It’s the start of another new year and if you haven’t visited Temecula Valley Wine Country lately, now’s the time! Check out January’s calendar of events and make plans to visit us soon!
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: http://www.avensolewinery.com/res-369934
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
Prix Fixe Friday & Sunday at Meritage / 5pm to 8pm / For $40 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 $30 / 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 2pm / 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
Wine & Chocolate Pairing / Every Friday of the month / 3:00pm / $45 Per Person ($40 Wine Club) / Your guided pairing experience includes a specially selected flight of five of our Carter Estate wines paired with 5 custom chocolates from local chocolate shoppe, SugarPlum Farm. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how our award-winning wines are made and learn how Carter Estate wines compliment and bring out the unique flavors of chocolate. Our Wine & Chocolate Pairing is approximately 90 minutes & has limited availability to provide a more intimate experience for our guests. Make your reservation today! Must be 21 or older. Reservation Information: Book a pairing on CarterEstateWinery.com
Elegant Food & Wine Pairing / $45pp; $40pp Wine Club Member / 1pm & 3pm Monday-Sunday / Your guided experience includes a specially selected flight of five of our Carter Estate wines paired with perfectly matched culinary bites from our Chef. Learn about the history of our beautiful Temecula Valley & get a behind-the-scenes look at how our award-winning Sparkling wines are made. Our Wine & Food Pairings are approximately 90 minutes & limited to eight guests. Make your reservation today! Must be 21 or older / Reservation Information: Reservations recommended – Book a pairing on CarterEstateWinery.com
Cougar Vineyard & Winery
Cougar Meets Italy – Preview Event / January 15 / 6:00pm-8:00pm / Watch Bottle Shock in our Barrel Room / $ 10 per person includes a glass of wine and all the popcorn you can eat! / Tickets available through www.cougarvineyards.com
Cougar Meets Italy – Main Event / January 16 / 6:00pm-9:00pm / $70 pp for Wine Club Members, $75 for non-members / Professional “Bottle Shock” wine judging comparing Cougar wines with their Italian counterparts. Audience wine tasting and judging with the same wines. Ticket price includes dinner and logo wineglass to commemorate the event plus musical accompaniment / Price increase January 1st. Ask about special pricing for preview event and main event. Tickets available through www.cougarvineyards.com / Limited seating and will sell out!
Charcuterie Workshop / January 29 / 5:00-7:00pm / $45 wine club $50 non-wine club / Hello Friends! We are inviting you to join us for our charcuterie workshop: an amazing evening of fun, friendship, food, and of course, great wine. Explore your creativity as you prepare your very own personal charcuterie board utilizing the finest cured meats and cheeses enjoying a glass of wine. Continue to impress your guests with your very own board, included with workshop. Our workshop makes for a great gift idea, date night, or opportunity to make new friends! We look forward to seeing you! / To Purchase tickets please visit www.courgarvineyards.com
Lunch & Cooking Demonstration with Celebrity Chef, Sarah Faherty! / January 26 / Starts 12:00pm / Tickets $125/Société $116.10 / Join us for a cooking demonstration by a celebrity chef, Sarah Faherty. Enjoy a 3-course meal and learn how to cook like a pro. Ms. Faherty first developed her love of food and wine pairing when she was traveling during her time abroad working in the Army Intelligence Field. Throughout her travels she had the opportunity to learn about food and wine as it pertains to other cultures. Sarah Faherty was featured as the runner-up on this season of MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay, Aaron Sanchez and Joe Bastianich on the FOX network / For reservations please visit www.europavillage.com
Wine Appreciation Class / January 18 / 10-12:30pm / $45 pp; $40 Connoisseur, $20 VIP. $80 pp with lunch option / Designated for all levels of wine knowledge / RSVP is required. Please call 951-676-8231 x. 109 or email email@example.com
Laugh your Glass Off / January 16 / Show starts at 7:00 pm / $20/$18 Wine Club Members / Pairings Food Truck opens at 6:00 pm / Join us for a night of wine, comedy and good times! / For Mature Audience Only (21+). For tickets please visit https://shop.lorimarwinery.com
Masia de la Vinya Winery
I Regret Nothing…New Year’s Brunch / January 1 / 11:30am – 2:30pm / Catered by Chef Flavor; breakfast Bahn Mi, burritos, grilled vegetable & goat cheese scramble, iron skillet potatoes & fresh fruit / $28 members, $33 guests, $14 children 4yrs-12yrs old. Add bottomless mimosas for $16 / For reservations: click the ticket link on our post to access www.masiadelavinya.com/events or call 951 – 303 -3860 ext.1 / Refundable cancellations will be permitted within 72 hours of event.
Oak Mountain Winery
Live Concert KG’s featuring Roscoe Vaunt / January 10 / 6pm to 9pm / Join us for a concert in our newly renovated Vineyard view pavilion. $10 gets you in the door with Food, wine, beer & brandy cocktails available for purchase! Tickets required & Space is limited! Call 951-699-9102 or Get your tickets online at https://shop.oakmountainwinery.com/event-tickets-c11.aspx
Peltzer Family Cellars
Peltzer Ice Rink / Open until January 12th / M-F, 3-9pm and Sat-Sun, 1:30-9pm. Sessions every 1.5 hours / Peltzer Ice Rink offers ice skating fun to the Temecula Valley Wine Country! Hot Cocoa, food trucks & and an Ice Rink Bar on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays / Cost and reservation information children 3-11 are $12 while General Admission is $16. You can pre-purchase your session on Peltzerwinery.com to ensure your desired skate time.
Skate with an Ice Princess / January 5 / 3-6pm / Let it go on the ice with your two favorite frosty ladies! The Ice Queen and the Snow Princess are comin’ back to the Peltzer Ice Rink for skating and photo ops. / Cost and reservation information to purchase your skate session with the Ice Queen and Snow Princess, visit peltzerwinery.com, select your correct session type, then choose the January 5th date at either 3:00pm or 4:30pm. Children 3-11 are $12, General Admission is $16.
Supercross Watch Party / January 11 / 5-9pm / Come watch the Supercross LIVE with us on the big screen in the Crush House on January 11th from 5-9pm. We’re teaming up with Road 2 Recovery to raise funds for their amazing organization that aids AMA licensed professional motocross/supercross and action sport athletes with financial assistance while recovery from debilitating injuries. They also provide emotional and motivational support to these athletes and their families. Food Truck Eats by Devilicious Food Truck, Q’s Tacos Food Truck, and The Woodfire Pizza Wagon / Cost is $10 includes raffle ticket to win a signed jersey and full dirt bike kit. Children under 10 are free. We recommend an excellent project of our partners – https://mexicosexpartners.com/ . Always an up-to-date view of events.
Somerset Vineyard & Winery
Somm Wine Tasting Experience / January 19 / 10:30am-2:30am / Tickets range from $55 – $120 / An entertaining learning experience with a knowledgeable & experienced educator instruction and tasting with a certified sommelier & wine educator George “Frankie” Franceschi. This class will enhance your wine tasting experiences wherever you go and help you appreciate the fine art of wine making. After, Kurt Tiedt, owner & tour guide extraordinaire, will take you on a tour of the barrel room where you will also enjoy tasting wine from the barrel / Limited seating. To reserve please visit https://shop.somersetvineyard.com/res-425670/Tasting-Class-With-Certified-Somm.html
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Behind the Scenes Wine Tour / Available daily / 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.
Wilson Creek Winery
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 www.wilsoncreekwinery.com or call 951.699.9463 for additional information.