The Santa Lucia Mountain Range is what creates the breathtaking coastal and inland landscapes! The eastern flanks of the range are known for it’s wine makers. The Santa Lucia Highlands is California’s premier, cool-climate wine growing district. Its fifty famed mountainside vineyard estates and associated award-winning wine labels. In between these two regions is the Carmel Valley AVA. Nestled 13 miles as the crow flies inland from the Pacific Ocean, the region is always sunny and wine making is a way of life. Let Sur Transportation take you and your friends to meet the winemakers and taste the fruits of their labor.