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Temecula Wine Country Announces 21st Annual Harvest Celebration

 

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Temecula Wine Country Announces 21st Annual Harvest Celebration


TEMECULA, CA; (September 20, 2011) – It’s harvest season again in Southern California’s wine country, and for the 21st year straight Temecula Valley is welcoming locals and out-of-town guests to experience 34 member wineries in one fun-filled weekend. Harvest Celebration tickets include wine tasting, small food plates, and the chance to meet local winemakers and winery owners. On their self-guided tour of Temecula Valley, Southern California wine lovers will also have the chance to enjoy barrel tasting and just-bottled wines not yet available to the public.


Ticket Information

$89 Early Bird Saturday & Sunday Pass - Available through September 30

$99 Regular Price Saturday & Sunday Pass - Available after September 30

$79 Sunday Only, Non-Resident; $69 Sunday Only, Temecula Resident

$59 Designated Driver (food only)


Purchase online at www.temeculawines.org or call (800) 801-9463 for tickets by phone.


Harvest Packages

Sip & Ride - Traveling between wineries is easy with the purchase of the Sip and Ride Package offered by The Grapeline Wine Country Shuttle, which includes a Harvest Passport, souvenir glass, and pick-up and drop-off at multiple wineries on both Saturday and Sunday.


Celebrate Overnight - For those who would like to stay the weekend, Embassy Suites is offering a Temecula Harvest Celebration Package, which includes overnight accommodations, two Passports to the Harvest Celebration Weekend,  and a complimentary gift bag.


For more information and to reserve either package online, visit www.temeculawines.org and click on Events. For quotes or to request images, please contact Sienna Spencer-Markles at (213) 985-1011 or sienna@mccuecommunications.com.

About the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association

Comprising 35 wineries and more than 60 wine growers, the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association is a nonprofit regional organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the quality wines and wine grapes grown in the Temecula Valley and South Coast Appellations. Officially established in 1984, the Temecula AVA (American viticultural area) consists of 33,000 acres, of which approximately 1,300 acres are currently planted to commercial vineyards.  Known as Southern California's wine country, the Temecula Valley is located in Riverside County just one hour from San Diego, Orange County and Palm Springs. Temecula Valley wine country is easily accessible from Highways 15 and 79, and welcomes day visitors as well as overnight guests, wedding parties, meeting groups and hot air balloon enthusiasts.

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