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Mount Palomar Winery

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Address: 33820 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4930
Phone Number: +1 800-854-5177
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Mount Palomar Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Temecula Valley....

Mount Palomar Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Temecula Valley. Established in 1969, Mount Palomar is located on 315 acres of land in the heart of Temecula Wine Country. Escape for a day and tour the winery, take in the breathtaking views of the vineyards and the valley, and enjoy a wine tasting with friends. Mount Palomar Winery is also available as a venue for weddings, receptions, and private events.

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Completely different from olden times

We used to go to Mount Palomar on a regular basis for picnics and wine tasting. We hadn't been in ages though and went back to visit. It was completely different! One of the wine... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tustin, California
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Tustin, California
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121 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We used to go to Mount Palomar on a regular basis for picnics and wine tasting. We hadn't been in ages though and went back to visit. It was completely different! One of the wine stewards told us that they had had a fire and had to rebuild. The tasting room is now at the front, on the left, as... More 

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Thank icyvelvet
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The winery site is very picturesque. The winery was fairly empty when we arrived on a weekday afternoon. As we had visited other places that afternoon I was really only interested in having a bite to eat. Selections we fairly good but service was very lacking, very slow, to the point of almost not ordering . And it took some... More 

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Thank jotraveler7
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the price, the wine tasting followed by a lunch overlooking the vineyard is why we return to Mt Palomar winery every time. The risotto and meat tray are the two things we usually always order with a bottle of any of their good wines.

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Thank JeffandDiane89
Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went with a couple friends to this winery which they have a membership to and I was so impressed with the person of the people that work there the atmosphere the location and everything it's a must-see

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Thank Detra B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place is amazing and our experience was truly memorable! We were greeted by Terry, who, along with Lauren, gave us a wonderful experience with treasured friends. Terry was great! He was very knowledgeable about wine and the history of winemaking at Mt Palomar. A wonderful time was had by all. I recommend a visit to Mt Palomar, one of... More 

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Thank mrbynum
Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just because you CAN grow wine grapes doesn't mean you SHOULD make wine, and nowhere is this more evident than Temecula, California. I know I sound like the worst wine snob imaginable, but let's get real: the wine here is basically junk. Wineries seem to be making money by selling a wine that should sell for no more than $3... More 

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Heather D, Employee at Mount Palomar Winery, responded to this review

Hello - Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a thorough review. We're glad that you enjoyed the service, had fun, felt like a valued customer, and that you considered the wine pouring so generous. We work hard to try to provide the best possible customer service, and we're glad you enjoyed the results. We are sorry... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

There were two options for tasting, in a dark but cool wine room or at an outdoor bar. Glasses of wine may be purchased and sit and sipped in a beautiful setting. All the wineries in the area are pricey to me but they let you split a tasting with a friend.

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Thank LMarie62
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Attended an evening wedding at this winery with beautiful bride and tall handome groom!. The wedding ceremony overlooked vineyards in the distance. Quite awesome actually. Long uphill/steps to wedding location; altho I believe they can golf cart you up the back way. We were 30 minutes early for the actual ceremony so is it necessary to charge wedding guests $14... More 

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Thank LynnD21401
El Monte, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Came to members dinner and it was awesome. Great company, all you can eat food, wine and beer, live band, great desert and just a nice dinner under the stars...great wine pick up party!

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Thank Frances G
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Honestly...Breath TAKING. Its one of those where you can relax and STAY awhile !! Sangria OMG......order a glass.....yummy appetizers.....relax, enjoy the beautiful European Surroundings......! VACATION in a couple of Hours !

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