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Ponte Winery

35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
+1 951-694-8855
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Tried to eat there

Stopped by for lunch. Very crowded. The wait for a seat was more then an hour. There appeared to be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jim M
,
Wheaton, Illinois
via mobile
Destination winery

This winery along with many others on this road has a restaurant, vineyard, grounds to host events... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pamela M
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Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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Located in the heart of Temecula Wine Country, Ponte Winery sits on more than 300 acres of vineyards. The winery offers guests a relaxing “Day in the Country” experience, with its spacious rustic-style tasting room, al fresco dining and elegant Italian gardens. The winery’s goal is to create an approachable, memorable experience that welcomes both new and experienced wine lovers with the motto, “If you like it, it’s good wine!” Visitors can enjoy tours of the winemaking process, participate in special events like the Annual Grape Stomp Festival, or work with the winery’s event planners to create an exceptional wine country wedding or other group event. With its picturesque setting, approachable wines, farm-fresh cuisine and quintessential wine country events, Ponte Winery is one of the most sought-after wine destinations in Southern California. The Tasting Room is open 7 days a week, from 10am-5pm. Tastings include 6 pours for $20 per person. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Please be advised that on the weekends (Saturday & Sunday) only Limos and Buses with a prior Limo Reservation will be allowed to enter the winery between 10am-12pm.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting room” (35 reviews)
“wine club” (26 reviews)
“wine tasting” (41 reviews)
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35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
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+1 951-694-8855
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. Very crowded. The wait for a seat was more then an hour. There appeared to be many seats available. Most likely not enough servers. We waited 30 minutes and decided to move on. Giant parking lot very full. So they must...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This winery along with many others on this road has a restaurant, vineyard, grounds to host events and a hotel. New and polished in appearance. Staff very friendly. $20 gets you (substantial pour) tastings of 6 wines you select. It was crowded at the tastings....More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ponte Winery is stunning. The attention to detail is amazing...from the flowers to the members room....it really is beautiful. The prices however, are a bit shocking. I felt the tasting portion (we were in the members area) was "cold" in that we stood at the...More

Thank dkbrig
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds, great food and wine, fun time. Excellent staff make you feel at home. Awesome barrel room. Next time I'.ll stay at hotel

1  Thank Bigcatcsh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This winery was beautifully decorated and our wine gentleman knew his wines. I got a bottle of wine for my brother in law.

Thank hopp13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hoped to have the chance to taste at Ponte and Wilson Creek Wineries this afternoon...but, they don't allow dogs or outside food. "Winery Dogs" are a time-honored, much celebrated and published, tradition in far finer wine regions (Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, the Santa Cruz...More

1  Thank thecatsSouthBay
PonteWinery, Manager at Ponte Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Ponte Winery. Due to Riverside County regulations, we're unable to allow pets at the Winery, in the Tasting Room or at The Restaurant at Ponte. However, we happily accommodate service dogs with proper certification! Our Marketplace inside the Tasting...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tasting room is light, airy, and comfortable. Even on a crowded weekend, it doesn't feel cramped, like many of the others in town. Lauren, our wonderful "tour guide," took us on a magical journey, thoughtfully explaining each of the pours. We signed up for...More

Thank RaymondD
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We got married on June 2nd 2017. It was a perfect day made possible by Lauren G. and the entire Ponte Team. The location is beautiful, the food delicious, and the team of professionals first class. I would highly recommend the venue to those who...More

1  Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter lives this place and made me go. Glad she did. Staff was very friendly, knowledgeable and patient. The super t was my favorite. Cabernet after that. They also have a cute store with various cooking supplies. Looking forward to going home and drinking...More

Thank rcaldin
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We started our touring with lunch in the restaurant. The staff were fabulous. The wine flight very generous. The food delicious.

Thank Terri S
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