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Ag Venture Tours

CA 93942
+1 831-761-8463
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Interesting Tour

My husband and I took a 4 hour tour and absolutely loved it! We were able to ask a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicki T
Chanhassen, Minnesota
A culinary tour like no other

My spouse and I took the half-day Ag Venture tour. The very knowledgeable Evan Oaks takes you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Altadena, CA
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Ag Venture Tours specializes in wine tasting, sightseeing and agricultural education tours of the Monterey Bay region. Wine tasting tours visit the Monterey Wine Country (Carmel Valley, Salinas) or the Santa Cruz Mountains. Agricultural education tours feature the Salinas Valley. Sightseeing tours include Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel or Big Sur. All our tours are designed to be fun and educational and customized to your interests. Each tour includes pickup and return at your residence or hotel.
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CA 93942
+1 831-761-8463
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a 4 hour tour and absolutely loved it! We were able to ask a lot of questions and Evan was able to answer all of them. He's very knowledgeable and has been working in the industry for 20 plus years....More

Thank Vicki T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My spouse and I took the half-day Ag Venture tour. The very knowledgeable Evan Oaks takes you across the Salinas Valley and one sees first hand the prolific cultivation of our fruits and vegetables that are being grown You will witness the soil preparation, planting,...More

Thank bleeshort
Reviewed 13 August 2017

You will be amazed at how much you learn and see where much of your fruits and vegetables come from and the process of farm to table. Evan is the tour guide you wished you had on EVERY tour. This is a must for anyone...More

Thank Steffen G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This was our second time on the Ag Venture Tour wine-tasting trip -- and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The visits to the wineries were informative (and tasty), and I especially liked stopping at the smaller, boutique wineries where the staff was knowledgeable and extremely friendly....More

Thank Judie H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

7 girlfriends all gathered in Carmel, CA for a wonderful 4 days of shopping, walking, eating and enjoying all that Carmel has to offer. We used the services of Ag Venture Tours for our wine tour and were thoroughly pleased with our afternoon. Evan is...More

Thank hill5974
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Evan of Ag Venture Tours is an expert on the agriculture of Salinas, CA. To see and learn first hand how so much of our fresh produce comes farm to table. Upon returning home to Florida I entered the produce department of our local grocery...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I requested our tour to be centered around vegetables being grown in Monterey County. Evan was our guide and he was absolutely excellent. I have lived in Monterey County for 32 years and didn't realize how much I did not know about the community I...More

Thank jsgleason16
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Evan was able to explain what it is like to work in the fields, how efficient the workers are, and how they are incentivized to work as teams. He explained how the produce is moved from field to warehouse to truck within 48 hours. And,...More

Thank RobertZukowski
Reviewed 29 June 2017

For our first visit to Carmel, we did the prerequisite Monterey Aquarium, Carmel Mission Basilica, Carmel Valley winery tours, Big Sur drive, etc.We even stayed at a magnificent estate near Point Lobos Ridge! But we were so glad we did not just stop there: Touring...More

Thank pln1961
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Was surprised to learn iceberg lettuce is the #1 crop in the Salinas Valley, followed by strawberries. Really enjoyed seeing picking operations up close, learning about the irrigation techniques, and what crops come out of the area and where they go. Evan Oakes is incredibly...More

Thank Stockholm2295
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Jim G
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Please refer to my website for current tour schedules and pricing