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Tours, Tastings, & Classes

Come on by.  We would love to show you around and let you taste our award winning Falkner Temecula wine.

Tours & Tastings

Wine Tasting Options

  • Classic Temecula Wine Tasting:  4 wines of your choice $10
  • Enhanced Wine Tasting in Temecula:  6 wines of your choice plus souvenir glass plus $5 certificate for wine purchase that day $15

Public Tour – $10
The Public Tour is conducted each weekend at 11am and 2pm and is a 30 minute tour of the winery grounds and production area. No wine is poured in this tour. It may also be booked by appointment for a private group. While each individual tour may offer slight variations, guests will be presented with the following:

  • Explanation of the Falkner vineyard from the balcony of the tasting room
  • Who are the owners and some insight about them
  • What is the Falkner Winery brand
  • What is unique about Falkner Winery
  • What kind of events are conducted at Falkner Winery
  • Explanation of the wine crush process from the crush pad
  • Detailed discussion about one of the Falkner wines and what makes it higher quality

Private Group Winery Tours

Falkner Winery provides customized tours to meet your group needs. These tours may or may not include wine tasting, vineyard tours, and food service. A sample of some of our more common requests are listed below. For more information contact our Tour and Hosting Services are at 951-676-8231 x106 or Email Us

Tour & Taste-$20
This tour is identical to the Public Tour but includes a wine tasting of 4 selected Falkner wines. The tour is conducted by appointment only. The wine tasting is conducted in the fermentation tank area of the production facility. Total time of this tour is approximately 45 minutes.

Premium- $30
This tour is identical to the Public Tour but includes a wine tasting of 7 selected Falkner wines. The tour is conducted by appointment only. The wine tasting is conducted either in the fermentation tank area of the production facility or at the portable bar outside (weather permitting). Each guest is also provided a souvenir glass to take home. Total time of this tour is approximately 60 minutes.

Premium Plus- $40
While the tour is similar to the Public tour, this tour concludes with guests being seated in either the fermentation tank area of the production facility or outside in the yard garden area. In addition to a wine tasting of 7 selected Falkner wines, this tour serves a fruit and cheese platter for the guests to enjoy with the wine. Each guest is also provided a souvenir glass to take home. Total time of this tour is approximately 80 minutes.

VIP- $45
This tour begins by covering the same items as the Public Tour but also includes an extended tour with a walk in our vineyard. Guests will go from the winery production facility to the downstairs area of our Pinnacle Restaurant where they will embark on a short walk through an area of our vineyard. Guests will exit from the Barrel Room area for a 15 minute walk that will address the following:
Explanation of the history of the Pinnacle Restaurant
Short walk to the vines (weather permitting) to discuss one of our varietals in depth
Description of some of the Falkner viticulture practices for quality grape growing

This tour concludes with a wine tasting of 4 selected Falkner wines in either the Barrel Room or the VIP Room. A fruit and cheese platter is provided along with the tasting for quests to enjoy with the wine. Each guest is also provided a souvenir glass to take home. Total time of this tour is approximately 90 minutes.

VIP Premium- $75
This tour is identical to the VIP tour but includes lunch instead of the fruit and cheese platter. The Tour concludes with a tasting of 7 selected Falkner wines and a 3 course lunch. Each guest will dine on appetizer size Santa Barbara Salad, their choice of entrée from several options, dessert, and a glass of wine with the meal. At the conclusion of the lunch, guests will be joined by either the owner or our winemaker in order to answer questions and provide additional insight into the winery and restaurant. Each guest is also provided a souvenir glass to take home. Total time of this tour is approximately 2 hours.

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Classes

Wine Appreciation Class Offered Monthly

Our new Wine Appreciation Class beginning April 19th is designated for people of all levels of wine knowledge with the objectives of improving their knowledge in how to best enjoy wine and having fun. The class is conducted monthly from 10:00am to 12:30pm at the winery on the third Saturday of each month for $45/person. Attendees will also receive a certificate good for 10% off lunch in the Pinnacle that day. For those individuals who are intimidated by wine and wine-speak, you will find this class entertaining and enlightening. Shane Sevier, who is one of our tour directors and is also an assistant winemaker, gives the class in a fun manner. Individuals interested in attending the first class on April 19th should register by contacting the winery at 951-676-8231 x109 or send an email to wineclub@falknerwinery.com. Class sizes are limited so all reservations must be made in advance.

This class is designed by all ages and all levels of wine knowledge. Individuals can expect to learn about wine tasting, wine production, wine & food pairing, and wine quality determination. The class curriculum is as follows:

• Regional Qualities of Temecula Valley wines
• Why the grape growing process is important
• How to Properly Taste Wine Using All Your Senses
• Pairing Wine & Food Properly
• Sampling and Comparing Wine Through the Aging Process

Class sizes are limited so please call in advance to make a reservation. Also gift certificates are available and make a great present. Since this is a “hands on” tasting class, all individuals must be at least 21 years of age.

Preferred Transportation Services

Aall In Limo Service specializes in Temecula limo wine tours, offering people throughout San Diego with a comfortable and luxurious way to travel to and from Temecula Valley Wine Country.

Prices & Packages: Call 858.336.1894

Star Limo Service specializes in personal Temecula wine tours by professional chauffeurs who have great knowledge of Temecula Wineries and wines.

Prices & Packages: Call 951.402.3595

Reservations are requeired. No one under the age of 21 or Dogs permitted on the tours. All tours suject to availability.