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Address: 39870 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592
Phone Number: 951.491.0825
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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We really enjoyed our time here with Susan as our pourer. I loved the name of the Winery which is why we went. We bought the Pink Cougar which is something I thought I never would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
PeggyChism
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Long Beach, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We tried 3 different wineries and everyone without excepton said that they enjoyed the wines here the best. Excellent food available on site with nice seating including large Adridrondak chairs on patio with nice view. Very relaxing environment and I had an excellent pizza.

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Long Beach, California
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253 reviews 253 reviews
28 attraction reviews
595 helpful votes 595 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time here with Susan as our pourer. I loved the name of the Winery which is why we went. We bought the Pink Cougar which is something I thought I never would being a Bordeaux and Big Chard drinker...but I liked it for a light Summer wine. We liked the Primitivo and bought that as well.... More 

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San Diego
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302 reviews 302 reviews
53 attraction reviews
387 helpful votes 387 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Most wineries in this region only have a tasting room. If you are lucky you can find one with a deli case with package stuff, BUT Cougar can offer you great wine for tasting or a glass of your favorite with a great lunch. The deli has good options from pizza to sandwiches or a meat and cheese platter to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Started our self-guided wine tour here promptly at 11am on a Tuesday. We decided to start here because we could also have lunch from the deli and loved it so much that we also made it our last stop of the day to watch the sunset from the terrace with a glass of their Bella Rossa. The ambiance was relaxing... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

the staff at the Cougar was so informative and made the experience fun all of the wine was excellent. We ordered a snack tray from their deli had enough food for 4 people to some back to the hotel for a late night snack good assortment of fruit meats and cheeses I even bought a hoodie at a very reasonable... More 

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Tampa, FL
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108 reviews 108 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

So it's 11:00 in the morning and we are ready to taste some delicious wines but our better judgment suggest we should not do this on an empty stomach. So guess what they have...a deli! Perfect! We ordered a cheese and meat platter which had an excellent variety and toasted crostini. We grabbed a table with a beautiful view and... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Easy drive, delectable wines, both white and reds, and be sure to grab a bite (lunch or cheese platter (Boars Head at that)) and relax! A real pleasure with a friendly atmosphere. What better way to enjoy your favorite wine selection. Oh yes, for those "less refined", like me, they have a local IPA on draft!:-)) great stop while on... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I am definitely not a wine afficianato, so I may not be the best judge, but I really like this place. It's an awesome relaxed atmosphere, and the staff makes wine tasting fun, and as interesting as you want it to be. Their "deli" menu may seem ordinary with sandwiches and pizza, until you have a bite! Had the Italian... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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211 reviews 211 reviews
47 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The tasting room is spacious, plus they have a deli in the back. We came here just after lunch so we didn't eat, but it did smell good. They had a nice selection of deli meats and cheeses, but we just did the wine tasting this time. The service was good, nice wines, a little crowded on a Saturday, but... More 

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Ninilchik, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place was spacious and beautiful. Dan bought some meat seasoning in their giftshop. We did a tasting and Susan was our attendant. She was friendly and fun and recommended some great wines to taste. We bought a bottle of wine here. The barrel room was amazing! You can freely walk in there and take photos of the barrels and... More 

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