Although Fall is here, there’s still plenty of abundant sunshine here in Temecula Valley! That means that there’s still time to enjoy wine tasting on the patio of your favorite Temecula Winery, take in a concert or attend a winemaker dinner. There are lots of fun and unique events going on in October. Take a look!
Baily Vineyard & Winery
Shakespeare in the Vines at Baily Winery
Charley’s Aunt / Oct. 1, 2 & 3 / Showtime 7:30p / Price $22, Seniors, Military and Students $17 / For tickets visit www.ShakespeareInTheVines.org or call 951.402.7488
Sangiovese Saturdays at Carol’s
Saturdays in October / 11:30a-2:30p / Live music on patio / Half price Sangiovese, Sangiovese Sangria and special menu items
Dog Day Sundays
Every Sunday / 11:30a-2:30p / Bring your well-mannered pooch to lunch, doggie treats and special menu items / Live acoustic music on the patio.
Estate Club Private Wine Tasting
Thursday-Sunday / 11:00a-2:30p / Tours and vertical tasting of library wines. Sit down with bread and cheese plate; $30 (Reservations required 24 hours in advance) / Bar Tasting; $20. Call for reservations: 951-972-9768.
Bel Vino Winery
3 Cigars, 3 wines, 3 Course Dinner / Saturday, Oct. 3 / 6:30pm -9:30pm / $55.95 Wine Club Members / $60.95 for non-members / Relish a gourmet dinner, accompanied by custom cigars hand rolled on-site*, and complemented with Bel Vino’s lush wines. Experience the incredible Temecula Valley nighttime views from the hilltop heights of Bel Vino Winery while enjoying wine pairing, cigar rolling and seminar and listening to cool DJ music. *Cigars: 3 from Casa Lovo, hand rolled on-site by Mrs. Lovo / Reservations required: phone 951.676.6414 or email@example.com
Live Music / Saturday 12pm – 4pm / Oct. 3 – Michael LeClerc / Oct. 10 – All In / Oct. 17 – JD Priest / Oct. 24 – Kenny Hale / Oct. 31 – Ginger Cowgirl & The Silver Spurs / Sunday 11am-3pm / Oct. 4 – Shoot 4 Tuezday / Oct. 11 – Sam & Stacy / Oct. 18 – Kings of Rhythm / Oct. 25 – DOSE / Nov. 1 – Shoot 4 Tuezday
Sip Into the Sunset / First Friday of each month starting August 7 / Open until 10pm / Music and wine under the stars in our enchanted garden or tasting room / Reservations required; call 951.308.1098
Callaway Vineyard & Winery
Grab your friends and join us for a marvelous time! Friday’s from 3:00p-6:00p in the lounge at Meritage at Callaway. 20% all tapas, $2 off wine by the glass, 20% off bottles of Callaway wines and available domestic, import and craft beers.
Sangria Sundays at Meritage at Callaway
Every Sunday at Meritage at Callaway from 4pm-8pm in the main dining room. Enjoy sipping on our very own Watermelon Sangria while soaking in the sunset vineyard views. Live music from local musicians begins at 6pm. No cover charge. Reservations for parties of 5 or more are required.
October Entertainment Schedule; Oct. 2 – Harmony Road / Oct. 3 – Taylor Tickner / Oct. 4 – Al & Brad / Oct. 9 – Diego Mondragon / Oct. 10 – Natalie Brooks / Oct. 11 – Robin Adler*Dave Blackburn*John Quint / Oct. 16 Astra Kelly / Oct. 17 – Mickey Arnett / Oct 18 – R.O.C. Duo / Oct. 23 – Buzz Campbell / Oct. 24 – Taylor Tickner / Oct. 25 Robin Adler*Dave Blackburn*John Quint / Oct. 30 – Astra Kelly / Oct. 31 – Diego Mondragon
Cougar Vineyard & Winery
Friday Night Live Music / 5pm-8pm / Wine by the glass or bottle purchase available / Deli is open until 7pm / Oct. 2 – Frankie & The Invisibles / Oct. 9 – Britt Doehring / Oct. 23 – Kelly Moore / Oct. 30 – Michael Thomas.
Sunday Afternoon Live Music / 2pm- 5pm
City of Hope Fundraiser/ Saturday, Oct. 17 / 10am-4pm / $10 fee / Live music and food vendors / Sponsored by Super Bike Corsa and Doffo Winery
Live Music on the Patio / 1pm-4pm / Free
Danza del Sol Winery
Live Music on the Patio / Saturdays from 1pm-5pm / Free / Grab your friends and head over to Danza del Sol for an afternoon of wine and great music / Oct. 10 – Astra Kelly / Oct. 17 – Michael SG / Oct. 24 – Fandango / Oct. 31 – Vivien Gaines
PERFECT PAIRINGS – Wine and Cheese Class / Thursday, Oct. 15 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm / $35 pp; $31.50 wine club members / Join us in the Barrel Room as the cheese monger from Temecula Valley Cheese Company guides you through a tasting of five Danza del Sol wines, four artisan cheese pairings and one gourmet chocolate / Limited Space / RSVP to Kelly Hefley 951.302.6363 ext. 26 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GET SAUCED – Best of the Wurst / Sunday, Oct. 18 / 3:00pm to 6:30pm / $60 pp; $54 wine club members / Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of food, wine, and culinary entertainment in our Club House. Cooking demo class and small plates by The M Group. Wine pairings by our educated staff, recipes to take home and special wine discounts provided / Limited Space / RSVP to Kelly Hefley 951.302.6363 ext. 26 or email@example.com
3rd Annual Danza de la Muerte – Halloween Party / Friday, Oct. 30 / 5:30p to 10:00pm / Tickets $8 pp pre-sale / $10 pp at the door / $7 pp – Inter-winery / Price includes one Spooky Sparkling Cocktail per admission / Food can be purchased from Devilicious Food Truck, music by DJ Mike Carroll from C2 Events, S’mores Bar, Photo Booth and Costume Contest / RSVP to Kelly Hefley 951.302.6363 ext. 26 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Oktoberfest – Hof Brau Boys / Friday, Oct. 2 / 6pm-9pm / $15 admission / Beer tasting from four breweries, games, raffles, auction / For tickets and additional information please visit www.europavillage.com or call 951.695.7175
Cooking Demonstration Event – Hashbrowns / Saturday, Oct. 17 / 11am-1pm / $45 / Cooking demonstration with Executive Chef Dean / For tickets and additional information please visit www.europavillage.com or call 951.695.7175
Movies in the Vines / Thursday, Oct. 22 / 7pm-9pm / Outdoor viewing of “Beetlejuice” on 15’ screen / Free with online RSVP / For tickets and additional information please visit www.europavillage.com or call 951.695.7175
Friday Night Entertainment / 5:30pm-8:30pm / Free / Live music on Veranda; Food Truck / Oct. 19 – Mrs. Jones Revenge / Oct. 16 – Bar Stow Prophets / Oct. 23 – Crimson Crow / Oct. 30 – Blue Fish; Costume Contest 6pm to 9pm
Live Music every Sunday/ 1pm- 4pm / Free / Live music on Veranda / Oct. 25 – Joe Baldino
Wine Appreciation Class / Saturday, October 17 / 10:00am-12:30pm / Designated for all levels of wine knowledge / $45pp; $40pp Connoisseur; $20pp VIP; $70pp with lunch / Reservations required 951.676.8231 x.109
FREE Concert / Sundays 12:00p-3:00p / /Dancing, Sangria, Beer, BBQ in the yard garden / 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 – Guilty Conscience Band.
Live Music at The Restaurant at Leoness / Every Friday 5pm-8pm / Every Sunday 1pm-4pm / Free to the public / Oct. 2 – Astra Kelly / Oct. 4 – Inbar Horowitz / Oct. 9 – Malissa & Jerod / Oct.11 – Dustin Jake / Oct. 16 – Michael LeClerc / Oct. 18 – Vince Mendoza / Oct. 23 – Frank Alves / Oct. 25 – Michael SG / Oct. 30 – Shultz
Live Music in the Barrel Room / Every Sunday / 1:00p-4:00p / Free to the public / Oct. 3 – Todd Ashley / Oct. 10 – Malissa & Jerod / Oct. 17 – Tim Cash / Oct. 24 – Tim Moyer / Oct. 31 – Joel Reese
Lorimar Vineyards & Winery
Thriller Halloween Party / October 30 / 6pm- 10pm / $8 in advance; $10 at the door / Costume contest, spooky sangria and more! See you there if you dare. / Tickets online www.LorimarWinery.com
Mount Palomar Winery
Wang Chung Live Concert / Thursday, October 1 / 6pm-10pm / An intimate evening with Wang Chung! One of the most successful bands of the 80’s playing the songs they made popular! / Tickets start at $30 and are available online at http://bit.ly/wangchungtix.
Dionysus Dash / Sunday, October 4 / 8:15am / A 5K run through the beautiful vineyards of Mount Palomar Winery. This event is for novice and avid runners, wine tasters and Greek walkers. Event includes wine tasting, music and awards / Ticket $49.99 and are available online at http://bit.ly/dionysusdash
Oak Mountain Winery
Cause Fur Paws / October 18 / 12:00pm – 4:00pm / $35 Admission / Includes logo glass, one glass of wine, catered lunch and live music / 100% of the money earned goes towards our furry friends diabetes treatments!
Menu Mayhem – Recipe for Murder / The Cave at Oak Mountain / October 31 / 6:00pm-9:00pm / $65pp; $60 Club Member / You and your guests are members of the audience for a taping of the local cable access channel’s most popular cooking show, “The Chicken Friar,” hosted by Brother Dominick Vobiscum. But it seems that there’s a lot more cookin’ “behind the scenes” than in front of the camera. In fact, before the evening is over the entrée just might include a big helping of MURDER! Come join us for a gourmet dinner prepared by our own Chef Steve; includes 2 glasses of wine and an evening you won’t forget / Reservations required; email@example.com or call 951.699.9102/ Book online at www.oakmountainwinery.com/events.
Live Music in the Pavilion
Every Saturday and Sunday in October / 1:00p-5:00p
Ponte Family Estate Winery
Team Ponte Training Runs/Walks through the Vineyard
Every Wednesday nights at 5:45p through mid-November / Ponte associates, wine club members and members of the community come out to Ponte Winery to train for the upcoming Wine Country Half-Marathon, which will be held on November 21st. The group runs, walks and/or strolls a clearly marked 3.1 mile loop through Ponte Family Estate’s vineyards. Meet in front of the Ponte Winery Tasting Room porch/parking lot / Free to attend
Live NFL on the Big Screen / Every Thursday, Sunday and Monday throughout the 2015 NFL season / The Cellar Lounge at Ponte Vineyard Inn / Free to attend.
First Sundays – Live Music in the Reserve Room*
Sunday, October 4th / 12:00p-4:00p / Brian Stodart; Alternative Contemporary / The Reserve Room will host a variety of live musical artists the first Sunday of each month in 2015. *The Reserve Room is a tasting room for wine club members only. Join the Wine Club and enjoy complimentary tastings in our exclusive venue.
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Happy Hours at Vineyard Rose Restaurant
Monday-Friday 3:00p-5:30p / Join us in the Vineyard Rose Lounge for reduced priced selected appetizers, award winning select glasses of South Coast wines and local drafts. PLUS corkage fees are waived for any South Coast Winery wine bottles brought in to the Vineyard Rose Restaurant and consumed while dining on Wednesdays too! Visit www.WineResort.com to view menus and find out more.
Wine Wednesdays at Vineyard Rose Restaurant
6:00p-9:00p / Wednesday nights just got even better at the Vineyard Rose Restaurant as award winning pianist, Blessie Isaac-Hopkins, takes the helm behind our elegant grand piano. This world traveler and life-long student of music has performed internationally over the course of her career at many high-end hotels and resorts, including the Peninsula, Regent, Westin, Hilton and Shangri-la Hotel and now you can enjoy her music at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. Reserve today for an unforgettable Wednesday evening with fine wines, delicious food and live music between the hours of 6:30p to 9:00p. Call 951.587.9463
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s Vintage Vantage Menu
Monday-Thursday 11:30a -3:00p / Specially priced $9.99 lunches at the Vineyard Rose Restaurant for those aged 55 and over. Call 951-587-9463 x 2 for more information or reservations.
Behind the Scenes Wine Tours
Tours are held daily at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3PM, Monday through Sunday. $40pp / $35pp Wine Club Member. Get up close and personal as you learn more about our spectacular Southern California winery with a behind-the-scenes tour. From vineyards to crush pad, each tour concludes with a specially prepared wine and food pairing. Due to the limited sizes of each tour, advance reservations are required with prepayment, and are non-refundable. Must be over 21 years of age to attend. Call 800-539-1375 Ext. 350 to reserve your spot today.
Summer Wine Series
Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, 6p-8p / Join us for extended hours in the Tasting Room Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights this summer! $30 ticket gives you access after hours from 6:00p-8:00p and includes a bottle of South Coast wine to take home. Call 951.587.9463 ext. 7261 for more information.
Yoga Classes at Grapeseed Spa
Sunday 9a-10a, Monday 10:30a-11:30a / $12 per class / Yoga mat, towels and water provided. Call 951.587.9463 ext. 3513 to reserve your session.
Get Movin’ & Groovin’ to the Grapeseed Spa
October / 7:00p-9:00p / Meet up with your spa friends and enjoy live entertainment on the veranda this summer. Best of all, it’s free, but reservations are required. Award winning wines and appetizers are available for purchase. Call to book today 951.587.9463 ext. 3513.
Friday Live Music
Wine Specials, Live Music, Food Specials, and Dinner Menu / 6:00p-9:00p / October 2 – Ry Bradley; Country Western/ October 9 – Mor Sol / October 16 – Black Hat Patsy / October 23 – The Neil Diamond Review / October 30 – Mrs. Jones Revenge / No Cover Charge. Seating Available at Courtyard, Covered Patio & Café / Reservations suggested, call 951.699.0099
Champagne Jazz Concert Series
Saturday, October 10th – Jesse Cook / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $65 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $140 (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)
Sunday, October 18th – Jazz Attack w/ Richard Elliot, Peter White and Euge Groove / 4:00p / General Admission tickets – $75 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $150 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)
Chef’s Counter / Friday, October 30th / 7:00pm / Admission $125 plus tax & gratuity / Reservations a must! Seating is limited to 8 people.
Wilson Creek Winery
Easton Corbin Concert with Special guest Lauren Alaina / Sunday, Oct. 4 / 6pm to 9pm / Join us for a fantastic evening among the stars with incredible performances by two of country music’s hot artists! / Orchestra $90; wine club $81 / Reserve $70; wine club $63 / General $50; wine club $45 / For tickets log on to www.wilsoncreekwinery.com
Taste of Tahiti’s Extravagant Polynesian Dinner Show / Saturday, Oct. 10 / 5:30pm to 10pm / Sharing and combining cultures together through food, music, dance and people. Feast on a fabulous dinner, specially prepared with fresh Ahi flown in from Tahiti. Enjoy a traditional Polynesian show with performances my Mele’uahne, Puahi dancers and Papena! / Dinner ticket $75 adult; $37.50 child / VIP Dinner ticket $135 adult; $67.50 child / For tickets log on to www.wilsoncreekwinery.com
Riesling Experience: Wines of the Rhine and World Class Rieslings / Sunday, Oct. 11 / 11am, 1pm to 3pm / Wine Club $25; Non-members $35 / Call Wine Club to reserve your spot 951.699.9463.