Wine Tasting in Carlsbad

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Mattucci Winery (Up to 57% Off)

Mattucci Winery

Oceanside

$70 $30

Each patron samples four wines; wines spend between 15 months and two years aging in oak barrels

Wine Tasting with Glasses for Two or Four at California Fruit Wine (Up to 50% Off)

California Fruit Wine

Vista

$20 $11

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Winery breaks grape-based conventions with arsenal of handcrafted varieties crafted from such fruits as pomegranates and blueberries

Up to 50% Off Wine Tasting — Carruth Cellars

Carruth Cellars

Solana Beach

$10 $5

Premier vineyard grapes are crushed on-site to craft award-winning wines served in tasting room with local artwork lining walls

$219 for a Sunrise Balloon Flight for Two or Four-Hour Winery Tour for Two at Uncorked Tours ($438 Value)

Uncorked Tours

Murrieta

$438 $219

Drink a champagne toast on a 45- to 60-minute flight with receptions before and after, or tour three wineries in a limo coach with snacks

VIP Winery Tour and Tasting Experience for One, Two, or Four at Miramonte Winery (Up to 77% Off)

Miramonte Winery

Temecula

$75 $20

VIP winery package includes winery tour, tasting of 10 wines, and a wine appreciation and food-pairing class

$60 for a Wine Tasting and Tour Experience for Two at Keyways Vineyard & Winery ($246 Value)

Keyways Vineyard & Winery

Temecula

$246 $60

After touring the vineyard, guests can sample pours of wine in the barrel room, then select 12 samples of wine paired with gourmet snacks

Four-Hour Temecula Valley Wine Tour for One or Two from Uncorked Tours (66% Off)

Uncorked Tours

Temecula Wine Country

$229 $79

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Four-hour tour of 3 wineries aboard a limo coach includes 5-6 tastings, 50 digital photos, and complimentary champagne and appetizers.

Four-Hour Group Wine Tour for One or Two from VIP Temecula (60% Off)

VIP Temecula

Temecula

$199 $79

Private Wine Tasting for Two with Take-Home Bottle at Bel Vino Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Bel Vino Winery

Murrieta

$77.85 $35

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Private tastings highlight award-winning and rare wines; guests are treated to domestic and imported cheeses or chef-prepared tapas

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Masia de Yabar Vineyard and Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Masia de Yabar Vineyard and Winery

Temecula

$24 $12

Guests taste five wines in an earth-toned tasting room with a stone fireplace and wine-barrel tables

Boutique-Wine Tasting and Winery Tour for Two or Four at Doffo Winery (Up to 38% Off)

Doffo Winery

Temecula Wine Country

$130 $80

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Guests learn about the vineyards' farming methods and see the property's vintage-motorcycle collection; tour ends with premium-wine tastings

Petite or Standard Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Briar Rose Winery (50% Off)

Briar Rose Winery

Temecula

$22 $11

Vintners describe the flavors of house varietals as they pour samples of reds and whites made from grapes grown onsite

Weekday or Weekend Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lorimar Vineyards and Winery (Up to Half Off)

Lorimar Vineyards and Winery

Temecula

$28 $15

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Visitors build their own tasting with a choice of six wines off of the premium tasting menu

Wine Tour with Tastings for Six from A Vineyard Tour of Temecula (Half Off)

A Vineyard Tour of Temecula

Old Town Temecula

$1,159 $579

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Up to four wine tastings include chocolate and gourmet cheese on a five-hour wine tour in a limo van with surround-sound and satellite radio

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Oak Mountain Winery (Half Off)

Oak Mountain Winery

Murrieta

$30 $15

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Taste six wines and get a 15% discount on any wine purchased that day

$37 for a Signature Winery Tour and Wine Tasting at Leoness Cellars in Temecula ($75 Value)

Leoness Cellars

Temecula

$75 $37

On a two-hour tour, guests learn the processes of traditional winemaking while sampling its fruits

Chauffeured Wine Tour for One, Two, or Four with Tastings from DeVine Tours (Up to 47% Off)

DeVine Tours

Temecula

$140 $79

All options include a chauffeur and tastings

Winery Tour, Tastings, and Class for One, Two, or Four at Europa Village (Up to 75% Off)

Europa Village

Murrieta

$108 $29

More than 30 acres of vineyard nourish French, Spanish, and Italian grapes; a vineyard tour guide leads each guest through 12 tastings

Wine Country Safari for One or Two from Legendary Tours of Temecula (Up to 42% Off)

Legendary Tours of Temecula

Frangipani Estate Winery

$119 $69

A prototype jeep-style Hummer limo transports visitors to two area wineries to sample 10-12 wines and enjoy a picnic lunch

Wine Tasting with Meat and Cheese plate and Take-Home Bottles of Wine at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Frangipani Estate Winery

Temecula

$70 $35

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Sip on six wine samples and savor complementary meat and cheese amid rural views of the De Portola Wine Trail and surrounding foothills

Horse-Drawn Trolley Winery Shuttle for One, Two, or Four from Temecula Carriage Company (Up to 62% Off)

The Temecula Carriage Company

Temecula

$75 $30

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Vintage horse-drawn trolleys roll down wine-country roads, pausing for tours at four wineries and vineyards

Barrel Tasting Package for One or Two with Meat and Cheese Platter at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Frangipani Estate Winery

Murrieta

$110 $55

Try three reds and one dessert wine in the barrel room, accompanied by paired meats, cheeses, and chocolate, then try two tasting-room pours

$48 for Wine Tasting for Two with Souvenir Glasses and Bottle of Wine at Fazeli Cellars ($96 Value)

Fazeli Cellars

Old Town Temecula

$96 $48

Visitors each enjoy five samples of Fazeli Cellars' wines before taking home souvenir glasses, wine key, and bottle of Shiraz

Wine Tour and Tasting for One, Two, or Four on a Weekday or Weekend at Danza del Sol Winery (Up to 63% Off)

Danza del Sol Winery

Temecula

$55 $25

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Winery tour and wine class with tastings and appetizer pairings on a 35-acre estate with a Spanish-mission-style clubhouse

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lenora Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Lenora Winery

Ramona

$24 $13

Join the winemaker and sample wines made from grapes grown at the vineyard and enjoy stunning views of the vineyard and rolling hills

Wine-Tasting for Two or Four at Hamilton Oaks Winery (Half Off)

Hamilton Oaks Winery

Hamilton Oaks Winery

$30 $15

Winemaking duo presents guests with five naturally produced varietals

One or Two Temecula Wine and Dine Passes for Free Items or Discounts from Smart Shopper Card (Up to 56% Off)

Smart Shopper Card

Online Deal

$40 $20

At 10 wineries and restaurants, guests get six free wine tastings, four appetizers, two desserts, and comedy club entry for two

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at San Diego Cellars (Up to 45% Off)

San Diego Cellars

Little Italy

$20 $12

Tasting room hosts groups of two or four who sample six pours of wine apiece

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at The Wine Bank (Up to 56% Off)

The Wine Bank

Gaslamp

$40 $20

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Taste five wines from noteworthy vineyards selected from a temperature-controlled wine cellar

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Bernardo Winery (Half Off)

Bernardo Winery

Rancho Bernadino

$20 $10

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Sample five wines made from San Diego–grown grapes at one of the oldest wineries in Southern California, which specializes in red wines

$25 for a Wine Tasting and Artisanal Cheese Pairing for Two at Wine A Bit ($44 Value)

Wine A Bit

Coronado

$44 $25

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A vast selection of boutique wines, live music, flatbread pizzas, and gourmet cheese boards are available at this cozy wine bar

$39 for a Wine-Tasting Package for Two with Take-Home Wine at Laguna Canyon Winery ($88 Value)

Laguna Canyon Winery

Laguna Beach

$88 $39

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Vintners unveil 10 wines for sampling

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Frisby Cellars Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Frisby Cellars Winery

Lake Forest

$30 $15

Local grapes meet their full potential in these wines, which show off the unique notes of the area's terroir

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Rancho Las Lomas (Up to 53% Off)

Rancho Las Lomas

Silverado

$80 $39

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Guests gather in the Barn Bar to enjoy five flights of wine, plus cheese tastings, then take a stroll in the wildlife zoo afterward

Seated Luxury Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Optional Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 62% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Orange Coast Winery Ocean Cellar

$60 $29

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Soft leather chairs hug guests as they sample limited-production wines paired with gourmet cheese bites

Tasting for Two, Glasses, and Cheese with Option for One or Two Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 62% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Newport Beach

$70 $29

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Urban microwinery crafts rich vintages with California grapes and pairs pours with vintner-selected cheese plates

In-Home Wine-Tasting Event for Up to 12 from PRP Wine International (Up to 73% Off). Two Options Available.

PRP Wine International Wine Tasting

Redeem from Home

$168.69 $45

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Experienced wine consultants reveal grapes' backgrounds and regions and lead guests through the qualities of six varietals

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Seal Beach Winery (Up to 45% Off)

Seal Beach Winery

Los Alamitos

$30 $16.50

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Flights of boutique wines, such as sauvignon blanc, viognier, and pinot noir

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The idea for California Fruit Wine was hatched in 2009, when a friend of Alan and Brian Haghighi introduced the twin brothers to small batches of homemade fruit wine. Since those first sips, Alan and Brian have continued to help wine drinkers break free from grape-based conventions, utilizing such fruit as pomegranates, raspberries, blueberries, cranberries, and pumpkins as the foundation for an ever-growing arsenal of flavors. The winery fills glasses with unique bouquets, and?like the microbreweries throughout Vista Business Park?buys its ingredients from vendors up and down the west coast rather than growing them or stealing them from the refrigerators of napping bears. California Fruit Wine's spacious facility, which is stocked with a stage, bar, and pool table, can also be rented out for parties and private events.

1040 La Mirada Ct
Vista,
CA
US

At the helm of his urban winery in the heart of the Cedros Design District, winemaker Adam Carruth handcrafts award-winning wines, including the 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Best in Class Alexander Valley Cabernet, from grapes he fastidiously collects from all over California. His team handles the production of each varietal from crush to finish, aging juices in barrels that line the walls of the industrial-chic tasting room. The final products—which range from a crisp sauvignon blanc to a bordeaux-style Surfing Madonna—slosh into customized stemware for patrons’ enjoyment seven days a week. Also in the tasting room, guests can peruse the exhibited work of local artists, break into crunchy baguettes from Bread & Cie or nibble on cheese.

320 S Cedros Ave
Solana Beach,
CA
US

Like his father, the former governor of the Argentinian state of Mendoza, Alejandro Orfila chose a life of diplomacy. From 1946 until the early 80s, his various public service roles included Argentine Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States and Argentine Ambassador to Japan. But like his grandfather, a winemaker whose 1905-established winery stands to this day, Alejandro harbored a lifelong love of viticulture. In 1994, Alejandro finally pursued that passion by founding Orfila Vineyards & Winery, a 70-acre hillside estate nestled within a 10,000-acre agricultural preserve in the San Pasqual Valley.

These days, winemaker Justin Mund oversees production on the estate, where grapes grow only 15 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Using both the estate's grapes and others from the California coast, Justin crafts wines that have earned more than 1,300 medals in national and international competitions since the winery's founding. Guests can sample said wines in a tasting room overlooking the estate, as well as a second located at the Wynola Farms Marketplace in Julian. Besides tastings, Orfila hosts events ranging from live concerts to the annual Grape Stomp festival, where folks gather to watch traditional wine-making and grapes gather to hold their annual Shirley Jackson-esque lottery.

13455 San Pasqual Rd.
Escondido,
CA
US

Before it became the region's home for inventive winemaking, the Temecula Valley was ranch country. Today, horses are still man's best friend, adding a distinctively Western vibe to the area's Mediterranean-style vineyards. This includes Keyways Vineyard & Winery, where a hitching post often hosts the horses of visitors passing the day inside.

This equestrian touch belies the sophistication of Keyways's winemaking enterprise. Inside a tasting room that the California Winery Advisor dubbed "rustic yet elegant," visitors sample the complex reds and whites that grace the black onyx bar. The winemaking team's adherence to craftsmanship results in limited-run vintages that fill the vineyard?s trim annual production of 4,000 cases.

37338 De Portola Rd.
Temecula,
CA
US

An elegant chateau sits on the hill at the center of Leoness Cellars’ vineyard, overlooking 70 acres lush with grapes. The chateau welcomes guests who come to visit its tasting rooms and serves as a compass of sorts for those who wander too far on walks through the purplish fields. It looks on as couples recite their vows during wedding ceremonies, and it houses a complete production facility where daily tour groups learn about the age-old methods of crushing, aging, and singing soft lullabies to grapes. Chef Daragh Matheson fills the chateau’s kitchen with the aromas of Alaskan salmon, ahi tuna, and beef carpaccio—specialties that pair exquisitely with the cellars’ wines.

38311 De Portola Rd
Temecula,
CA
US

Amid Temecula Valley's rippling foothills, equestrian farms, and estate vineyards, Frangipani Estate Winery has carved out a rural post of its own overlooking the Deportola Wine Trail. Since 2003, owner and winemaker Don Frangipani has fused French varietals with old-world Italian styles, exhibiting a passion for red wines along the way. Today, Don's facility produces 5,000 cases per year, and every day, it swings open the doors to its boutique tasting room so visitors can stop by and test drive samples.

39750 De Portola Rd.
Temecula,
CA
US