Situated in southwestern Riverside County, Temecula Wine Country is drenched in welcoming charms and natural enchantments. Boasting 3,000 acres of vineyards and majestic views of the surrounding mountains, this wine region is the ideal destination in sunny Southern California. Wine lovers can tantalize their palate with savory cuisines and decadent desserts at upscale gourmet restaurants and delis, or admire the natural beauty of the vineyards from secluded picnic areas. Temecula's remarkable wine country offers balloon rides, spa services, golfing, live music venues, and many seasonal events including the Balloon and Wine Festival. Famous for its locally-made Mediterranean varietals, Syrah, Viogner, and Pinot Gris, many wineries in Temecula have received many awards at countless wine competitions, and recognition as a world-class wine-growing region. With over two dozen wineries and a plethora of tasting rooms, tours, gift shops, and special wine and food tastings, Temecula Valley will capture your heart.