How to do a day in Temecula Wine Country, the right way

Wine tasting in Temecula Wine Country can be a blast, but it also can educational and enlightening. It all depends on how you plan your trip. Jeff Pack photo
So, you’re ready to tackle Temecula Wine Country. Of course, there is a right and a wrong way to do it, and we’re here to help.First, you have to understand the region that you’re visiting.Grapes have been growing here for the purpose of winemaking since 1966 and the area’s warm weather climate suits varietals such as chardonnay, merlot and sauvignon blanc, as well as Mediterranean varietals like viognier, syrah and pinot gris and Rhône varietals, cabernet sauvignon, and zinfandel.In fact, if you ask around and a local winemaker trusts you, they might tell you that small clusters of wine grapes introduced to the area by mission padres during the 1800s can still be found in hidden spots around the area.[gallery td_select_gallery_slide="slide" ids="10498,10499,10500,
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