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Ponte Family Estate Winery

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Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591
Phone Number: 951-694-8855
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Activities: Getting married
Description: A short drive from most cities in Southern California, amid the rolling...
A short drive from most cities in Southern California, amid the rolling hills of the Temecula Valley wine country, Ponte Winery awaits. After over 25 years of careful farming to supply other wineries throughout California, we opened our winery and restaurant in the summer of 2003. Since then, we have become the Temecula Valley benchmark for great service and the region's finest wines. Our motto is "If you like it, it's good wine"™ and we invite you to enjoy a day in the country at Ponte. We offer a personalized, one-on-one service during the week, and a lively and happening atmosphere on the weekend and we hope you will find your experience at our winery to be like no other.The Tasting Room is open 7 days a week, from 10am-5pm.Tasting includes 6 wine tastings and a Ponte wine glassMonday-Friday, $15 per personSaturdays & Sundays, $20 per personWe will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Please be advised that on the weekends (Saturday & Sundays) only Limos and Buses with a prior Limo Reservation will be allowed to enter the winery between 10am-12noon.
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Fantastic Wedding location!

We had our wedding here in January of this year, so just about a month and half ago now. It was such a wonderful wedding, and it was a fantastic venue to get married at. I have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Anaheim Hills, California
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Anaheim Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

We had our wedding here in January of this year, so just about a month and half ago now. It was such a wonderful wedding, and it was a fantastic venue to get married at. I have people come up to me a lot saying how much they enjoyed the wedding and the venue and how well it turned out.... More 

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My favorite winery in Temecula. They had a 50% active duty military discount for the service member plus another person. So, our party of four got half off of our tastings. The gift shop is adorable. To get the full experience, go out to the patio after the tasting. Order a bottle of your favorite with a cheese plate and... More 

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Gloucester,MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was our 1st wine tasting and it was one of the highlights of our trip to California !! There were 8 of us, beautiful sunny day, which just made the experience perfect ! We sampled several wines while enjoying the beautiful courtyards that are surrounded by the vineyard ! This is truly something every wine drinker should try. After... More 

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Coulee City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

8 of us spent Valentines day tasting and lunch at the point. The grounds are amazing the staff warm and friendly. The wines are very good and the food was awesome. Good place to stop, taste, and watch the crowd. This is a large winery and it filled quickly. $20.00 6 tastings. Gifts, restaurant, and nice atmosphere. We took along... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

$15 6 wine tastings. we tried most of the red wines. Not as good as Sonoma but a nice old fashioned place to visit

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So Cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is one of our best wineries. Family owned and operated. Great restaurant, great wines, great service and best of all, great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We went into the tasting room while we were waiting for the restaurant to open. I only like sparkling wines so I asked if I could get a glass. They said that they could only do a tasting that it would be cheaper to get a glass in the restaurant. I went ahead and got the tasting. They made me... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The venue is one of the best in Temecula. The wines are excellent. The prices are great ...especially happy hour. The only problem is they are every understaffed. Our server was really sweet but very frazzled because of having too many tables. It took 35 minutes to get a glass wine and had to go through another server. If the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

This was a Grand Central Station of a winery. It was so busy with people in so many different venues --- restaurants, hotel, tastings, private tastings, etc. In spite of that the wine was good. We liked the Viognier, Moscato, Malbec and others. We enjoyed the server and the company we met at the bar.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

So as I have stated in other reviews, we are big fans of Napa Cabernet's and Zinfandel's. So Temecula is not the easiest place for us to taste and enjoy the wine. As far as wine goes, we did not find anything here that we really liked. They have some really cool merchandise, which is one of the great parts... More 

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