Here’s to California Wine Month in Temecula Valley

September is California Wine Month, the perfect time to see and experience the makers and mavericks who live, work, and play in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Throughout the month, guests can select from nearly 50 local wineries and enjoy onsite tastings and demonstrations, tours, live entertainment, and farm-to-table culinary experiences. Visitors can crush grapes underfoot while marveling at the sight of colorful hot air balloons floating over the vineyards.  

After a full day of touring and sipping, travelers are invited to pair their experience with a stay at one of Temecula Valley’s many resorts, hotels, or short-term rentals. Find rates and availability here:


Crush 2024

A Wine and Culinary showcase event featuring wines from 30+ member wineries in one location! Culinary creations from a variety of winery and local restaurants and caterers.

Grape Stomps in Temecula Valley

Stomp on grapes at wineries including Callaway Vineyard & Winery, Maurice Car'rie Winery, Peltzer Winery, Ponte Family Estate Winery, Somerset Winery, Temecula Carriage Company and more.

Hotel Wine Receptions

Travelers who book their stay at participating Temecula hotels during September will enjoy complimentary wine tastings from 4-6 p.m. on select Fridays at Embassy Suites and Hilton Garden Inn.

Special Events in Temecula

There is no better time to uncork autumn in Temecula Valley than during California Wine Month. Many hotels, wineries, and businesses offer special events, activities, and promotions throughout September.

Art in the Vines

During the first two weeks of September, nine local artists will be live-painting at several wineries including Avensole Winery, Europa Village, Leoness Cellars, Palumbo Family Vineyards & Winery, Robert Renzoni Winery, and Wilson Creek Winery. 

Flights & Bites in Temecula Valley

Discover the perfect pairing of wines and culinary creations during September Wine Month in Temecula Valley. Enjoy a blend of locally selected wines and delicious bites for a truly memorable experience