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Top 5 Gifts for Mom in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:00 AM by Annette Brown

This Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of a Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country getaway filled with epic shopping, luxurious wine tasting, relaxing spa services, and delicious dining experiences. Moms will love the opportunity to get away from the stresses of day-to-day life while unwinding in the beauty of wine country. Weekday stays not only have lower rates, but they are less busy. Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, located just 60 minutes from San Diego and Orange County, and only 90 minutes from Los Angeles, is the perfect getaway.

Book mom a couple nights away

Moms will relish the chance to have a couple of nights away from the stresses of daily life, and Temecula Valley boasts a wide assortment of lodging options for moms of all styles. Charming accommodations can be found in wine country, especially at the Inn at Europa Village or Carter Estate Winery. Embassy Suites is conveniently located in the center of Temecula Valley for easy access to everything there is to do. Moms wanting to add a bit of pampering to their getaway can choose a room or suite at Pechanga Resort Casino. There is also the secluded Temecula Creek Inn golf resort, perfect for a quiet escape.

Wake up to a special meal

Irresistible breakfasts and brunches can be found in wine country and Old Town Temecula any day of the week. Great weekday places to eat for morning meals are Bouquet Restaurant at Ponte Vineyard Inn, Cork|Fire Kitchen, E.A.T. Marketplace, Le Coffee Shop, Lobby Bar & Grill, Oak Grove Culinary Creations, Pechanga Buffet, Toast, and Vineyard Rose. If a full day of things to do leaves little time to dine, Great Harvest Bread Co. and Donut Bar are great options.

Pamper moms with spa services

Likely the highlight of any mom’s getaway, a spa day offers the epitome of relaxation. The new Spa Pechanga at Pechanga Resort & Casino as well as Grapeseed Spa at South Coast Winery both offer moms the full-service pampering and attention they deserve. Spa Pechanga boasts 25,000 square feet of luxury, wellness, and serenity offering traditional massage, skincare, and salon services as well as signature experiences, including the Waves of Sound Massage or Aromatic Alchemy. Grapeseed Spa offers moms the chance to renew themselves in luxury while enjoying healing spa services including massage, body treatments, facials, nail care, and social spa experiences.

Continue the relaxation with wine tasting

After a relaxing spa service, moms can truly unwind while enjoying the beautiful, rolling hills of Temecula Valley Wine Country and sampling the fruits of the valley. Wine trails meander throughout wine country, with tasting opportunities throughout. For the ultimate outdoor settings, make sure mom visits the beautiful gardens at Briar Rose, Europa Village, Mount Palomar, and Vitagliano.

Moms can shop ‘til they drop

A variety of shopping experiences are offered throughout Temecula Valley, including enjoying popular brands at Promenade Temecula, shopping wine country for their unique gift shops, and enjoying Old Town Temecula, a hub for shopping adventures. Temecula Lavender Company. Old Town Spice & Tea Merchants, and Temecula Olive Oil Company, all located in Old Town, offer an assortment of Temecula-made products and artisanal gift opportunities. Promenade Temecula is home to brand favorites like Brighton, Coach, White House Black Market. All shopping experience are just minutes away from each other so you can definitely shop ‘til you drop. 

About Visit Temecula Valley
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.