Folktale Winery & Vineyards

8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel, CA 93923 Map · Phone number
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About Folktale Winery & Vineyards

In every great bottle of wine, there is a story. Those stories are about people, passion, places, life, love, laughter, nature, and celebration. Stories are what inspired us to build Folktale Winery & Vineyards.

Nestled in the valley just 5 miles from the Pacific Ocean, Folktale is conveniently accessible from the Monterey Airport and the Monterey Peninsula. An easy drive from Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area, Folktale is a one-of-a-kind winery destination. Situated on 15 acres of sustainably-farmed Sangiovese vineyards and gardens along the Carmel River, it offers numerous venue settings with which to delight you and your guests. Whether your group is small and intimate, desiring a large feast and celebration, or a memorable corporate retreat, our aim is to create an experience tailored to your group. Each of our venue locations has its own unique feel and narrative. We invite you to discover and enjoy this idyllic setting with the award winning wines, food, natural beauty, comfortable climate, and the warm hospitality of Carmel Valley.

Venues

  • The Rose Vineyard - Nestled in the vines beside our Barrel Room, The Rose Vineyard features a secluded large, grassy field perfect for Ceremonies and private events. This vineyard showcases majestic views of the property as well as the Santa Lucia Mountains beyond. This space can also be used in conjunction with the Barrel Room for an indoor/outdoor event, and is also a great spot for Post-Wedding Brunches or Summertime Bridal Showers.

  • The Barrel Room - Follow the cobblestone pathway to a private courtyard and through dramatic double doors into the spacious and breathtaking Barrel Room. This space makes an instant impression with over 1,000 wine barrels stacked from floor to ceiling. One of the largest and most unique indoor spaces in the area, the Barrel Room is incredibly versatile and has proudly been the setting for some truly memorable events from Weddings to Concerts to Galas.

  • The Greenhouse - The Greenhouse is the perfect space in any season. Offering privacy while bringing a balance of outdoors and indoors, this cozy space is anchored by our beloved handmade Monterey Cypress table. During the warm, endless summer days, the French doors open up and invite the garden sounds and ocean breeze in. When the weather turns chilly, this space transforms into a glowing and ultra-cozy space, equipped with heaters and our Sonos sound system. A green wall of indoor ivy and a canopy of nested plants add to the enchantment of this space, which is unlike any other. Perfect for Wedding Events under 55 guests!

  • The Wine Garden - Our Winery Garden is warm and tranquil. The lush green landscaping, colorful and fragrant flowers, and trees that provide dappled shade insist that you linger. Playful centerpieces and kilim pillows add color and comfort, while the string lights, fire pits, and hanging lanterns in the Strawberry Tree create a surreal glow in the evening hours. Invitingly beautiful day or night, this is an open space to spend the afternoon with friends and family, host a reception, or hold your large event in this idyllic atmosphere. Combined with the Greenhouse and Gallery, the winery area can accommodate events both intimate and grand.

  • The Vineyard House - Tucked within the vineyard is the luxurious Vineyard House, an ideal venue for upscale events and meetings. It offers four private rooms and a great room with twenty foot vaulted ceilings that generously open up to a wrap-around patio surrounded by vines; an ideal location for cocktails, dinner and dancing, or a private corporate retreat. The space is also equipped with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths - perfect for lodging for Wedding Families or Bridal Parties and other events under 80 guests.

Services Offered

Just minutes from Carmel-by-the-Sea, Pebble Beach, and Monterey, Folktale is a unique and memorable place to celebrate your special occasion. Whether you are planning an intimate affair with a small group or a large event that would impress Gatsby, we would be honored to be the setting for your celebration. Site fees include setup and cleanup, tables and chairs, complimentary parking, as well as Day-Of Coordination from an On-Site Event Manager. Additional services include:

  • In-House Catering
  • In-House Beverage Service
  • Coordination of Event Rentals, Furniture & Decor
  • Lighting & Sound Rentals
  • Pet Friendly

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6 Reviews for Folktale Winery & Vineyards

Recommended by 87% of couples


4.4 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.2
  • Professionalism 4.3
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.3
  • Average response time 4.3

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    Roberta P. · Married on 10/10/2020

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    An unforgettable Wedding Day!!!

    We were fortunate to have my grandson's wedding at Folktale Winery. It was a beautiful & enjoy day. The setting is just prefect.
    Our dinner was just as we had hope for along with the service.
    We was a most wonderful experience for all.
    I was lucky to be the Officiate to marry my grandson & his bride.

    Sent on 03/18/2021
  • User6297754 · 2+ years ago

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    Beautiful venue. Very flexible and accommodating. Responsive to email and organized. Lots of places for pictures. Nina was awesome!

    Sent on 10/05/2016
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    Jessica · Married on 09/04/2016

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    Folktale winery was the perfect venue for our wedding! We had the ceremony at the courtyard, cocktail hour at the green house area and dinner in the barrel room. Our day of coordinator and folktale's venue coordinator worked together to make everything go smoothly. Everything was beautiful and we couldn't have picked a better place to say I Do.

    Sent on 09/25/2016

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Folktale Winery & Vineyards FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 3500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 45.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House Beer
    House Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    8
  • Describe your venue:
    Garden
    Historic Building
    Winery
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    House Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle Runners
    Altar/Arch
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Photo booth
    Tables
    Tents
    Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    December

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