There’s more whales in the Monterey Bay this season than we can remember! Come out to Sand Rock Farm and take an ocean adventure with Sanctuary Cruises.
Santa Cruz County and the Monterey Bay Area feature a rich abundance of fine artisanal food and drink, in addition to a plethora of gourmet festivals and experiences listed below:
Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrower’s Association – Comprehensive list of our Appellation’s Finest!
Farmer’s Markets – Every day a different site, always lovely, lively, and good for you!
Richard Donnelly Fine Chocolates – World-famous hand-made chocolate truffles and more
Outstanding in the Field Farm Dinners – Chef dinners with local winemakers on organic farms
Parker-Lusseau French Pastries – Exquisitely delicious savory and sweet treats
Gilroy Garlic Festival – The granddaddy of Food Festivals
TomatoFest – World’s biggest Heirloom Tomato Extravaganza
Masters of Food & Wine, Carmel Highlands – Annual gathering of world-renowned chefs and winemakers
Cucina Mugnaini – Wood fired oven cooking classes