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Mount Palomar Winery

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Address: 33820 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591
Phone Number:
+1 800-854-5177
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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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Great place, but needs a bighter tasting room

My wife and I were on a one day DIY tour of Temecula Wine Country. Mount Palomar wasn’t originally on my list of places to visit, but a trusted winemaker friend from back home... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Steve G
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to try some nice California wines. We are from the Niagara region in Ontario and wanted to compare some wines with ours back home. We decided to do a "flight" of their sweet wines for $22.00 per person (as shown on the table in my picture). The staff was very friendly and the grounds were beautiful to wander... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were on a one day DIY tour of Temecula Wine Country. Mount Palomar wasn’t originally on my list of places to visit, but a trusted winemaker friend from back home recommended a stop here. The complex is like a very large garden spot, with multiple levels and terrific views, and is well maintained and quite lovely.... More 

Thank Steve G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to thank Sam for the experience he provided us. The tequilas were great and progressively got better. Can't wait till our shipment arrives. We highly recommend trying it out!

Thank Elise M
Temecula, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped by to visit and use a "groupon" coupon for a discounted tasting. We were greeted and I showed the groupon which stated it was good for $15 off a regular tasting... The front desk person told me they could not honor the coupon because it was for a weekend tasting and this was a Monday.... More 

Thank bushfamily
Heather D, Marketing at Mount Palomar Winery, responded to this review

Hi Bushfamily – Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re sorry that there was a misunderstanding regarding your Groupon purchase, we hope we can explain it a little more clearly. To clarify, the Groupon offer is not a coupon that takes a dollar amount off at the door, it is a pre-paid wine tasting purchased... More 

San Bernardino, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went to paint night here, great time. Been here before always have had a great time love the wine selection and the atmosphere, very easy to spend an afternoon here just to let the day go by

Thank Charles L
Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I live about two hours from Temecula and go up there once or twice a year for wine tasting, so this review is a combination of those experiences. This winery has great tastings, and the pours are not light. I am a member, so not sure about the cost. Members get great discounts though, as a side note, and they... More 

Thank Lauren M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Not particularly special , stand around crowed bar most wines ok, too similar overall. Recommend can franc

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Tustin, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

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 

Thank icyvelvet
Heather D, Other at Mount Palomar Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by, we're always happy to have previous visitors come back for another visit. We did have to rebuild the front area after a fire damaged the building, and we're happy to hear that you liked the results. I have good news for you! The Solera Cream Sherry is back in stock, and it's still produced in... More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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.

Thank JeffandDiane89

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