Tour of one of Southern California's premier wine regions
Travel in a comfortable coach from spectacular San Diego
Meeting local & passionate winemakers at Leoness Cellars
Stunning green scenery of the Cougar Vineyard & Winery
World-renowned almond champagne at Wilson Creek Winery
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided winery tour of Temecula
Roundtrip transportation to and from San Diego via air-conditioned coach
Live tour commentary provided in English
What you can expect
Discover the sights, sounds, and tastes around the Temecula wine region, a premier winemaking area in Southern California. Drive through splendid rolling hills, walk along enchanting winery trails, and taste-test a number of award-winning varietals.
Start your day of exploration as you're picked up from your San Diego hotel by an air-conditioned coach. Ride along Interstate 15, watching the buildings of the city turn to green, pastoral land. Arrive at your first winery stop, the friendly Leoness Cellars. This family-owned vineyard is renowned for its tasty varietals like chardonnay, merlot, and cabernet sauvignon. Quench your thirst here with up to 6 tastings.
Next, visit the Cougar Vineyard and Winery, operated by Rick and Jennifer Buffington, a multi-award winning winemaking couple based in the valley. Stroll through the charming area before sitting down to an extensive tasting in the private barrel room. Try up to 9 different wines produced from vineyards around Temecula.
Last but not least is a stop at the Wilson Creek Winery. Enjoy a tour of this 20-acre (8-ha) vineyard and winery located at the end of the winding Rancho California Road. Savor the taste of world-famous almond champagne, produced in this conducive climate. Try up to 5 different tastings here before being whisked back to your San Diego hotel.