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Visit Temecula Valley Announces USA Today 10Best Reader's Choice Nomination for Best Wine Region

Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 PM by Annette Brown

Temecula Valley has been nominated for USA Today 2020 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards. USA Today’s expert panel selected Temecula Valley as a contender for Best Wine Region in 2020.

The contest gives voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice at A person can vote once a day for the run of the contest. Voting ends Monday, August 10th and the winners will be announced by 10Best on Friday, August 21st.

Temecula Valley is becoming widely recognized as a top travel destination, receiving several travel awards in the recent past. In just 2019, the destination and several of its attractions were recognized: Wine Enthusiast named Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country as a “Top 10 Wine Travel Destination,” Pechanga Resort Casino was nominated in two categories of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” and “Best Casino Hotel,” The Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery was nominated for USA Today’s 10BEST Readers' Choice Award in the category of “Best Winery Restaurant,” the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards cited Carter Estate Winery & Resort as one of the “Top 20 Resorts in Southern California,” and Temecula Valley again was recognized as a USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice for “Best Wine Region.”

Temecula Valley is open and welcomes local visitors. The businesses have strict cleaning protocols to ensure everyone’s safety and comfort because they consider the health of their employees and guests top priority. They have met and often succeeded county and state requirements. Face coverings are strongly recommended when visiting and please be kind to the workers, they are doing everything they can to make the experience an enjoyable one.

Visit Temecula Valley is the region’s official tourism marketing organization and resource for visitors. 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.