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Best Temecula Wineries For A Wedding

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Destinations weddings in Temecula's wine country are drawing guests from around the world. A wedding in wine country creates a poetic setting where couples can celebrate the special day with panoramic views of vineyards and peaceful trails. They can also have the experience last a few days to spend more time with friends and family in an intimate setting for a lifetime of memories.

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Ponte Winery
35001 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 587-6688 or (951) 694-9444

Ponte Winery is a one-stop shop for a destination wedding in wine country. The vineyards offer 300 acres of lush beautiful, mature vines, creating a beautiful backdrop for photos and exquisite tasting wines. A professional wedding coordinator assists the bride from the moment she arrives. The Ponte Vineyard Inn offers romantic rooms for the entire bridal party and guests. Wedding packages offer a choice of four reception areas, like the Barrel Room or Vineyard Pavilion. In the evenings, guests can mingle in The Cellar Lounge and laugh and relax over a specialty cocktail or wine. Once you arrive at Ponte Estates for your wedding event there is no need to run around town -- everything you need is on site.

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Europa Winery
33475 La Serena Way
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 506-1818

Europa Village is all about delivering the ultimate wine country experience by reflecting the charm, values and authenticity of Old World Europe. Award-winning Executive Chef Dean Thomas will meet the couple over a glass of wine to understand their hopes for the special day. Chef Dean will prepare a beautiful rehearsal dinner that will be served after a visit to the Spanish Garden where Old World wines are shared, along with delightful hors d'oeuvres. On the day of the wedding, a spacious bridal suite is available so the bridal party has plenty of room and privacy to relax and prepare for the wedding. The bridal party and guests can stay at the Inn at Europa Village and enjoy an unforgettable country inn experience with its breathtaking panoramic views of Europa Village and the Temecula Valley Southern California wine country.

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Wiens Family Cellars
35055 Via Del Ponte
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 694-9892

Begin your happily ever after at Wiens Family Cellars, which is known for their red wines and located among the rolling hills of Temecula Valley. The winery offers unforgettable, locally-sourced food and locally-grown wine in a fully-enclosed event pavilion or intimate barrel room.

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Bel Vino Winery
33515 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 676-6414

Located on a hilltop in Southern California Wine Country, Bel Vino offers panoramic views of lush vineyards of the Temecula Valley. The hilltop location has breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. The scenery creates the perfect backdrop for Temecula wine country weddings. An onsite wedding professional will tend to every detail, helping the couple enjoy the experience of planning their special day. At Bel Vino, the bridal couple and party will receive a personalized service to pull together the event making sure all components including food, wine, entertainment, flowers, decorations and most other event needs are met.

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Leoness Cellar Winery
38311 De Portola Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-7601

The folks at Leoness Cellar Winery like to consider themselves one of the friendliest wineries in the community. A couple looking to get married at a destination location will be treated like family where attention to detail is key. Leoness is one of the newer facilities in wine country, but they have been producing wine for others and themselves in the valley for many years. The grounds are lush and the views tranquil with rolling hills and vistas. There is beautiful ceremony lawn that sits in the midst of the vines, and a romantic brick turret. The reception location can be inside the climate-controlled patio areas or a beautiful barrel room, which can accommodate 200 guests.

Michelle Mears-Gerst is a writer in south Orange County who can also be found at @sunnynsocal. A tip: if you are looking to save money on a wedding in wine country, book your date in January or February.
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