows

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