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10 Best Proposal Sites in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:00 PM by Annette Brown



Annette Brown, Marketing PR Manager

Visit Temecula Valley




10 Best Proposal Sites in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

Visit Temecula Valley announces the 10 best places to propose to your true love this Valentine’s Day. Temecula Valley beckons lovers with romantic hilltops, frost-touched mornings and breathtaking sunsets. Welcoming more than 2.7 million visitors a year, the casual, picturesque Temecula Valley is located 60 minutes from San Diego, Orange County and Palm Springs, and 90 minutes from Los Angeles.

TEMECULA VALLEY, February 6, 2019 – Temecula Valley Southern California beckons lovers with romantic hilltops, frost-touched mornings and breathtaking sunsets. It's the ideal setting to create beautiful memories with the one you love. Known for wedding proposals, destination weddings, and anniversary celebrations, Temecula Valley is a lovers’ paradise—with approximately 5,000 weddings in Wine Country alone. Welcoming more than 2.7 million visitors each year, the casual, picturesque Temecula Valley is located 60 minutes from San Diego and Orange County, and within 90 minutes of Los Angeles and Palm Springs.

There’s so many romantic ways to spend Valentine’s with a loved one in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Whether floating above the vineyards, riding through the vines on horseback or enjoying food and wine in a romantic setting, Temecula Valley has everything to make a stay special for Valentine couples.

  1. Hot Air Balloon Flight at sunrise over the vineyards

Couples can watch the sunrise together in a hot air balloon floating over the vineyards. This is a popular, romantic setting for a marriage proposal and California Dreamin’, Magical Adventures, and A Grape Escape are ready with packages that include a “Will You Marry Me?” basket banner, champagne, an intimate, breathtaking, memorable experience.


  1. Sunset at Callaway Winery

Couples can stay the night at a quaint bed and breakfast, or sit nearly an arms-reach from the vines, with the sunset peering through the valley at a villa or bungalow overlooking the vineyards. Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is known for its stunning sunsets over rolling hills of vineyards.  Professional photographers flock to wine country’s hilltops in hopes of capturing some of the most stunning landscape images rich with blended colors of scarlet, crimson, saffron, dusty orange, gray-pink, and eggplant in the vast open skies above. A scene like this would make a dreamy backdrop when capturing the proposal on camera.

  1. Cinderella carriage ride through wine country with Temecula Carriage Company

There is something magically romantic about a horse and carriage ride through wine country. Temecula Carriage Company offers private horse drawn carriage rides for couples, complete with an intimate vineyard sunset, a bottle of sparkling wine and a picnic basket of goodies. Reservations for a one or two hour ride are available. They will also be offering Cinderella carriage rides on Sunday, February 11 at Vail Headquarters from 5pm-9pm. Guests can also choose an unforgettable dining experience with Clip Clop Café, Temecula Carriage Company’s “Horse Drawn Restaurant.” Enjoy a gourmet dinner while traveling through rolling vineyards.


  1. Inn at Europa Village

Many wineries have amazing Valentine dining options panoramic views or nestled within the vineyards, including Europa Village. Experience the genuine hospitality of the hotel’s Innkeepers, award winning Executive Chef Dean Thomas and his wife Nicole. Guests are treated to a savory gourmet breakfast “experience,” prepared with the freshest local ingredients. Guests are also encouraged to relax in the hilltop hot tub anytime, overlooking acres of vineyards.


  1. Vitagliano Winery

Enjoy fine Tuscan-style wine near the winery’s private pond, surrounded by oak trees, Temecula’s signature grape vines, and landscapes. The outdoor scenery is the perfect environment to soak up the late winter sun, and the glistening pond is refreshing to walk around. Pop the question under the comfortable shaded seating area and your beloved is bound to say “Yes!”


  1. Vineyard arch at Wilson Creek Winery

Wilson Creek Winery’s grapevine archway creates a picturesque scene and the perfect setting for a Valentine’s proposal. Then celebrate with a glass of sparkling wine and a picnic near the creek.


  1. Rose Haven Heritage Garden

What better way to celebrate—and propose—on Valentine’s Day than being surrounded by fresh fields of roses? Since 1991, this outdoor showcase for approximately 1,600 different breeds of roses offers walking paths and picnic tables; visitors are always welcome. The Instagram-worthy scenery is the perfect spot to capture a beautiful and effortless shot of the ring.


  1. Romantic dinner at Nightingale in Old Town Temecula

Enjoy a romantic dinner at Nightingale in Old Town Temecula. Italian-inspired dishes and Temecula Valley wines create the perfect pairing for an unforgettable dining experience. If your fiancé-to-be is a foodie, this is the best spot to ask those four little words!


  1. Private cabana at The Cove at Pechanga Resort Casino

Experience Pechanga’s 4.5-acre resort pool complex, The Cove, in style with a private cabana for you and your loved one, luxury hotel accommodations, plus valuable pool food and beverage credit. The “Fun in the Sun” Cabana Package includes Four Diamond accommodations, an all-day cabana rental for up to four guests, The Cove Welcome Amenity, $100 Poolside Food and Beverage Credit, and the opportunity for a late check-out at 1PM. This setting makes for a fun and unforgettable proposal.


  1. Briar Rose Winery for a fairytale proposal

What’s more romantic than proposing in a replica of Snow White’s cottage? Walk through the enchanting winery that mimics the classic fairytale environment, while sipping on local Temecula Valley wines. Reservations are required to enjoy these handcrafted, artisan wines, so be sure to plan ahead while prepping for this whimsical Valentine’s treat.

For details about the romance overnight package and other Valentine’s specials, go to


Laid back, picturesque Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country welcomes nearly three million visitors each year. It is a year-round vacation destination, located 60 minutes from San Diego, Orange County, and Palm Springs; 90 minutes from Los Angeles.


Temecula Valley Wine Country is widely recognized for its scenic vineyards, award-winning wines, and experiential wineries. The popular boutique destination includes the Temecula Valley A.V.A. (American Viticulture Area) as well as historic Old Town Temecula, and Pechanga Resort Casino. It also was named as a 2019 Wine Enthusiast 10 Best Wine Travel Destination.


Visit Temecula Valley is the region’s official tourism marketing organization and resource for visitors. The Visitors Center is located in Old Town Temecula. For visitor information and assistance, please call (888) 363-2852 or go to


Author: Annette Brown

If you see, hear or read about Temecula Valley, chances are it originated from Annette. When not pitching stories, she’s is often traveling around Temecula Valley showing media the amazing people and places that make the destination an unforgettable experience. Nearly 30 years, Annette has been working in public relations and marketing. Annette joined the Visit Temecula team in 2011 and is the Director of Public Relations.