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Mount Palomar Winery

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Address: 33820 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591
Phone Number:
+1 800-854-5177
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Mount Palomar Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Temecula Valley....

Mount Palomar Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Temecula Valley. Established in 1969, Mount Palomar is located on 315 acres of land in the heart of Temecula Wine Country. Escape for a day and tour the winery, take in the breathtaking views of the vineyards and the valley, and enjoy a wine tasting with friends. Mount Palomar Winery is also available as a venue for weddings, receptions, and private events.

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Mount Palomar Winery

Went to paint night here, great time. Been here before always have had a great time love the wine selection and the atmosphere, very easy to spend an afternoon here just to let... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Charles L
San Bernardino, California
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San Bernardino, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to paint night here, great time. Been here before always have had a great time love the wine selection and the atmosphere, very easy to spend an afternoon here just to let the day go by

Thank Charles L
Los Angeles, California, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

I live about two hours from Temecula and go up there once or twice a year for wine tasting, so this review is a combination of those experiences. This winery has great tastings, and the pours are not light. I am a member, so not sure about the cost. Members get great discounts though, as a side note, and they... More 

Thank Lauren M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Not particularly special , stand around crowed bar most wines ok, too similar overall. Recommend can franc

Thank CJ-NM
Tustin, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We used to go to Mount Palomar on a regular basis for picnics and wine tasting. We hadn't been in ages though and went back to visit. It was completely different! One of the wine stewards told us that they had had a fire and had to rebuild. The tasting room is now at the front, on the left, as... More 

Thank icyvelvet
Heather D, Other at Mount Palomar Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by, we're always happy to have previous visitors come back for another visit. We did have to rebuild the front area after a fire damaged the building, and we're happy to hear that you liked the results. I have good news for you! The Solera Cream Sherry is back in stock, and it's still produced in... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The winery site is very picturesque. The winery was fairly empty when we arrived on a weekday afternoon. As we had visited other places that afternoon I was really only interested in having a bite to eat. Selections we fairly good but service was very lacking, very slow, to the point of almost not ordering . And it took some... More 

Thank jotraveler7
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

For the price, the wine tasting followed by a lunch overlooking the vineyard is why we return to Mt Palomar winery every time. The risotto and meat tray are the two things we usually always order with a bottle of any of their good wines.

Thank JeffandDiane89
Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We went with a couple friends to this winery which they have a membership to and I was so impressed with the person of the people that work there the atmosphere the location and everything it's a must-see

Thank Detra B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This place is amazing and our experience was truly memorable! We were greeted by Terry, who, along with Lauren, gave us a wonderful experience with treasured friends. Terry was great! He was very knowledgeable about wine and the history of winemaking at Mt Palomar. A wonderful time was had by all. I recommend a visit to Mt Palomar, one of... More 

Thank mrbynum
Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Just because you CAN grow wine grapes doesn't mean you SHOULD make wine, and nowhere is this more evident than Temecula, California. I know I sound like the worst wine snob imaginable, but let's get real: the wine here is basically junk. Wineries seem to be making money by selling a wine that should sell for no more than $3... More 

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Heather D, Employee at Mount Palomar Winery, responded to this review

Hello - Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a thorough review. We're glad that you enjoyed the service, had fun, felt like a valued customer, and that you considered the wine pouring so generous. We work hard to try to provide the best possible customer service, and we're glad you enjoyed the results. We are sorry... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

There were two options for tasting, in a dark but cool wine room or at an outdoor bar. Glasses of wine may be purchased and sit and sipped in a beautiful setting. All the wineries in the area are pricey to me but they let you split a tasting with a friend.

Thank LMarie62

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