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October Winery Events

October Winery Events

September 26, 2018

The long, exhausting days of harvest are in full swing and cooler days are signaling the start of fall here in Temecula Valley Wine Country. Our wineries are getting into the swing of the holiday season hosting a myriad of events.

Avensole Winery
Painting the Staves / October 8, 2018, 2:30-5pm / Stave the date for this fun painting and pairing class! Create a piece of art for your home or a thoughtful personalized gift! Customize your own beautifully stenciled message while enjoying Avensole wine under the direction of our talented class leader. Each ticket includes one glass of Avensole’s Seasonal Sangria, Merlot or Susan Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy discounts on featured wine / Cost: $45, Tickets must be purchased in advance online:

Avensole Wine Wednesday /  October 17th, November 21st / 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm / $33 Wine Club and $42 Non-Member / Expand your palate with specially themed wine tasting classes every third Wednesday in the Discover Club, with our knowledgeable tasting hosts. Explore wines from around the world, compared with Avensole Winery wines. Taste six wines, each comparison paired with our handmade Mangia cheeses. Wine Special: $10 additional discount when purchasing all 3 bottles of Avensole wine sampled at the event / For questions please contact Tickets must be purchased in advance online:

Hosted Tour & Wine Tasting /Available on Sunday of each the month / 2pm-3:30pm / For every adventure, there is discovery, for every unique place, there is a story. Take a guided journey through our lush vineyards and experience our rich heritage and handcrafted Avensole wines / Cost. $35 / Reservations required. Please call 951.252.2003 x312 to reserve.

Gourmet Cheese Artisanal Tour & Wine Tasting / Available on Friday of each month / 12pm / For the ultimate Wine Country experience, delight in an educational tour through our picturesque vineyard vistas and conclude this tour with a culinary treat of artisanal wine pairings featuring 7 Avensole wines / Cost: $75 / Reservations required online at link:

Baily Winery
Estate Library Tasting / Every Thursday-Sunday / Available 11am-4pm / Enjoy exclusive library tasting of 5 different vintages (varietal will vary monthly). Tasting will take place at Baily Estate Tasting Room located on Pauba Road / Tours are available upon request / For reservations and pricing information please call Lisa at 951-972-9768

Callaway Vineyard & Winery
The Who Generation Tribute Band / October 19 / 6:00pm to 10:00pm / Admission $28.00 Wine Club Members $25.20 / The Who Generation is the amazing tribute band to the British rock group THE WHO! Join us for a stellar night, under the stars, where they will recreate visually and sonically the magic of the original band! / Purchase Tickets:

Prix Fixe Friday & Sunday at Meritage / 5pm to 8pm / For $35 guests may enjoy a starter, an entrée and a dessert / Live Music offered on Friday nights / Reservation is not necessary. For menu information call 951.587.8889

Brunch Specials every Sunday at Meritage / 11am / Cost is $25 / Includes a mimosa with fresh squeezed orange juice, entrée and dessert. All food from Meritage is farm-to-table, either grown on property in restaurant garden or locally outsourced.
Callaway Winery Tours offered daily / 11am and 1pm / Tour only, $10 per person. Tour with tasting, $25 – tour includes 1 tank sample, 1-barrel sample and 4 additional tastes at the Tasting Bar / Reservations not necessary, but for 10 or more highly recommended / For more information call 951.676.4001

Carter Estate Winery and Resort
Elegant Food & Wine Pairing / $45pp; $40pp Wine Club Member / 1pm & 3pm Monday-Sunday / Reserve your place for an indulgent wine and food pairing designed to tantalize the senses. Guests enjoy five specially selected Carter Estate Winery wines paired perfectly with a variety of cured meats, artisan cheeses and accompanied with seasonal accoutrements. Each pairing lasts approximately 90 minutes and is limited to just eight participants to allow for one-on-one interaction / Reservations recommended Book a pairing on

Danza del Sol Winery
Harvest Bluegrass Fest / October 20 / 6pm-9pm / Featuring THUNDERWÜDE Bob’s favorite band all the way from Michigan! Two Food Trucks, wine, beer and games / Admission: $15 per Member; $18 per Non-Member (Includes one glass of wine or 8 oz. beer) / ADULTS ONLY / Purchase tickets here or RSVP to Kelly at or 951.302.6363 x26 / Refundable cancellations permitted with a 72-hour advance notice / This is not a dog friendly event

6th Annual Danza de la Muerte – Halloween Party / October 26 / 5:30pm-10:00pm
Join us in your best costumes, for a WICKED good time! / Two Food Trucks, Music by DJ C Square Events, Costume Contest / Free General Admission (doesn’t guarantee a seat) /
VIP Table Wine Club Members: Table for 4 – $50 includes 1 bottle of wine; Table for 8 – $100 includes 2 bottles of wine / Non-Member VIP Table: Table for 4 – $55 includes 1 bottle of wine; Table for 8 – $105 includes 2 bottles of wine / This is not a dog friendly event. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. VIP tables can be purchased at Danza del Sol Winery or by calling (951) 302-6363 ext. 26

Falkner Winery
Sip N Paint Class “Thankful” / October 11 / 6pm -8pm / $35 per person / Includes all materials. Wine available for purchase by glass or bottle. Members receive applicable discounts. Reservations are required online @
Wine Appreciation Class / September 15 / 10am -12:30pm / Designated for all levels of wine knowledge; $45/person /$40 Connoisseur/ $20 VIP; $70/person with lunch option. RSVP’s required 951-676-8231 x.109 or

Wine Appreciation Class / October 20 / 10am -12:30pm / Designated for all levels of wine knowledge; $45/person /$40 Connoisseur/ $20 VIP; $70/person with lunch option. RSVP’s required 951-676-8231 x.109 or

Fazeli Cellars
Fazeli Cellars Annual Haunted Masquerade Ball / October 27 / Doors open at 7pm / $20 Members / $25 Non-Members / Includes entrance and a glass of champagne. Food and drinks available for purchase. DJ & dancing; masks desired but not required / Purchase tickets here:

Masia de la Vinya Winery
Pumpkin Succulent Soiree / October 13 / 2pm-4pm / $35.00 – $38.00 / Join us on this fall afternoon as we craft, sip, and relax while creating your own succulent topped pumpkin!! / For reservations please visit and click on the link to event.

Let There Be Brunch / October 14 / 10am-1pm / $34.00 – $38.00 / Fall into Brunch…move over coffee, today is a job for bubbles!! Featuring brunch by The Wood Fire Gourmet all while listening to Spanish instrumental guitarist Jesus Melicio / For reservations please visit and click on the link to event.

Monte De Oro Winery
Bingo Night / October 5 / 7pm – 9pm / $25 per ticket / It’s time for bingo, Monte De Oro style! Join us on Friday, October 5th for a night of calling numbers and sipping your favorite MDO wine / Purchase tickets on our website at

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy / October 12 / 6:30pm – 9:30pm / GA: $60; WC GA: $55; VIP: $110 / VIP WC: $100; VIP Table of 10: $1,050 / VIP Table of 10 WC: $950 / Join us in celebrating Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s 25th anniversary live at Monte De Oro! From their very first show at a backyard party, until today, nearly 3000 shows later, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s unending goal has always been to play good music and have fun while doing it / VIP tickets include reserved seating and dinner service. Purchase tickets on our website at

Mount Palomar Winery
Paint Nite at Mount Palomar Winery / October 27 / 1:00pm – 3:00pm / Tickets $45 / Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite® invites you to create art over a glass of wine at a Mount Palomar Winery, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). Use the coupon code CREATE30 to save $15!

Oak Mountain Winery
Murder Mystery Dinner / October 26 / 6:00pm -9pm / $69 per person $63 for wine club / There will be a murder at Oak Mountain Winery set in the Wild Wild West. Food, Wine & Fun! Reservation’s required, please call 951 699-9102 or visit online at

Ponte Winery
Happy Hour in The Cellar Lounge at Ponte Vineyard Inn / Every Monday-Thursday / 4pm-6pm Free to attend / Head to Temecula Wine Country’s only cocktail bar, The Cellar Lounge at Ponte Vineyard Inn, for happy hour specials on craft beer, flatbreads, Ponte wine on tap and more! Menu items $6 and up / For more information please visit

Brunch at Bouquet Restaurant / Every Saturday & Sunday / 7:30am-3:00pm / Offering indoor & outdoor seating options, Bouquet is the perfect spot to gather for a gourmet brunch. Enjoy a relaxing ambiance with stunning fountain courtyard, pond & vineyards views / To view menu and for reservations please visit

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Wine, Dine & Paint / October 20 / 10:00am – 1:00pm / Cost: $75 | $70 Wine Club Work one-on-one with Jill Roberts, internationally-known, award-winning artist, at one of our all-inclusive Wine, Dine & Paint classes, complete with a three-hour guided Art+Vino painting class, painting supplies, aprons and canvas, Winemakers lunch at The Vineyard Rose Restaurant with a glass of wine / Reservation Information: Purchase tickets through our Online Store at or call your Wine Club Concierge at 951.491.8506.

Behind the Scenes Wine Tours / Tours are held daily at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3PM, Monday through Sunday/ $45pp; $40pp Wine Club Member or Military / Learn more about our spectacular Southern California Temecula winery with a behind-the-scenes wine tour, from vineyards to crush pad. Each tour concludes with 5 wines paired with an individual plate of specially prepared lite-bite foods, designed to enhance your wine knowledge and experience / Reservation Information: Call 866-994-6379 Ext. 7217 to reserve your spot today / Due to the limited sizes of each tour, reservations are required with prepayment, and are non-refundable. Guests must be over 21 years of age to attend.

Thornton Winery
Jazz Concert Series
MINDI ABAIR & THE BONESHAKERS / October 7 / 4:00pm /
General Admission $85. Gourmet Supper Package is $160

BONEY JAMES / October 13 / 7:00pm /
General Admission $85; Gourmet Supper Package (Sold Out)
To purchase jazz tickets online, please visit or by calling the winery at 951.699.0099

Friday Live Music / B. I. G. Soul R & B, Jazz / October 12 / 6:00p-9:00p / $10 Cover Fee / Reservations required for a Table. Call (951) 699-0099 *Must order dinner to reserve a table.
*Seats available for General Admission on first come basis.

Friday Live Music / Twisted Gypsy / October 26 / 6:00p-9:00p / $10 Cover Fee / Reservations required for a Table. Call (951) 699-0099 *Must order dinner to reserve a table.
*Seats available for General Admission on first come basis.

Wiens Family Cellars
Refugio Vertical Pairing Dinner / October 26 / 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm / $95 per person, $76 for wine club members / A Cabernet lover’s delight. This dinner will showcase 4 vintages, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, of our Refugio Cabernet Sauvignon. Each vintage will be paired with a delicious dish prepared by Chef Volker / Tickets available on site, online www.wienscellars/reservation-events, or by phone 951-694-9892. Tickets must be purchased in at least 3 days in advance.

Wilson Creek Winery
Lee Brice Concert / October 4 / 5:00-9:00 pm / Join us under the stars in the heart of wine country for an amazing acoustic up close and personal show with Lee Brice! Purchase tickets at:
General Admission: $75
Orchestra: $100

Bubble Brunch Buffet / Every Sunday 10am-3pm / $51.95, Buffet only: $41.95, Children: $16.95 / Enjoy all your breakfast favorites, omelet stations, waffle stations, seafood stations, carving stations and dessert stations with beautiful vineyard views / Buffet (+ unlimited sparkling). Now serving Bloody Mary’s! / Reservations can be made at or call 951.699.9463 for additional information.

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