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Lorimar Vineyards and Winery

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Address: 39990 Anza Road, Temecula, CA 92592
Phone Number: +1 951-694-6699
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: What began as a long-time dream for Brother-in-laws Lawrie Lipton and Mark...
What began as a long-time dream for Brother-in-laws Lawrie Lipton and Mark Manfield, came to fruition with the opening of Lorimar Vineyards and Winery. In fact, the name Lorimar itself was formed by combining Lawrie and Mark's first names. Lorimar's Old Town location was opened in 2009 while the Wine Country property was under construction. In the spring of 2012 Lorimar Vineyards and Winery celebrated with thousands of local residents and guests for the Grand Opening of our second location, an incredible Tuscan style winery in the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country. Featuring breathtaking views of Mount Palomar and the Santa Ana Mountains, Lorimar features live music on the sunset patio every weekend all year long. Guests will also enjoy relaxing by the stone fireplace surrounded by a living art gallery, filled with works from many local artists. At Lorimar we craft wines that are approachable with a fruit forward style that showcases the strengths of Temecula Wine Country. "We create wines using the best of the old world ways combined with today's more advanced technologies, producing delicious varietals and exciting blends," explains co-owner, Lawrie Lipton. Our Tuscan style winery is showcased amidst adjoining orange groves and our 22 acre estate vineyard. Our first vine plantings were of Cabernet Sauvignon in 2000 followed by Syrah, Grenache, Muscat, Viognier and Sangiovese. Temecula's wine growing region is unique and special. We are 22 miles away from the ocean which classifies us a Maritime climate. Balanced with warm sunny days and cool nights, the vines flourish and produce excellent fruit in our climate. The soil composition of decomposed granite and clay drains well and is ideal for retaining moisture reserves deep below the surface roots. "Our goal is to create a Fusion of Wine, Art and Music"
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Beautiful Grounds. Good wine. Poor service.

We bought tickets to the Dueling Piano show a month in advance, and when we arrived, we were informed that there was no space available. We were told we could stand, but no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We bought tickets to the Dueling Piano show a month in advance, and when we arrived, we were informed that there was no space available. We were told we could stand, but no seating. No effort put forward to make it right either. I was told I could go get my own chair from across the property and find a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stopped here on the recommendation of one of the staff at Inn at Churon. It's a lovely main building and the tasting area is welcoming and relaxing. We sampled several excellent wines and had an excellent server. Claudia was helpful about the wines and the area. This vineyard has a band playing on the weekend evenings and a big... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I recently attended the "Movie in the Vineyards" event at this beautiful winery with some girlfriends. I have been to most of the larger wineries in Temecula and I have to say that I prefer the vibe at Lorimar for a relaxing evening with friends. I am not exactly a wine expert but I really enjoyed their Viognier. It was... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The wines here are good but the experience is head and shoulders above many others in the region. A massive plus is the fantastic kitchen and they are open later than most. The live music on the weekends sealed the deal for us!

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We traveled to Lorimar through the Grapeline tours, but found that of the four stops, this was our favorite. The sommelier at Lorimar kept us flush in the tasty wines available through our vineyard and facility tour and had a really fun sense of humor. He informed us of the history of Temecula as a wine region, taught us about... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Kendal waited on us here and she was nice, fast and efficient. I actually bought a Chardonnay here that I liked. I am used to Paso and Napa and Sonoma wines and thought this was a good stop for us. Try it!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We have been wine-tasting at Lorimar several times and always enjoy it. We have found some delicious and unique wines here, enjoyed the gift shop and grounds, and will certainly visit again!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic wines, they are a bit pricey, ask about specials. Kevin is fantastic, we told him the type of wine we liked ( each of us with totally different tastes) and he always picked winners. They have live music outside which is nice, but come for the excellent wines and selection.

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Wildomar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Not only does Lorimar have excellent wines, their staff is so friendly and accomodating. The building is beautiful, and they have a great variety of gifts and foods available for browsing and purchasing. If you are a wine club member, you get 20% off your purchases. Their patio is setting makes you feel like you are in Italy as it... More 

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We found a coupon for their wine tasting on the Temecula website that is good on the weekend. Wines were delicious and the wine tasting room in Temecula has a nice sitting area where we could sit and chat.

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Additional Information about Lorimar Vineyards and Winery

Address: 39990 Anza Road, Temecula, CA 92592
Phone Number: +1 951-694-6699
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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