Valentine’s Day at Ponte Family Estate

Ponte Family Estate’s the Restaurant at Ponte in Temecula is putting on an evening for Valentine’s Day at . A champagne greeting starts the night with passed hors d’oeuvres around the estate. Dinner seating at 7 PM consists of five courses featuring Spicy Tomato Gazpacho, Hearts of Palm Salad, Horseradish Crusted Loch Duart Salmon and Boneless Braised Beef Short Ribs will be served with wine pairing. A box of desserts with Chocolate Truffles; Pistachio, Pumpkin and Sea Salt Cookies and Lavender Vanilla Lemon Verbena Bark will be given to guests to eat there or to take home. $95 per person, $86 for wine club members. Call 951-694-8855 or buy tickets online. 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591.

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Grape Stomping in wine country – Ponte Winery, Temecula

Set in the ideal, end of the summer weather and the lush landscape of Temecula’s wine country, this year’s Ponte Winery’s 9th Annual Grape Stomp at Ponte Family Estate hosted a series of festivities to kick off the 2011 harvest. From the grape stomping competition to the gourmet dinner, patrons enjoyed an evening of excitement and satisfied bellies. Read More