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Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:00 PM

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.

Giving guests a sneak-peek at new spring releases, World of Wine is a chance for ticket holders to try barrel samples of new wines, enjoy food pairings, and take in Temecula Valley wine country's stunning winter scenery. The diverse "World of Wine" theme showcases more than 40 wine grapes grown and bottled in Temecula Valley, from sparkling to sweet, white to red, and everything in between.

WHAT: "World of Wine" Winter Barrel Tasting Weekend (WoW)

WHEN: March 7 & 8, Saturday and Sunday; 10am to 4:30pm

WHERE: Temecula Valley wine country; 60-90 mins from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange
County and Palm Springs. 30+ wineries along Rancho California and DePortola Roads.

HOW: Self-guided passport event, where guests can visit 30+ member wineries at their own
pace; winery map and souvenir tasting glass provided for each guests to keep. Plus gourmet food
pairings and live music.

TICKETS: 2-Day Pre-Sale Tickets: $89 ($99 after 2/6). Sunday-Only Tickets: $79. Local residents of Temecula/Murrieta, 2-Day Tickets: $79. Designated Driver (food only) Tickets: $69.
Call (800) 801-9463 for tickets by phone or purchase online at

WoW + Ride Packages are available for a safe and affordable tasting weekend:

● The Grapeline Wine Country Shuttle offers multiple transportation packages for WoW participants; including Weekend, Saturday and Sunday shuttles.
● Executive VIP Shuttle, offers a transportation package that includes event transportation + WoW Passports.

WoW + Stay Packages are available Friday-Sunday from two lodging partners:

● The Inn at Europa Village: includes two 2-Day WoW Passports, a two-night stay, gourmet breakfast experience, welcome sangrias and more.
● South Coast Winery Resort & Spa: includes Sunday stay, two Sunday-Only WoW Passports and a discount resort passport.
● Visit for booking and additional details on packages.

SWEEPSTAKES: Facebook fans can enter to win a pair of World of Wine tickets at; sweepstakes ends February 27.

For more information, images, or to arrange interviews regarding World of Wine, please contact Sienna Spencer-Markles at (213) 985-1011; or Celia Soudry at (213) 985-1011;; or visit

About the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association
Comprising more than 30 wineries and 60 winegrowers, Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association is a nonprofit regional organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the quality wines and wine grapes grown in the Temecula Valley and South Coast Appellations. Established in 1984, the Temecula AVA (American Viticultural Area) consists of 33,000 acres, of which approximately 1,300 acres are currently planted to commercial vineyards. Known as Southern California's wine country, the Temecula Valley is located in Riverside County just one hour from San Diego, Orange County and Palm Springs. Temecula Valley wine country is easily accessible from Highways 15 and 79, and welcomes day visitors as well as overnight guests, wedding parties, meeting groups and hot air balloon enthusiasts. For more information, visit


Sienna Spencer-Markles / Celia Soudry
McCue Marketing Communications /
Office: (213) 985-1011