Trends and predictions for Temecula Valley Wine Country in 2020

Experts from Temecula Wine Country say 2020 is going to be a good year for 2019 white wines and a big year for creative blends by local wineries. Valley News/Courtesy photo
We’ve talked with owners and winemakers from Cougar Vineyards and Winery, South Coast Winery and Devin Parr, brand marketing partner for Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.But others wanted to chime in on what promises to be another year of growth and expansion in the region.Winemaker Tim Kramer from Leoness Cellars and Temecula Valley Wine Management is big on the whites from 2019.“The white wines are really nice from the 2019 vintage,” he said. “Fruit forward, nice acidity and very vibrant. We are currently releasing our 2017 red wines, which was also a good vintage. The wines have nice structure and balance, and the oak has really integrated well with the wines. Overall, I’m really happy with the quality of wines we’re releasing at Leoness.”He
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