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Cougar Vineyard & Winery: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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We specialize in 100% Estate Italian varietals. All our wines are produced at the winery. We currently farm approximately 17 family acres. Join us next time you go to Temecula wine tasting for some of the best selection of Italian varietals around.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
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39870 De Portola Rd, Temecula, CA 92592-8863
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+1 951-491-0825
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All reviews italian varietals boars head great wine tasting room deli serves eggplant sandwich roast beef paninis wine tasting family owned and operated barrel room wine club beautiful patio designated driver my favorite glass winery
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure how many vineyards there are in and around Temecula however i recommend to visit here for both the wine and the deli, yes, deli. As for the wine, i have it on good authority it was delicious, i myself was designated driver, however...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bellasarius
Reviewed 5 September 2019

We recently went to The Cougar Winery for wine tasting and lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The wines are good and the deli serves a variety of sandwiches and pizzas. The wine tasting area was very busy and later in the afternoon they had two...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DarylJ552
Cougar W, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2019

Good morning DarylJ552, Thank you for reviewing my winery! Sundays and 3 day weekends are always our busy times. I'm glad that you enjoyed your wine. Did you also enjoy something from the deli? They do a great job getting those made to order items...More

Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

Attended a craft day Sunday to make a burlap sunflower wreath. Such an unorganized event. Very unfriendly atmosphere and instead of offering to check you in for event which is in barrel room they send you back out to the wine tasting area. Now you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ladyzire
Jennifer B, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Good morning Ladyzire, Sorry to hear about your experience! But I appreciate the feedback. We usually do these craft nights on a Wednesday but The Craft Barrel ladies asked me to try a Sunday. I tried to talk to everyone to find out if they...More

Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

Love the music and they have a great meat and cheese plate with bruschetta. Great view from patio. Fun for groups

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Brenda B
Jennifer B, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2019

Good morning Brenda, Thank you for reviewing my winery! Please visit us again and tell your friends and family about my small Mom-n-Pop winery. Hopefully you enjoyed the wine too!! Sincerely, Jennifer owner/winemaker

Reviewed 13 April 2019

Great wine! I picked this place because of the name, it's just so unique and fun. The wine is great! Views amazing! They also have food, which is fantastic. We went with a group of 6, and had no issues with service. Loved this Winery!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank D D
Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for a tasting and lunch. Food was great. Limited red wine menu but I was able to find something that I enjoyed. We sat on the patio for a relaxing afternoon.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kenimler
Jennifer B, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2019

Good morning kenimler, Thanks for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch and did find a red wine you enjoyed. We are getting ready to bottle our reds so please come back and visit again in a month or two for a better selection....More

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The place is perfect for a relaxing day, they have a beautiful view, their food is delicious and their wine is exquisite. I would definitely return.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Q630UZpaul
Jennifer B, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Good morning Q630UZpaul, Thank you for reviewing our Mom-n-Pop winery! I hope you do return and please tell your friends and family about us as well. We have a unique niche with the Italian varietals and an ever changing menu due to our low case...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Cougar is a family-owned and operated winery in Temecula. They specialize in Italian Varietals. Their wine was very good, and they have something for everyone--white, red, and sparkling. The attached Sangio's Deli serves up lots of great paninis, pizzas, and meats and cheeses.You can enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susie1028
Jennifer B, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Good morning Susie1028, Thank you for the very kind review of my winery! We are a small Mom-n-Pop winery and work hard to create a winery that we would like to visit ourselves. The deli just adds a reason to stay a little bit longer...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This was our 6th winery during our tour so we decided to skip the tasting. Instead we purchased a charcuterie plate and a glass of wine to enjoy on the patio. Spectacular view, exceptional food, great wine and excellent service. Perfect spot to relax and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mslcw07
Jennifer B, Owner at Cougar Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Good morning mslcw07, Thank you for reviewing my winery. Looks like we hit all of the important factors for a great visit! We made a winery that we would like to visit so I'm glad you liked it too. Please visit us again and tell...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Did a couple wine tastings hands down to this place. Awesome staff and great wine bought a bottle of the Malvasia Bianca delicous white wine. Should of bought more bottles lol

Date of experience: September 2018
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