May is filled with some pretty special days; Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Chardonnay Day and even National Wine Day! Plenty of reasons to celebrate in Temecula Valley Wine Country.
Baily Vineyard & Winery
Sangiovese Saturdays at Carol’s
Saturdays in May; / 11:30a-3:00p / Live music, mulled wine, cheese fondue, 1/2 price Sangiovese
Dog Day Sundays
Every Sunday / 11:30a-2:30p / Bring your well-mannered pooch to lunch! Live acoustic entertainment.
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.
Mother’s Day Champagne Buffet Brunch
Sunday, May 10 / 11:00a-3:00p / $59.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity / $19.95 per person, children 12 and under, children 5 and under are free. / Includes champagne, soft drinks, coffee or tea. / Reservations and credit card are necessary. 24 hour cancellation notice. Call 951-676-9243 for reservations. Dogs welcome on Mother’s Day; especially mother dogs.
Saturday, May 23 / 1:00p / Be a winemaker for a day! Create your own unique Meritage blend with guided direction from Winemaker, Phil Baily. Selected wines to blend are the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Cabernet Franc which will have just been taken out of barrels after 30 months aging. / $100 per person, plus tax. Includes a bottle of Baily’s Library 2007 Meritage ($80 value). / Reservations must be made in advance with a credit card. Call 951-972-9768 for reservations.
Shakespeare in the Vines: Elizabethan Masquerade Feast & Silent Auction
Saturday, May 16 / 6:00p / Includes wine, champagne, tray passed hors d’oeuvres, 4-course Prime Rib or vegetarian dinner and masks. / Visit www.shakespeareinthevines.org for pricing information and reservations or call 951-402-7488.
Bel Vino Winery
Saturdays & Sundays in May / 12:00p-4:00p / May 2 – Michael SG / May 3 – Sam & Stacy / May 9 – Kenny Hale / May 10 – Crimson Crow / May 16 – Michael LeClerc / May 17 – Shameless / May 23 – All In May 24 – Dominic Rocha / May 30 – Michael SG / May 31 – J.A.D.E.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10 / 9:00a-3:00p / Brunch buffet will consist of over 15 different food offerings, including an omelet station, Croix Madam Eggs Benedict, smoked salmon, smoked ham and so much more! Sparkling wine, mimosas and non-alcoholic beverages are included; wine and beer are also available for an extra charge. Live music and a free gift for Mom! / $59.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity / $54.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity for wine club members / $10.95 & $22.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity for kids 12 and under.
Callaway Vineyard & Winery
Grab your friends and join us for a marvelous time! Friday and Sunday 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.
Wine Flight Fridays
EVERY Friday beginning at 3pm
Travel around the world with us and experience a different wine region every month. Savor and compare the varietals that best represent a particular region paired with a special selection of Tapas typical of that region. This month, enjoy a wine flight of 3 wines from South America for $15.
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 and no reservations required.
Live Music Fridays
Every Friday from 5:00p-8:00p
Cougar Vineyard & Winery
Every Friday evening / 5:00p-8:00p / Come enjoy live music at Cougar Winery. The deli is also open later until 7:00p. For musician schedule, visit www.cougarvineyards.com.
Danza del Sol Winery
Live Music on the Patio
Saturdays in May / 1:00p-5:00p / May 2 – Rachael Stark / May 9 – Jeff Johnson / May 16 – Tony Suraci May 23 – StereoFlux / May 30 – Desert Rose
Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10 / 10:00a-12:00p or 1:00p-3:00p / Make this Mother’s Day special with a delicious menu and unlimited sparkling wine to celebrate the ladies we love! / $75 per person, plus tax / $67.50 per person, wine club members / Children 3-12 are $24 per person, plus tax. / Reservations are necessary by calling 951-302-6363 ext. 26 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sip & Swirl
Sunday, May 17 / 1:00p-4:30p / Sip & Swirl on Canvas, featuring Art & Vino with Jill Roberts / Class includes one glass of Danza del Sol wine per adult, plus assorted cheese and fruit tray served at intermission, and all art supplies. Class size limited to 30 people. All classes must be reserved in advance and are subject to availability. / $60 per person, plus tax; $54 per person, plus tax for wine club members. For more information, call (951) 302-6363 ext. 26.
Sunday, May 31 / 3:00p-6:30p / Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of food, wine and culinary entertainment in our clubhouse! $60 per person, plus tax; $54 per person for wine club members.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10 / 10:00a-2:00p / $35 per person; $25 per person for children or non-drinkers.
Kurt Caselli Foundation Charity Event
Saturday, May 30 / 10:00a-6:00p / $10 per person / Live music, food, vendors and motorcycle demos.
Fridays from 5:30p-8:30p and Sundays from 1:00p-4:00p
Mother’s Day Lunch
Sunday, May 10 / 11:00a / $45 per person; $40.50 for wine club members / $15 per person, children 12 & under’ $13.50 for wine club members. / Gourmet three-course Sparkling Wine Lunch and live music.
Mother’s Day Sparkling Wine Brunch
Sunday, May 10 / 10:00a-4:00p / $69.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity; $59.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity for wine club members / Children (3-10) $29.50 per person, plus tax and gratuity; $24.95 per person, plus tax for wine club members. / Live entertainment / Reservations are required by calling 951-676-8231 ext. 1 or make a reservation request online at www.falknerwinery.com.
Wine Appreciation Class
Saturday, May 16 / 10:00a-12:30p / Designated for all levels of wine knowledge / $45 per person / $70 per person with lunch. / Reservations required by calling 951-676-8231 xt. 109
Club Vine at the Pinnacle
Thursday, May 21 / 6:00p-10:00p / Reserve the date for a fun evening event with DJ, dancing, food wine and more! Open to Wine Club, Industry and public. Free cover or $30 (2) for reserved table.
Live Music / Sundays 12:00p-3:00p / May 3 – Guilty Conscience Band / May 10 – Guilty Conscience Band / May 17 – Guilty Conscience Band / May 24 – Danielle Taylor / May 31 – Danielle Taylor
Frangipani Estate Winery
Mother’s Day Lunch
Sunday, May 10 / 11:00a-3:00p / Enjoy the breathtaking views of our estate vineyard, while you enjoy a boxed lunch and a glass of wine on our winery hilltop patio overlooking the vineyard. Lunch includes a choice of sandwich pasta salad & homemade brownie. / $22 per person. Reservations are required by May 6th by calling 951-699-8845.
Wine & Vine Symposium – Experience Syrah in a New Way
Friday, May 8 / 4:00p-6:30 / Sip along with our team of expert farmers, winemakers and Master Sommelier, Eddie Osterland, as they share their anecdotes and insights into wine production – from seedling to bottle. Tasting & discussing a variety of exclusive Leoness Syrahs not available in our tasting room. / Pre-purchase tickets online: $45 members, $49 non-members; www.leonesscellars.com
Longshadow Ranch Winery
Summer Bonfire Saturday Nights
Every Saturday night through October / 6:00p-10:00p / No admission price / Live music, mechanical bull rides, along with wine. Supervised children with their families are welcome to attend.
Fridays & Saturdays 6p-9p / Sundays 2p-5p
Wine Blending Party
Wednesday, May 6 / 4p-6p / $25 per person/$20 for wine club / Join us for a hands on wine blending experience! You get to be winemaker for the day with a full educational seminar and in depth analysis of key varietals to make the perfect blended wine. Visit www.lorimarwinery.com for more information and tickets.
Mother’s Day at Lorimar
Sunday, May 10 / All Day / Laurie Morvan Band from 2p-5p / $25 mimosa flights for Mom. No reservations required.
Happy 3rd Anniversary, Lorimar!
Saturday, May 16 / All day / Live music, wine specials, sweet treats, photo booth and more!
Monte De Oro Winery
Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters – Live Concert
Saturday, May 2 / Doors open at 6:30p; Opening Band at 7:00p
General Admission: $55
Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10 / 10:00a and 12:30p seatings / See website for member and non-member pricing and more information.
Breakfast with the Balloons
Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 / 7:00a / See website for more information.
Mount Palomar Winery
Wine Country Wiener Fest
Sunday, May 3 / 110:00a-4:00p / For more information, please contact Jim Richardson at 951-532-5415 or email@example.com
Bottles “n” Brushes Painting Class with Wine
May 7 and May 30 / 11:00a-2:00p (May 30 class is 12:00p-3:00p)/ $45 per person – includes a glass of wine! (Discount given for multiple guests) / To sign up or for more information, please contact Dorothy Hawthorne at 951-302-3088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IDOLOZED: A tribute to Billy Idol
Friday, May 22/ 6:00p-10:00p / $25 per ticket (pre-sale) $30 at the door / Contact Robert Walker at 760-716-6295 or email@example.com
Oak Mountain Winery
Live Music in the Pavilion
Every Saturday and Sunday in May / 1:00p-5:00p
Mother’s Day Learn to Paint Event
Sunday, May 10 / 1:00p-4:30p / Learn to paint while sipping wine with Jill Roberts. Includes all art supplies, a glass of wine, hors d’oeuvres and step-by-step instruction (no experience necessary) and your painting to take home. / $60 per person; $54 per person for wine club. Book your seats at www.oakmountainwinery.com.
Wine Blending Party in the Cave
Saturday, May 16 / 6:00p-9:00p / Sample three different red wine varietals and learn what differentiates them from one another. You’ll want to take careful notes because the next two hours, you’ll be blending and tasting as you craft your own wine! Includes a family-style dinner and a glass of wine. If you’d like to bottle your creation and take it home, the staff will fill your bottle, cork and capsule it with a custom label for $29. / Reservations are required by calling 951-699-9102 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, May 29 / 6:00p-9:00p / Spend the evening at Oak Mountain Winery for a night of wine, food and fun while Temecula Catering’s Chef teaches you how to make a gourmet meal. You’ll learn to make (hands on) and then eat a four-course meal. / $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. / For reservations, please contact the winery at 951-699-9102.
Oak Mountain Winery University
Bubbles 101 – We want to burst your bubble with our champagne class
Blending Reds – Create, bottle and label your very own blend
Wine Tasting for Dummies 101 / Our beginners class for Wine Tasters.
Rhone Wine Class 201 / Our second, more advanced class after taking Wine Tasting 101 is our Rhone Wine Tasting Class 201.
Bordeaux Wine Class 201 / You will learn how these grapes are grown and how they are harvested and processed, while tasting Oak Mountain wines from different areas in the Bordeaux region of France.
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Wine & Dine Chef’s Table at the Vineyard Rose Restaurant
For those who truly love to dine, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s culinary team offers a front row seat into their world with a special “Chef’s Table Dinner”. The Vineyard Rose Chefs create a custom five-course menu just for you. Our expert Winemakers then pair each course with our award winning wines to heighten the dining experience to another level. Whether it’s a special celebration or an intimate affair, our Chef’s Table dinner for 2 to 8 guests will define the art of fine cuisine with a memorable evening of food and wine for only $135 per person. Call 951-491-8077 to reserve your table today.
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. 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. 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
Vintner Vault Thursdays
Every Thursday is Couples Day at South Coast Winery’s Vintner’s Vault Tasting Room. Bring your spouse, your loved-one, your partner, your friend and treat yourself to a wine tasting experience for two. / Couples Tasting: $20 wine tasting for two people. Includes two keepsake South Coast Winery wine glasses with your paid tasting
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. 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.
Friday Live Music
6:00p-9:00p / May 1 – Heart of Rock & Roll – Huey Lewis Tribute / May 8 – Black Hat Patsy / May 15 Mor Sol / May 22 – Mrs. Jones Revenge / May 29 – Big Truth
Mother’s Day Buffet
Sunday, May 10 / 11:00a-4:00p / $62.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity / $22.95 plus tax and gratuity for children under 12.
Champagne Jazz Concert Series
Saturday, May 2 – Brian Culbertson with Elan Trotman / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $85 / Gourmet Supper tickets – $160 (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)
Saturday, May 16 – Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers with Nick Colionne / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $75 / Gourmet Supper tickets – $150 (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table
Saturday, May 30 – Jazz Attack featuring Richard Elliot, Peter White & Euge Groove / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $85 / Gourmet Supper tickets – $160 (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)