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May Events in Temecula Valley Wine Country

Monday, April 30th, 2012

(For Mother’s Day events, please click here!)

Churon Winery

“Be the Winemaker” Night

Wednesday, May 16; 6:00p-8:30p

$35 per person; $25 for wine club

Winners receive the Gold Award and a bottle of their creation to take home.  Seating is limited and reservations required.  Call 951.694.9070 for tickets to the event.

Cougar Vineyard & Winery

Semi-Annual Salsa and Guacamole Competition

Saturday, May 5, Cinco De Mayo; 4:00p-7:00p

Our 2nd semi-annual Salsa & Guacamole competition. Compete together 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 beer. Additional beverages may be purchased. Participants are $10, paid at time of sign up, attendees get all this for only $25pp and $20pp for wine club members (day of event $35pp and $30pp for wine club members). Please RSVP 951.491.0825 or email wineclub@cougarvineyards.com or purchase your tickets through our secure online store today at www.cougarvineyards.com.


Europa Village

Art Class in the Vineyard
Wednesday, May 9; 1:00p-3:00p

Musical Wine Dinner: “Feria de Espana”

Wednesday, May 16; 6:30p-9:00p

Musical Wine Dinner: Feria de Espana

Thursday, May 17; 6:30p-9:00p

Tuesday, May 22
Fun and educational wine game

Art Class in the Vineyard
Wednesday, May 23; 1:00p-3:00p

Wine Dinner benefiting the Temecula Theater Foundation

Sunday, May 27

Live Music

Friday, May 4 – Rachael Stark from 6:30p-9:30p

Sunday, May 6 – Matthew Fagan from 12:00p-3:00p

Friday, May 11 – Cougrzz

Friday, May 18 – 4019’s

Sunday, May 20 – Leo Gosselin from 12:00p-3:00p

Friday, May 25 – Abacus

For more information on all Europa Village events, please visit http://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.

Frangipani Winery

Live Music performed by Michael Chain

Saturday, May 21 & Sunday, May 22; 12:00p-4:00p


Longshadow Ranch Winery

Steve Oliver Live in Concert

Friday, May 4; 6:00p

Featuring the amazing jazz guitar artistry of Steve Oliver, plus an acoustic performance by Longshadow Winery owner and winemaker Jon Brodersen.  General Admission: $25, Preferred Seating: $35.  Proceeds benefit Dorland Mountain Community for the Arts.  Wine, beer, and dinner will be available.  Click here to purchase tickets.


Miramonte Winery

Complimentary Live Music

Friday, May 4; 7:00p-10:00p

Stereoflux – Awesome band! Modern rock of 80s, 90s thru today.

Sunday, May 6; 2:00p-5:00p

Caleb Fritel – Soulfully inspired local songwriter, known for his passionate acoustics

Friday, May 11; 7:00p-10:00p

JD Priest – Wildly soulful. All-American rock, incredibly popular local favorite.

Saturday, May 12; 7:00p-10:00p

Shoot 4 Tuezday – Awesome band! Modern rock of 80s, 90s thru today.

Sunday, May 13; 2:00p-5:00p

Alex & Morgan (stereoflux acoustic)

Friday, May 18; 7:00p-10:00p

Mark Sage Band – Local Fav! Americana, R&B and soul …

Saturday, May 19; 7:00p-10:00p

4019’s – The Who meets The Clash meets The Ramones

Sunday, May 20; 2:00p-5:00p

Waylon Hicks – Well known in The IE. Comfortable, progressive, soulful jazz

Friday, May 25; 7:00p-10:00p

Master Splinter & the Shredders – Gutsy, modern rock performers. Big sound!

Saturday, May 26; 7:00p-10:00p

Missy Andersen – The queen of all local soul, rhythm and blues!

Monte De Oro Winery

Kentucky Derby Day

Saturday, May 5; 3:00p

Come and watch – live – the greatest 2 minutes in sports and see who will be crowned the 2012 Kentucky Derby winner.  As is tradition at Churchill Downs, for all those Ladies visiting Monte De Oro wearing hats, wine tasting will be 50% off our weekend price.

Friday Night Happy Hours at Monte De Oro

5:30p-8:30p; $6.50 glasses of wine and MDO Bistro Menu options available.

May 4 – The Brewer Boys

May 11 – Rachael Stark

May 18 – Nina Markert

May 25 – American Hero Night to benefit Corporal Juan Domengiz

June 1 – JD Priest

June 8 – Tim Moyer


Mount Palomar Winery

3rd Annual Wine Country Wiener Fest
Sunday, May 6; 11:00a-4:00p

Family-friendly games, local vendors and services, silent auction, raffles and door prizes, food and beverages and wine tasting. “Dexter Derby’s” Dachshund races with Kentucky Derby-style extravagant hat contest!  Visit http://www.wienerfest.info for more information.

Gypsy Tears Concert – Spanish Guitar & Dancing
Saturday, May 19; 6:00p-10:00p
To purchase tickets please visit www.heyday.com/Heyday/Events


Oak Mountain Winery

BBQ Cooking Class presented by Pete’s Firehouse BBQ
Friday, May 4; 6:30p-10:00p
$125 per person
Reservations are required!  Please call Oak Mountain Winery at 951.699.9102

Our hands-on BBQ Cooking Class will show you techniques to select, prepare, trim, season, cook and serve Baby Back Ribs, Pork Spare Ribs, St. Louis Style Pork Ribs, Beef Tri-Tip and much more!


Ponte Winery

Festival of Brides, The Upscale Bridal Show

Sunday, May 6; 11:00a-4:00p
Join us in the Vineyard Pavilion to meet top wedding vendors, tour Ponte Winery, see a wedding dress fashion show and enter to win grand door prizes.


South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Horse & Carriage Package

Valid through May 31

$339 Weekdays & $439 Weekends (Fri/Sat)

Includes 2 hour horse & carriage ride, two lunch boxes, one bottle of wine with two souvenir wine glasses, plus a one night stay for two in a luxurious villa and six complimentary tasting coupons for South Coast Winery.

Reservations Required; call 951.587.9463 ext. 1 & mention code Carriage Special

Kirk Whalum in Concert
Saturday, May 19; 7:30pm

Tickets starting at $35.00 and are on sale now at www.cegseats.com or call (213) 742-6960.

Soulful, passionate, stirring…these are the words most often used to describe Kirk Whalum’s music.


Thornton Winery

Live Music on Fridays

Friday, May 4; 6:00p-9:00p

Performance by Waylon Hicks

Friday, May 11


Performance by Mark Sage

Friday, May 18


Performance by Leo Gosselin

Friday, May 25


Performance by Mark Sage

Champagne Jazz Series
The Sax Pack (featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole & Marcus Anderson)

Sunday, May 6; 4:00p

Reservations are required.  Visit http://cf.thorntonwine.com/tickets.php for reservations.

Jazz in the City (featuring Paul Taylor, Marion Meadows & Jesse J
Saturday, May 12; 7:00p
Reservations are required.  Visit http://cf.thorntonwine.com/tickets.php for reservations.


Wilson Creek Winery

Sunset Jazz in the Vines

Sunday, May 6; 5:30p – 8:30p

$40 General Admission; $25 Wine Club Members

PURCHASE TICKETS: https://shop.wilsoncreekwinery.com/SHOP.AMS?LEVEL=MID&CAT=EVENTS

Wilson Creek brings back ERIC DARIUS by popular demand! Known for his dynamic and exhilarating live shows, Eric Darius once again joins the Wilson Creek family for an evening adventure combining contemporary jazz with the truly unique atmosphere of wine country. Eric’s energy and musicality are undeniable. He fuses Jazz with Hip-Hop, R & B, Soul, and Rock for a new sound that’s exciting and truly innovative.



January Winery Events in Temecula Valley Wine Country

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

First of all, we’d love to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s already 2012? We thank you so much for your support over the years and look forward to creating the best wine tasting experiences for you in this new year.

Speaking of wine- here are some of the events happening in Temecula Valley Wine Country in January. We hope you’ll join us!


Bel Vino Winery (formerly Stuart Cellars)

Every Saturday – 12pm-5pm
Tapas & Wine -Come enjoy an afternoon of delicious tapas paired beautifully with our wines. $19.95 per person Or $34.95 for two

Callaway Vineyard & Winery

January 22- 10am-12:30pm

A Taste of Winter Seminar: Learn about the winemaking process from the winemaker himself. In winter, the vines are pruned for their winter nap. Craig will talk about why pruning is good for the vine, how pruning is done and what is considered before each snip. This instruction will be followed by a relaxed discussion in the Chardonnay Room where topics like how to serve and store wines will be addressed. Various bottles will be viewed and you will learn what bottle shapes and sizes can tell you about the wine that’s in them. We finish this seminar with a delightful tasting of our ruby port and dessert wines, paired with dessert, of
course! It sounds pretty amazing, right? Our guests love these seminars and winemaker, Craig Larson, so make your reservation early! Space is limited to twenty guests and seminars sell out very quickly. $88.40 Per Seminar; Legacy Club Member Price – $79.65 Per Seminar. Buy tickets here.

Europa Village:

January 12, 2012 – 6:00pm-7:30pm

Inn at Europa Village Culinary Workshop – Soups ON!: Enjoy sipping on Europa Village wine while you learn and taste three styles of soup preparation, then bring the recipes home to create your own. $85 per person.
January 17- 6:00pm-7:30pm –

Europa Village Cave Sommelier Workshop –  Introduction to wine tasting: Learn a few precious tips that will help you have more fun and more confidence while tasting wine. (the ideal conditions for tasting; the serving temperature; progression of the tasting; reading the label I; the 5 “s”) $49 per person.

For questions and reservations please contact Europa Village events at 951-216-3380 or events@europavillage.com

Leoness Cellars

January 15- 2:00-5:00pm

3rd Sunday “Taste & Tunes” in The Restaurant at Leoness! Enjoy perfect wine, food and music pairings with the Vineyard Troubadour for a memorableal-fresco dining experience!

The Restaurant at Leoness is celebrating California Restaurant Month with the following specials all month:

  • $5 Daragh’s Caesar Romaine (1/2 portion than the usual size)
  • $10 Roasted Smokin’ Ham Full Sandwich
  • $15 Mac N Cheese for Grown Ups

Ponte Family Estates:

Now through January 31

Canned Food Drive: Give and you shall receive. Help up fill the shelves of the local Temecula Community Pantry by bringing in 5 or more canned goods during your next visit to the winery. As a thank you we will offer you 10% off in the Tasting Room on wine and gifts. Wine Club Members will receive a 30% discount. Let the giving begin! (Discount cannot be combined with any other offer)
South Coast Resort Spa & Winery

Sunday, January 15- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Bridal Open House: Come experience the splendor of South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s full service Bridal Packages & Wedding Getaways. Join us for a tour of our beautiful resort in full wedding
decor. Meet with our dedicated sales and catering representatives. Let the magic of our vineyards. * Free Admission
Reservations: call (866) 994-6379 Ext. 7215 or visit TheBridalOpenHouse.com

January 28- 11:00am-2:00pm

Wild Women of Wine Country Cooking Class
: Kick up your heels ladies! We’re bringing a new definition to COOKWARE at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s WILD WOMEN of WINE COUNTRY COOKING SHOW Benefiting Thessalonika Family Services. Come dance, dazzle and drink, while South Coast Winery
Resort & Spa’s very own Chef Jason demonstrates the fine art of cooking! Thessalonika Family Services’ mission is dedicated to providing quality long-term care and treatment for children needing out-of-home services. Reserve your place today!
Purchase tickets at SouthCoastWinery.com or call: (866) 994-6379 Ext. 7210

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