Fun ways to celebrate California Wine Month


September is California Wine Month and wineries across the state are marking the occasion!

California Wine Month celebrates the annual harvest with more than 50 exciting events, from VIP wine tastings, tours and wine festivals to crushing and blending your very own wine.

Some upcoming events are the annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival on September 10 & 11 and the Harvest Moon Kickoff Party at Doce Robles.

Temecula Valley is also celebrating California Wine Month with a big celebration.

CRUSH, a wine and culinary showcase, takes place Saturday, September 17, from 7:30-10pm at Wiens Family Cellars and will feature 100+ wines, poured by more than 30 Temecula Valley wineries. There will also be food samplings from local restaurants and caterers, as well as live music. VIP ticket holders will get early access to a private (limited to 100 guests) tasting with the area’s star winemakers who will be serving their favorite, reserve and award-winning wines. VIP tickets are $110. General Admission tickets are $89.

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