Wine & Dine: Your Monterey & Carmel Destination Management Company (DMC) Partner For Personalized Adventures on the Beautiful Monterey Peninsula!

Tucked neatly along the Central Coast of California, experience this magical destination of beauty, history, exploration and connectivity...the locals' way. With its majestic ocean views, refined lifestyle experiences and endless activities, the Monterey Peninsula (Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach and Monterey) offers a perfect location for a luxury getaway or retreat.

Wine & Dine Events, the Monterey Peninsula's best local Destination Management Company (DMC), designs unique activities and tours, arranges personalized travel options locally in Monterey, Carmel and beyond! As Monterey and Carmel's most requested DMC, our local team can assist with all of your needs.

The elegance of Pebble Beach offers world class golf, award winning cuisine, incredible beaches, luxe annual events and five start lodging featuring the best in luxury group hotels in Monterey and premier experiences for corporate groups and luxury hotel options for the leisure traveler.

Carmel-by-the-Sea shines as the destination hub of the coast. A tony little town, Carmel is known for its luxury boutiques, wine tasting rooms, quaint cafes and, oh those ocean views! A perfect weekend getaway for two, or a unique location for team building and executive retreats in California.

Winding down Highway One of the most beautiful coastline drives in the world...brings you to quiet, but unforgettable, Big Sur. Home to ragged cliffs, purple sand beaches, river gorge hikes and hidden coves, Big Sur boasts the scenery that artists and photographers crave and Big Sur is the most unique destination experience for retreats and activities along Highway One south of Carmel.

Carmel Valley is our inland treasure fit for hiking, biking, horseback riding, river walking and is perfect for local destination activities in the Monterey area, while Pacific Grove serves as our beautiful little beach town, serving up the best in shoreline fun and coastal cuisine.

With your local Monterey DMC team at work, Wine & Dine Events, offering the best destination management services in the Monterey Peninsula, rest assured knowing that each detail is curated, managed and handled by the top travel planner in the Monterey Peninsula.

Immerse Yourself

At the World Famous




...our way, the locals' way. Our custom tours feature the best in local activities, dining, events and lodging...curated to fit your vision and budget. Whether it be a clambake on the beach, or horseback ride in the forest, or a vintage car ride along the coast...we can't wait to show you around!

The Magic of the
Monterey Peninsula

Carmel Valley Village Tasting Rooms

Carmel Valley is the hidden gem of the Monterey Peninsula, located at the base of the Santa Lucia Mountains. It is about a 15 minute drive from the coast and is home to more than 20 wine tasting rooms. This laid back town is an easy walk to enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting (some tasting rooms offer live music and bites). As a local Monterey and Carmel Destination Management Company, we can design the perfect afternoon of hand picked wineries to tour along with a delicious lunch (perhaps with the winemaker?) at one of these beautiful locations.

Carmel Food Tour

Carmel-by-the-Sea boasts a mass variety of culinary experiences and wineries concentrated in a picturesque, walkable downtown area. Wine & Dine Events, your very local Carmel Destination Management Company, can best capture the essence of this renowned town with a curated Food Tour hosted by our local experts. In addition to private food tastings at several locations, you may add on an e-bike tour down 17 Mile Drive, a downtown scavenger hunt or a plethora of wine tasting options! Our local destination management service team in Monterey will design any custom experience for your corporate group, executive retreat or leisure traveler!

Farm to Table Cooking class

Our local, and quite well known, Farm Stand hosts visitors daily. The stand offers fresh produce, local home goods, organic gardens and a beautiful outdoor space for hands on cooking classes utilizing the bounty they provide. Your exclusive chef will host a private interactive cooking experience and lunch, following a garden tour of these beautiful grounds. Monterey's best DMC will customize your experience to suit your needs, budget and overall vision.

Whale Watching

Monterey Bay is one of the best places in the world for whale watching where whales are spotted every day of the year. From gray whales in the Winter to orcas, humpback, blue whales and dolphins in the Spring, our local captains and crew will take you to the best spots for unforgettable sightings and unbelievable photos. Don't miss the chance to venture out into the Pacific and meet these impressive creatures up close. Your local Monterey DMC team at Wine + Dine Events will be on hand every step of the way for professional destination management to ensure everyone's comfort and satisfaction.

Classic Drive on the Coast

The drive down Highway One from Carmel to Big Sur is one of the most stunning stretches of roadway in California. The 25 mile drive offers breathtaking cliffside views, rocky coasts and sandy beaches, along with a plethora of beach access and lookout points to take it all in. Once in Big Sur, enjoy lunch on the cliffs at Nepenthe, a famed destination spot on its own. Elevate your Monterey activities and adventures in one of our classic automobiles with the top down and the radio up for that authentic California cruising experience! As the Monterey local and very creative DMC we can enhance the day with a customized scavenger hunt for a unique team building experience.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a showcase of world-class exhibits and breathtaking scenery with over 200 exhibits and 80,000 plants and animals. Dedicated to its mission, to inspire conservation of the ocean, and instill a love of the ocean to all visitors, the Monterey Bay Aquarium offers an experience of a lifetime. Enjoy a private behind the scenes tour, a fully guided Aquarium tour or host a private event in front of a 30' tall window separating the "Open Sea" from your guests! This one is not to be missed, any way you choose to experience it. Perfect for corporate tours in Monterey, private dinners or events in Monterey or a private tour of the Aquarium with your friends and family.


Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve offers everything from scientific interest to hiking to top scuba spots. Guests can discover rare plant communities, endangered archeological sites, unique geological formations, and incredibly rich flora and fauna of both land and sea. The Reserve has often been called "the crown jewel of the State Park System". Wildlife includes seals, sea lions, sea otters and migrating gray whales (from December to May). With our local Monterey tour guides, enjoy a private hike along the coastline to discover the hidden beauty of the Reserve and enjoy a peaceful picnic lunch at a pristine vantage point of the Monterey Bay and all its glory.

Beach Events and Design

What could be better than a beautifully designed beach event? We are experts in creating custom "beachscapes" for all kinds of occasions. From intimate set ups for two, to grand celebrations for two hundred, we take care of every detail to give you a not-to-be-forgotten coastal soiree!

17 Mile Drive | Driving or Bicycle tour

17 Mile Drive is simply one of the most famous scenic drives in the world. This stunning coastal roadway winds its way along the Monterey Peninsula through the Del Monte Forest, along the rocky Pacific Coast, and alongside several popular golf courses, including the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links. The crystal white sand beaches are nestled in between gorgeous look out points, miles of tidepools and perfectly manicured landscapes. To experience this beautiful coastal stretch, our top destination management team will include a private guided tour, either by car or e-bike, with stops at the best places along the way. Enjoy lunch at one of the exclusive restaurants in Pebble Beach with not-to-missed views, or allow our local team of Monterey experts to curate a one of a kind dining experience at a private, or secluded, venue.


Whether you are looking for a short sail out on the bay, a private charter or group regatta, you can do it all on Monterey Bay. The prevailing northwest winds on the bay make conditions ideal for sailing almost every day. Take your group on a gorgeous sunset sail to relish in our stellar Monterey Bay sunsets, complete with culinary treats and sublime beverages. Our local destination management team in Monterey loves to design unforgettable corporate retreat activities and tours such as this, as well as intimate adventures for two!