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Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyards is truly a 21st Century wine destination. Founded in 2000, this family
run enterprise will celebrate its 15th year in business in the Temecula Wine Country
Hotel management at Pechanga Resort & Casino have announced the completion of a total makeover of 65 of their suites. The renovation, which included the AAA Four Diamond resort’s 63 one-bedroom suites and two executive suites, came as part of a reinvestment into the existing resort property while the Pechanga Tribe’s $285 million resort expansion continues with completion slated for December 2017.
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Journey now provides a solid loyalty program and stay & play deals to accommodate any budget. When golfers partner their rounds with a stay on the property’s AAA Four Diamond resort, the value of the experience and amenities escalate.
Country Music Superstar Jennifer Nettles Signs To Big Machine Records, Plans To Release New Single T
Grammy-nominated country superstar Jennifer Nettles announced today that she has signed to Big Machine Records and will release a new single this October and has set her next solo album for early 2016 release. In addition, she will embark on the headlining "Playing With Fire" tour which will cross 20 plus cities beginning this October with Brandy Clark and Ryan Kinder.
CHILE HEDZ AND THE CITY OF TEMECULA COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT HOST EIGHTH ANNUAL NEW MEXICO CHIL
Chile Hedz, a family owned and operated retail store in Old Town Temecula, along with the City of Temecula Community Services Department, will celebrate the arrival of 10,000+ pounds of fresh New Mexico Hatch Chiles to our very own Old Town. This Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 29 & 30, 2015, with Saturday hours from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday hours from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Come browse through vendor booths, listen to hot music, get swept off your feet by the Ballet Folklorico (Saturday at 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm), and more!
Visit Falkner Winery & their Pinnacle Restaurant over Labor Day Weekend and enjoy a great lunch special as well as Free Concerts and dancing in the outdoor lawn area on both September 5th & 6th. As part of this weekend celebration, Free Concerts will be performed on both Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3pm. There will be two wonderful groups: Harmony Road will perform on Saturday and Danielle Taylor and her group will perform on Sunday. There will be freshly prepared Barbeque (including Ray's Hot Wings) on both days in the lawn area along with wine and sangria sold by the glass, bottle, or carafe (50% off). Several wines will be available at under $15/bottle if purchased by the case. We will be releasing our new 2014 Rosato Rosé wine and offering a 50% off discount on case purchases of our 2013 Rosato. Additionally, we will have on sale several of our Library wines and two of our Gold medal wines, 2011 Amante and 2011 Meritage, on a buy 2, get 3 sale.
Handcrafted Cocktail, Cocktail Bar Appetizer Menu Come to Fine Dining Restaurants at Pechanga Resort
The mixologists and chefs at Pechanga Resort & Casino have mixed, muddled, tested and tasted a variety of fresh ingredient-based cocktails and inviting appetizers. They now offer eight handcrafted cocktail selections at the resort’s three fine dining restaurants, the Great Oak Steakhouse, Paisano’s Italian Ristorante and Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar. Guests at Umi can now also get their taste for Japanese-inspired appetizers filled with selections from a new menu available from 3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Items start at $4. The handcrafted cocktails are $9 each.
Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California is the best United States casino, according to a nationwide poll by 10Best.com, part of USA TODAY Travel, that ended Monday, June 22. The Native American owned and operated resort/casino claims the top spot in the Top 10 list released Friday, June 26 after four weeks of voting by readers. It edged out well-known resort/casinos including the Bellagio, Borgata and L’Auberge in established gaming destinations such as Las Vegas, Atlantic City and the South. Pechanga, the largest resort/casino in the state, initially made the 10Best.com list, along with two other California resort/casinos. Only one Las Vegas resort made the top 10 list.
No matter what dear old dad considers fun, there is likely a form of it to be found at the state’s largest resort/casino, Pechanga Resort & Casino. This Father’s Day (Sunday, June 21), kids and significant others do not need to be stumped by what to get. Here are several easy gift options for the special man. Those who want to nominate their dads as the best may do so on Monday, June 15 for the chance to win a round of golf for two and a Golfers Massage. Visit Facebook.com/Pechanga or Twitter.com/PechangaCasino to enter.
Redneck-comedy star, Jeff Foxworthy, brings his blue collar comedy to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, with two show times, 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 29 for $95, $85, $75 and $65 and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. One of the world's most respected comedians, Foxworthy is the largest-selling comedy-recording artist, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and bestselling author of more than twenty-six books.
The 4th of July weekend heats up with superstar 80s and 90s glam rockers Warrant and Lita Ford coming to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater Friday, July 3 at 8:00p.m. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 20 at 3:00p.m. and are $25, $35, $45 and $55. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box Office, by calling (877) 711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.com.
Temecula, California – Out of the vineyards and rolling vistas, the Temecula Independent Film Festival, June 10-14, will present over 65 independent films from across the world and the US selected by a panel of an award-winning.
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White brings his blue collar storytelling comedy act - “The Nutcracker Tour” - to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, with two shows at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $90, $85, $75 and $65 and go on sale Friday, May 15. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box office, by calling 877-711-2WIN (2946) or at www.Pechanga.com.
Iconic R&B group, Boyz II Men, will be bringing more than 20 years of fan favorite hits to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $85, $75, $65 and $60 and go on sale Friday, May 15. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box office, by calling 877-711-2WIN (2946) or at www.Pechanga.com.
Things are about to turn hot and thunderous at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Australia’s steamiest export, Thunder from Down Under, has just announced two shows in Temecula – Wednesday, May 20 and Thursday, May 21 at 8:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Comedy Club. Whether a gift for Mother’s Day, a bachelorette, divorce party or just an excuse to get out with the girls, the Thunder from Down Under takes a break from their weekly Las Vegas shows to perform for Southern California audiences. Premium seating tickets are $45 each and general admission tickets are $35. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box Office, by calling (877) 711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.com. Guests must be 21 or older.
Pinnacle Restaurant Summer Menu Enhancements
Sunday, May 10 marks the day mothers everywhere like to be pampered, spend time with loved ones, or take some time for themselves. Seven of Pechanga Resort & Casino’s 11 restaurants help make the occasion memorable with dining specials to please many tastes. Guests will find Mother’s Day dining specials at the Pechanga Café, Paisano’s Italian, Journey’s End, the AAA Four Diamond Great Oak Steakhouse, Kelsey’s Sports Bar & Grill, Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar and The Pechanga Café.
“Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” “(You’re) Having My Baby,” “My Way” Will Have Crowd Singing Along
Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington, Recently Appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, to Attend Award Ceremony at Ponte Vineyard Inn on Earth Day, April 22.
Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Tonic on the Bill for Friday, June 26
The Temecula Education Foundation (TEF), in partnership with the Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD) and the City of Temecula, will sponsor the fifth annual Taste of Temecula Valley (TOTV) on Friday, April 24, 6 PM – 10 PM, and Saturday, April 25, 11 AM – 7 PM, at Town Square Park, in front of the Temecula Civic Center, 41000 Main Street, Old Town Temecula.
The Pechanga Comedy Club now offers money-saving perks for new Pechanga Club members and hotel guests. Plus, a new crop of top-touring comics is lined up for April and May.
Pechanga Microbrew Festival Raises Funds for Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley
Boz Scaggs has just announced a new run of May tour dates including a stop at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. on May 15 at 8pm, and will be sitting in with The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on April 3rd. On March 31st, Scaggs will release his new studio album A Fool To Care via 429 Records. Another album in a prolific career, this new collection of songs boasts Scaggs’ pioneering blend of rock, soul, jazz and R&B taken to new heights. The album features two very special guests. Bonnie Raitt contributes slide guitar and sassy vocals on the original song “Hell To Pay” and Lucinda Williams trades vocal lines with Scaggs on The Band’s “Whispering Pines.”
AIR SUPPLY CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF GLOBAL HITS WITH INTERNATIONAL TOUR AND A PECHANGA CONCERT ON JUNE
TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 11, 2015) – International pop/rock duo Air Supply is bringing their 2015 global tour to Temecula and the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on June 21, 2015. Tickets are currently available at $55, $50, $40 and $35, and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. After 40 years together, the Australian hit makers are touring as an anniversary special and to promote their new CD, DVD and Blu-Ray release, Live in Hong Kong, featuring new single “I Want You.”
TEMECULA — Last week, Reality Rally, led by reality television show personality Gillian Larson (“Survivor: Gabon”), announced the list of stars confirmed to attend the event slated for April 10-11 in Temecula, CA. In order to qualify to be part of the event, each of the stars were required to raise $500, and many of them have eclipsed that mark and are continuing to raise funds.
TEMECULA, Calif., (Feb. 18, 2015) — Filipino recording artists Lani Misalucha and special guest Arnel Pineda are coming to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on May 22, 2015. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 20 at $90, $80, $70 and $60 for an 8:00 p.m. show time, and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. Both well-known stars, Lani Misalucha is known as the “Siren of the Las Vegas Strip” after a long time headlining residency and Arnel Pineda is best known as the new lead singer for the legendary rock and roll band Journey.
TEMECULA, Calif., (Feb. 12, 2015) — The Earth, Wind & Fire concert tour is coming to rock the house at Pechanga Resort & Casino. With a just announced tour date of April 26, tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 13 at $131, $126, $120 and $110, and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. With five decades of chart topping hits and their first musical release in eight years with “Now, Then & Forever,” the music legends could play every fan’s favorite song.
TEMECULA, Calif . – (February 2, 2015) – Pechanga Resort & Casino is pleased to announce it has been honored with two AAA Four Diamond Awards for 2015. The 517-room luxury resort has now been awarded with the AAA Four Diamond Award for the 14th time. The resort has won it consecutively since opening in 2002. Only 12 other resorts in Riverside County also carry the AAA Four Diamond distinction. The Great Oak Steakhouse earned the honor alongside only six other restaurants in Riverside County and 34 other restaurants in all of Southern California. The Great Oak Steakhouse has won the award for the fourth time in a row since 2012. Diamonds can be a guest’s best friend when traveling. Using the AAA Diamond Award rating system, those staying at a hotel or eating at a restaurant for the first time can instantly know the level of service and quality to expect.
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TEMECULA — The fifth edition of Reality Rally, set for April 10-11, is fast approaching. The two-day event is an “Amazing Race” style game will host more than 120 reality television stars from 40 television shows and includes red carpet parties and an outdoor festival featuring the Celebrity Chefs Showcase.
TEMECULA VALLEY, CA; (January 26, 2015) --- Tickets are on sale for Temecula Valley’s 24th Annual World of Wine Weekend. The first regional tasting event of the year, hosted by the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association, offers passport holders a chance to sample dozens of flights and bites at 30+ wineries along an easy circuitous route via Rancho California and DePortola Roads.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Dec. 29, 2014) – After only a year at Pechanga Resort & Casino, chef Jerome O’Reggio has landed a top restaurant chef position at the desirable Journey’s End. The restaurant that caters to the golf and lunch crowd overlooks the first and 18th holes and south Temecula lush hillsides through floor to ceiling windows. Chef Jerome brings that sense of outside into his dishes at Journey’s End. He also infuses ingredients and flavors not commonly found in the Temecula Valley restaurant scene – faro and sweet potatoes, plantains, Jamaican curry and more.
TEMECULA --- Led by reality television show personality Gillian Larson (“Survivor: Gabon”), throngs of volunteers are plotting the fifth edition of Reality Rally, set for April 10-11, which is part “Amazing Race” style game, part fun and conducted completely to benefit Michelle’s Place, Breast Cancer Resource Center.
Temecula, CA – The Inland Valley Symphony presents “A Soulful Christmas” which is the theme of this year’s holiday concert scheduled for December 13th at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. at the Gershwin Performing Arts Center (Murrieta Mesa High School) and will feature the Sylvia Cotton Singers performing stylized Gospel songs made famous by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. The program will feature gospel favorites such as “Hallelujah to the King,” “They Followed His Star,” “O Come Emmanuel,” “Sing Hallelujah,” and more!
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Dec. 3, 2014) – While Southern California home sales have dipped to a three-year low according to CoreLogic®, the market for sweet pads big enough for the gingerbread man and his family is heating up at one southland resort. This holiday season, Pechanga Resort & Casino’s in-house bakery team is preparing, building and decorating hand-crafted gingerbread houses and offering them to prospective buyers. These homes come fully loaded and turnkey for gift giving or for those with a hankering for an abode on which to satisfy a sweet tooth.
‘Tis the season people all over the world await jolly Saint Nick and traditions with family and friends. Pechanga Resort & Casino invites everyone to spend some time celebrating with chances to win extra holiday cash, a Mercedes Benz giveaway, A-list entertainment and unforgettable New Year’s Eve parties. Guests become eligible for the monthly giveaways when they become a Pechanga Club Card Member. Signing up is free and easy and members simply need to insert the club card into a slot machine or present at any table game prior to play. With headlining entertainment, gaming promotions, holiday giveaways and resort specials, Pechanga is the place to be this December.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 21, 2013) – As a small gesture to say “thank you,” Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. offers complimentary lunches and dinners to service men and women who serve and have served our nation. On Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, active and retired members of the United States armed forces are invited to dine as guests of the Pechanga Buffet and enjoy the internationally-inspired fare at the popular, 454-seat restaurant. Service members with ID may experience lunch or dinner for free at the Pechanga Buffet. Lunch runs from 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. and dinner is served from 4:00p.m. to 11:00p.m. Veterans or active military must show ID consisting of their photo military ID card, Veterans ID card, Veterans organization card (VFW, American Legion, etc.), discharge papers, DD214 or other Veterans ID. For more information on the Pechanga Buffet and the other 10 award-winning dining outlets at Pechanga Resort & Casino, call (877) 711-2WIN or log onto www.Pechanga.com.
OLD TOWN TEMECULA, CA - Santa arrives at his newly remodeled cabin next to Pennypickle's Workshop/Temecula Children's Museum on Friday, November 28, at 6 p.m. Welcome Santa Claus with the heart and soul of this local tradition as he arrives in picturesque fashion aboard a horse-drawn carriage. He'll travel over the Main Street bridge, up to Temecula City hall and make the circle back down Main Street to his new home to visit with children until 9 p.m. The Resonate Show Choir will be leading the procession aboard a horse-drawn trolley and serenade Santa as he arrives.
Temecula, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014—The highest level of three-day event competition on the West Coast, great local music, an expanded trade fair and three of the best food trucks in the San Diego area—that’s a combination guaranteed to make the 16th Annual Galway Downs International Three-Day Event an extraordinary occasion on Oct. 31-Nov. 2.
TEMECULA, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2014) – If a night of sampling gourmet cuisine from the area’s top chefs sounds like the idea of a good time, The So Cal Chef Open in Temecula is the place to be on Monday, October 20. Happening inside the Pechanga Resort & Casino Grand Ballroom, foodie festival goers can experience intense flavors and fresh ingredients in dishes made by 12 culinary experts. Attendees will be able to sample their way around the room as they vote for their favorite chef and favorite dish of the night. The chefs and their dishes will also be scored by a panel of celebrity judges including Steve Cazel (“Cutthroat Island,” “Survivor”), Amanda Colello (“Hell’s Kitchen”), Comedian Rocky Osborn (Aces Comedy Club) and last year’s “Judges Pinnacle Award” winner, Chef Steve Stawinski (Wilson Creek’s Creekside Grille). This foodie experience starts at 4:30p.m. and has historically hosted more than 400 guests. Entry is $45 online or at the door, or $35 if purchased from participating restaurants. Ticket price includes unlimited tastings from all food vendors. For tickets or more information, call Oak Grove Center at (951) 677-5599 or visit www.oakgrovecenter.com and click on “Events.”
TEMECULA, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Whether celebrating the holidays with friends, family or that special someone, Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif, the state’s largest resort/casino, has a way to make it festive and fun for everyone. Dining, entertainment, shopping, gaming, and relaxing can all be done under one roof at Pechanga. For reservations or more information, call (877) 811-2946 or visit www.Pechanga.com.
TEMECULA, Calif. -- (Oct. 6, 2014) – It can be a scary sight when not enough people who need blood have it available. Just before Halloween, the Pechanga RV Resort hosts a blood drive from 1:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. on Tuesday, October 28. The San Diego Blood Bank will have their rolling bloodmobile on site at the Pechanga RV Clubhouse, and clinicians will be on hand to collect pints of blood from as many donors as possible. Everyone who signs up to donate will be given a raffle ticket to win free nights at the Pechanga RV Resort, gift cards for the Pechanga Buffet, hats and more. Raffle winners will be chosen at random and notified on Wednesday, October 29. Donors will also receive a free t-shirt courtesy of the San Diego Blood Bank. The Pechanga RV Resort is located at 45000 Pechanga Parkway and is adjacent to the Pechanga Gas Station at the southeast end of the resort property.
TEMECULA, Calif., (September 15, 2014) – For the first time, community members are invited to kick off their shoes and celebrate the first harvest of the season at Promenade Temecula. The shopping center is opening its annual Grape Stomp event to the public, and tickets are now on sale for the event at www.TemeculaTheater.org, which will take place on Thursday, October 2 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Sept. 8, 2014) – Ronnel Capacia developed an affinity toward cooking as a child. When he took his first job at Pechanga Resort & Casino in 2004 as an employee cafeteria busser, he had no idea his aspirations would lead him to the top spot at one of the largest resort in the country’s 11 restaurants. Capacia now directs a team of 13 kitchen staff as the head chef of the fast-paced Kelsey’s Sports Bar & Grill, a popular spot for sports fans to watch their favorite teams on television.
“This is a dream come true,” says Capacia. “I’ve worked really hard to get to this position and believe me, I have no intention of slowing down now. It’s exciting and humbling my team believes in me to lead Kelsey’s and to give our guests the best possible pub and grille food with the freshest ingredients.”
TEMECULA VALLEY, Calif. (August 27, 2014) -- On September 12th, Ponte Family Estate will be screening Universal Studio’s blockbuster animated film Despicable Me 2 at its fourth annual charity movie night. The movie will be projected onto a large screen in the vineyard garden, where guests of all ages are welcome to enjoy an evening under the stars. The event is free, but all proceeds from the night’s food and beverage sales and the silent auction will go to Rancho Damacitas, a Temecula charity dedicated to helping underserved children and victims of child abuse.
Temecula, CA August 26, 2014 – In an effort to protect water quality and continue to provide customers with a reliable water supply, Rancho California Water District RCWD/District) purchased approximately 7,000 acres surrounding Vail Lake in Temecula through a court-ordered bankruptcy sale.
Temecula, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014—The Galway Downs International Three-Day Event is coming on Oct. 30-Nov. 2 to the Galway Downs Equestrian Center in Temecula, Calif. More than 150 horses will compete in three-day events at three international levels and one national level.
Pechanga Resort & Casino is happy to announce that the Brian Setzer Orchestra will make a return to the Pechanga Theater this December for his 2014 Christmas Rocks Tour.
CATCH ALL NFL GAMES ALONG WITH FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO RESTAURANTS AND POK
TEMECULA, Calif. – (August 6, 2014) – Football fans wait for anxiously for the end of summer and start of fall all year. Pechanga Resort & Casino makes watching all games this season easy by bringing you broadcasts of every game, no matter if they go down in San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle, St. Louis or anywhere else in the country. To make the games even more fun with friends and family, happy hour and game time food and drink specials are offered at Kelsey’s Bar & Grill inside Pechanga Resort & Casino and at Journey’s End inside the Journey at Pechanga clubhouse. The Pechanga Poker Room also gives card players chances to win extra jackpots during Monday Night Football.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 21, 2014) – With the newest dinner special at Pechanga's Paisano's Italian restaurant, the whole family can come and enjoy a delicious Italian special, served the Italian way. The family style special features a three course meal, including a classic Caesar salad, fettuccini with a choice of three sauces: miniature meatballs in a pomodoro sauce, pesto basil sauce or creamy parmesan cheese sauce, and tiramisu for dessert, all for $15.95 per person. All portions and sauces will be brought to the table and diners can serve themselves. Available for guests for evening dining on Sundays and Mondays from 5:00p.m to 10:00p.m., this new family special is a great way to enjoy one of Pechanga's most popular fine dining experiences while also receiving a big value.
COMIC NICK SWARDSON TAKES PRETEND TIME TO REAL TIME DURING SHOW THIS FALL AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASIN
TEMECULA, Calif. – (July 14, 2014) – Comedian and actor, Nick Swardson, known by many fans for his recurring role on the Comedy Central series Reno 911! and for appearing in numerous Adam Sandler movies, plus his own stand-up comedy specials, will be performing in Temecula, Calif. on Saturday, Nov. 8. Nick Swardson brings his “Taste It” tour to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on November 8 at 8:00p.m. Tickets are $45, $55, $60 and $65 and go on sale Friday, July 18 at 3:00p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box Office, via telephone at (877) 711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment.
The colors, the fabrics, the textures, the sheer effort and downright artsy craftsmanship of the annual Temecula Outdoor Quilt Show are mind-boggling. Breath-taking! Those who think all quilts should have been left in Grandma’s attic are annually dazzled by the hundreds of contemporary and traditional quilts, all recently fashioned by local artists, hanging from the charming eaves, porches and balconies of Old Town Temecula’s merchants’ shops. The streets of Old Town Temecula are a happy stroll for any visitor on any day, but there is no other day so vibrant and beautiful in Old Town Temecula as the day—one day only, each year—of the annual Valley of the Mist Quilters Guild outdoor quilt show.
TEMECULA, Calif. -- (July 1, 2014) – July 11-13, the 19th annual Pechanga PowWow gets underway in Temecula, Calif. A free event for all ages, the powwow presents dancing, signing, art, crafts, unique tasty food, and opportunities for children to experience authentic Native American culture and customs in an interactive, fun, and educational environment.
Long-awaited festive Opening Weekend will feature Artisan Fair, live music & entertainment, weekend-long specials, smoothie & coffee demos and and much more.
Ray and Loretta Falkner, owners of Falkner Winery in Temecula Valley, announced that they are conducting a weekend Anniversary Event from July 4th-6th to celebrate their 14th year in business. The public is invited to a lively weekend that includes concert performances Saturday and Sunday, winery tours, huge sales, hourly raffles, outdoor barbeques, lunch specials in their Pinnacle Restaurant, and other fun events. In order to help make room for some new releases available that weekend, selected wines will be offered at up to 50% off case prices. This will include many Gold and Silver medal winners on the tasting menu. Selected gifts will also be on sale at up to 30% off. Wine will be “raffled” off each hour (11am -5pm) with the winner able to purchase the bottle for only $1.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (June 3, 2014) – Almost as a celebration of the one-year mark for the return of bingo at Pechanga, the A&E Network’s “Storage Wars” TV program came calling to film part of an upcoming episode. The segment in which characters Brandi and Jarrod find a portable bingo blower in a storage unit and take it to Pechanga Bingo for an expert opinion is slated to air Tuesday, June 17 at 6:00p.m.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (June 2, 2014) – Trying each variety of beer offered by the nearly 100 microbreweries that now dot the Southern California landscape may be a fun but difficult challenge for the super beer fan’s bucket list. Instead, suds enthusiasts can go to one place this summer and experience the offerings of more than 30 craft brewers, many of them made in Southern California. The 6th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival froths up on Saturday, June 28 from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Grand Ballroom.
A spoof of and a tribute to the Master of Suspense - Alfred Hitchcock relying on 1950's and 1960's prototypes of Hitchcock characters - from seedy low-lifes, to elegant criminals, to the innocent mid-western honeymooners.
TEMECULA, Calif. -- (May 7, 2014) – A recent article on Time.com talks about laughter having nearly the same effects on the brain as meditation. A researcher is quoted as saying, “joyful laughter immediately produces the same brain wave frequencies experienced in a true meditative state.” That being shown by science, one simple way to get more true laughter into one’s life is to make plans to see a comedy show, and the Pechanga Comedy Club offers four every weekend. The top touring comics make stops at Pechanga every Friday and Saturday for two shows each night – 7:30p.m. and 10:30p.m. Getting some uplifting giggles is only $15 per person and guests must be 21 or older. For tickets or more information, visit the Pechanga Box Office, call (877) 711-2946 or log onto www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment. The Pechanga Comedy Club features an intimate, 300-seat venue with a stage and tableside beverage service. The club has a two-drink minimum.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (May 1, 2014) – Most family’s summer schedules fill up well before the calendar flips around to June. This summer, Pechanga Resort & Casino offers three family friendly, fun and unique festival events worth fitting into the warmer months’ agendas. Late June features the Pechanga BBQ Competition and the Pechanga Microbrew Festival. For three days in July, more than 60,000 people and members of tribes across North America descend on Pechanga and Temecula for the annual Pechanga Pow Wow.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 28, 2014) – Two of the country’s hottest comedians will be dishing out the jokes and looking for big laughs later this year. Pechanga Resort & Casino announces funnymen Lewis Black and Brian Regan will be appearing in the Pechanga Theater in October and December respectively. Lewis Black brings his ridiculing of history, trends, cultural phenomena and just about everything else to Temecula in “The Rant Is Due” tour on Friday, October 3 at 8:00p.m. Tickets are $69, $79, $89 and $95 and go on sale Friday, May 2 at 3:00p.m. Brian Regan turns mundane tasks like packing and shipping UPS boxes and other everyday undertakings to comic relief and leaves audiences roaring. He appears in two shows at 7:00pm and 9:30p.m. on Saturday, December 6. Tickets are $55, $65, $75 and $85 and are now on sale. Tickets for both shows may be purchased in person at the Pechanga Box Office, via telephone at 877-711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.com.
Temecula, Calif., March 27, 2014 — Two top-quality saddle makers—CWD and Devoucoux—have signed five-year sponsorship agreements with the Galway Downs International Events and the Woodside International Horse Trials. CWD and Devoucoux will be presenting sponsors at the three international events held at these two locations each year.
TEMECULA, Calif. (April 4, 2014) – Denver, Colorado-based band The Fray announces they will be performing at the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater this summer in support of their recently released, fourth album, Helios. The foursome who blasted onto the mainstream music scene in 2005 with hits “Over My Head (Cable Car)” and “How to Save a Life” are set for Friday, June 13 at 8:00p.m. at the Pechanga Theater. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 11 at 3:00p.m. and are $85, $95, $100, and $110. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Pechanga Box Office, via telephone at (877) 711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.com.
Temecula, Calif., March 29, 2014 — After taking the two-phase lead in the CIC3* at the Galway Downs International Horse Trials, Kristi Nunnink said that she planned to gallop fast enough around the cross-country course to win, and she did just that. She rode R-Star across the finish line 14 seconds slow, and those 5.6 time faults kept her in front, with a total score of 57.5.
Grape Day 2014 Invites Wine Industry Community to South Coast Winery Resort & Spa to Glean Updates and Insights from Experts on Wine Production and Vineyard Issues
Temecula, Calif., March 20, 2014 — Music and food will once again add spice to the Galway Downs International Horse Trials, at Temecula Downs Event Center on March 28-30. Three fabulous food trucks, all from San Diego, will be on the grounds, offering special treats for fans and competitors.
Temecula, CA March 17, 2014 - On Saturday May 3rd, join Grammy nominated and award winning artists as they set the rhythm for a weekend of relaxation and good times at Vail Lake Resort. The 10th Annual Temecula Wine & Music Festival brought to you by KMYT 94.5 and produced by Apaulo Music Productions will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County, a local non-profit charity.
RIVERSIDE, CA; (March 10, 2014)---Temecula food stars Chef Leah di Bernardo and Don Webber will be featured speakers at Seedstock’s Agricultural Conference “Grow Riverside: Citrus and Beyond!” happening March 19 and 20. The two will round out a stellar lineup of notable authorities on sustainability and the California farm industry.
Now with being voted “Best Restaurant” for 8 years in a row from readers of Inland Empire Magazine and the “Diner’s Choice Award for 2014” from Open Table diners, the hill-top Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery announces that they will once again be offering their very popular Easter Champagne Brunch instead of their normal menu.
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Jan. 30, 2014) – From casual and fine dining to spa specials to concerts by self-admitted romantic Engelbert Humperdinck and more, if you have not made Valentine’s Day plans yet, Pechanga Resort & Casino offers plenty of solutions for the special day. California’s largest resort/casino offers dining specials at six of its 11 restaurants, as well as four seductive drink specials. Spa Pechanga features Valentine’s couples’ massages and other pampering body, hair and nail services. The February entertainment lineup beckons couples who enjoy many types of shows. The AAA Four Diamond Award hotel makes a perfect spot for a romantic getaway, and if you are not sure what your valentine likes, Pechanga Gift Cards are always available in any denomination from the casino retail stores, the Journey’s End Pro Shop or from Spa Pechanga. For more information or to make reservations, call (877) 711-2WIN or log onto www.Pechanga.com.
Temecula Wine Country—Wilson Creek Winery, home of the award-winning Almond Champagne, announces a new addition to the family. Robert Boller will be joining the team starting in January 2014 bringing with him 25 years of experience in the wine industry with companies such as Gallo and Jackson Family Wines.
Mannheim Steamroller and PANDORA Jewelry, the tour sponsor, will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one night only in in Temecula, Calif. at the Pechanga Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, December 6 at 8:00p.m.
Pechanga Resort & Casino is going country this December and welcomes veteran country music star Merle Haggard to the Pechanga Theater. Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 8 at 7:00p.m. to see the man with nearly 40 number one songs and a standout place in the country music Hall of Fame. Pechanga Resort & Casino is the only Southern California stop on Haggard’s current national tour.
The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute has been called the best Beatles’ tribute ever, and now they come to Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif., for two nights in the new year. Fans can celebrate the 50-year anniversary of one of the Beatles’ seminal songs, “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” and thank them for shifting pop culture 50 years ago in 1964 with their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
Having just celebrated his 80th birthday, country-western music legend Willie Nelson shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, he just announced a major Southern California tour stop this December in Temecula, Calif. at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Nelson and his band hit the stage inside the Pechanga Theater on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00p.m.
Temecula, Calif., Oct. 26, 2013—Music, food and wine—a perfectly suited trio to make the 15th annual Galway Downs International Three-Day Event on Oct. 31-Nov. 3 an extraordinary equestrian competition.
Temecula, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013— Fifteen years have passed since Liz Halliday-Sharp rode in the inaugural Galway Downs International Three-Day Event, and now she plans to ride HHS Cooley in the CCI3* on Oct. 31-Nov. 3.
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VisitTemecula.org announces the Winterfest 2013-2014 Top 10 for sharing holiday gifts and experiences together in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country
Temecula, Calif., Sept. 1, 2032—The Galway Downs International Three-Day Event is will take place on Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at Galway Downs in Temecula, Calif. Approximately 150 horses will compete in three-day events at three international levels and one national level.
Tickets and Hotel Packages Going Fast for Temecula Valley’s California Wine Month September Festivit
Tickets and Hotel Packages Going Fast for Temecula Valley’s California Wine Month September Festivities
All 35 wineries will celebrate with a saver September Sip Passport and 4th annual CRUSH Gala, the region’s signature wine and food event of the year, held at the elegant Callaway Winery
Area wineries celebrate with a reduced price September Sip Passport (now just $35) and the reprisal of their signature epicurean gala, CRUSH, to be held again at Callaway Winery
Students at Gardner Middle School in Temecula got a college-level lesson from a Mt. San Jacinto College biology professor when they learned how to isolate their DNA.
Ray and Loretta Falkner, owners of Falkner Winery in Temecula Valley, announced that they are conducting a weekend Anniversary Event from July 5th-7th to celebrate their 13th year in business. The public is invited to a lively weekend that includes Jazz performances Saturday and Sunday, winery tours, huge sales, hourly raffles, outdoor barbeques, lunch specials in their Pinnacle Restaurant, and other fun events. In order to help make room for some new releases available that weekend, selected wines will be offered at up to 50% off case prices. This will include many Gold and Silver medal winners on the tasting menu. Selected gifts will also be on sale at up to 30% off. Wine will be “raffled” off each hour (11am -5pm) with the winner able to purchase the bottle for only $1.
The success of Falkner Winery and their beautiful Pinnacle Restaurant has led to numerous requests for private tours of the facility. Most requested want to know: “What makes Falkner Winery and their wines so much better than many wineries in Temecula Valley? What does Falkner do differently than others in order to ensure top quality? What is the history of the winery and its owners?” Each private tour is customized to meet the needs to the respective group. Beginning April 13 Public Tours will be available with no reservations necessary at 11am and 2pm every Saturday and Sunday. Cost for the tour is $10/person but discount coupons are available at their website of www.falknerwinery.com.
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Eating great food and improving one’s health is the goal of the new Summer Menu at the Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery. Having been voted “Best Restaurant” for 2007-2013 by readers of Inland Empire Magazine, the Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery continues to impress and improve. On May 3rd the Pinnacle will launch many new menu items that are consistent with the Mediterranean diet that has proven to be 33-46% more effective than a low-fat diet in reducing the risk of stroke or heart attack. Mediterranean cooking involves the use of more olive oils, fruits, nuts, seafood, and red wine. Menu items consistent with the diet are highlighted on the menu. Executive Chef Gianni Ciciliot (voted “Best Chef” for three years by readers of Inland Empire magazine) and his staff introduce numerous delicious and unique new items to the menu while retaining many of the guest favorites.
International Horse Trials
Marine Cpl. Juan Dominquez and Wife Alexis Will Celebrate Wedding Vows April 27
Temecula Wine Country—Wilson Creek Winery is pleased to become the latest in the group of organizations and people who have helped make the life of Marine Corporal Juan Dominguez a little bit better.
Temecula, California (April 1, 2013) - Temecula Valley’s Foodie Wine Tour offers a full day of sampling exceptional food and wine out among the vineyards in Southern California Wine Country. Pairing exceptional culinary presentations with wine tasting, the upcoming Foodie Wine Tour features the gastronomical artistry of two top chefs along with full wine tasting flights at four unique Temecula wineries
Temecula, Calif., March 28, 2013—Riders from six states, Canada, Great Britain, Puerto Rico, Germany, Mexico, Australia and France are ready to go for $13,000 in prize money at this weekend’s Galway Downs International Horse Trials. Sixteen horses will be aiming for the $2,500 first prize in the featured CIC3*, and 48 more horses will be shooting for the top prizes in the CIC2* and the CIC1*.
Bellator MMA Brings $100,000 Lightweight Tournament Finals to California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino March 7th
One of the nation's top sellers of sparkling wines is introducing a bold new concept in the bubbly market. Wilson Creek Sparkling Sangria is believed to be the first of its kind in the sparkling wine offerings.
Get Ready For The Galway Downs International Horse Trials - Temecula, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013— The Galway Downs International Horse Trials will welcome top-level riders and horses from the United States, Canada and other countries on March 28-31 at the Galway Downs Equestrian Center. Riders will be competing in three international divisions—the CIC3*, the CIC2* and the CIC1*.
Media representatives must contact the Press Officers (above) for passes prior to March 25.
Jansen vs. Held Battle for Tournament Crown
Two-day passport offers barrel samples, delicious food pairings and quality time with Southern California winemakers, plus fresh culinary events for extra “WOW”
On February 14th The Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery will host a romantic evening with a Valentine’s Wine Dinner in their award winning restaurant in Temecula.
Journey at Pechanga Set to Celebrate its 5th Anniversary Course gets an all new fleet of Yamaha cart
As the Journey at Pechanga course gets ready to hit its five year milestone, the course unveiled an all new cart fleet, upgrades to the course and more affordable pricing.