August Winery Events

July 23rd, 2015

shutterstock_152965781_ReviseThere’s still plenty of summer left to experience all the fun events in Temecula Valley Wine Country. From evening concerts, to wine and cheese pairing events, we’ve got something to offer for everyone. Check out our August event calendar and plan to visit soon!

Baily Vineyard & Winery

Shakespeare in the Vines at Baily Winery
Twelfth Night ~ A Romantic Comedy / August 13-16, 20-23, and 27-29 / Showtime 7:30p / Price $22, Seniors, Military and Students $17 / For tickets visit

Sangiovese Saturdays at Carol’s
Saturdays in August / 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

Cigar Dinner
Featuring Casa Lovo Cigars / Saturday, August 29 / 6:30p- 9:30pm / Featuring a 3 course dinner paired with wine and hand rolled cigars / $59.95 pp plus tax and gratuity / $54.95pp plus tax and gratuity for Wine Club Members / Call 951.676.6414 or visit our website for reservations.

Live Music
12pm – 4pm / August 1- Gino & the Lone Gunman / August 2 – JD Priest / August 8 – Crimson Crow / August 9 – Kenny Hale / August 15 – Bad Chemistry / August 16- Kings of Rhythm / August 22- Doug’s Band / August 23- Shameless / August 29- Maestro and the Liberation Posse / August 30- Michael LeClerc

Briar Rose Winery

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

Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival
August 1 / 6:00p-9:00p / Grab a bunch of your family and friends and head to Callaway for a fun for the entire family Grape Stomp! Face painting, live music, dancing and of course a Grape Stomping Contest! Tickets include entrance, glass of wine, entertainment, and mixed grill buffet / $60pp, $54pp Wine Club *plus tax, $30 for children 12 years and younger. Children 3 and under are free / Reservations 951.676.4001 or book online at

Happiest Hours
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 and no reservations required.

Danza del Sol Winery

Perfect Pairings – Wine and Cheese Class
Thursday, August 20 / 6:30p – 8:30p / 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. Space is limited / $35 pp; $31.50 Wine Club members / RSVP to Kelly Hefley 951.302.6363 ext. 26 /

Taco Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 11 & 25 / 5:30p- 8:30p / Join us On the Patio for Live Music, Tacos, Tamales and more! Danza del Sol Winery will be open late, serving our award-winning wines to complement an amazing selection of authentic Mexican food, lively music and wonderful people! / Free event with food and beverage for purchase.

Taste of Main Street in Encinitas
Tuesday, August 18 / 5:30p – 8:30pm / Danza del Sol winery will be pouring their award-winning wines at this off-site ticketed event open to the public / $35pp / Tickets can be purchased at

Live Music on the Patio
Saturdays in August – FREE / 1:00p-5:00p/ August 1 – TwoFish / August 8 – Rachael Stark / August 15 – Tony Suraci / 12:00p-5:00pm n the Clubhouse Vince Mendoza For Wine Club Members Only / August 22 – JD Priest / August 29 – Stereoflux

Europa Village

La Tomatina Festival
August 23 / 4:00p-7:00pm / $35 pp / Includes live entertainment, light meal, commemorative t-shirt and tomato fight / Call 951.216.3880 to reserve and information

The Altos Murder Mystery Dinner
August 15 / 6:30p / $70pp / Includes a glass of Sangria, three course dinner and performance / Call 951.216.3380 to reserve and information

The Altos Murder Mystery Dinner
August 16 / 6:30p / $60pp / Includes a glass of Sangria, three course dinner and performance / Call 951.216.3380 to reserve and information

Live Music
Fridays from 6:00p-9:00p and Sundays from 1:00p-4:00p / Free / August 2- Kelly Moore / August 7- Night Rider / August 9- Jimmy Patton / August 14- Josh Green / August 16- Tom Bray / August 21- Mrs. Jones Revenge / August 23- James Well / August 28- Crimson Crow / August 30- Joe Baldino

Falkner Winery

Wine Appreciation Class
Saturday, August 15 / 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 Concerts
Sundays 12:00p-3:00p / August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 /Dance Floor, 5 piece Rock band, Fresh BBQ, Discount on Sangria, Wine by the Glass/Bottle

Foot Path Winery

Food, Wine & Music
Saturday, August 29 / 6:30p-9:00p / $20 pp / Includes a glass of wine / RSVP to 951.265.9951 or email

Leoness Cellars

Harvest Celebration
August 28 / 6:00p – 10pm / Join us for a night of grape tasting and wine drinking. Enjoy dinner & dancing to celebrate the harvest season; 21+ only event / $95 Non-members; $85 Members / Purchase tickets online
Or call 951-302-7601 ext.1

Music in The Restaurant at Leoness
Every Friday / 5:00p-8:00p / Free to the public
Music in the Barrel Room / Every Sunday / 1:00p-4:00p / Free to the public

Ponte Family Estate Winery

Team Ponte Training Runs/Walks through the Vineyard
August – November 11 / Wednesday nights at 5:45p / This is a great way to get in shape, walk or run. Learn about Team Ponte and meet new people. Join us! Meet in front of the Ponte Winery Tasting Room. Run or walk a 3-mile route through our beautiful vineyard; feeling good? Do it twice! / Free to attend

First Sundays – Live Music in the Reserve Room*
Sunday, August 2 / 12:00p-4:00p / Chini & Cambreros, Latin influence guitar duo
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.

Oak Mountain Winery

2nd Annual Canine Carnival
August 15 / 12:00p -4:00p / 100% of proceeds goes directly to the Animals of ATS / Free Admission / For more information email
Cruisers and Critters / August 1 / 12:00p-5:00p / Come join us with your well behaved leashed pooch for live music, food truck and wine / Free Admission

Live Music in the Pavilion
Every Saturday and Sunday in August / 1:00p-5:00p

Ponte Family Estate Winery

Live Music at The Cellar Lounge at Ponte Vineyard Inn
Friday & Saturday / 7:00p-11:00p
Aug 1- JD Priest, Country Rock / Aug 7- Shane Hall, Blues / Aug 8- Jimmy & Enrique, Guitar & Percussion / Aug 14- David Maldonado, Flamenco Guitar / Aug 15- Brothers David, Rock & Blues / Aug 21- Aug 1- JD Priest, Country Rock / Aug 22- Shane Hall, Blues / Aug 28- David Maldonado, Flamenco Guitar / Aug 29- JD Priest, Country Rock

Live Entertainment at The Restaurant at Ponte Winery
5:30p-8:30p / Friday and Saturday
Aug 1- Joe Baldino, Contemporary Guitar / Aug 7- Brian Stodart, Alternative Contemporary / Aug 8- Ron Freshman, Flamenco Guitar / Aug 14- Jason Weber, Jazz Sax / Aug 15- Ron Freshman, Flamenco Guitar / Aug 21- David Maldanado, Flamenco Guitar / Aug 22- Joe Baldino, Contemporary Guitar / Aug 28- Brian Stodart, Alternative Contemporary / Aug 29- The Lookouts, Classic Acoustic Rock

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Winemakers’ Dinner
 August 1 / 6:00p / Get up close and personal with our chefs and winemakers for a spectacular pairing of foods and wines designed to delight and tantalize the palate. This is the last Winemakers’ Dinner for the year and is limited in size / Reserve now by calling 800.539.1375
Bridal Open House / August 16 / 4:00p-8:00p / Experience Vineyard Romance in one of our many unique locations / Call 866.994.6379 ext. 5285 for details

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 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
August 13 / 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.

Thornton Winery

Friday Live Music
Wine Specials, Live Music, Food Specials, and Dinner Menu / 6:00p-9:00p / August 7- Life Time Rocker / August 14- Mrs. Jones Revenge / August 21- Mor Sol / August 28- Entouraj / No Cover Charge. Seating Available at Courtyard, Covered Patio & Café / Reservations suggested, call 951.699.0099

Champagne Jazz Concert Series
Saturday, August 1- Michael McDonald / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $95 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $170 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)

Saturday, August 8 – Melissa Etheridge / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $105 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $180 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table

Saturday, August 9 – Chris Isaak / 6:00p / General Admission tickets – $95 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $170 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)

Saturday, August 15 – Al Jarraeau, Keiko Matsui / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $75 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $150 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)

Saturday, August 22 – Macy Gray, Larry Graham / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $85 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $160 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)

Saturday, August 29 – Kenny G / 7:00p / General Admission tickets – $85 Open seating / Gourmet Supper tickets – $170 SOLD OUT (3 course meal, concert ticket & assigned table)

Wilson Creek Winery

Country Concert Series

Jana Kramer & Jamie Lynn Spears, Alaina Blair – The Next Women of Country 2015
Sunday, August 9 / 7:00p / Put on your cowboy boots and get ready to dance! Come on out to Wilson Creek Winery and enjoy award-winning wine and electrifying performances – these girls will have you mesmerized. Portion of proceeds benefitting All From the Heart, a non-profit organization providing support to our troops, veterans and their families / General $50, Reserved $70, Orchestra $90 / for reservations

Craig Morgan
Sunday, August 30 / 7:00p / Com on over and enjoy the sounds of award-winning singer, songwriter and musician, Craig Morgan, perform in concert live at Wilson Creek Winery / General $50, Reserved $70, Orchestra $90 / for reservations
Live Entertainment / Saturdays & Sundays in July /12p-4p / August 1- JD Priest / August 2- Michael LeClerc / August 9- Mark Norris / August 15- Joachim Nordeson / August 16- Astra Kelly / August 22- Billy Watson / August 23- Ruben Gonzales / August 29- JD Priest / August 30- Rod Frias

Wiens Family Cellars

Summer Concert Series
Friday, August 14 / 6:00pm – 10:00pm / Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Concert. This is an outdoor event – dress accordingly / General Admission: $45 VIP: $95 VIP Table of 4: $395 VIP Table of 10: $950 Food available for purchase – No outside food or beverage allowed / For tickets please log on to:

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