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Albatross Ridge Tasting Cottage - Carmel Valley
We are excited to announce our newly renovated Carmel Valley Tasting Cottage is opening Saturday, July 4th! The beautiful Carmel Valley location features an updated bar and indoor tasting room and an expansive garden patio for a wonderful al fresco tasting experience. Proper distancing measures are in force to ensure the safety of all of our guests and team members.
Located on Carmel Valley Road, our Tasting Cottage is conveniently located next to a handful of neighboring tasting rooms and other retail stores in Carmel Valley Village. Albatross Ridge Winery specializes in premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grown on our Estate in Carmel Valley not too far from the Cottage. Our vineyard has been recognized by Wine Enthusiast as one of the most Dramatic Vineyards in California.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
We had a 5:30 reservation and the table we chose to sit at had leftover wine glasses and water glasses. Our waiter seated us without cleaning the table and sanitizing before we sat. He poured us our first flight and then removed the leftover glasses from the previous patrons. We were never offered water. For $25 a tasting, I felt like the price was not worth the experience.
AMAZING WINE!! The best in Carmel!! Chardonnay & Pinot Noir 💯
We were the only ones there. It was a really great experience and wine tasting.
Wonderful Birthday experience!
I wasn’t sure how to rate our experience because they were not open, we had a reservation but there was no one at the tasting room.
I tried to call ahead of time but there was no way to speak to a real person.
Disappointed since we drove 15 minutes but we ended up at Boekenoogen which was very good.
Everything was amazing from knowledge to being spot on with describing there wine. They had an amazing concrete made wine. I e never had but great place, not busy, and very friendly!
Wine was amazing! Richard is an incredible host! Can’t wait to go back as we joined the wine club!
Exquisite wines served with lots of expertise from Richard who is fantastic!
Cute outdoor wine tasting cottage
This restaurant is relevantly new to the Carmel scene and I think that is why it had so much availability for resos during our stay. It turned out to be so good for brunch, we came here twice!
Very excited to visit the tasting cottage for the first time. The wines were outstanding, as always, and AR keeps adding additional wines to their selection that are great. The setting is great, and can't wait until everything can be opened up and things get back to normal! Thank you, Jon Karlo, for another outstanding tasting!
Quiet, pleasant outdoor seating and very pleasant, informative staff. The one food item I wanted in early afternoon was truffles, but they were out of the truffles, which was a disappointment, although it might have been a problem with the supplier, rather than their ordering. The wine was pleasant, but not my favorite type of wine, but if you like Chardonnay, their wines would be worth checking out.
Excellent wines full of exquisite flavor. The service was superb! The outdoor tasting room reminds me of an Italian backyard. A must stop when in Carmel Valley.
Great ambience, good wine, and fantastic service. Ally was very personable and she did a great job trying to make it an individualized experience. Would absolutely come here again.
The service and ambiance were outstanding, wines were goods, not outstanding, over priced.
Friendly atmosphere. Unpretentious excellent tasting. No food probably due to CV19
Albatross Ridge Tasting Cottage - Carmel Valley offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (831) 298-7388.
Albatross Ridge Tasting Cottage - Carmel Valley is rated 4.7 stars by 16 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.