Dining March 05, 2018
This One-Of-A-Kind Southern California Winery Is Located In The Most Unforgettable Setting
If you love wine, you must be in heaven in Southern California. The countryside is dotted with beautiful vineyards and wineries, including this little gem in Temecula. Check it out!
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Thornton Winery is located in the most beautiful setting in Temecula.
This is wine country, and Thornton Winery is one of the most celebrated wineries. You'll find it at 32575 Rancho California Road, Temecula.
You'll be impressed by this French chateau-inspired winery, which is surrounded by beautifully manicured grounds and rolling hills.
Visiting this winery, nestled in the middle of the vineyards, is like stepping into a storybook.
The grounds are simply stunning, including the fountain...
...and patio that offers spectacular views of the countryside.
During your visit, you'll definitely want to take a winery tour and indulge in a tasting.
The public winery tour is a 20-minute tour that's offered every Saturday and Sunday.
You'll learn all about the winemaking process, from grape to bottle. Private tours are also available by reservation. Call (951) 699-0099 x3112 to reserve your private tour.
Wine tastings are offered here every day.
Sample your favorites from 10 AM to closing.
Dine at Cafe Champagne, a five-star restaurant with incredible vineyard views.
The cafe offers a full lunch, dinner and brunch menu, and the staff can recommend the best champagne or wine to pair with your meal.
Sunday Brunch is especially popular.
Gourmet menu items for brunch include this Spanish Eggs Benedict, topped with chorizo sausage patties.
Join Thornton Winery for their Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Concert Series every summer.
2018 marks the 30th year of this popular concert series, which features talented jazz artists from all over the world.
On Friday nights, the winery offers Friday Night Live - free concerts on the patio from 6 PM to 9 PM. Check out the schedule
Have you visited Thornton Winery? We’d love to hear about your visit!
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