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Tours & Tastings

A Unique Opportunity for All Guests

Visit Temecula Valley & Experience a Wine Country Private Tour & Tasting of Selected Premium Champagne & Varietal Wine from Thornton’s Award-Winning Winery.

Our tour takes you through the techniques & tools of the vinification process of making sparkling wine using the traditional Methodé Champenoise. Knowledgeable tour guides lead guests throughout the winery explaining everything from the fermentation tanks & en tirage in the caves to the disgorging process.

Tours take approximately 20 minutes, generally leading to a Private Tasting for your group. Tastings include our award-winning bottlings along with a complimentary souvenir tasting glass for everyone in the group.

Minimum of 15 people to reserve Private Tours & Tastings. By Reservation only.
For more information or to customize your tasting, call (951) 699-0099 x3112

Public Tours

Public Winery Tours are on the Weekends
Saturday tours are every hour on the hour 11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Sunday tours are 11:00a.m., 12:30p.m., 2:00p.m. and 4:00p.m.

Wine Tastings

Wine Tastings are everyday from 10:00a.m. to close

Our Champagne Lounge menu complements winemaker David Vergari’s premium wines and Champagne. Set amongst the lush green vineyards of Temecula’s beautiful wine country.