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Address: 39870 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592
Phone Number: 951.491.0825
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Great choice for wine and food!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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San Diego
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288 reviews 288 reviews
45 attraction reviews
383 helpful votes 383 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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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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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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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Modesto, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at this winery. The tasting room staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. They told us they recently expanded their facilities. There's a great view and very reasonably priced food. And if you're tasting on a Sunday, they even had the football game on for viewing. As for the wine, the Aglianico is very good.

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Temecula, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wow! The food was amazing and reasonably priced. The staff is so nice, the view is incredible, the tasting room is large so it's not crowded or overwhelming like some wineries. Susan was our pourer and she was great recommending wine based on what we liked. This was a fantastic experience with the ladies! Thank goodness I'm a local and... More 

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