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September Winery Events in Temecula Valley

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

SEPTEMBER IS CALIFORNIA WINE MONTH!

Don’t miss out on Temecula Valley’s once-a-year SIP Passport and annual wine & food showcase CRUSH – tickets are on sale now and going fast!  See below for all the details —

September SIP Passport

  • When:  Valid September 1-30; visits may be concurrent or spaced throughout the month.

  • What:  Discount voucher for a full tasting flight at any four participating Temecula Valley wineries; includes souvenir wine glass. See TemeculaWines.org for details.

  • Tickets:  $35 per person for SIP Passport (a $60-80 value); tickets, various transportation and overnight packages are all available here!

4th Annual CRUSH~ A Wine & Culinary Showcase

  • When:  Saturday, September 14 from 7-9:30 p.m.

  • Where:  Callaway Winery: 32720 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591

  • What:  Upscale gala event bringing together 35 Temecula Valley wineries; fine cuisine from 18 local chefs, farms and restaurants; and live entertainment to set the mood.

  • Tickets:  All-inclusive tickets are $75 per person; VIP Tickets are $100 and include admittance to the pre-event Winemakers Roundtable seated panel discussion and exclusive winemaker tasting, beginning at 5:30pm. Tickets and overnight packages are on sale now here!

 

September Winery Events

Baily Vineyard & Winery

Music Knights at Carol’s

  • Every Saturday 5:00p-8:00p
  • Live bands, beer, wine, and dinner or just appetizers.

Dog Day Sundays

  • Every Sunday 11:30a-2:30p
  • Bring your well-mannered pooch to lunch!  Live acoustic entertainment.

NEW! Estate Club Private Wine Tasting

  • Thursday-Sunday 11:00a-2:30p
  • Tours and vertical tasting of library Boudreaux reds.  Call for reservations: 951-972-9768.

 

Callaway Vineyard & Winery

Women & Wine Wednesdays

  • September 25 6pm to 8pm, $35 pp, plus tax.  $32 pp, plus tax; wine club.
  • Visit with friends while decorating your own Halloween Wine Bottle Vase.
  • Call to RSVP: 951-676-4001.

Eat, Drink, Stomp

  • Saturday; September 28 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • $79 pp / $69 Wine Club / $35/$30 for children 12 years old and younger. Children under 3 are free
  • Al fresco buffet of fresh sumptuous seasonal bounties & sangria

Live Music Fridays

  • Every Friday in September; Menu prices range from $6 to $23.
  • Wine, tapas, entrees and house-made dessert w/ recording artist Vini Contreas

Sangria Sunday at Meritage at Callaway

  • Every Sunday in September. No reservations required.
  • Lounge opens at 4p, with food available at 5p. Live music from local musicians begins at 5:30pm.  

 

Cougar Vineyard & Winery

Live Music in the Barrel Room on Saturdays & Sundays

  • Sunday, September 1- Will Sumner
  • Saturday, September 7 – Chapman Stick Touchboard by Leo Gosselin
  • Sunday, September 8 – Don Brennan
  • Saturday, September 14 – Don Brennan
  • Sunday, September 15 – Leo Gosselin
  • Saturday, September 21 – Will Sumner
  • Sunday, September 22 – Steel drum, island vibe by Shaula Walko
  • Saturday, September 28 – Shaula Walso
  • Sunday, September 29 – Don Brennan

Europa Village

  • Friday Night Entertainment / 6:00p-9:00p / Free admission / September 6 – Lindsey Carrier / September 13 – Radical Pie / September 20 – Cougrzz
  • Sunday Entertainment / 1:00p-4:00p / Free Admission / September 1 – Geoff Ryle  / September 8 – Jimmy Patton / September 15 – Matthew Fagan / September 22 – Leo Gosselin / September 29 – Guilty Conscience Acoustic
  • Comedy Night / Friday, September 13 / 7:30p / $15 per person- includes glass of wine (plus service charge and sales tax / Call 951-216-3380 for tickets.
  • La Tomatina Festival – Tomato Fight / Sunday, September 15 / 3:00p-7:00p / $49 per person / Tomato fight, live entertainment, food and souvenir t-shirt. / Call 951-216-3380 for tickets.
  • Musical Wine Dinner – Italy – “Bella Notte” / Thursday, September 19 / 6:309-9:00p / $79 per person / 4-course wine paired meal with entertainment. / Call 951-216-3380 for tickets. 

 

Falkner Winery

Free Jazz Sundays

  • Every Sunday in September 12:00p-3:00p.
  • Freshly prepared barbequed food and wine by the glass, bottle or carafe

 

VIP Vertical Tasting

  • September 21 10:30am to 12:30p
  • $45pp + tax; $35pp + tax members; 8 Cabernet Sauvignon wines.

 

Wine Appreciation Class

  • September 7 10:30a-2:30p.
  • Includes lunch, $65 pp +tax; members $60 pp + tax, VIP Club Members $20 pp+tax.
  • Call the winery at 951-676-8231 xt. 109 for reservations.

 

Frangipani Estate Winery

Wine & Chocolate Pairing

  • September 5, 5:30p-7:30p, $20 pp
  • Includes 5 wine and chocolate pairings.  RSVP required by September 3, e-mail sales@chickswithbark.com

 

Keyways Vineyard & Winery

2 1/2 Hour Winemaking Tasting Tour

  • Every Monday and Friday at 12:00p
  • Saturdays & Sundays at 10:00a & 1:00p
  • $29 pp; Reservations required by calling the winery at 951-302-7888

 

Leoness Cellars

Annual Grape Stomp

  • September 22, 6:00p-9:30p, $89 pp; $79 pp members
  • Includes Surf & Turf Buffet, 1 glass of wine, stomping, live music and dancing!
  • Reservations are required by e-mail to reservations@leonesscellars.com or by calling 951-302-7601 ext. 150.

 

Lorimar Winery

Live Music in Wine Country

5p-8p Fridays & Saturdays / 2:00p-5:00p Sundays

  • September 1 – American Made
  • September 6 – Schultz & Hamilton
  • September 7 – Mrs. Jones Revenge
  • September 8 – Donna Jones
  • September 13 – Tim Cash
  • September 14 – TBD
  • September 15 – Izon Eden
  • September 20- Izon Eden
  • September 21- Big Truth
  • September 22 – Michael LeClerc
  • September 27 – Mrs. Jones Revenge
  • September 28 – Knight Wing
  • September 29 – Bill Magee

Live Music in Old Town

  • Saturday, September 7  6:00p-9:00p – Chuck Wyle
  • Saturday, September 21 / 6:00p-9:00p – Tim Cash

Epicurean Demonstration ~ Pasta & Sauce

  • September 4 / 4:00p-6:00p / $25 pp / $20 pp, wine club
  • Purchase tickets in the tasting room, e-mail events@lorimarywinery.com or call 951-694-6699 ext. 1046

Winemaker’s Dinner

  • September 7 / 6:30p-9:00p / $75 pp / $65 pp, wine club
  • Reservations required.  To purchase tickets, e-mail events@lorimarwinery.com or call 951-694-6699 ext. 104.

Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival

  • Saturday, September 21 / 4:00p-8:00p / $65 pp / $55 pp, wine club / $30 for 21 and under
  • Tickets include dinner. Purchase tickets in tasting room, e-mail events@lorimarwinery.com or call 951-694-6699 ext. 104.

Movie in the Vines ~ Bottle Shock

  • Monday, September 23
  • Concessions and wine bar open at 6:00p / Movie begins at sunset.

 

Mount Palomar Winery

Live Music

  • Sunday, September 8 / 2:00p-6:00p /
  • For more information, contact 951-676-5047 ext. 118 or by e-mail to weddingsandevents@mountpalomar.com

Grape Stomp

  • Sunday, September 22 / 11:00a-5:00p /
  • For more information, contact 951-676-5047 ext. 118 or by e-mail to weddingsandevents@mountpalomar.com

5150 ~ A Tribute to Van Halen, the Sammy Hagar Years

  • Friday, September 27 7:00p
  • For more information, contact 951-676-5047 ext. 118 or by e-mail to weddingsandevents@mountpalomar.com

 

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Blessing of the Wines Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival

  • Sunday, Sept. 22 / 4:00p-7:00p / Adults: $55 / $50 Club / Children: $15
  • B.B.Q., face painting, tractor rides, live music, dancing, and  grape stomping contests!
  • Reservations Required; Buy your tickets now by calling  951-587-9463 X7210 or click here.

Behind the Scenes Winery Tour

  • Daily / 11:00a and 1:00p
  • Wine Club Members, enjoy the tour for just $35 per person.   Reservations strongly suggested:  Call 951.587.9463 x7219.
  • Don’t miss our Spooky Behind the Scenes Tours scheduled for October 26 thru 31st 4:30 to 5:30 – reservations A MUST

Happy Hour at Vineyard Rose Restaurant

  • Mon-Fri, 4:00p-5:30p (Wednesdays, enjoy a live piano bar from 6:00p-9:00p).

 

Thornton Winery

Champagne Jazz Series

  • Saturday, September 14 / 7:00p – BWB ~ Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown
  • Sunday, September 15 / 4:00p – Boz Scaggs
  • Sunday, September 22 / 4:00p – George Benson & Jessy J.

Live Music

  • September 1 – Diego Mondragon Duo
  • September 6 – Reggie Vision Valentine
  • September 7 – Vanessa Rogers
  • September 8 – Missy Anderson
  • September 13 – Big Truth
  • September 20 – Missy Anderson
  • September 21 – Mrs. Jones Revenge
  • September 27 – Mercedes Moore Band
  • September 28 – Master Splinter Acoustic
  • September 29 – Mark Renk

 

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October Events in Temecula Valley Wine Country

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

It’s harvest season in Southern California’s wine country!  If you’re looking for a unique and exciting party, now’s the perfect time to take a trip to Temecula Valley.  See below for details on Oktoberfests, grape stomps, live concerts, Halloween fun, cooking classes, and much more.  Autumn is truly a time to celebrate in our region and we hope you can join us soon!

 

Baily Winery

Carol’s Restaurant “Saturday Knights”

Featuring live music throughout October.  Come out and see the Mark Johnson Trio on the patio and enjoy a glass of wine or micro brewed beer from local brewery, Black Market Brewery, along with dinner or a snack. Reservations recommended by calling (951) 676-9243.

“Dog Day Sunday” at Carol’s Restaurant

Sunday, October 21

1:00p-4:00p

Bring your well mannered, dolled up doggies for a fun afternoon of music, food, wine, prizes and special guests.  Allen Riedel, author of Best Hikes with Dogs in Southern California will be available to sign copies of his book, meet Max the Golden Retriever, Idyllwild’s 1st Mayor, step into the mobile dog studio for a special photo and enter your dog into the costume contest.  Prizes will be awarded for the cutest, scariest, silliest, most glamorous and most handsome doggies.

A Wine Country Hot Dog bar featuring world famous Pink’s Hot Dogs, along with all of the fixings, will be available for purchase. Humans without dogs are also welcome.

Call Carol’s Restaurant for reservations at (951) 676-9243.

 

Bel Vino Winery

10th Annual Harvest Clam Bake

Saturday, October 13

6:30p-10:00p

$75 per person; $65 Wine Club

Additional $25 for live Maine Lobster

Celebrate fine wines with traditional clambake seafoods, served outdoors with breathtaking views of Temecula Valley Wine Country.  The event will be held at Bel Vino’s outdoor concert venue and will also feature the live music of Shoot 4 Tuezday.

Reservations are required by e-mailing amber@belvinowinery.com or by calling (951) 676-6414.

 

Briar Rose Winery

Cooking Demonstration

Friday, October 12

6:00p-7:00p

$55 per person

As a student and guest, you will enjoy a three-course meal prepared with fine Briar Rose wines.  You will learn to prepare easy meals with an authentic wine country style.  Enjoy a Celery, Parsley & Prosciutto Salad, Cinnamon-Pancetta Carbonara with Homemade Pasta and Creme Brulee.  All participants will receive printed recipe cards, a sampling of the food prepared and fine Briar Rose wine.

Class is limited to 30 participants.  RSVP is required by October 2 by calling (951) 308-1098.

Starting on October 6- Live entertainment and music on Saturday afternoons from 1-5pm  

 

Callaway Vineyard & Winery

Grape Stomp & Harvest Celebration

Sunday, October 14

4:00p-7:00p

$50 per person; $45 per person wine club

Children 4-12, $15 per person

Children 3 & under, free

Grab your family and friends and head out to Callaway Winery for their fun-for-the-entire family grape stomp and harvest celebration!  Savor a festive harvest buffet dinner prepared by Executive Chef Mike Henry.  Bring the kids; we’ll have face painting, live music, dancing, and of course, grape stomping contests!  Tickets include entrance, complimentary toast, dancing, great food and wine specials.

Call (951) 676-4001 or click here for reservations.

Dia De Los Muertos Cooking Class

Thursday, October 18

6:30p-8:30p

$50 per person; $45 per person wine club

Learn to create traditional Dia de Los Muertos dishes from Meritage at Callaway’s Executive Chef Mike Henry.

Reservations required and limited class space available.  Call (951) 676-4001 for reservations and more information.

Winemaker Moonlight Dinner

Saturday, October 27

6:30pm-9:30pm

$120 per person; $108 per person wine club

Join Callaway as they celebrate the end of harvest with a special winemaker dinner.  Their winemaker, Craig Larson, and Meritage at Callaway’s Executive Chef, Mike Henry, are collaborating to bring you a truly exquisite and unique culinary feast.  Tickets include a sparkling wine reception with winemaker Craig Larson, a 5 course menu with each course paired with a Callaway wine, and a special gift to commemorate the dinner.

Seating is limited!  Reservations are required and can be made by calling (951) 676-4001.

 

Doffo Winery

The Moto Barrel Room is open for free tours on Thursdays and Sundays from 11:00a-2:00p.

 

Europa Village

Complimentary Live Music

6:30p-9:30p

Friday, October 5 – Rachael Stark

Friday, October 12 – Little Lies Band

Friday, October 19 – The Marie Alcantar Band

1:00p-4:00p

Sunday, October 7 – Jim Gentry

Sunday, October 14 – Leo Gosselin

Sunday, October 21 – Matthew Fagan

Monti – Art Class

Wednesday, October 10

11:00a-2:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

Paint & Palate

Thursday, October 11

For more information, please call 951-216-3380 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

“History of America Abridged”

Friday, October 12

7:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

“History of America Abridged”

Saturday, October 13

2:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

“History of America Abridged”

Saturday, October 13

7:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

“History of America Abridged”

Sunday, October 14

2:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

“History of America Abridged”

Sunday, October 14

7:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

Brighton / Michelle’s Place – Luncheon & Fashion Show

Wednesday, October 17

12:00p-2:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

Musical Wine Dinner – Italy

Thursday, October 18

6:30p-9:00p

$79 per person (plus service charge and sales tax)

Monti – Art Class

Wednesday, October 24

11:00a-2:00p

For reservations and more information, please call 760-967-7658 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

Paint & Palate

Thursday, October 25

For more information, please call 951-216-3380 or e-mail events@europavillage.com

 

Falkner Winery

Free Jazz on Sundays

Performances will be 3 hours beginning at noon and going until 3:00pm and will be held in their outside lawn area adjacent to the tasting room.   As the name indicates, every Sunday afternoon live jazz performances will be available to winery customers at no charge and with no reservations required. Chairs and tables will be provided for the audience.  Freshly prepared barbequed food and wine by the glass or bottle are available for each performance.

Wine Appreciation Class

Saturday, October 13

10:30a-1:30p

$65 per person, plus tax; $60 per person, plus tax Connoisseur Club Members; $20 per person, plus tax VIP members.

A single, all encompassing class conducted by Assistant Winemaker and in-house sommelier, George Myers.  This class is great for both wine novices and experts in a single, 3 hour class.  Includes lunch.

Class sizes are limited, so please call in advance to make a reservation.  Contact the winery at (951) 676-8231 xt. 109

VIP Vertical Tasting

Saturday, October 20

10:30a-12:00p

$40 per person, plus tax; $30 per person, plus tax for Food & Wine Club members

The tasting will focus on eight (8) vintages of the Falkner Amante-Super Tuscan.  This special tasting will be conducted by the in-house sommelier, George Myers, in the VIP room of the Pinnacle Restaurant. Vintages will include the 2000 through 2007.

Space is limited; to make reservations, contact Holly at (951) 676-8231 ext. 109 or e-mail wineclub@falknerwinery.com

 

Keyways Vineyard & Winery

Live music every Saturday & Sunday in October

1:30p-5:30p

Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

Saturday, October 6

7:30p

$20 per person; $15 per person wine club

Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

Sunday, October 7

2:00p

$20 per person; $15 per person wine club

Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

Saturday, October 20

7:30p

$20 per person; $15 per person wine club

Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

Sunday, October 21

2:00p

$20 per person; $15 per person wine club

 

Leoness Cellars

Live music every Sunday on the patio

2:00p-5:00p

 

Longshadow Ranch Winery

Saturday, October 27

Spooktacular!  Live music, costumes, trick or treat in the foggy vineyards, mechanical bull rides

Buy one wine tasting, get one 1/2 price; weekdays and before 2:00p on Saturdays and Sundays.

Live music every Saturday night in October, 6pm-10pm

 

Lorimar Winery (Old Town)

“Hallowine”

Friday, October 26

6:00-9:00p

Get in tune with your inner carving skills at Lorimar’s Pumpkin Carving Contest.  Compete in carving your own pumpkin for a chance to wine some GREAT prizes.  Drink specials running all night and costumes are encouraged!

 

Lorimar Winery (Wine Country)

4th Annual Grape Stomp & Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 6

3:00p-8:00p

$65 per person; $55 wine club

$45 (ages 13-20)

$15 (under 13)

Live music by the Bayou Brothers, grape stomping, dancing, BBQ dinner, wine, sangria, horse drawn hay rides.

“Hallowine” Happy Hour & Pumpkin Carving Contest

Thursday, October 25

5:00p-7:00p

Wine down over some Spooky Sangria and compete in the Pumpkin Carving Contest.  Wine specials and great prizes!

“Night of the Walking Wine-O’s”

Sunday, October 28

5:00p-10:00p

$10 cover gets you a glass of Spooky Sangria and Taco Bar.  Wine specials running all night.  Karaoke, live music under the moon, and DJ.  Dress to thrill!  Compete for best costume and win great prizes!  See you there, if you dare!

 

Mount Palomar Winery

Wine & Unwind Friday’s at Shorty’s Bistro

Complimentary music every Friday in October

6:00p-9:00p

It’s time to Wine & Unwind!  Mount Palomar Winery is happy to welcome you on Friday nights to get your weekend started smoothly.  All you can eat ribs and two tasty side dishes for $19.99.  Full restaurant menu available as well.  Don’t miss out; space is very limited.  Reserve your table now and make sure you don’t miss the best Friday night event in Temecula.

RSVP online here or call (951) 676-5047

Why RSVP you ask?  Because the first 10 RSVP’s get their first glass of wine on us, and who doesn’t like free wine!

Oktoberfest!

Saturday, October 27 & Sunday, October 28

11:30a-5:00p

Wear your Lederhosen & celebrate Oktoberfest Mount Palomar Style!  German food, beer on tap, music & fun! Bring your German beer stein and receive your first 12oz beer on us!  Best beer stein contest.  Mr. & Mrs. Oktoberfest – Best Costume Contest

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Saturday, October 27

7:30p

For more information, please call the Black Swan Theatre at (951) 696-9800 or click here for details.

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Sunday, October 28

2:00p

For more information, please call the Black Swan Theatre at (951) 696-9800 or click here for details.

 

Oak Mountain Winery

Cooking Class with Chef Michael Cragg

Friday, October 5

6:00p-9:00p

$65.00 per person (tax & gratuity not included)

Reservations by e-mail at vandrews@oakmountainwinery.com or by calling 951-699-9102.

Hands-on cooking classes make preparing a new meal fun and easy.  You will learn to make and then eat a five course meal with paired Oak Mountain wine.  Bring a group of friends for a Girl’s night out or make it a date night.

Woofs & Purrs in the Vines, presented by Cause for Paws, Inc.

Sunday, October 7

12:00p-4:00p

$35 per person, donation

Join Oak Mountain Winery for some fun and help raise money for medical expenses to be used for the treatment of our furry companions.  Admission includes a logo glass, one glass of wine, catered lunch and live music.

Please RSVP to val1@causefurpaws.org.

 

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Wild Women of Wine Country Luncheon & Fashion Show

Monday, October 8

10:00a-2:00p
Benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure – IE

October is breast cancer awareness month, and we couldn’t think of a better time to show we care than by hosting this special fun-filled day at South Coast Winery featuring Chef’s celebratory harvest lunch, fashion show by PRVCY, live and silent auction and dynamic entertainment. Enter to wine our Pink Shoe Contest from the following categories:
1. Sassy Stilettos & Pumps;
2. Fabulous Flats & Flipflops;
3. Big Girl Boots;
4. The Fuzzy Slipper

This event sells out each and every year, so call to reserve today: 951-587-9463 Ext 7210

“Fall into Spectacular” Spa Escape Package

$439

Includes mid-week overnight stay in deluxe luxury villa with jacuzzi tub, fireplace and private patio, a pre-selected bottle of SCW wine in room upon arrival, (2) 50 minute spa treatments (a choice of a SCC Massage or Grapeseed Facial) and a 2:00p late check-out.

Call now to reserve: (866) 994-6379

Terms/Conditions: Based on double occupancy and availability. Resort fee and occupancy tax not included. Valid Sun-Thur nights only and cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions, or discounts. Wine/Passport valid one per stay within 7 days period. Not valid for future or group reservations. 72 hour cancellation policy enforced. Subject to availability and blackout dates. Spa reservations subject to availability and must be booked in advance.

October’s Special at the GrapeSeed Spa: La Dolce Vita

After years of chocolate being seen as a ‘vice,’ the GrapeSeed Spa has some great ‘advice’. Chocolate has redeemed itself as the new skin therapy.

Enjoy the miracles of antioxidants found in chocolate with this customized rich aromatic massage. Top this amazing package off with Autumn Glow, an express facial that includes a 30% pumpkin enzyme peel that leaves the skin vibrant and glowing. Finish with a complimentary chocolate shot glass brimful with our award winning Black Jack Port.

Book Now For Only $155 per person. (Regular Value $230)

Advance reservations required: 951-587-9463

MENTION OFFER CODE: Dolce Vita
Terms and conditions: This special cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount. Expires November 30,2012

VINEYARD ROSE RESTAURANT:

Come celebrate Fall in the Vineyard Rose with stunning décor, new fall inspired dishes and these special events held each week:

– Happy Hour: Mon. through Fri. 4:00-5:30

– Live & In Person: Greg Shibley every Wednesday evening in Oct. on the Grand Veranda

– Half Price Bottles of selected wine on Monday evenings with purchase of entrée

– Divas in D’Vines: Don’t miss this relieving alternative to Sunday Football. Ladies, join us every Sunday in the Vineyard Rose Lounge between the hours of 12 Noon to 4 PM, for a special happy hour. Delight in a variety of drink specials, discounted food and live entertainment.

GIFT SHOPPE & TASTING ROOM:

Spooktacularly Delicious: Check out this Haunted Behind-The-Scenes Wine Tour!
Week of October 26 – 31 ONLY!
4:30pm ; $45 per person

South Coast Winery has paired up with the “ghouls and goblins” from its Vineyard Rose Restaurant and its Winery, enhancing the ‘original’ Behind-the-Scenes Tour and adding a “Spook-tacular” Tour at 4:30 PM each day for one week only. Starting out in the vineyards, then the proceeding to the haunted halls of the winery, one never knows who or what will appear before you to serve up the wines for tour participants and just how it will be delivered. The tour concludes in the winery’s cellar, tucked away in the private Carter Reserve Room, for more haunted happenings. Music and special lighting heighten the senses for this private, limited time wine pairing.

Space is limited; advance reservations required: 951-587-9463

While you’re here, be sure to stop by the Gift Shoppe early this month to discover our unique, one-of-a-kind witches and decorative pumpkins for your shopping pleasure!

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September Winery Events, Concerts, and the “CRUSH” Wine & Culinary Showcase

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

September brings amazing events to the wineries, including our biggest event of the year – CRUSH!  Celebrate California Wine Month in Temecula Valley and experience Southern California’s wine country at it’s best.

CRUSH: Temecula Valley’s 2nd Annual Wine & Culinary Showcase

Saturday, Sept 10 |  6:30 – 9:30pm  |  Monte de Oro Winery:  All 34 Temecula Valley wineries and more than a dozen wine country restaurants will be pouring at this fabulous once-a-year tasting event.  Click here to buy tickets now!

More September Events:

Van Roekel Vineyards & Winery

Labor Day Weekend Watermelon Feed & Skate Reunion, Saturday, Sept 4 from noon-4pm – call 909-699-6961 for more information

Wiens Family Cellars

Friday Night Wine Lounge, 5:30pm

September 9 – Old School
September 16 –JD Priest

80’s Flashback Festival Friday, September 23
Doors Open 5:30pm- Concert Begins at 8:00pm   Buy tickets

Wilson Creek Winery

Jeff Golub Concert (Golub is a contemporary jazz guitarist with 6 solo albums and 3 CD’s as the leader of the instrumental band “Avenue Blue”)

September 17- 7:00 pm

$55 General Admission • $49 Wine Club General Admission

$75 Preferred • $68 Wine Club Preferred

$120 Dinner • $108 Wine Club Dinner

Call for Reservations: 951.699.9463

Purchase on-line: www.wilsoncreekwinery.com


Winemakers Dinner

September 22nd at 6:30pm

Join Winemaker Etienne Cowper and Executive Chef Steve Stawinski for an inspired, exquisitely paired 3 course dining experience.

$50.00 per person; $45.00 per person Wine Club

Limited Seating

Call for Reservations: 951.699.9463

Purchase on-line: www.wilsoncreekwinery.com

 

Doffo Winery

September 25: We are releasing our special 2009 Malbec Reserve (95 cases) and our 2009 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (200 cases).

We’re also happy to announce the ompletion of our new production facility / moto-barrel room. Read more here.

Thornton Winery

Champagne Jazz Concert Series

GEORGE BENSON
with special guest Brian Simpson
Saturday, September 3rd – 7pm
General Admission Ticket $ 95.00
Gourmet Supper Package $ 170.00

SUMMER JAM
Featuring Norman Brown & Richard Elliot
Saturday, September 10th – 7pm
General Admission Ticket $ 75.00
Gourmet Supper Package $ 150.00

CHRIS BOTTI
Sunday, September 18th – 4pm
General Admission Ticket $ 95.00
Gourmet Supper Package $ 160.00

JAZZ ATTACK
Featuring Peter White, Rick Braun & Gerald Albright
Sunday, September 25th – 4pm
General Admission Ticket $ 75.00
Gourmet Supper Package $ 140.00

Monte de Oro

Classic Rock n Wine Concert – Friday, September 2
Doors Open 6:00pm, Concert Begins 6:00pm-10:00pm
Complimentary Glass of Wine- Your Choice
$25.00 General/$20.00 Wine Club/ $30.00 at the door
Concession Food will be available
Happy Hour on the Hill
Every Friday in September
4:00p-8:00p

1st Annual MDO Grape Stomp
Sunday, September 18
11:00a-3:00p
$35 Adults; $12.50 Kids. Buy tickets here

Breakfast with the Balloons
Saturday & Sunday, September 24 & 25
7:00a-9:00a
$29.99 Adults; $12.99 Kids 13 & Under. Buy tickets here

Baily Winery

October 22: 25th Anniversary Party
Dinner and wine included
$100 per person
Call for reservations – (951) 676-9463
Limited seating available- Call Today!
Live music every Saturday and Sunday in September from 2p-5p
Check their website at www.cougarvineyards.com for performers schedules.

1st Semi-Annual Salsa and Guacamole Competition
Compete for the best in the west.  Spicy, hot, savory, everything tasty judged by professionals.  Feast on carne asada taco buffet, plus your choice of sangria, wine or a Black Market Brewery special select beer.
$30 per person; $25 per person (wine club members). Buy tickets here

Falkner Winery
The Complete Works of William Shakespere
September 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
All performances are outside on hilltop lawn area
Doors open at 6:30pm- Performances begin at Sunset
Tickets – $20; $15 for Seniors, Military, Students
Wine Down Fridays
September 9 and 23: 7:00p-9:30p
Includes dinner and a glass of wine and cover charge for live entertainment.
$15 Members; $25 non-Members. Buy tickets here

MoKeyto Saturdays– Enjoy complimentary music as you sip a glass of our Mojito. Mojito available by the glass. Wine available by glass or bottle.

Live entertainment: 1:30p-5:30p
September 3: Naomi Balcombe
September 10:  Jodi Siegel
September 17: Steph Johnson
September 24: Kelly Fitzgerald
Sangria Serenade– Enjoy complimentary music as you sip a glass of Keyways’ Sangria  or your favorite Keyways wine. Sangria available by the glass. Wine available by glass or bottle.
Live entertainment: 1:30p-5:30p
September 4– Tim Cash
September 11- Tony Suraci
September 18- Yvonne Perea
September 25- JD Priest

3rd Sunday Concert Series –Hosted by the Vineyard Troubadour
Sunday, September 18
Live music from 3p-6p, with concert at 5:00p

Longshadow Ranch Winery

Sundresses & Cowboy Boots
Friday, September 16
6:00p – 10p
Live country music, grape stomping, carriage rides and mechanical bull riding.
Visit www.heyday.com for more information

Strangelove– the ultimate Depeche Mode Tribute Band
Friday, September 30
6p-10p
Visit www.heyday.com for more information

Bonfire Saturday Nights
Every Saturday 6p-10p through 10/29
Open to the public, families welcome.  Horse drawn carriage rides, mechanical bull riding, face painting for the kids.  No admission charge.  Call 877-80-RANCH for more information.

Masia de Yabar Winery

First Annual International Tempranillo Day
Thursday, September 1
10a-5p
Taste the 2008 Tempranillo and receive a 10% discount on purchase of a bottle!  This special event is part of a promotion with TAPAS (Tempranillo Advocates Producers and Amigos Society)
Call (951) 303-3860 for more information

Oak Mountain Winery

BBQ Smoker Cooking Class with Firehouse BBQ
Friday, September 9
6:00p-9:00p
For more info please call 951-699-9102

Live Music every Saturday in the Pavilion
1:00pm – 5:00pm – Ongoing
Jimmy Blaze – Classic Rock

Live Music every Sunday in the Pavilion
1:00pm – 5:00pm – Ongoing Temecula Events
Smooth Sax by Norm

Behind the Scenes Wine Tour
Monday through Friday at 11:00a & 1:00p and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00a, 1:00p & 3:00p
Get up close and personal with the real workings of a winery during a harvest crush with the Behind the Scenes Wine Tour. The tour culminates with a private, plated wine & cheese pairing.
$25 non members; $20 members
Reservations strongly suggested.  Call (951) 587-9463

4th Annual Paradise Goddess Day
Friday, September 9
$150 per person
For more information, please visit www.GrapeSeedSpa.com

Bridal Open House & Mock Wedding Reception
Sunday, September 11
11:00a-4:00p
Free Admission for open house; $25 per person for reception.
Tour the beautiful resort in full wedding décor.  Attend a mock wedding reception at 4:30p
Reservations required: Call (951) 587-9463 ext. 7215 or visit The Bridal Open House

Harvest Celebration: Blessing of the Wines & Grape Stomp
Sunday, September 25
3:00p
$50 Club / $55 Non-Club; $15 Children
Fun-for-the-entire family “blessing” you won’t want to miss, complete with Chef’s fine BBQ, face painting, tractor rides through the vineyards, live musical entertainment and grape stomping contests.
Reservations Required: Call (951) 587-9463 ext. 7210 or visit www.wineresort.com

Callaway Vineyard & Winery  
Summer Sunsets at Callaway
Fridays in September – 6pm-9pm
Wine specials, appetizers and live music.   No reservations necessary.
September 2: Tim Moyer – Jazz
September 9:  Kenny Marquez – Rock
September 16: Timy Moyer – Jazz
September 23: JD Priest & Matt Workman – Country, blues, rock
September 30: Kenny Marquez – Rock
Sunday Sunset Tapas Buffet – Meritage at Callaway
Sundays in September – 5pm-9pm
Live music (beginning at 6pm) and buffet is served until 7:30pm Drink specials; Tapas buffet price is $20 per person.

Crush Party

It’s time to celebrate harvest and the end of summer at Callaway.  Get a taste of what actually goes into getting the grape from the vineyard to the table and reap the rewards of all of our hard work!
September 24 – 5:00p-9:00p
$90 per person (inclusive) $81 per person (inclusive), Legacy Club Members. Buy tickets here  
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