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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
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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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This was the last winery we visited in Temecula. We had 2 for 1 tasting coupons, which made a $15 fee half price. I liked their chardonnay, but it was quite pricey. My husband... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I realize everyone has their own taste in wine, but for me and my wife we felt every wine we sampled was excellent! We got there early after opening on a Tuesday and had great service from Matt! Had a good wine club option and again really great wine! Music most weekends I was told, sadly to far from my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We stopped at this winery on our visit to Temecula because it was one of a few having live music on the Sunday we visited. So glad we decided to stop here. The girl providing us with our tasting was very helpful and friendly in explaining the wines offered. We finished our tasting, purchased our glasses of wine and headed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Living in SoCal Wine Country has it's benefits. One is many of the wineries have free concerts on the weekends. On Saturday August 15, we went to Lorimar winery for a FREE concert from Kanan Road. The venue at Lorimar is outside (perfect for Temecula evenings) and Lorimar has added their food truck. I've come to really like flatbreads because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

No matter which location, downtown or the main facility we have always had great service, great wine and food. You are greeted with a smile and an ernest feeling conveyed when you arrive. The grounds are first class and so is the winery. Glad I joined.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was the last winery we visited in Temecula. We had 2 for 1 tasting coupons, which made a $15 fee half price. I liked their chardonnay, but it was quite pricey. My husband had reds and liked the Tempranillo well enough to buy a bottle. We both used the dump bucket on a blend - not a favorite. The... More 

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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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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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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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